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Cisco Helps Extend ICT Education into Rural South Africa With Launch of Community Knowledge Centers

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 10 February 2011 - Cisco today announced the launch of 15 community knowledge centers in South Africa, funded by Cisco through its partners in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Cisco worked with Inveneo to bring in the technology in the form of computers and networking equipment, with One Global Economy to install a Web portal that will contain local ...

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DEMO: Simplifying Resource Management with VMware View

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Cisco Announces Gloucestershire Constabulary as 500th Unified Computing System Customer in Europe

BEDFONT, UK - 9 February 2011 - Cisco announced at Cisco Live in London last week that Gloucestershire Constabulary, a police force covering six districts across southwest England, has become the 500th customer of the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM in Europe. This implementation represents the latest milestone in the rapid adoption of Cisco's next-generation data centre platform. ...

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Symposium on Global Green Cities of the 21st Century to Be Held in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - Feb. 10, 2011 – Organizers and sponsors of the Global Green Cities of the 21st Century: Evolving Models for Sustainable Urban Design today announced that the symposium will take place Feb. 23-25 at the San Francisco JW Marriott. With the goal of fostering sustainable urban development and design, the landmark symposium will shed light on the development of green cities. Gavin ...

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Cisco Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Q2 Net Sales: $10.4 billion (increase of 6% year over year) Q2 Net Income: $1.5 billion GAAP; $2.1 billion non-GAAP Q2 Earnings per Share: $0.27 GAAP (decrease of 16% year over year); $0.37 non-GAAP (decrease of 8% year over year) SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 9, 2011 – Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and ...

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Cisco Announces Upcoming Events with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE Calif., February 11, 2011 - Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following events with the financial community during the month of February. The events will be webcast.  Interested parties can view these events on Cisco's Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.cisco.com. Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2011 February 15, ...

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Cisco Drives the Mobile Internet for Enhanced Video Experience Across Wireless Networks

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 – From the 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress, Cisco today announced Cisco® MOVE, a strategic framework that comprises new solutions to enable service providers to better manage, enhance and take financial advantage of the rapidly growing volume of mobile video and data traffic. The new Cisco MOVE (Monetization, Optimization, Videoscape Experience) ...

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Kuwait National Petroleum Company Selects Cisco for Unified Communications Rollout

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, 13 Feb. 2011 - Cisco announced today that the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has chosen to deploy Cisco® Unified Communications technology solutions at its headquarters, refineries and marketing offices in Kuwait, where nearly 8,500 employees are employed. KNPC enhanced its existing data network infrastructure and migrated its voice, video and data networks ...

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Taking 3D to the Next Level

February 14, 2011 By Stephen H. Wildstrom In late January, a three-dimensional image of Princess Leia appeared at an engineering conference in San Francisco. The red, fuzzy avatar didn't look as realistic as the projection of Princess Leia in 1977's Star Wars, but it may prove a lot more important.  The image created in San Francisco was a true hologram, not a studio special effect.&# ...

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Safaricom and Tata Communications Launch East Africa's First Public Cisco TelePresence Suites at the Serena Hotels in Kenya and Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya, and KAMPALA, Uganda, 14 February 2011: Safaricom, the leading provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya, and Tata Communications, a leading provider of the new world of communications, today unveiled the first public Cisco TelePresence Suites® in Kenya and Uganda. Two public Cisco TelePresence® rooms are hosted in Serena Hotels' luxury city hotels in Nairobi ...

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Gujarat Telelink Private Ltd. (GTPL) Ushers In Cable Digitization with Next-Generation Cisco Set-Top Boxes

NEW DELHI, India, Feb 14 - Cisco today announced that it has been chosen by Gujarat Telelinks Private Ltd. (GTPL) to usher in cable digitization across the key states of Gujarat, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Jharkhand. As part of this digitization program, GTPL will deploy more than 300,000 next-generation digital set-top boxes from Cisco over the next 12 months in these markets. Digitization ...

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Cisco TelePresence Fires Up Fan Rivalry at 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 15, 2011 - Cisco, the official technology sponsor for the National Hockey League® (NHL), today announced it will be a sponsor of the 2011 Tim Hortons™ NHL Heritage Classic™. As part of the sponsorship, Cisco will be on-site at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Feb. 19 and 20 to enrich the fan experience through Cisco TelePresence®. On Sunday, Feb. 20, ...

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From Facetime to family time: the rise of the video-call

February 15, 2011 By Sue Tabbitt Talk to the leading technology visionaries and it's a case of when rather than if video-calls will overtake audio as the standard means of remote, voice-based communication. Ask analysts and the average user, however, and there's a lot more skepticism.  Whatever the technical advances, video communications will only ever have niche appeal, they argue. ...

