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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Securing Fire Service That Protects Millions

    New South Wales is an immense state in southeast Australia that covers about 45,000 more square miles than the U.S. state of Texas. Their challenges are to maintain 100 percent network availability, centrally manage 100 branch offices across area of 312,000 square miles and simplify security management for limited staff....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Multi-User Protocols with Access Control for Computational Privacy in Public Clouds

    Computational privacy is a property of cryptographic system that ensures the privacy of data being processed at an untrusted server. Fully Homomorphic Encryption schemes (FHE) promise to provide such property. Contemporary FHE schemes are suited for applications that have single user and server. In reality many of the cloud applications...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    School District Deploys VDI to Improve Computer Management

    Garland Independent School District (GISD) ranks as the twelfth-largest district in Texas. Their challenges are to reduce management load for IT staff across district, improve productivity for staff and classroom time for students and reduce costs by streamlining management and lengthening refresh cycle. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Server and Desktop Virtualization Helps Rental Giant

    Hertz, is the car rental and leasing industry. Their challenges are to rationalize, replace, and consolidate aging legacy IT and network infrastructure across Europe, decrease total cost of IT ownership and variabilize IT costs and simplify IT operations and increase employee efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    IT Provider Improves Efficiency with Self-provisioning

    ORBIT is a leader in providing IT consultancy and project management services for companies in Germany. Their challenges are to unify infrastructure management across physical, virtual, and baremetal layers, automate provisioning of virtual machines with self-service portal for developers and manage and track resource usage to accurately invoice clients. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Education Provider Assures Protected Campus Learning

    Security's an important issue in any learning environment. But at Fontys University of Applied Science in the Netherlands, IT security is particularly challenging because of the high caliber of students involved. Their challenges are to cope with growth in Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) numbers and support mobile end-points while maintaining IT security....

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    How Cisco Transformed Its Supply Chain

    The Cisco supply chain is highly diverse, extensive, and global. Their challenges are business agility constrained by highly customized supply chain system and multiple ERP instances, few industry-standard processes and automation efficiencies in the supply chain and long time to market and for acquisition integration. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Protecting Users Everywhere, All the Time

    Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering professional services from building design and project management to software development. Their challenge is to strengthen web security and improve user experience for office and remote workers. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    City Deploys Municipal Wireless Network

    The City of Moncton, with a population of around 130,000, is situated in southeastern New Brunswick, in the heart of the Maritimes. Their challenges are to foster economic development, project a technology-friendly business to attract entrepreneurs and technology-based businesses and provide free Wi-Fi access in the downtown area of the...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Sports Apparel Firm Improves Productivity and Customer Satisfaction With Cisco Mobile Solutions

    Brooks Sports, Inc. is a leading running company that designs and markets. Their challenges are to improve warehouse productivity and support new inventory management mobile solution, enable real-time update of inventory of pallets and boxes and enhance network security and provide wireless guest access. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Agency Deploys Scalable, Power-Resilient Network

    The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) was established in 1987. Their challenge is to refresh heterogeneous campus network infrastructure for high availability, security, and energy efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have implemented standardized on Cisco catalyst 4500 E-Series switch platform with Cisco Universal Power Over...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Service Provider Expands Cloud Business With Cisco CMSP Certification

    Convincing SMBs that a fully-managed, enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure is within their economic reach is not an easy task. Their challenges are to expand Cisco Powered Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) business, demonstrate technology platform credibility and differentiate cloud services from commodity offerings. They chose Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Services Firm Goes Global With Desktop as a Service

    Quest has been a trusted technology consulting and management firm, delivering technology products. Their challenges are to capitalize on Internet of Everything (IoE) market opportunity with new managed service, deploy scalable cloud infrastructure to support business and customer expansion and utilize new services to expand client base internationally. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    German Venue Achieves Highest Customer Satisfaction Score

