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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Creating Business Value With Effective, Pervasive Cloud Security and Cloud Enablement Services

    Businesses today are facing and responding to increasing economic and market pressures to adopt new IT models like cloud computing. As a result, cloud computing adoption rates are increasing, and some analysts predict that 30 to 50 percent of IT services could move to the cloud in the coming decade....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Enterprise IPv6 Transition Strategy

    Government mandates, e-business and Internet growth requirements, and impending IPv4 address exhaustion concerns are prompting many enterprises to begin implementing an IPv6 transition strategy. The available techniques for supporting IPv6 transition strategies fall into three categories: IPv6 native (dual-stack), IPv6 tunneling, and IPv6 translation. Most of these techniques have limited...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Network Service Providers as Cloud Providers Survey Shows Cloud Is a Bright Option

    Cloud computing is poised to be a $43 billion market. This alone should prompt NSPs to consider how best to begin transitioning to cloud providers, especially in today's climate of diminishing margins on traditional services. Customers are making decisions about cloud migration on an application basis. This means that NSPs...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Detecting IPv6 Tunnels in an Enterprise Network

    The ongoing depletion of unique and global IPv4 addresses is creating an increased focus on IPv6 technology. The regional registries run ongoing statistics on the available IPv4 address pool and realize that they will be unable to meet IPv4 address block requests at some point in the future. Most major...

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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

    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 // 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

    Best Practices When Implementing SIP Trunks for PSTN Access

    This paper summarizes the best practices for planning, preparing, and deploying Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking for public-switched-telephone-network (PSTN) access in an enterprise network. Several areas of best practices are covered, including: Providers, Deployment, Network design, Protocols and codecs, Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM), Session Border Controller (SBC), Security, Redundancy

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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 // Aug 2010

    Managing Device Configuration and Software Images - The Foundation of Management of Network Services and Evolution

    Robust configuration and software image management is fundamental to effective management of today's network services. It is the key to timely network problem remediation, augmenting the powerful troubleshooting tools offered in Cisco Active Network Abstraction (ANA). It also renders timely technology and new service rollouts, crucial in today's rapidly evolving...

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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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  • 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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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Architectural Considerations for Backhaul of 2G/3G and Long Term Evolution Networks

    This white paper will initially discuss the migration trends that Cisco sees in Europe in relation to the transport options for Second-Generation (2G) and Third-Generation (3G) traffic. A more detailed analysis will then examine the options available for transporting Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)/2G (time-division multiplexing [TDM] based) and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services Web Cache Communication Protocol Redirection: Cisco Router Platform Support

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) relies on network interception to receive packets from flows that should be optimized. Web Cache Communication Protocol Version 2 (WCCPv2) gives IT organizations a mechanism to transparently intercept and redirect this network traffic to a nearby Cisco WAAS device for application acceleration and WAN...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Cisco IOS NAT − Integration With MPLS VPN

    Cisco IOS NAT has features to permit scalable deployment of shared services today. Cisco continues to develop NAT Application Level Gateway (ALG) support for protocols important to customers. Performance improvements and hardware acceleration for translation functions will ensure that NAT and ALGs provide acceptable solutions for some time to come....

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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 // Aug 2010

    Integrated DPI and Cisco In-Line Services: Optimize the Flow of Traffic and Monetize Your Network

    Mobile operators, from cell phone companies to ISPs, are faced with two challenges: how to optimize and monetize their networks. With mobile broadband traffic projected to increase up to 35 times its current volume by 2015, the response to these two issues could mean the difference between significantly growing the...

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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 // Jul 2010

    IP Centrex or Hosted Unified Communications: Key Considerations for Service Providers

    For service providers, the objectives of IP Centrex and hosted Unified Communications services are similar: Give business customers another way to access IP communications technologies without having to invest in customer-premises systems. There's certainly opportunity in the market. Some 84 percent of small and medium-sized businesses today still had some...

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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 // 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 // Jul 2010

    Cisco's Experience With Next-Generation Events Enhancing Meetings and Events With Collaboration Capabilities to Improve Business Impact, Reduce Costs

    With the pressures of globalization, increased competition, and the continually accelerating information explosion, the need for employees, customers, and partners to come together, exchange knowledge, gain fresh perspectives, build networks, and nurture relationships has never been greater. Internal events are essential to ensuring effective communication, creating organizational alignment, and enhancing...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    New Peering Standards for Ethernet Exchanges: Simplify Interconnections and Enable New Revenues

    The growth of Carrier Ethernet services has led to the establishment of robust carrier interconnects standards by the MEF that enable many-to-many connections and a common, reliable framework for providing end-to-end CoS, OAM, and SLAs. With the ratification and adoption of the E-NNI specification in particular, interconnect providers now see...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Wireless RF Interference Customer Survey Results

    Over 600 Cisco customers participated in an online survey about wireless RF interference and wireless network usage. The survey results confirmed that RF interference is affecting wireless network performance for a majority of companies. It also confirmed that the majority of companies now consider all or part of their wireless...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    FWSM Cluster Deployment Across Two VSS Domains

    VSS is a Cisco technology that binds together two Catalyst 6500 switches to form one virtual switch entity. Once the virtual entity is formed, only one of the two supervisors is active at a time. The other remains in standby mode. The virtual entity is perceived as one Catalyst 6500...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cisco Threat Defense for Borderless Networks