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Cisco to Sponsor the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011

ATHENS, Greece – Feb. 14, 2011 - As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, Cisco announced today that it will be a sponsor at the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011. Special Olympics is a non-profit organization founded in 1968. From then on until today, Special Olympics have evolved to a Global Movement that offers the opportunity to 3.1 million athletes ...

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Cisco Collaborates With Barcelona to Support '2020 Vision' for Sustainable Urban Management and Economic Growth

BARCELONA, Spain -  16 February, 2011 – Cisco today announced that it is collaborating with the city of Barcelona to initiate a strategic pilot program aimed at advancing the city's vision for sustainable urban development. John Chambers, Cisco chairman and CEO, and Jordi Hereu, the mayor of Barcelona, announced an initiative that will use technology as an enabler to help transform ...

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Cisco Redefines Security for Today's Borderless Organization With Highly Distributed Context-Aware Enforcement Across Its Security Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 16, 2011 – Cisco continues to invest in addressing the rapidly changing security needs of businesses today with the announcement of new context-aware security enforcement across its security portfolio. The new borderless organizations have dramatically changed the definition of how, when and where people work, causing a need to redefine the way security solutions ...

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Social Media and Business Trends

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Cisco Eos Social Entertainment Platform Introduces New Video, Mobile and Content Management Features; Launches 100th Live Site

SAN JOSE, Calif., February 17, 2011 – Cisco today announced the availability of new Cisco Eos® features that deliver advanced video and mobile experiences, in addition to content management capabilities, that enable Media & Entertainment companies to effectively create and manage compelling online audience experiences. The company also announced the launch of the 100th website built ...

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Reshape Your Desktop with "Zero Client" Hardware

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Cisco to Highlight Health Innovation at HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 20-24

Feb. 18, 2011 Cisco invites the media and 2011 HIMSS Conference attendees to explore the company's latest health innovation pavilion highlighting solutions for telehealth, video collaboration, mobility and tablet PC technology, and clinical workflow solutions that facilitate reliable, highly secure and accessible health care. At this year's HIMSS Conference, Cisco will highlight ...

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Cisco Reaches 3,000-Customer Milestone in Digital Signage

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2011 – Cisco today announced that more than 3,000 customers have deployed Cisco® Digital Signs technology. Recently named the new worldwide market-share leader in digital signage software by Frost & Sullivan in the firm's forthcoming report, "World Digital Signage Systems Market," Cisco joined the digital signage market in 2007 and has rapidly introduced ...

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Cloud Providers Combine to Boost Asian Market

February 21, 2011 By Bill Bulkeley   Some of the biggest players in technology have come together to form a group that aims to boost the use of cloud architectures in Asia, where adoption lags behind the U.S. and Europe. The effort provides a window on some of the continuing issues affecting the evolution of cloud computing. And it shows some surprising barriers. Among them: ...

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Cisco Employees: It Gets Better

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Cisco to Showcase the Power of the Network at Digital Signage Expo 2011

February 22, 2011 Cisco will exhibit at the Las Vegas Convention Center' Digital Signage Expo on Feb. 22-25. Demonstrating its leading network-based signage solutions, Cisco will highlight its latest product innovations emphasizing the rapidly evolving capabilities for displaying dynamic live streaming and on-demand video, motion graphics and more. "Digital signage is a Cisco ...

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Cisco Names Gary Moore Chief Operating Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 22, 2011 – Cisco today announced that Executive Vice President Gary Moore has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within Cisco. Moore previously ran Cisco Services and will continue to report to John Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco. "Gary is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results.  He is uniquely ...

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Mobile network technology for smarter cars

February 22, 2011 By Stephen H. Wildstrom As you are about to drive into an intersection, a piercing alarm and a flashing red warning light cause you to hit the brakes hard. You narrowly avoid a serious collision with a car running a red light. Today, a relatively few cars equipped with expensive radar- and camera-based collision-avoidance systems could give you this warning. But if a ...

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Cisco Demonstrates Leadership in Virtualized, Scalable, Cloud- Ready Data Centers with Customer and Technology Milestones

SAN JOSE, CA. February 22nd, 2011 – Cisco today announced a series of customer and technology milestones across the Unified Fabric, Unified Computing System and Unified Network Services technology portfolios which form the foundation of its Data Center Business Advantage architectural framework. Cisco announced that it has shipped its one millionth Nexus 10Gb Ethernet port, bringing the ...

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Cisco Event with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, Calif, - February 23, 2011 - Cisco participated in a multi-point business to business TelePresence meeting sponsored by  Tal Liani, Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Participants included John Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco; John McCool, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Data Center, Switching and Services Group; and Bank of America Merrill ...

