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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    World's Leading Risk Management Firm Avoids Network Risk

    Aon is Australia's leading provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Their challenges are to provide greater network visibility for highly distributed regional network, eliminate error-prone manual inventory and prevent network risk. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    School District Prepares Special Education Students for Careers

    Berkshire UFSD serves young men 12 to 18 years of age who are emotionally or learning disabled as classified through the Committee on Special Education (CSE). Their challenges are to offer education alternatives for at-risk high school students, train special education students with technology and Improve graduation rates and entry-level...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Service Provider Builds Secure Private Cloud for Banking

    Finanz Informatik Technologie Service (FI-TS) is an information services provider for the financial services sector in Germany. Their challenges are to keep existing customers loyal, while generating new business, launch cloud-based computing service designed to match security and compliance levels required by finance industry and reduce IT production costs and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS with Intel Xeon Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation

    Although virtualization technology has made server consolidation possible, it has also created many challenges. Infrastructure is complex, difficult, and time consuming to scale. Network ownership is split between network and server administrators. Security is managed by least-common-denominator approaches. And the massive number of virtual machines these environments spawn taxes server,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers with Intelligent Intel Xeon Processors for Microsoft Exchange Server

    Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) C-Series Rack Servers and B-Series Blade Servers with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors deliver messaging flexibility and choice to businesses of every size. Read this white paper to find out how you can adequately support and scale servers like Microsoft Exchange, whilst reducing operating expenses,...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Educational Service Provider Gains Agility to Quickly Scale Up or Down

    Synergis education provides educational services for colleges and universities that are evolving to serve a new type of student. Their challenges are quickly add communications services in new locations as business expands free IT resources to focus on the core business and minimize Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). They chose...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution with Citrix XenDesktop: Deliver Desktops and Applications as On-Demand Services

    Citrix XenDesktop is a desktop virtualization solution that transforms Windows desktops and applications into an on-demand service available to any user, anywhere, on any device. With XenDesktop, you can securely deliver individual Windows, web and SaaS applications, or full virtual desktops, to PCs, Macs, tablets, smartphones, laptops and thin clients—all...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Image Hosting Service Implements Flexible Cloud Infrastructure

    Photobucket is one of the world's largest image and video hosting services. Their challenges are using resources more efficiently to compete with competitors, establishing flexible cloud infrastructure to streamline operations and reducing data center size, complexity, and maintenance. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implement deployed FlexPod infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Software-Defined Networking Promises Competitive Advantage

    Telecom Italia is the largest telecom company in Italy. Their challenges are to maintain innovation for next-generation advantage, reduce operating cost and improve service provider agility and deliver new products and services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented software-defined networking, initially based on OpenFlow implementation and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Texas County Deploys New Data Center to Optimize Operations

    Denton County is one of the fastest-growing in the United States. Their challenges are they need to support increased demand for data center space, build new data center with latest technology and increase physical space and cooling capacity in data center. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Cloud Provider Delivers Enterprise-Class Computing and Disaster Recovery

    iland is a leading cloud service provider that delivers managed infrastructure, backup, and disaster recovery to organizations of all sizes. Their challenges are they need to expand proven cloud operations globally, maximize employee productivity through automated, repeatable processes and extend reliable backup and disaster recovery without sacrificing performance. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Builds Consolidated Data Center

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the 7th smallest, but the 14th most populous and the 3rd most densely populated state in the United States. Their challenges are they need to consolidate and find greater efficiencies, support disaster recovery while reducing costs and reduce dependency on third-party data center. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Bank Gains Superior SAN Manageability

    The Banco Nacional de Costa Rica is the largest bank in Costa Rica and Central America. Its network supports 170 offices and more than 400 ATMs across the country. Their challenges are they need to expand SAN network capacity and support virtualized environment, improve availability and simplify management of multiple...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco and VMware: Virtualizing the Desktop

    The traditional approach to managing desktops in a global enterprise has become untenable. Increasingly, geographically dispersed user endpoints, in the form of desktop and laptop computers and personal devices, are making “desktop” management and security nearly impossible. Operating costs are increasing dramatically as IT departments struggle with the security and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco Publishes Industry’s First and Best VMware View Planner Benchmark Result

    Cisco has the distinction of being the first in the industry to announce top VMware View Planner benchmark results. Highlights The Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) can deliver scalable, uncompromised desktop virtualization performance for extremely rigorous workloads. Cisco’s dedication to ultra-simplified, high-performance, and cost effective virtual desktops infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and Technology: Video Communications Benefits Midmarket Enterprises