    The darmstadtium competes with a large number of rival congress centers. This fiercely fought-over market is changing as demand increases for Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) connectivity. Their challenges are to create powerful venue differentiator in crowded marketplace and meet bring-your-own-device challenges. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Justice Agency Maximizes Network Availability and Security

    Enforcing state law and ensuring public safety are no easy tasks for any state-level department of justice agency. Their challenges are to support growing network access and security requirements with lean networking staff, deliver round-the-clock availability of the network to protect public safety and provide secure access for employees, contractors...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    City Saves $4.2 Million with Shared Data Center and Storage Model

    As one of the top 20 most populous in the United States (US). This US city needed a support growth while managing the cost of limited city resources, consolidate IT strategy, architecture, planning, standards, and key enterprise application services and address pressing data storage and data center needs with a...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    School District Offers More Connected Learning at Lower Cost

    Based in the state's capital, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is the largest school district in the state of Indiana. Their challenges are to improve student access to computing labs and resources and reduce number of physical servers to save on hardware and maintenance costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Leading Interactive Games Designer Accelerates Business Intelligence Program

    Electronic Arts (EA) is a leader in interactive games and employs 8,000 professionals worldwide with 18 development studios in 11 countries. Their challenges are to provide timely, complete, accurate product-demand data to business, decrease time and staff involvement in routine data processing and increase available staff time for exploring new...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Retailer Delivers Connected Experience, Improves Service

    One of the largest retailers in North America sought to improve the availability and reliability of the data. Their challenges are to simplify the IT and communications environment to increase operational efficiency and lower cost and raise service levels within stores by improving the availability and reliability of the IT...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Greater Virtualization with a Smaller Server Footprint

    Power utility Elektroprivreda found itself with a complex mix of hardware and software for the running of its power generation and distribution operations. Their challenges are to simplify diverse, sprawling IT infrastructure and reduce costs and improve efficiency of data center operations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Auction Company Makes Network Access Safer, Faster

    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of live, unreserved public auctions of used heavy equipment and trucks every year. Their challenges are to prevent network outages and protect sensitive information; provide great experience for employees and customers and minimize workload for small IT team. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Educational Community Cloud Supports Learning Excellence

    Kennisnet is a public educational organization that supports Dutch primary, secondary and vocational education institutions in the effective use of IT. Their challenges are to enable scalable and secure virtual data center services for education-related institutions and find cost effective, high-performance alternative to public cloud offerings. They chose Cisco to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report

    The recently-released Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report offers a cross-industry look at the major security concerns at the moment as well as malware and vulnerability trends that will be significant in projecting healthcare IT security focuses in the future. The report highlights three key findings – attacks against infrastructure, perimeter...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Faster Access to Information and Applications

    Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ BANK) acts as a central bank for Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken. Their challenges are to better enable workforce mobility and productivity and optimize IT management and agility. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented virtual desktops, delivered using Citrix XenDesktop with FlexPod architecture, providing users...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Delivering Holistic Business Service Management For SAP Hana

    Cisco partners with Centerity systems to provide BSM for in-depth visibility of SAP HANA IT/business environment. Their challenges are improving business reporting capabilities with real-time, in-memory analytics, managing multiple components in SAP HANA environment as one solution and gaining comprehensive Business Service Management (BSM) synergies. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Italian Service Provider Transforms Customer Contact Center

    One of Italy's leading service providers, WIND offers wireline, mobile and IPTV services primarily to consumers, but increasingly also to businesses. Their challenges are to reduce capital expenditure, improve efficiency, productivity and application response time and reduce time to implement new contact center site or add agents. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Supply-Chain Company Achieves Fast ROI with Virtualization

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. (TAI) is a trading and supply-chain specialist that has been operating in North America since 1961. Their challenges are to minimize hardware footprint, support combination of public and private cloud environments and simplify management and support of IT infrastructure. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Tele2's +46 Application

    Tele2 launched the +46 VoIP applications to enable its Swedish customers to make and receive calls while travelling without incurring roaming charges, for the price of a normal mobile voice call. Their challenges are to stay relevant and grow revenue from innovative mobile value-added services and customers' reluctance to use...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    School Simplifies E-Rate Funding by Moving to Cloud Solution

