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  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    How Cisco IT Deployed Cisco WebEx Cloud Connected Audio

    Cisco employees have increasingly used online web conferences in place of in-person meetings and audio-only conference calls. Their challenges are to support employees' rapidly growing use of audio and web conferences by transitioning to Cisco WebEx services and create network design to support shift from inbound to outbound calls for...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2015

    Saving Critical Workloads

    In fifteen years, Peak 10 has grown into a major provider of cloud, managed, data center and network services. The company collaborates with customers across a wide range of industries to find the solutions that work best for them. Their challenges are to deliver reliable, managed disaster recovery as a...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Manufacturer Unifies Workforce and Enhances Customer Interactions

    Pella Corporation offers a broad range of quality residential and commercial windows and doors for new construction and remodeling projects. Their challenges are to increase customer satisfaction with contact center experience, maintain people-centric culture as enterprise grows and simplify IT. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Transforming to an Engaged and Connected City

    Economic opportunity and a reputation as "Canada's safest city" have boosted the City of Mississauga's population to nearly 800,000 residents, and its growing fast. Their challenges are to provide open and accessible government, enable decisions through research and analytics, create a connected and engaged workforce and improve services through innovation....

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    A New Framework for Transforming IT

    As the global economy recovers, financial institutions are seeing new growth and fiercer competition. That's certainly true for Skipton Building Society, the UKs fourth-largest building society. In 2013, the organization made strong advances in customer count, savings balances and pretax profits. Their challenges are complex IT processes slowed responsiveness to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Best Practices for Building a Mobility Strategy

    The era of mobility is here. Line-of-business managers and IT leaders must consider how to evolve the business to maximize the new opportunities created by mobility. Mobile computing represents the most significant shift in IT since the birth of computing. Organizations that embrace this shift can gain a significant advantage...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    5 Tips for Wireless and BYOD

    BYOD and mobility continues to be one of the most influential trends reshaping the landscape of the mobile enterprise and the evolution of IT organizations. If your company needs to deploy mobile devices, read on!

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2014

    Wireless Network Connects 50-Acre Campus

    "Recognized by 28 national awards, Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) is one of the top high schools in the United States and the largest career and technical high school in New Jersey. Their challenges are to support one-to-one laptop initiative, upgrade wireless network to support thousands of devices simultaneously and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Infographic - Accelerating 40G Adoption

    An Infographic from Cisco looking at accelerating 40G adoption. It explores the trends driving the 40G upgrades as well as what it means for you Data Center. Download this Infographic to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Why the Nexus 9000 Switching Series Offers the Highest Availability and Reliability Measured in MTBF?

    With 2014 and 2015 being the years of open networking pilots and deployments, respectively, much focus was on the upcoming announcements of high-density 40GbE spine switches from Cisco’s Nexus 9000 series, Arista’s 7500E and HP’s 11900/12900. The new generation of hybrid switching leverages the forwarding and power efficiency gains afforded...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Your Data Center to an Application Centric Infrastructure

    Organizations everywhere recognize that changing application environments are creating new demands for the IT infrastructure, causing a transformation within the data center. There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Nexus at a Glance

    The Cisco ACI makes IT more agile by reducing application deployment time. It does this by providing a common programmable automation and management framework for network, application, security, and virtualization teams. Cisco ACI is built on a fabric foundation that combines hardware, software, and ASIC innovations into an integrated system....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Powerful Business Support

    Serving over half a million customers, the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) is currently the only electricity utility on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Their challenges are to reduce operating expenses for IT support, increase speed and efficiency of SAP applications and standardize data centers on single solution. They chose...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Unleashing IT ACI Special Edition Article

    Virtualization, cloud, and mobility are opening new avenues in the IT world and could require infrastructure changes. The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) is the future of networking with a holistic architecture, centralized automation, and policy-driven application profiles. Featured customers weigh in on their decision to implement Cisco...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Transform your business by adopting Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

    The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric architecture brings a revolutionary policy-based approach to data center networks with the introduction of the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches and the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC). Enhancements introduced in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series facilitate programmability of the fabric according...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Infographic - Why Choose Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

    An infographic explaining application deployment at the speed of business. Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is application aware, enables dynamic application instantiation and removal, and is capable of supporting physical, virtual, and cloud integration with full management visibility. Download this infographic to understand how ACI can boost the efficiency of your...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Case Study - Accelerating Productivity with Cisco ACI

    Learn how Infrastructure-as-a-Service company simplified its data center using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) approach. Adopting Cisco's ACI, NetApp experienced: • Improvements in the density of throughput and cost per port • Increased productivity of the infrastructure • Integrated visibility and intelligence • Agility enablement of the entire application infrastructure...

