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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic - The Power of In-person

    The demands of a distributed globalized marketplace have altered the way organizations communicate with colleagues, supplier/partners, and customers who may be separated by long distances. A global survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Cisco, assessed 862 business leaders' sentiments about the value of in-person meetings and their...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: UC and Collaboration Adoption by Business Leads to Real Benefits

    Most businesses are thinking about deploying a wide array of collaboration features - from VoIP to collaboration platforms and even WebRTC clients - and better than 80% of those companies are realizing real business benefit. To better understand the adoption of the latest collaboration technology, Forrester Consulting has surveyed buyers...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Cloud Provider Grows Efficiently by Simplifying Data Center

    Entel is one of Chile's leading IT and telecommunications service providers. The company has a network of six data centers in Chile and Peru and a total of 4700 employees. Their challenges are they need to increase profitability by minimizing operating and capital costs, build foundation to offer new cloud...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Proven Data Center Infrastructure Wins More Customers for CONEXIS

    CONEXIS is a healthcare benefits administrator, guarantees Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) to its customers. Its call center, networks, and data center need to deliver complete reliability so CONEXIS' agents can always pull up the information they need to do their jobs. Their challenges are they need to deliver on customer SLAs,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Cloud Storage Company Saves Money and Increases Collaboration

    Coraid is a cloud storage company that provides enterprises of all sizes with flexible, high-performance Ethernet SAN solutions. Their challenges are to improve collaboration and communication between global offices, remote employees, and business contacts, implement cost-effective, cloud-based video-conferencing solution and help enable high-touch virtual meetings for more efficient product development....

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Swiss Service Provider Scales New Heights

    From its beginnings as a small IT store in the Swiss ski resort of St Moritz, i-Community has extended its reach nationally. Their challenges are to meet customer demand for outsourced cloud solutions and diversify business and achieve economies of scale. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    City of Tomorrow Builds in Next-Generation Security

    The City of El Paso is located in west Texas, serving a rapidly growing citizenry of 800,000. Their challenges are they need to maintain uptime for employees and citizens, compliance with HIPAA, PCI, and Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS), re-centralize IT functions for greater efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Secure, Automated Network Access for Any Device on Campus

    Trinity University is one of the top private liberal arts institutions in the United States. Founded in 1869, Trinity University is located on a 117-acre campus in San Antonio, Texas. Their challenges are they need to secure network access to thousands of students, faculty, staff, and guests, it reduce time...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    French IT Services Provider Improves Cloud Services

    CIS Valley has provided IT solutions for businesses across France. Their challenges are they need to expand cloud infrastructure and services to support growth, streamlining management of cloud environment and boosting staff productivity to meet demand. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to implemented Cisco intelligent automation...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Security Without Compromise: Context-Aware and Adaptive Next-Generation Firewalls

    Mobility has brought down the wall between business and personal, spiking corporate productivity and putting work/life balance within reach. The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon is a way to be constantly connected for work, family, and play. Companies that do not adapt and allow people to work where, when, and how they...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Emirates Education Advances with 21st Century Network

    Three years ago, ADEC began an ambitious project to raise the entire emirate’s standard of education by investing in a next-generation education IP infrastructure. The goal of the first phase of the project was to meet basic operational requirements. The council worked closely with Cisco Advanced Services and Cisco partners...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    School District Helps Students Succeed with Cisco Network

    Desert Sands Unified School District (DSUSD) is to help ensure that every student develops the knowledge, skills, and motivation. Their challenges are they need to serve student educational needs in and beyond the classroom in face of severe budget cuts and support efforts to raise state core curriculum standard scores....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Telecom Company Improves Cloud Performance with Cisco and RedCannon

    Orange Silicon is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators. Their challenges are they need to establish infrastructure to provide effective cloud-based solutions, reduce costs and streamline management of cloud infrastructure and deliver new services and solutions for clients. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to RedCannon...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Auto Company Improves Business Continuity and Cuts Costs