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Busan Launches Mobile App Development Center for City Services Over a Mobile Cloud Infrastructure as Part of Cisco Smart Connected Communities

BUSAN, Korea – Feb. 23, 2010 – Busan Metropolitan City today launched an innovative center to host a variety of services for its citizens. Operating like an app store for developers, the Busan Mobile Application Development Center (BMAC), marks the first phase of the city's deployment of Smart+Connected Community (S+CC) services, in collaboration with the global networking leader Cisco ...

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Cisco Senior Vice President Barry O'Sullivan to Keynote on Collaboration at Enterprise Connect

February 24, 2011 Cisco will be exhibiting new collaboration and unified communications technologies at Enterprise Connect 2011 in Orlando, Fla., a leading conference taking place Feb. 28-March 3 that focuses on enterprise Internet Protocol telephony, video, unified communications, social software, customer care, virtualization and cloud computing. Cisco's Barry O'Sullivan will deliver a ...

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Cisco Makes Video Easier to Create, Consume, Search and Share Across the Enterprise

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 – As part of its strategy to enable organizations to improve business collaboration and communication, Cisco today unveiled a host of new offerings designed to make it easy for anyone to be a video producer. Customers now have new ways to create and consume video across the enterprise. With the new Cisco offerings, they can:  Record and share videos ...

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DEMO: Cisco Energywise Orchestrator

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Cisco Announces Upcoming Events with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE Calif., February 25, 2011 - Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following events with the financial community during the month of March. The events will be webcast.  Interested parties can view these events on Cisco's Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.cisco.com. Pacific Crest 2011 Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit March 2, 2011 San ...

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Maison Henri Deschamps to Build a State-of-the-Art Tier III Data Center in Haiti With Cisco Technology

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Feb. 25,  2011  -  Maison Henri Deschamps (RETEL), the leading publishing company for the education sector in Haiti, announces the launching of its new information technology division, RETAL, to build a state-of-the-art data center in the nation's capital, Port-au-Prince. In addition to serving Deschamps' enterprise needs, the facility will be the ...

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New i-Concierge Kiosk at Harbour City Enabled by Cisco, Wharf T&T and MajorLink

HONG KONG, Feb. 24, 2011 – Harbour City Estates Limited, Cisco, Wharf T&T Limited and MajorLink Communications Limited today jointly announced a leading-edge move in Asia's shopping arcade industry. With a view to reshaping the retail experience, Harbour City has become a pioneer in Asia by introducing the "i-Concierge Kiosk", a first-of-its-kind in-person customer-service kiosk, with Cisco' ...

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The Internet Is Out of Addresses, But Don't Panic

February 28, 2011 By Stephen Wildstrom You would have thought 4,294,967,295 internet addresses was plenty. But less than 30 years after the Internet Protocol was adopted and barely 15 years after the internet went mainstream, the pool of numerical addresses that allow PCs, servers, and an ever-growing flood of mobile devices to find each other on the net has been all but ...

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Cisco Networking Academy Reaches 1 Million Students Annually Worldwide

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 28, 2011 – Cisco today announced that its largest and most enduring corporate social responsibility program, the Cisco®  Networking Academy®, has enrolled its 1 millionth concurrent student for the first time. In partnership with educational institutions, government administrations and community based organizations around the world, the ...

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Cisco Helps Channel Partners Evolve With Cloud Partner Program and Collaborative Professional Services

NEW ORLEANS - Cisco Partner Summit – March 1, 2011 – Cisco today announced it is investing in new channel initiatives to help partners evolve to monetize the cloud opportunity and expand their professional services practices. Today at its annual global partner conference, Cisco introduced a new cloud partner program to help partners choose their role in the cloud and evolve their ...

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Cisco and Management Today Award 2011's Business Heroes

1st March 2011 – Businesses from across the UK were named "Business Heroes" as Cisco today announced the results of its hunt to find Britain's most inspiring smart businesses. In its inaugural year, the Business Heroes Awards were made up of six categories, each celebrating shining examples of the UK's most enter­prising small businesses. The contest to find the UK's most resilient ...

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Cisco Jabber Takes Unified Communications and Collaboration to New Heights for PC, Mac, Tablets and Smart Phones

ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2011 – At the Enterprise Connect 2011 trade show, Cisco today announced the release of Cisco JabberTM, a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging (IM), voice and video, voice messaging, desktop sharing and conferencing into a single consistent experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones. Jabber provides a simple way ...

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Cisco's Crazy Cabling Contest Has Begun

March 1, 2011 Cisco's Crazy Cabling Contest Has Begun! Data centers are a thing to be marveled at. After all, they really are the 'brain' of a company.  And just like a snowflake, no two data centers are the same. However, there are some things that every data center needs in order to operate. For example, cabling. There's no getting around the fact that all those wires and boxes ...