    Midmarket enterprises strive for success in a highly competitive landscape. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions—including smart technology use. Today, technology should enable an enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers; in the future, it should allow businesses to make simple but value-rich changes. Implemented technology...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and technology: a total-cost-of-ownership comparison for unified communications

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions – including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IT Agility Delivered: Cisco Unified Computing System

    Information technology organizations are in the midst of a major transition. As they move from being cost centers to integrated, strategic parts of the business, IT administrators, managers, and executives are keenly aware of the challenges they face. While the pace of most industries has been accelerated through the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Delivering on the promise of virtualization: Cisco Unified Computing Systems

    This document describes Cisco UCS by looking at how its three main components—unified fabric, unified management, and powerful servers with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors—solve the problems that virtualization creates. Sponsored by Cisco and Intel® Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS with Intel® Xeon® Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation

    Although virtualization technology has made server consolidation possible, it has also created many challenges. Infrastructure is complex, difficult, and time consuming to scale. Network ownership is split between network and server administrators. Security is managed by least-common-denominator approaches. And the massive number of virtual machines these environments spawn taxes server,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Infographic: Collaboration Solutions: How Far Have We Come – And What are the Implications for your Midsize Business?

    For the midsize business, technologies like video conferencing and mobile collaboration can accelerate innovation and accelerate decision making. Our Summer 2013 survey of business and IT professionals from across EMEA reveals how they’re benefiting – and where the challenges lie. How does your own experience compare? Download this Infographic to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Whitepaper: Successfully Deploying Communications And Collaboration Solutions To Meet The Needs Of Your Medium ­Size Business

    Whether you’re a growing medium­ size business (MB), a thriving multinational, a small local player, or somewhere in between, the way your employees communicate today differs significantly from how they did as little as five — even three — years ago. Why? Simply put, it’s a difference in technology and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Accelerating Physics Research with High-Performance Global Networks

    The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a highly focused science and engineering research and education institution located in Pasadena, CA. Their challenges are to prepare for startup of major physics experiments, CMS and ATLAS, at the Large Hadron Collider, overcome limitations of long-range networks and storage to share massive...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Enabling Customers to Set Up Data Centers in Minutes

    FASTWEB is a leading telecommunications provider in Italy. Their challenges are they need to create new revenue streams, enhance customer retention and improve market positioning. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco unified data center architecture, including Cisco intelligent automation for cloud, Cisco unified computing system servers,...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Texas Schools Turn to IT to Secure Grounds and Facilities

    Katy Independent School District (ISD) is charged with providing instruction to upwards of 60,000 students. Their challenges are to improve physical security across all campuses in growing district, provide day-and-night IP-based surveillance of premises and high-risk areas and navigate major upgrade to video surveillance system in tight timeframe. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    State Agency Leads the Way in Wireless Network Security

    The State of Washington's Department of Ecology is responsible for protecting, preserving and enhancing the state's environment. Their challenges are to create wireless network to meet employee demand for increased work convenience and efficiency, provide easy-to-use mobile solution with government-grade security and build a strong case for wireless security to...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Big Data Company Builds High-Performance Development and Test Network

    Guavus is a leading provider of big-data analytics solutions for communications service providers. Their challenges are to build highly stable test network for big-data analytics software, simplify network management and minimize operational costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco Unified Fabric with Cisco Nexus 6004...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Sony Adopts Cisco Solution for Global IPv6 Project

    Sony Corporation is one of the largest and most comprehensive consumer electronics and entertainment companies in the world. Their challenges are numerous constraints on communications impeding communication between companies in Sony Group, network expansion required much time due to complexity of enterprise network and TCO had continually increased. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Underground Passengers Enjoy Continuous Online Access

    Transport for London (TfL) was created in 2000 as an integrated body responsible for transport system across the city. Their challenges are to support mayoral transport strategy to help London's transport systems keep pace with the world's best and make internal operational teams better informed and more efficient. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Real Estate Services Provider Simplifies Data Center

    Cassidy Turley is a leading provider of commercial real estate services for owners, investors, and occupiers. Their challenges are to standardize legacy data center equipment from nine initial companies and several acquisitions, eliminate latency experienced with business-critical applications and enhance performance, scalability, and reliability of data center through consolidation. They...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Laser Pioneer Secures Network End-to-End to Protect Assets

    Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR) is a world leader in photonics-based solutions. Their challenges are to mitigate inbound, outbound web threats to protect network and address cost and staff efficiencies. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implement integrate cloud web security to protect web access, institute security Service-Level Agreement...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    SAIC Powers Smart Grid as a Service With Vblock Infrastructure Platforms

    SAIC is a fortune 500 scientific, engineering and technology applications company focused on solving national and global issues in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure and health. Their challenges are huge market anticipated for Smart Grid as a Service (SGS) and growth rate of adoption by utilities difficult...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Virtualized Environment Transforms Media Distribution

    PLAZAMEDIA GmbH is one of Germany's largest TV and news media providers, and a leading producer of sports TV. Their challenges are they need to maintain competitive advantage in rapidly-changing marketplace, grow radio and TV audiences, and access new customers and revenue streams and achieve cost efficiencies and greater business...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Global IT Provider Keeps Staff Connected and Reduces Six-Figure Travel Costs by 10%

    Pentana is the largest provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for the automotive industry in the region, offering the latest hardware and software as well as consulting, training, support and product development services. To keep staff connected during rapid expansion, increase productivity and operational efficiency and reduce its six-figure...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: Midsize TCO Comparison

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions - including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

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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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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: Successfully Deploying Communications and Collaboration Solutions

    Whether you're a growing medium-size business (MB), a thriving multinational, a small local player, or somewhere in between, the way your employees communicate today differs significantly from how they did as little as five - even three - years ago. Why? Simply put, it's a difference in technology and heightened...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Research Report: Top Considerations for a Unified Communications Purchase

    If implemented correctly, UC is a powerful technology with a multifaceted value proposition. In addition to lowering the cost of communications, UC can improve productivity by streamlining processes and enabling new processes through creation of communications-enabled business processes. Clearly, the UC market has shifted and organizations currently considering a purchase...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    White Paper: Getting the Most Out of Your Next-Generation Firewall

    Network administrators are encountering the highest levels of change in history as they attempt to balance security with productivity. Rapidly evolving business trends are challenging them to provide widespread but safe Internet access, allowing employees to use legitimate business applications while using their device of choice. This whitepaper discusses...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Italian Manufacturer Secures Continuity of Supply

    Costruzioni Elettroniche Industriali Automatismi (CEIA) may not be a familiar name, but if the user travels a lot the chances are they will have encountered its products. Their challenges are to improve business continuity, enhance infrastructure scalability and reduce IT administrative burden. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Implemented...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Subsea Supplier Improves Application and Data Center Performance

    Innovative technologies and the rising price of natural resources have pushed more companies into exploring and developing offshore fields of oil and gas. They wanted to support business activities globally by providing up-to-date reporting, virtualized and improve performance on servers running SAP applications and streamline data center management. Updated data...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Rebate Fulfillment Firm Cuts Costs, Boosts Performance

    Young America was founded in 1972 to help three Minnesota businesses fulfill their customer rebate offers and other types of marketing promotions. Their challenges are to increase data center capacity to handle growing volume of incoming business, improve availability to meet requirements for Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) and enhance performance to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Service Provider Assures Scalable Platform for the Cloud

    Daisy Communications is a fast-growing independent service provider based in the U.K. They want to integrate diverse legacy networks after rapid run of multiple acquisitions, target long-term investment with assured scalability for cloud-based applications and gain the technology capabilities required to acquire more FTSE 100 customers. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Creating New Class of Enterprise-Cloud Services

    Savvis is a worldwide leader in providing Cloud, network, and managed hosting services. They want to develop new enterprise-class cloud solution, enabling customers to create their own virtual private data center inside multitenant environment and differentiate by offering tiered service options and easy self-provisioning. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    BlueWave Builds Bigger, Better Cloud to Provide Services Faster

    Cloud services firms, such as BlueWave Computing, assume this daunting responsibility for their clients and make a business of designing and delivering services that satisfy the most exacting business requirements. Their challenges were to deliver new, high-performance cloud service, help enable rapid growth in customer base and keep infrastructure and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Unified Computing Platform Makes Server Allocation Around 60 Times Faster

    DATEV eG offers software solutions and IT services across Europe for tax advisers, accountants and attorneys, as well as their clients. DATEV wanted a modern, easy-to-manage, failsafe, cost-saving and future-proof infrastructure solution that would integrate well within its existing rack server environment. The personalized infrastructure solution is based on a...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Validated Data Center Architecture Sees Fast Benefits