    Colmobil group forms a vital link in the country's auto industry supply chain. Their challenges are to improve business continuity capability, increase system availability to help ensure prime position in country's automotive supply chain and enhance business flexibility while reducing costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Wi-Fi Innovation Powers Next-Generation Airport Services

    Frankfurt Airport is the busiest airport in Germany. Owned by Fraport AG, an international venture with partnership interests in 13 other airports worldwide. Their challenges are to provide robust wireless platform for future growth and commercial innovation and equip new headquarters with flexible and collaborative working environment. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Banking Leader Improves Group-Wide Data Management and Availability

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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 // 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

    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 // 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

    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

    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 // 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

    Cisco Standardizes Workload Automation Across the Enterprise

    Complex data centers require complex workflows, and workload automation tools help manages these workflows. Their challenges are to reduce the support overhead associated with managing existing data center workload schedulers and standardize job scheduling across the enterprise, both in the data center and beyond. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Cisco IT Automates Workloads for Big Data Analytics Environments

    Cisco business units are adopting big data analytics to unlock the business intelligence in vast amounts of data with the goals of increasing sales, improving the customer experience, enhancing product quality, and more. Their challenges are to keep up with growing demand for internal big data analytics, help developers become...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Nonprofit Gains Efficiencies with Secure Virtual Environment

    United Way of Greater Atlanta raises approximately US$80 million annually to invest in 140 programs in 13 counties around Atlanta, Georgia. Their challenges are they need to consolidate existing data center environment to create more manageable footprint, establish scalable solution to meet capacity demands and protect virtual environments. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    IT Provider Uses Automation to Stay Lean While Expanding Business

    Some of the largest companies on the Australia Securities Exchange have chosen ASE IT for their cloud solutions provider. Their challenges are to support business growth by supplying IT services rapidly to new and existing customers, deploy new customers and services quickly without rapid increase in staffing. They chose Cisco...

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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 // 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

    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 // 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

    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 // 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 // Jul 2013

    Data Center Orchestration and Automation Support Global Growth

    Aurecon provides engineering, management, and specialist technical services for both the private and public sector. Their challenges are existing data center architecture unable to support corporate growth, lack of backend automation and orchestration burdened infrastructure services staff with repetitive tasks and application support teams hampered by long lead times for...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Risk Management Services Provider Gains High Availability for Databases

    Digital Risk, LLC clusters virtualized databases while keeping costs under control using Cisco Unified Data Center and StorMagic. Their challenges are they need to provide redundancy for business-critical information and eliminate single points of failure with keep storage costs manageable. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Media Company Lays Firm Foundation for Business Growth

    Aegis Media is the world's leading media and digital communications group. Their challenge was to support ambitious business growth and improve operational efficiency and IT governance and security. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Data center transformation, with FlexPod architecture based on Cisco Nexus switching, Cisco UCS servers, NetApp...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Mitigating Security Breaches with Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention

    Based in Memphis, TN, and with 28 sites across the United States, Barnhart Crane & Rigging serves demanding customers in construction. Their challenges are to prevent hacker intrusions into network, get improved visibility into firewall to find potential vulnerabilities and deploy network security system that can be modified during business...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Virtualization with Sustainable Savings

    Toyota Tsusho Africa is one of 18 Toyota Group companies. Their challenges are they need to increase agility to support core operations and new ventures and improve IT productivity while protecting against business disruption. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to Microsoft private cloud solution running in...