    Traditional security techniques are unable to respond to threats that can arise from anywhere. To protect today's borderless networks, IT managers must adapt by implementing faster, smarter security measures that monitor the constantly changing global landscape. This white paper, written for IT managers and executives, examines the security risks and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Autoprovisioning Data Center Top-of-Rack Switches

    With the vast increase in available information, movement to virtualization, and growing demand for cloud computing, data centers are expanding at a rapid pace. To save costs, increase availability, and address environmental factors, companies are expanding their data centers into different geographical areas, while their network operations groups are mainly...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Global Business Analytics Leader Reduces WAN Network Costs

    SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, has focused on delivering proven customer solutions that drive innovation and improve performance. Their challenges are to control communications costs, improve employee productivity and efficiency and help ensure reliable, uninterrupted performance of communications services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Putting Social Software to Work in Your Business: A Journey Toward Enterprise 2.0

    Over the past decade, business leaders have addressed productivity gaps by implementing systems that automate and accelerate transactional business processes. Automating repeatable processes frees up time for people to focus on things that can't be automated. Today, however, business leaders cannot achieve the growth and innovation they want from further...

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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 // Jun 2010

    Using VMware VMmark Benchmark Results to Compare the Virtualization Performance of Servers

    The VMware VMmark benchmark is a benchmark designed by VMware to model a server consolidation scenario. The original benchmark specification and test harness for VMmark 1.0 was published in 2007 and modeled the standard workloads found in the data center at the time: a database server, a file server, a...

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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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  • 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 // Mar 2012

    Service Provider Delivers Secure Cloud Services for the Enterprise

    Groupe Steria SCA one of the largest providers of IT-enabled business services in Europe. Their challenges are they need to devise profitable cloud model, it protect existing customer base and attract new customers. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to new Platform-as-a-Service (Paas) offer based on Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Telecom Carrier Offers First-of-its-Kind Cloud Security Solution

    BT offers fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services to consumers, enterprise companies, and the public sector. Their challenges are they need to improve security of enterprise voice networks, no holistic view of network environment and bolster data security by securing the voice network. They chose Cisco to...

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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 // Oct 2012

    Illinois Cloud Reduces IT Costs for School Districts

    IlliniCloud provides public school districts in Illinois with access to virtual services, online storage, and high-speed network conductivity. Their challenges are they offer scalable, secure services to school districts, Provide new services hosted in cloud and reduce cost of services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Big Company Virtualization Benefits for Medium-Sized Enterprise

    Sparda-Bank Hamburg is the largest cooperative bank in the Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, and Northern Lower Saxony area. Their challenges are they need to meet changing market conditions with lower-cost resource-optimized data center, while creating scalable private cloud to serve internal customers. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    State Government Deploys Private Cloud to Provide Services to Agencies

    State of Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area; however is the least densely populated. Their challenges are they delay in delivering information technology services to end-users, different departmental standards and procedures and overall operational inefficiencies and lack of unified teams within data center. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Regional Government Creates Collaborative Cloud Model

    Castilla-La Mancha provides health, education, and administration services for 919 municipalities. Their challenges are they need to develop and share services model for accelerating cloud strategy, roll out e-Government services to a widely dispersed population and it will create a online learning and virtual classroom platform. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Network Infrastructure Ready for the Cloud!

    The BMW data centre requires an upgrade in order to implement a forward-looking, innovative and efficient IT infrastructure and architecture. This upgrade should incorporate the virtualization of the data centre and the introduction of a private cloud, as well as implementing measures to meet the ever increasing availability and security...

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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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    vCloud Provides Infrastructure as a Service Using Cisco UCS

    vCloud AG, based in Lucerne, is a professional provider of enterprise virtual data centers. The startup company required a brand new data centre which offered the highest possible efficiency per square meter in terms of processor performance and storage density. The company also required a user-friendly, central management tool to...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Global Business Solutions Provider's Cloud Business Success Supported by Intelligent Automation

    The CSC has been solving complex information management challenges by employing innovative technology for business and government agencies all over the world. Their challenge is they need to seize market opportunity by providing innovative private cloud services to clients. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They implemented a software...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Infrastructure Integrator Uses Cloud, Data Center Expertise to Grow Business

    Forsythe Technology has helped customers optimize the cost, manage the risk. Their challenges are they need to capitalize on cloud market opportunity with new architecture, product, and service offerings, validate and refine hybrid data center and cloud offerings to better serve customers and grow business and expand knowledge of converged...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Process and Document Leader Improves Cloud Services Delivery

    Xerox uses data center solutions to enhance Managed Print Services Business and delivery of cloud services. Their challenges are they need to enhance worldwide global delivery center network to meet growing demand for cloud-based managed print services, improve performance of big data analytics supporting service delivery and product development and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Software Provider Cuts Operating Costs by Standardizing Data Centers

    AudienceView Ticketing provides a white-label, web-based ticketing solution to theatres, arenas, stadiums, and arts organizations around the globe. Their challenges are they need to focus more resources on driving revenue, less on managing data center, streamline data center operations by standardizing with single vendor and scale to meet demands of...

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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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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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 // 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 // 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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  • 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

    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

    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 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 // 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 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 // 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 // May 2013

    Cisco Increases Patient Data Security for Healthcare Provider

    Since its founding in 1888, Sentara Healthcare has flourished using the latest technologies and practices to deliver outstanding medical services. Their challenges are they need to authenticate and authorize all legitimate devices and users for network access, safeguard confidential patient data, and assign appropriate security policies for patient data and...

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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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