    GTS Central Europe (GTS) is a leading regional provider of integrated telecommunications services. Their challenges are to increase competitive advantage through cloud-based infrastructure services and reduce costs and drive financial performance across European data centers. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Pre-validated cloud architecture from Cisco, NetApp, and VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Global Enterprise Scales to Meet Real-Time Demand

    HireRight is the industry leader in providing solutions to meet its customers' employment background screening, drug screening, and employment eligibility requirements. Their challenges are to streamline IT infrastructure and simplify administration for long term, reduce carbon footprint and maintain high performance and availability for customers and internal users. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    North American Service Provider Tracks Multiple Benefits of Unified Computing Infrastructure for Private Cloud

    Large companies and government agencies often struggle to manage multiple isolated departments with slow, complex workflows, redundant solutions, and bloated expenditures. Their challenges were lower application infrastructure costs, decrease operational complexity, and deploy and support applications more quickly across the organization to meet increasing demands and understand value and benefits...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Service Provider Standardizes Data Center to Deliver Custom Cloud Services

    Peak 10 has evolved from a more limited provider of IT services into a comprehensive provider of cloud-based, fully managed IT. Their challenges were to unify cloud delivery of subscription-based, customized, fully managed, enterprise applications, need to create scalable, flexible, multitenant environment to meet growing demand for cloud services and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    IPS Deployments in Enterprise Data Centers

    Enterprises consolidate all their applications and servers into data centers. The services hosted by the data center are crucial; the data center offers key functions for day-to-day business and ecommerce transactions. The concentration of services, confidential information, and resources make these centralized locations attractive for exploit. Attacks against these server...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Texas University Enhances Reputation with New Data Center

    West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) in Canyon, Texas is a pioneer. The school has been operating with a virtual data center since 2008 to achieve better operational efficiency. They need to support growing student enrollment while reducing costs and desire to refresh virtual data center to support distance learning. Update...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Cloud Bursts Into Higher Education

    A study conducted by Forrester Consulting finds that university IT leaders need to focus their efforts on strengthening ties to academic departments, transitioning the internal infrastructure to a private cloud and learning to embrace a hybrid cloud future. Read more.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Enterprises Seek The Benefits Of Hybrid Cloud, And Work To Overcome The Challenges

    IT decision-makers report greatest interest in using IaaS in a hybrid cloud approach to complement on premises capacity, rather than replace it, and are planning for the impact that will have on network operations and spending. This profile highlights cloud adoption trends as well as the key benefits and challenges...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Cisco Cloud for Higher Education

    This report from Forrester Research examines how the new world of cloud services combines powerful computing, networking, storage, management tools, and applications to make it easier than ever to bridge the on-campus and online worlds with secure, on-demand services. Read more.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cloud Adoption Strategy for Public Sector

    Federal, state, and local government agencies are adopting private and community clouds to reduce costs and increase agility. Carefully selecting the architecture and planning the transition will help increase benefits and avoid risk. This paper is intended for government business managers and IT professionals who have already decided in...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Cloud 101: Developing a Cloud-Computing Strategy for Higher Education

    In the search for a more scalable approach to IT infrastructure, a growing number of schools see cloud-based computing as a tremendous opportunity to achieve large-scale efficiencies without sacrificing performance. Yet in order to realize these benefits and get the maximum return on their investment, colleges and universities must take...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Shared Services Today: An Integrated Path to the Cloud

    Shared services are becoming more important than ever for state, local and federal agencies. The reason: In the midst of policy and financial uncertainties, shared services offer money-saving economies of scale and opportunities for rolling out new services more quickly to clients. This paper provides details about each of the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Automated Provisioning and Orchestration Are Critical to Effective Private Cloud

    This paper discusses why automated provisioning, orchestration, and self-service are so critical to the effective operation of virtualized, private cloud datacenters and identifies the most important attributes customers should consider when evaluating solutions. The paper also highlights the ways in which Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud addresses these challenges. Read...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    University Accommodates Growth of Physical and Virtual Campus

    Liberty University is a private, Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia that enrolls 12,500 residential students every year. Combined with its online-learning program, the university supports nearly 100,000 students, offers 253 programs of study, and employs more than 6000 employees. As Liberty University’s student services needed to grow, a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    The Art of Application Centric Networking

    Trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), virtualization and cloud are rendering application deployment and delivery more challenging than ever for IT departments. Applications have moved further away from the employees who rely on them, introducing the potential for latency, security and availability issues. Still, these trends can’t be...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Is Your Network Ready for Threat Defense?