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  • Videos // Jul 2013

    72% ROI in 5 Years - Cisco Desktop Virtualization

    From cost savings to complexity, finding the right desktop virtualization solution can be a challenge. See how Cisco's network foundation and full portfolio of solutions can deliver agility, reliability, cost effectiveness, and security. Watch video.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    High Availability With VMware VSphere and Emulex/Cisco SANs

    Server virtualization has moved from development and test labs into the heart of the data center. When failure or unplanned downtime of a physical server affects multiple Virtual Machines (VMs) running business-critical applications, High Availability (HA) becomes a high-priority requirement. This second installment in the SAN Virtuosity series co-authored by...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    VMware Infrastructure 3 in a Cisco Network Environment

    Currently, there are efforts to consolidate and standardize the hardware and software platforms comprising the enterprise data center. IT groups are considering the data center facility, the servers it houses, and network components as a pool of resources rather than unrelated assets "Siloed" to resolve specific business requirements. Server virtualization...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Cisco Catalyst 6500 Energy Sustainability

    National security, environmental, and resource supply concerns will force governments to implement green initiatives and incentives. Business ramifications will result from policies that local, state, and federal governments implement around the world. As traditional energy supplies decrease and newer - but more costly - renewable supplies are brought online, organizations...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Deployment Considerations for EnergyWise Phase I

    Cisco EnergyWise is a logical evolution of services that can be offered using the network as a platform. Switching devices initially provided only Layer 2 network connectivity to end devices. With the introduction of Power over Ethernet (PoE) the switch became a source of power for end devices such as...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Layer 2 Attacks and Mitigation Techniques for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches Running Cisco IOS Software

    Security is at the forefront of most networks and many companies implement a comprehensive security policy encompassing many of the OSI layers, from application layer all the way down to IP security. However, one area that is often left untouched is hardening layer 2 and this can open the network...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    STP MiTM Attack and L2 Mitigation Techniques on the Cisco Catalyst 6500

    The purpose of this paper is to identify how easily the Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP) can be compromised to allow eavesdropping in a switched corporate environment and how to mitigate this vulnerability using L2 security features that are available on the Cisco Catalyst 6500. The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Man in...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Cisco Catalyst 6500 in Borderless Networks

    Borderless networking is a set of technologies that span switching, routing, mobility, security, and application acceleration and promote service agility and business responsiveness, anywhere, any time, and to anyone. A borderless network is required to accommodate major trends that are reshaping the industry, touching many different aspects of the network....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cisco Data Center Services Node Architecture

    The Cisco Data Center Service Node (DSN) is a new product offering from Cisco that complements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in the data center. Cisco DSN is the platform of choice to host specific integrated network services relevant in a given data center. Examples of network services include...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Real-Time Event Detection and Response and Task Automation Using Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager

    Cisco IOS EEM is a robust tool available to customers and is a significant differentiator for Cisco. Cisco IOS EEM is a value-added feature that is included at no cost (on most Cisco routing and switching platforms) and can reduce customer operating expenses (OpEx) by automating tasks, providing real-time alerts...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Midmarket Data Center Architecture: Ethernet

    The Cisco mid market architecture is designed to meet the needs of businesses with 100 to 200 servers per data center. The Ethernet portion of the architecture is designed for both scalability and simplicity; it can scale up to 576 servers, and multiple network layers can be collapsed into a...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Cisco Smart Grid: Substation Automation Solutions for Utility Operations

    Smart Grid promises to deliver a next generation power grid that allows utilities to manage the generation and consumption of power more efficiently. The US Department of Energy defines smart grid as "The electricity delivery system from point of generation to point of consumption integrated with communications and information technology...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    What Enterprises Should Do About IPv6 in 2010

    The purpose of this paper is to provide enterprises with guidance, based on a three-to five-year outlook, on how IPv6 should be included in their network design, planning, and operations starting today. The intended audience is enterprise network administrators. This paper will explore the area of the network and beyond...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Server Consolidation Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage

    Server consolidation has gathered a great deal of momentum in the marketplace. Companies of all types are struggling with increasing infrastructure demands and changing business practices while often being constrained by smaller IT budgets. As a result, consolidation is increasingly becoming a central theme in many companies' IT strategies. These...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Midmarket Data Center Architecture: Ethernet Configuration Listings