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  • Research // Nov 2014

    Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Overview

    Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is an innovative architecture that radically simplifies, optimizes, and accelerates the entire application deployment lifecycle. This report provides a brief overview of Cisco ACI along with, • Infrastructure problems addressed • Main ACI Components • Benefits of ACI • ACI Services Download this report to learn more.

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Innovating Italian Logistics Market with Cloud

    Artoni Trasporti serves 13,000 clients and handles 30,000 daily shipments via 35 branches and 35 partners. Operations must be visible in real-time. Anytime, anyplace. In the warehouse, in the office, and on the road. Their challenges are to protect business continuity with more agile and lower-cost IT model. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Evolved Data Centers for Transforming Companies

    Calligaris Spa is a historical Friulian company that has been engaged in the production of home furnishings since 1923, and it's one of the most well-known Italian brands worldwide in the field of home design. Their challenges are innovating the data center network infrastructure, ensuring higher performance by reducing management...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Fitness Company Builds Secure Data Center

    Beachbody, creator of one of the nation's most popular in-home fitness and weight loss solutions, was founded in 1998. Their challenges are to disparate network without standardized platform hindered growth, isolated data, security, and telecom didn't allow single-pane network view and manual configuration and management of firewalls required intensive time....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Cisco Collaboration: Giving Small and Medium Organisations a Head Start

    Simple, affordable collaboration solutions are making it easier for people to work more effectively, on any device, and from any location: in the office, at home, or on the move. Nowhere is this more evident than in small and medium organisations where more and more businesses are seizing new opportunities...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Top Ways to Optimize Your Contact Centre Investment

    Improving the customer experience to strengthen loyalty is a top goal for global brands. And because contact centres are typically a once-in-a-decade investment, the stakes are high. Picking the right platform and the right partner is proven to: Improve customer satisfaction Lower cost per call Increase first contact resolution ...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Infographic: Customers Have Changed the Way They Interact. Has your Contact Centre?

    Customers now communicate across multiple emerging channels and devices. This isn’t a vision of the future – it’s happening right now. The research shows that customers have and are in love with the technology. What’s more, their preferences are becoming well established, so if you are not accessible in...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Bank Migrates Two Data Centers to Support Long-Term Growth

    Banco de Guayaquil is Ecuador's second-largest private bank, serving approximately 1.6 million customers with an extensive network of 4000 neighborhood banks, 200 national offices. Their challenges are to migrating two data centers to achieve greater geographical redundancy, complete project on time, on budget, with no impact on users and find...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Making Life Easier at a Banking Sector Firm

    Bellevue Group has a focus on corporate banking and asset management. Their challenges are to improve compliance, enhance services, cut complexity and have high availability. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco unified data center architecture, collaboration, security and wireless. The results of implementing Cisco were...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Wi-Fi Means Rapid Growth for Mobile Advertising Innovator

    Velti has emerged as a leading player in this global boom, providing mobile advertising technology and solutions. Their challenges are to enhance business agility through quicker set-up of new offices anywhere, decrease provisioning time for mobile workforce and reduce capital expenditure and accelerate secure collaboration and communication within and between...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    African Bank Halves Data Center Size

    Zanaco is one of Zambia's top banks. It leads the way in areas such as Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and Internet banking. Their challenges are to create IT platform for growth and simplify admin and upgrade compute. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco Unified Computing...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    IT Solutions Provider Delivers Unified Global Services

    Getronics is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, offering a complete portfolio of integrated IT and communications services for large enterprises and public-sector organizations. Their challenges are to engage with multinational German company to provide superior visibility across installed base, consolidate end-of-life data for more proactive lifecycle management and help ensure...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Data Center Provider Boosts Hosting Capability

    OEtker Daten und InformationsVerarbeitung (OEDIV) is a data center application hosting business belonging to Dr. Oetker, the German multinational conglomerate. Their challenges are to reduce costs while maintaining quality of service, attract new hosting customers and improve time to market. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Growing University in Namibia Moves to Next-Generation Security