    Perspectives Charter schools operates five open-enrollment public schools, serving 2300 students. Their challenges are to obtain reliable, high-quality communications services at low cost, simplify funding for communications system maintenance and help school staff collaborates across locations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented replaced on-premises voice system...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Successful Video Deployments Require Attention to Architecture: Connecting Everything to Everyone from Anywhere

    This paper will discuss the changing nature of business today, including the impact of an increasingly mobile and virtual workforce in a BYOT world; highlight the key benefits Frost & Sullivan research shows video conferencing can deliver; note advancements in video technology that are making it easy to deploy to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Global Company Transforms Culture with Cloud-Based Collaboration

    D+M group is a global company dedicated to enhancing life through inspired sound solutions delivered anytime, anywhere. Their challenges are to increase operational efficiency, promote innovation by fostering collaboration and lower communications total cost of ownership. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented common cloud collaboration platform...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Collaboration Case Study: Nationwide Financial Firm

    Nationwide, a United Kingdom financial services firm, needed better ways to attract and retain customers in a highly competitive market. Read about how Cisco Remote Expert Smart Solution helps Nationwide improve customer service while beating mortgage market competition. Read more..

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Managed Services Provider Makes Rain with Cloud Offerings

    OnX Enterprise Solutions has become one of North America's foremost independent enterprise data center infrastructure and solution providers. Their challenges are to evolve cloud offerings to meet changing customer demand, focus on software-as-a-service model to deliver key business applications from cloud and tap into growing market for cloud-based disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Service Provider Takes Customers to Cloud with Flexible Computing

    Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) provides integrated communications and data-hosting services to large enterprises and mid-market customers in both the public and private sectors. Their challenges are to expand hosting product range with agile multitenant hosting offering to strategically grow hosting services and acquire secure, high-availability, and trustworthy infrastructure to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    CloudVerse Switching for Competitive Advantage

    SITEL is at the forefront of the digital economy. Its dark fiber optic network and data centers connect the Slovakian Internet generation with the world, and currently carry about a third of the country's total data traffic. Their challenges are upgrade service delivery platform and enable new services and make...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Transforming Cross-Campus Wireless Experience

    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the world's leading technical institutions. The cosmopolitan campus brings together 14,000 students, professors, and staff from over 120 nationalities. Their challenges are to improve wireless experience for students, teachers, and guests and embrace bring-your-own-device and mobile traffic growth. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Australian University Powers Innovative Teaching and Research

    Swinburne University of Technology has been strongly committed to delivering innovative education using the best technology. Their challenges are supporting learning with rich collaboration and high-performance applications and rapidly scaling data center resources to meet IT demands. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented leverage integrated FlexPod solution,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Bharti Airtel One Rupee Mobile Video Service

    Airtel's One Rupee is the first service in India to offer a range of compelling video content to mobile users at an affordable price. Their challenges are compelling mobile video content offering at affordable rates and expanding addressable market for data consumption. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Powering Italy's Information Society

    Cineca powers Italy's information society. The nonprofit consortium provides High-Performance Computing (HPC) services. Their challenges are to address immediate priority to accelerate customer projects and provide path for data center evolution and virtualization. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented adopt Cisco data center 3.0 approach; deploy Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Swiss SP Courts Clients with Savvy, Affordable Cloud Services

    Swiss-based MiroNet AG offers IT (MiroCare), hosting (MiroHost), and cloud (MiroCloud) services to small and medium-sized businesses throughout Switzerland. Their challenge is to expand cloud services business by offering existing and new customers advanced features for greater freedom and control at less cost. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    BYOD Smart Solution

    Today's CIO must deliver innovative business solutions and give employees more freedom to work the way they want - all while reducing IT complexity. Consumer devices have proven to be a cost effective and attractive way to keep employees engaged and productive, but many organizations struggle with securely introducing these...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    BYOD: Device freedom without compromising the IT network

    To understand the challenges Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) poses, it is helpful to understand the business trends that are driving BYOD adoption. BYOD has become one of the most influential trends that has or will touch each and every IT organization. The BYOD trend means much more than...