    The Cisco mid market architecture is designed to meet the needs of medium-sized businesses having 100 to 200 servers per data center. Designed to be simple, modular, and scalable, the architecture can grow to support up to 576 servers without changing fundamental switching components. The architecture encapsulates data center best...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Using SPEC CPU2006 Benchmark Results to Compare the Compute Performance of Servers

    The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) CPU2006 benchmark is an industry-standard benchmark that is designed to compare the performance of servers. This benchmark can be run cross-platform, so it is possible to compare systems with different architectures running the same workload, such as Intel Xeon, AMD Opteron, Intel Itanium, IBM...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Evolution of the Mobile Network

    As demand for mobile data applications grows dramatically, mobile operators are investing heavily in infrastructure upgrades to support network demand. Additionally, mobile networks are transitioning from being transport-centric, where the focus is on delivery of packets, to becoming service-centric, where intelligent end-to-end features deliver services efficiently, cost effectively, and with...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Global Study: The Benefits and Barriers to Video Collaboration Adoption

    Video collaboration technologies are reinventing the workplace by allowing people to meet virtually, efficiently, and reliably from nearly any point on the globe. And although it has become widely accepted that video collaboration helps businesses significantly through reduced travel, benefits such as building trust, improving group collaboration, and increasing competitive...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Managing the Real Cost of On-Demand Enterprise Cloud Services With Chargeback Models

    Enterprises today are looking to cloud computing to help them better deliver existing as well as new, innovative services on demand across network, computing, and storage resources - at reduced cost. Cloud computing - IT resources and services that are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure, pooled, and then provided on...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Delivering Network-Based Application Visibility

    In today's global, interdependent marketplace, companies increasingly are turning to networked applications to support their most critical business processes. Organizations continue migrating to more distributed workflow models that connect employees, customers, trading partners, and external vendors. These network-based models have demonstrated a tremendous potential to reduce risk, speed time to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Planning the Migration of Enterprise Applications to the Cloud

    Evaluating applications, designing migration plans, and migrating applications to a targeted cloud computing model or models is a demanding task. It requires detailed application migration process design experience and deep understanding of cloud computing models as well as detailed knowledge of how the applications interact with both each other, the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Cisco Reputation Filtering: Providing New Levels of Network Security

    Today's sophisticated, blended threats can exploit three or four different communications vehicles before they launch full-scale attacks on unprepared enterprise networks. This paper, written for IT managers and executives, examines the new security risks for today's borderless enterprise networks, and describes how cloud-based Cisco Security Intelligence Operations and powerful, comprehensive...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Fast Forward to Ethernet Exchange Networks

    With the rapid growth of network-intensive applications, such as video, and the expanding adoption of smartphone devices, both supported by Third-Generation (3G) and Fourth-Generation (4G) networks, carriers are tapping into the reliability and speed of Ethernet to interconnect multiple service providers beyond the boundaries of their service footprints. In this...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Mobile Access Indoor Wireless Solution and Cisco WLANs

    The purpose of the paper is to show that the Mobile Access access pod and the Cisco Aironet access point can share the same Cisco WLAN infrastructure including the CAT-5e/6 cable run while each solution maintains complete functional performance. Mobile Access is a Cisco Developer Networks partner with Cisco Systems...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    CFM Service Diagnostics Scripts for Integrated Services Routers

    Cisco CFM Service Diagnostics offers a collection of powerful onboard diagnostic tools to identify commonly encountered network problems, provide real-time alerts, automatically collect relevant information, and conduct root cause analysis. These Connectivity Fault Management Diagnostics Scripts run over the EEM (Embedded Event Manager) Infrastructure. EEM brings the management capability inside...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Virtualized SAP Solution Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage

    SAP provides a comprehensive range of enterprise software applications and business solutions to empower every aspect of commerce and increase operational efficiency. Customers use SAP services either through an IT-deployed model or through a hosted model, with the former being the more common platform. Traditional deployments have SAP installed on...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    University of Arizona Increases Flexibility While Reducing Total Cost of Ownership With Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