    At The Polytechnic of Namibia has a 13,000-student university with 11 offices across the country. Their challenges are to prepare network for anticipated doubling of student body size, strengthen network security against increasing infections and attacks and simplify security implementations and management for limited staff. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Protecting Against Security Threats, Streamlining Service Delivery

    The Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain, provides health, education and administration services for a widely dispersed population of more than two million residents. Their challenges are to streamline delivery of regional government's public services and update, simplify email management with easy-to-deploy email security...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    IT Services Provider Protects SAN Investment, Expands Capabilities

    EVRY AS provides IT services to businesses, financial institutions, national public-sector entities, municipalities, etc. Their challenges are to meet increasing demand for high performance, keep SAN infrastructure as simple as possible and minimize management requirements. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco MDS 9710 multilayer directors,...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Claims Management Company Makes 10-Year SAN Investment

    Crawford & Company is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions. Their challenges are to improve SAN switching resiliency and performance, support future requirements, including scaling capacity, growing VMs, and potential move to FCoE and minimize migration risk and effort. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    System Integrator Simplifies and Automates Data Center Infrastructure

    NEC NEtworks & System Integration Corporation (NESIC) is a large-scale network and system integrator for the NEC Group. Their challenges are to unify infrastructure management for both virtual and physical environments, reduce time and labor involved with deploying infrastructure and improves cost-efficiency of cloud services and solutions. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    School Gives Students Secure Web Access to Needed Applications

    The PDM Group of Institutions provides primary, secondary education as well as higher education and operates 14 different institutions that offer high-quality technical, business, engineering, and medical education. Their challenges are to simplify network and security operations, control access to network, applications, and websites and help ensure adequate network bandwidth...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Securing Fire Service That Protects Millions

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

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

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    School District Deploys VDI to Improve Computer Management

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Service Provider Redesigns for Cloud, Hosted, and Virtual Services

    Based in North America, an integrated service provider with $18 billion in annual revenues from fixed they want to develop long-lasting extensible architecture to be deployed across multiple data centers and design new data center architecture to offer cloud, hosted, and virtual services for differentiated services. They chose Cisco Unified...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Service Provider Expands Cloud Business With Cisco CMSP Certification

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Services Firm Goes Global With Desktop as a Service

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Service Provider Offers Infrastructure as a Service in Minutes

    Phoenix NAP is a leading provider of data center services, including co-location, storage, physical servers, and cloud hosting. Their challenge is to develop public cloud offering that customers could resell, introduce service quickly and simplify global support. They deployed to FlexPod, a pre-validated configuration for a secure multi-tenancy cloud based...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    SunGard Innovates in Managed Cloud Services with Cisco CloudVerse

    The company provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services, and business continuity management software. SunGard's Enterprise Cloud Services, built atop a VCE V-block infrastructure platform, provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), with multiple layers of data protection for application availability. Among the different types of customers...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Cisco VXI-Based Office PC Desktop Virtualization 36% Less Electricity Used Office-Wide; Improved Operability, Convenience and Security

    NTT Plala Inc. provides a wealth of services, from its Hikari-TV video streaming service to its Plala ISP packages, and also actively pursues a full corporate social responsibility policy. As part of the electricity-saving efforts, the company has a project underway for running internal PCs on virtualized desktops. Cisco VXI...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    CloudVerse Switching for Competitive Advantage

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    City Handles Calls During Democratic National Convention with Cloud Collaboration City

    The City of Charlotte views information technology as a strategic tool for efficient citizen service, economic growth, and public safety. Their challenges are to provide excellent experience for residents and visitors who call City's contact centers and scale to meet increased call volume during democratic national convention. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Auction Company Makes Network Access Safer, Faster

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

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    University Grows Capacity with New Data Center Platform

    Elon University is an independent, private university renowned for its excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies. Their challenges are to replace aging server equipment and grow capacity, reduce energy and footprint of servers in at capacity data center and improve manageability and control of virtualized environment....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Developing New Cloud Solutions and Delivery Models

    Fujitsu in the UK is part of the global Fujitsu group, delivering IT-based business solutions to customers in 70 countries. Their challenges are to develop and market a compelling cloud collaboration solution in the UK, optimize WAN and cloud delivery capabilities globally and enhance customer service levels and improve operational...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    School Simplifies E-Rate Funding by Moving to Cloud Solution