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  • Research // Oct 2012

    Cisco Global Cloud Index

    The Cisco® Global Cloud Index 2011-2016, is an ongoing effort to forecast the growth of global data center and cloud-based IP traffic. The forecast includes trends associated with data center virtualization and cloud computing. This document presents the details of the study and the methodology behind it.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Cisco Global Cloud Index

    The Cisco® Global Cloud Index 2011-2016, is an ongoing effort to forecast the growth of global data center and cloud-based IP traffic. The forecast includes trends associated with data center virtualization and cloud computing. This document presents the details of the study and the methodology behind it.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Networking and Cloud: An Era of Change

    As you deploy cloud infrastructure and operating models in your organization, the role that networking plays and the impact of these models on your networks may not always be clear. This document discusses the importance of the network to cloud computing, why the network must change, and what...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Oracle RAC Migration Guide from RISC/UNIX to the Cisco Unified Computing System - Rationale and Case Studies

    Traditional RISC/UNIX server platforms have not kept pace with current demands for faster application deployments, flexible and simpler provisioning, and cost-effective licensing, support, and management. This document discusses the factors that contribute to the lower total cost of ownership of Cisco Unified Computing System UCS) and the platform’s unique...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Cisco Unified Data Center: The Foundation for Private Cloud Infrastructure

    Enterprises are often held back by an inflexible and complex IT infrastructure that cannot keep up with the new application and service demands of an increasingly distributed workforce. These constraints result in slow roll-out of critical applications and services, limited resources, poor operation visibility and control, and unpredictable system integration....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Cisco Unified Computing System and Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Get the Most Complete Solution

    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is a huge step in Microsoft’s evolution and provides an industry-leading platform for virtualization that can provide the foundation both for on-premise private clouds and for host-provided public clouds. The Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) server family makes full use of these enhancements and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Solution Brief: Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers for Microsoft SQL Server

    Like all database applications, Microsoft SQL Server depends significantly on the underlying computing power, storage capacity, and I/O performance, which play important roles in the choice of system. This white paper explores how companies can ensure flexibility and scalability when implementing database applications, whilst also lowering the total cost of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Solution Brief: Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers for Microsoft Exchange Server

    Enterprise messaging and collaboration are critical components of IT infrastructure that directly affect every employee’s communications and productivity. Read this white paper to find out how you can adequately support and scale servers like Microsoft Exchange, whilst reducing operating expenses, lowering risk and incorporating server flexibility by using Cisco UCS...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Power of In-Person - The Business Value of In-Person Collaboration

    As organizations compete and grow in a fast-paced global economy, a new set of business imperatives for success has evolved—solving complex problems quickly, effectively scaling partner interactions, growing customer relationships, and enabling agile innovation. These elements are critical to creating market differentiation and competitive advantage in today’s business landscape. Distributed...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Four Steps to Understanding the Possibilities of Video for Your Organisation

    More than half of communication efficiency is determined by tone of voice and body language, and many of these important nonverbal details are lost in email exchanges or conference calls. Face-to-face communication is more personal, building a higher level of trust, reducing confusion, and increasing accountability. Of course in today’s...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Avoid making major mistakes in data center virtualization (Spanish)

    With increasing demand for data centers, network infrastructure may become more complex and more costly. Cisco In this article, you'll discover how to avoid the five major errors during consolidation and virtualization of data centers and how to correct them. Read the report.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    A comprehensive guide to the data center transformation (Spanish)

    Allow the data center more efficient and agile. Domain TenSM Cisco provides a holistic framework that allows you to identify gaps and create an architectural plan for consolidation, virtualization and the transition to the cloud. Download the ebook and see the video.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    The advantages of a private network implementation (Spanish)

    Before you start your journey to the cloud, discover the barriers to successful implementation. This white paper from Cisco CIO ™, you get a breakdown of IDG Research survey in 2012 in which they compare private clouds, public and hybrid. Read the report.

