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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Flexible Customer Premises Equipment Enables Managed Services Providers to Reach Small Businesses

    Demand for managed services is expected to grow dramatically over the next few years, with small businesses - those with fewer than 100 employees - expected to make up more than half of the market opportunity. Small businesses typically do not have the finances, technical staff, or expertise needed to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco Connected Life User Experience Index: Global Penetration of Advanced Services

    The Cisco CLUE Index provides a quick snapshot of how regions rank relative to each other in their adoption of these advanced services within each category. The index also provides a quick snapshot of ranking of various services within each category relative to the portfolio of the other select advanced...

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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 // 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 // Feb 2010

    Service Control EasyApp - Internet Video on My Network

    Internet video (often called "over-the-top" video) is a strong driving force of Internet growth. Recent studies predict that 80 percent of all Internet traffic will be video traffic by 2011. The explosive growth of Internet-based video services such as YouTube, Hulu, or Netflix requires network providers to make sure that...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Service Control EasyApp - Measuring IPhone Usage

    One of the most important evolutions of the Internet in recent years is the proliferation of end devices used by consumers to access the Internet. Several years ago a full Internet experience was available almost exclusively through personal computers, but today that is no longer the case. A wide range...

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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 // 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 // Jun 2009

    Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and Network Services

    Enterprise architectures, the IT frameworks that govern the alignment between business and technology architectures, come in a range of styles. For example, the pioneering \"Zachman framework\" emphasizes the classification and proper assignment of artifacts. TOGAF, a widely used architecture developed by the Open Group, lays out a process for moving...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Enterprise Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Design for Performance and Reliability

    This paper, intended for IT architects deploying virtual desktops, explains how user can use products from VMware, Cisco, and EMC to create an end-to-end solution for VMware View 3.0. Planned correctly, the complete Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides a PC-like experience, even in bandwidth-constrained environments. \"Desktop computing\" has become a...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Global Wireless Leader Installs First High-Speed Commuter System

    WiFi Rail, Inc. is the world's leading service provider of high-speed mobile Internet connectivity to mass transit environments. They wanted to design, build, operate, and maintain a wireless network to provide continuous connectivity for rail-line commuters, with access to the Internet, email, VoIP, and online entertainment and provide enough capacity...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Optometry Clinic Improves Efficiency With Converged Network

    The partners at Coldwater Vision Center were grappling with a problem common to many small medical service practices. Their challenges are center needed to meet government and agency requirements while growing the business, phone system lacked communications features and hampered productivity and satellite office not connected by WAN or to...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    The Cisco SONA Architectural Model in Unified Communications: A Solid Foundation for the Collaborative, Innovative Enterprise

    Enterprises are increasingly taking an architectural approach to analyzing their business processes, the supporting application framework, the information and data storage, as well as their IT infrastructure. The same architectural considerations must apply to a unified communications solution. A primary goal of unified communications solutions is to boost productivity 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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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Enterprise Distributed Systems and Infiniband

    Enterprise systems are increasingly strained by the sheer volume of data that is consumed, generated, and manipulated during the course of everyday operations. This paper discusses the challenges faced by different industries and how networking technology can help businesses scale system performance. A recurrent theme across all of these sectors...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Securing the Unified Communications - Enabled Enterprise

    In today's global economy, traditional time and geographical boundaries are vanishing. Many businesses have adopted a 24-hours-a-day approach to serving customers, who may be located anywhere in the world, in any time zone. For businesses, government agencies, and academic organizations to thrive in this dynamic market, personnel must remain accessible...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Fixed Mobile Convergence for the Enterprise: Understanding Technology and Deployment Options for Voice and Unified Communications Applications

    The term fixed mobile convergence is used increasingly by industry press, service providers, and vendors. Unfortunately, the term is not well defined and is often used loosely. This paper will define fixed mobile convergence. It will then focus on solutions that provide fixed mobile convergence for voice and unified communications...

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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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  • 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 // 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 // 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 // Apr 2009

    Global Wireless Leader Installs First High-Speed Commuter System

    WiFi Rail, Inc. is the world's leading service provider of high-speed mobile Internet connectivity to mass transit environments. They wanted to design, build, operate, and maintain a wireless network to provide continuous connectivity for rail-line commuters, with access to the Internet, email, VoIP, and online entertainment and provide enough capacity...

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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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