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Global Company Transforms Culture with Cloud-Based Collaboration

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Telco Delivers Fast, Flexible, Secure Services in the Cloud

    Swisscom AG is the largest telecommunications provider in Switzerland. Their challenges are to automate billing and fulfillment processes in customer-facing cloud portal, extend unified cloud capabilities across multiple business units and meet stringent security requirements for business-ready cloud solution. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Data Center Orchestration and Automation Support Global Growth

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

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Swiss Service Provider Scales New Heights

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

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  • Case Studies // 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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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Educational Community Cloud Supports Learning Excellence

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Managed Services Provider Makes Rain with Cloud Offerings

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

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report

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

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Data Retrieval Firm Boosts Productivity while Protecting Customer Data

    DriveSavers has become one of the premier data recovery companies in the world - with a track record of rescuing data from hard drives that have been through warehouse fires, bus crashes, and even several days at the bottom of the Amazon River. Their challenges are to protect critical applications...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    How Cisco IT Migrated Unified Communications to Cisco UCS

    For many years, Cisco IT used Cisco 7845 Media Convergence Servers (Cisco MCS) as a standard hosting platform for voice services. Their challenges are to grow current UC solution, simplify management of UC systems and upgrade UC servers with minimal downtime. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Cloud Storage Company Saves Money and Increases Collaboration

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

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Seven Corners Meets Travelers' Needs- Fast and Efficiently- with a Private Cloud Built on Cisco, NetApp, and VMware

    Seven Corners, is one of the most experienced international travel health insurance, trip insurance, and specialty benefit management companies in the industry. Their challenge is to refresh servers/storage infrastructure for availability, agility, and efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have implemented build private cloud on Cisco, NetApp,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    How Cisco IT Planned and Executed a Global Data Center Strategy

    In 2008, as its data centers approached space and power limits, Cisco IT developed a global data center strategy. Their challenges are to increase capacity to support business growth, provide operational continuity throughout planned or unplanned outages and transform Cisco IT business model to a service provider model. 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 // Jan 2012

    Top Fitness Publisher Optimizes Data Center, Improves Performance

    Human Kinetics is known globally as the information leader in physical activity and health. Their challenges are to improve storage scalability to meet present and future growth demands, downsize data center while optimizing manageability and performance and migrate to blade solution to increase data center capacity. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Auto Company Improves Business Continuity and Cuts Costs

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

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    How Cisco IT Virtualized Oracle RAC Databases on Unified Computing System with VMware

    The Cisco workforce accesses approximately 1300 Oracle databases for business processes ranging from order processing to customer care. Their challenges are to increase business agility by accelerating provisioning of new Oracle and Oracle RAC databases, increase resiliency and lower infrastructure costs for Oracle databases. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Leading Interactive Games Designer Accelerates Business Intelligence Program

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

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    How Cisco Transformed Its Supply Chain

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

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    How Cisco IT Uses SAP BWA Appliance to Improve Pipeline Visibility

    Cisco Sales Operations plays a vital role in tracking all transactions and bookings for the company. Their challenges are to multiple business intelligence data sources hard to keep current or cross-reference for good decision making and growing sales, new offerings and new markets put even more stress on current business...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Cisco IT Automates Workloads for Big Data Analytics Environments

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    How Cisco IT Migrated 34 TB Oracle RAC Database from HP Superdome to Cisco Unified Data Center Platform: Unified Computing, Unified Fabric, and Unified Management

    As part of the global data center program, Cisco IT embarked on the journey to a private cloud in 2009. Their challenges are to scale mission-critical Oracle RAC database, eliminate downtime requirement to perform server maintenance and execute flawless migration to avoid disruption to customer service. They chose Cisco to...

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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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    How Cisco IT Built a Storage Cloud for Big Data

    The Cisco workforce is capturing massive amounts of video for communications, collaboration, training, and physical security. Their challenges are cost-effectively store unstructured static files or big data and relieve employee teams from having to continually request new storage. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Built private...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Swiss SP Courts Clients with Savvy, Affordable Cloud Services

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Faster Access to Information and Applications

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Greater Virtualization with a Smaller Server Footprint

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

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Cisco Standardizes Workload Automation Across the Enterprise

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

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