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    WAN Optimization Helps Software Licenser Maintain Competitive Edge

    In business, growth may be a good problem to have, but it is a problem nonetheless. For Switzerland-based SoftwareONE, they need to provide superior applications and data access performance for branch office network with centralized data center and contain operating costs and IT management burdens by maintaining simple, modular infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Logistics Company Improves IT Uptime and Management

    Suttons Group is a global transport and logistics company. Their challenges are to improve customer satisfaction, increase operational resilience and enhance efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenges. They deployed to FlexPod smart solution with Cisco Unified Computing System and Nexus switching, and NetApp FAS 2240 storage system. The...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Bank Upgrades Security Ahead of Cross-Border Merger

    UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions provides IT services to UniCredit Slovakia, a universal bank with a strong focus on retail banking. Their challenges are to enhance port security for guest users as visitor numbers rise, improve IT management capabilities with real time, granular reporting tools and prepare transition to bring-your-own-device environment...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Helping Ensure Safe and Reliable BYOD Collaboration

    The German REWE Group runs one of Europe's largest retail chains. Their challenges are to help enable staff to collaborate effectively and securely on any device, eliminate production problems caused by poor network performance and support bandwidth-hungry new business areas such as multimedia. Having previously called on Cisco to help...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Emulex OneConnect UCNA Platform Simplifies Data Center Management, Cuts Costs and Creates a Future-Proof Plan for Hospital's 10GbE Bandwidth Requirements

    Tahoe Forest Health System (TFHS) provides a wide range of health care support services and manages two hospitals in the rural, recreational areas of northern California. With so much riding on the busy hospital's IT infrastructure, TFHS has a state-of-the-art data center and an IT staff well-equipped and poised to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    College Chooses Virtual Desktops to Meet Instructional Needs

    Volunteer (Vol) State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee currently operates with 600 full-time faculty and staff who strive to meet the needs of 8500 students. They want to support growing student population while reducing operational costs, accommodate students requiring a work life balance and adjust instruction after state program changes....

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    School District Enhances Learning with Virtual Desktops

    Utica City School District (UCSD), located in New York State, spans 13 school buildings, their challenges are to migrate school desktop computers to virtual desktop infrastructure, increase collaborative learning environments within constraints of small budget and streamline server infrastructure and management system. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure deployed on Cisco UCS, serving...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    University Switches on Remote Learning Power

    The University of CAgliari (UniCA) is the top higher education establishment in Sardinia. Their challenges are to equip 32,000 students with Wi-Fi access and transformational e-learning tools, improve efficiency of university staff through improved collaboration and save on operational cost of running network spanning ten campus sites. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Bank Improves Data Center Resilience and Disaster Recovery

    One of the largest financial institutions in the Czech Republic, GE Money Bank is a fast growing full-service bank with an extensive network of branches and automated teller machines. Their challenges are to enhance resilience through greater network uptime, improve service delivery and maintain security across entire application estate. They...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Banking Leader Improves Group-Wide Data Management and Availability

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    German Leasing Company Simplifies Data Center Operations

    LHI has developed from a real estate leasing specialist into an investment partner for companies, the public sector, and investors. Their challenges were to improve SAP performance and simplify infrastructure and reduce cabling. Impressed by its virtualization capabilities and ease of management, SAP deployed on Cisco Unified Computing System. The...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2011

    By Virtualizing, Hospital Downsizes Data Center, Cuts Costs

    The Denver Health and Hospital Authority is the Rocky Mountain Region's Level I academic trauma center and the safety-net hospital for the Denver area. They want to streamline troubleshooting of complex data center problems, downsize data center while optimizing utilization and performance and provide universal access to data center, application....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Health Insurance Company Improves Service and Cuts Cost