    Dramatic network changes, such as BYOD and cloud computing, have significantly increased risk while also changing how and where security is deployed in the network. Most organizations have security budget set aside for these network changes. This Cisco white paper helps you migrate the sizable ASA 5500 Series installed base...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Is Your Network Ready for Threat Defense?

    Dramatic network changes, such as BYOD and cloud computing, have significantly increased risk while also changing how and where security is deployed in the network. Most organizations have security budget set aside for these network changes. This Cisco white paper helps you migrate the sizable ASA 5500 Series installed base...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Cisco ASA CX delivers context-aware security

    The 'appification' of the web and the consumerization of IT are radically changing the enterprise security landscape. The security apparatus at today’s enterprises needs to be aware not only of applications and users accessing the infrastructure, but also of the device in use, the location of the user and the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Miercom Lab Testing Summary Report

    Cisco engaged Miercom to evaluate the performance of the newly launched ASA 5500-X Series of Adaptive Security Appliances against comparable products selected on the basis of intended markets and price. Three different comparative scenarios were tested. Products from Check Point and Fortinet were included in the testing and compared to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    2013 Cisco Annual Security Report

    Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the rapidly expanding attack surface found in today’s "any-to-any" world, where individuals are using any device to access business applications in a network environment that utilizes decentralized cloud services. The 2013 Cisco Annual Security Report highlights global threat trends based on real-world data, and provides...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Getting the Most Out of Your Next-Generation Firewall

    Network administrators are encountering the highest levels of change in history as they attempt to balance security with productivity. Rapidly evolving business trends are challenging them to provide widespread but safe Internet access, allowing employees to use legitimate business applications while using their device of choice. Applications have evolved to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    IDC Shows How VCE Saved Customers Time and Money

    IDC research with five companies that have implemented Vblock Systems from VCE indicated substantial business benefits associated with IT convergence and improved asset sharing. The results also showed reduced IT costs per unit of workload, faster deployment, and reduced downtime. Read the report.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    The Total Economic Impact Of Cisco Catalyst Access

    Cisco commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Cisco Catalyst Access Switches. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Cisco Catalyst Access Switching on their...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Transform Your Data Center with Cisco Nexus Switching Portfolio

    The data center is the heart of the network, delivering business agility and promoting IT transformation. As your business evolves and you look toward new technologies and applications to grow the business, the data center switching architecture that underpins the delivery of enterprise-wide applications and services must provide the scalability,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Forrester: Defining the Next-Generation Workspace

    How will you meet the needs of a mobile workforce? In this Forrester study, discover approaches to BYOD and desktop virtualization. Learn why Cisco Unified Workspace may be the solution for your mobility, virtualization, and security challenges. Read study.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Forrester TEI Study: The Business Value of Cisco VDI

    In a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Cisco Systems, learn how you can achieve up to 72% ROI with Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions (VDI). Get a break down of potential costs and benefits - and see how VDI can help you virtualize your desktop infrastructure. Read...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Gartner-Hosted Virtual Desktop Deployment, Stage 1

    Gartner provides a seven-stage framework to move from an initial Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) technology assessment to a production rollout. In this analysis of Stage 1, Evaluate, learn the key elements needed to initiate an HVD project. Read report.

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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 // May 2010

    Cisco Intercompany Media Engine: Remove the Barriers to Full, Rich, Unified Communications Among Enterprises

    The global Verification Involving Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Reachability (ViPR) Network (ViPRNet) brings together Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), the PSTN, and peer-to-peer (P2P) technology to enable companies to collaborate with partners, suppliers, and customers - the kind of collaboration that gives user a competitive edge. Today, competing successfully depends...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Future-Ready Infrastructure Powers Premium Entertainment Experience

    Cisco Media Solutions Group (CMSG) was founded in 2006 to help media companies deliver new digital experiences such as fan communities and social entertainment. Cisco Eos helps media companies retain and add value to digital content by delivering new and engaging audience experiences. Cisco Media Solutions Group needed a scalable,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Cisco Unified Data Center: The Foundation for Private Cloud Infrastructure

    Break free of data center constraints. Provide IT service and cloud computing that is more agile and efficient. Learn why Cisco unified architecture and cost efficient design uniquely positions you to deliver the advantages of a private cloud.

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