    IT departments are moving away from expensive monolithic network and server infrastructures to flexible, dynamic architectures to reduce complexity and cost. This transition includes moving from multiple, parallel networks to one standards-based low-latency, high-bandwidth network. In mid 2009, the University of Arizona transitioned to a unified fabric supporting both data...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Validated Network Deployments for WAN Optimization

    Need to deploy monitoring tools, gain visibility, or optimize and prioritize network traffic? This Cisco validated guide walks through the steps to build out the Cisco Application Velocity solution, delivering faster, higher quality WAN performance with better network visibility and control. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Cisco WAAS Optimizes Application Delivery from the Cloud

    Delivering applications from the cloud to the remote sites creates additional challenges in application performance, availability, and security. See how Cisco Wide Area Application Services solve application-delivery challenges for customers. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Cisco WAAS Context-Aware Data Redundancy Elimination

    Enterprises face numerous challenges in the delivery of applications and critical business data to the enterprise edge. Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) provides a comprehensive WAN optimization and application-acceleration solution. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    The Evolution of Controller-Based Wireless LANs

    This paper revisits the benefits of centralized 802.11n wireless LAN networks and describes the case for transforming the controller-based architecture to match market needs. Centralization of Wireless LANs (WLANs) delivers networks that are easy to deploy, scale, and manage. A local-mode controller-based campus environment delivers increased device scalability and an...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Optimize the Cisco Unified Wireless Network to Support Wi-Fi Enabled Phones and Tablets

    Cloud computing has been on the horizon of most CIOs for the better part of half a decade. Cloud computing represents the next evolutionary step for computing. Decades ago, the mainframe era kicked off computing. This phase lasted about 20 years, eventually giving way to the client/server era. Organizations began...

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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 // Feb 2012

    Forrester: What's Next in the Mobile Workplace?

    Momentum is growing for corporate mobility - 64% of firms say that unleashing employee mobility is a priority. Forrester examines the trends, outlines deployment priorities, and highlights the business benefits of crafting a mobile strategy. Learn more.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Collaborate on Many Devices in the Post-PC Era

    The Post-PC World is here. Are you ready? Read about how the proliferation of mobile devices has reshaped the work experience - employees now want to work their way. Learn how it impacts IT strategy and 10 ways you can prepare. Read white paper.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Forrester: Meet Mobility & Video Demands with UC

    IT managers know the benefits of unified communications (UC) - but where, when, and how much should they invest and deploy? Forrester explores how IT managers can expand UC capabilities with smart and effective infrastructure investment. Read white paper.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Unified Communications WP - Cisco or Microsoft?

    Unified communications is critical for remote working, collaboration, and cost savings. With an increased demand for mobility, which solution is best? See how a 2012 survey of purchasers and evaluators rated Cisco and Microsoft. Download white paper.

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  • Resource Center // Feb 2013

    Gartner Positions Cisco as Leader

    Learn how Cisco WebEx goes beyond meetings with IM, social and telepresence. WebEx is a set of collaboration applications that provides compelling integrated experiences enabling users to connect and collaborate anywhere, anytime on any device. Learn why Gartner names Cisco a leader in web conferencing. Read Report

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  • Resource Center // Feb 2013

    Gartner Positions Cisco as Leader

    Learn how Cisco WebEx goes beyond meetings with IM, social and telepresence. WebEx is a set of collaboration applications that provides compelling integrated experiences enabling users to connect and collaborate anywhere, anytime on any device. Learn why Gartner names Cisco a leader in web conferencing. Read Report

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  • Resource Center // Feb 2013

    Gartner Positions Cisco as Leader

    Learn how Cisco WebEx goes beyond meetings with IM, social and telepresence. WebEx is a set of collaboration applications that provides compelling integrated experiences enabling users to connect and collaborate anywhere, anytime on any device. Learn why Gartner names Cisco a leader in web conferencing. Read Report

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