    As a leading Swiss healthcare insurance provider, Groupe Mutuel Association d'Assureurs has 1.4 million clients and is ranked second in its market. They want to improve operational resilience and enhance service capability, while lowering costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. FlexPod architecture based on Cisco Nexus switching, Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Hospitals Upgrade Data Center to Deliver New Medical Applications

    As a not-for-profit healthcare system, Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) is dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people throughout the region. They want to improve data center performance, standardize on single data center vendor to streamline infrastructure and management and reduce data center resources, including support, space, power, and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    NHL Team Prepares for Future Technologies With Cisco and Tegile

    The Minnesota Wild National Hockey League (NHL) franchise has excited devoted hockey fans in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, making its first playoff appearance in only its third season. Their challenges are to streamline infrastructure management to support increased interaction with clients, managing and planning for infrastructure growth and following sustainability...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    County Reduces Costs While Expanding Data Center Capabilities

    McHenry County, Illinois is located 50 miles northwest of Chicago, along the Wisconsin border. Their challenges are to create scalable, virtual environment and reduce power and cooling costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Virtualized existing data center and expanded data center capabilities through UCS. The results of deploying...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Kelley Blue Book Maximizes Kbb.com Value With Private Cloud Built by Trace3 and Enabled by FlexPod

    Kelley Blue Book is a leading vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by consumers and the automotive industry. Their challenge is to refresh kbb.com infrastructure for agility, innovation, and competitive edge. Build private cloud on FlexPod to enable within-minutes web updates, enhanced services, and new revenue streams....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Nutrition Company Upgrades IT Infrastructure for Flexibility

    Herbalife is a global nutrition company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Their challenges are to establish flexible networking infrastructure that efficiently scales, improve collaboration and communication between employees and customers globally and deliver reliable network and agile services. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Cloud Services Provider Boosts Performance and Scalability

    nGenx has evolved into a pioneer of hosted desktop virtualization and cloud-based application delivery. Meet growing demand for cloud services in the data center, improve scalability and manageability within the cloud environment and support high-performance applications. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Standardized on Cisco Unified Data Center solutions...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    IT Services Provider Deploys Cloud-Ready Infrastructure

    EarthLink is an IT services, network, and communications provider with an extensive network spanning 29,421 fiber route miles. They want to expand service set to include cloud offering for small to medium-size businesses, achieve greater scalability than possible with legacy cloud infrastructure and help ensure better redundancy by building infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Provider Tailors Cloud Services to Customers' Applications

    ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) provides a wide range of computer, network, IT, and systems integration services for business customers in Japan. Their challenges are to deliver high-performance, easy-to-manage cloud services to businesses, help ensure data center scalability for the future and implement disaster recovery and load balancing between two identical...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    IT Services Company Seizes Market Share in the Cloud

    Steria, a leading European systems integrator and IT services provider. Their challenges are improve profitability, increase market share and reduce administration. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cloud offering based on Cisco Prime Service Catalog, FlexPod architecture with Cisco Unified Computing System and Nexus 5000 and Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Service Provider Delivers Reliable Managed Services With Cisco UCS

    Business Communications (BCI) has grown to become one of the top information technology companies in the southeastern United States. Their challenges are to establish flexible data center environment, streamline data center management to increase operational efficiencies and minimize outages for customers when updating services or firmware. They chose Cisco to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Selling Communications Services to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: Hosted VoIP Versus Premises-Based Unified Communications

    In this paper, the authors take a differentiated view of Voice Over IP (VoIP) and unified communications: they take a closer look at SMBs of various sizes with various approaches to technology, and they talk about how a service provider can tailor its communications solutions to suit the needs of...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Georgia City Deploys Consolidated Environment to Increase Productivity

    The city's police department was facing several challenges in managing public safety, because its technology and infrastructure were outdated and completely outsourced, which did not allow the department to access its data efficiently. They need secure network and install new hardware and increase public safety using technology to aggregate data....

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