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Cisco's 'Crazy Cabling Contest' Complete Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A Purchase will not increase your chances of winning.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law. This Promotion (the "Promotion") opens on March 1, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time and ends on March 25, 2011 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time, or if earlier, until there are no more available prizes (the "Promotion Period").  Entry into this ...

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Cisco Announces Unified Communications Platforms for Small and Mid-sized Businesses and New Sales Productivity Initiatives

NEW ORLEANS – Cisco Partner Summit – March 2, 2011 – Cisco today announced two new purpose-built unified communications solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. These new Cisco® Unified Communications offerings provide customers in these distinct market segments with complete, affordable, business-class collaboration systems to help drive productivity and profitability. ...

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of Pari Networks

SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 2, 2011 -  Cisco today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Pari Networks, a leading provider of network configuration and change management (NCCM) and compliance management solutions that will complement Cisco's smart service capabilities. Based in Milpitas, Calif., with part of its employee base in Hyderabad, India, Pari Networks' technology ...

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Cisco to Host International Education Forum - Education Leaders Gather Virtually to Discuss Role of Technology in Schools

SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 2, 2011 - Cisco will host a virtual forum for school and higher education leaders to discuss the role that technology can play in creating a "connected learning society" that fosters collaboration and communications, and transforms the learning experience. Who: Opening remarks via video from Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers; college, university and K-12 educators; ...

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Main One Cable Chooses Cisco to Take Broadband Capacity in West Africa to the Next Level

LAGOS, Nigeria, 03 March 2011 - Cisco announced today that Main One Cable Company the first privately owned submarine network cable company in West Africa, will be deploying Cisco's Internet Protocol Next- Generation Network (IP NGN) solution to take broadband capacity in West Africa to the next level. The platform will provide a strong foundation for meeting Main One's present and future ...

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Bell is the first National Partner to market the new Cisco Unified Communications UC320W to SMB customers in Canada

MONTRÉAL, March 2, 2011 – Bell today announced the delivery in Canada of the Cisco Small Business Unified Communications UC320W, which was formally unveiled today at the Cisco Partner Summit in New Orleans. The UC320W is a cost-effective, fully featured unified communications system for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that delivers integrated voice and data plus other features ...

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TV Goes Social at Oscars and GRAMMYs

March 3, 2011 By Laurence Cruz When the big-screen glitterati, thousands of fans and a sizable chunk of the world's attention converged on Hollywood for the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony last Sunday, a convergence of another kind also went into overdrive: TV and social media. This year's Oscars took that convergence to a whole new level, giving fans the opportunity to track the stars on TV, ...

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MegaFon Upgrades Its Mobile Network With the Cisco ASR 5000

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia – March 3, 2011 – Cisco today announced that MegaFon, one of Russia's leading telecommunications service providers, has installed the Cisco® ASR 5000 mobile multimedia core platform in its Central Region mobile network. With the high performance and advanced intelligence of the Cisco ASR 5000, MegaFon will be able to serve more customers, more reliably, while ...

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DEMO: Breaking Down the Stuxnet Worm and PDF Threats

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Book Publishing: A Faster, More Social Approach

March 7,2011 By Marc Gunther Seth Godin's first book failed because of Vanna White. My last book was crushed by George Bush and John Kerry. The book publishing industry is stuck in a rut. It desperately needs new ideas. That's why Seth and I are both excited about his new venture: The Domino Project, a publishing platform that uses the power of social media to help writers ...

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Cisco Connects Businesses to Consumers via Video; Announces Seamless Connectivity between ūmi and Cisco TelePresence and Expansion of Consumer TelePresence Portfolio

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 7, 2011 – Extending the company's success in telepresence, Cisco today announced that it is enabling businesses to connect with consumers via full interoperability between Cisco ūmiTM  and the Cisco TelePresence portfolio for businesses.  Cisco is also announcing an expansion of its ūmi product line with a range of options, from free HD ...

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Cisco's STEM Challenge to get students into gear for London 2012 Paralympian

LONDON, 7th March 2011 - School children across the United Kingdom are being challenged to design an online presence for a member of ParalympicsGB as part of the latest STEM Challenge, run by STEMNET (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) in partnership with Cisco, the Official Network Infrastructure Provider of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Cisco is ...

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Wharf T&T Unveils New IP Communications Solution With Cisco to Offer Small Businesses a Collaborative Business Environment

HONG KONG, 8 March 2011 – Wharf T&T and COL (Wharf T&T), a leading ICT service provider in Hong Kong, and Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking and communications, today announced the launch of the new IP Communications Solution for Hong Kong small businesses. Wharf T&T is first in Asia to partner with Cisco to introduce the Cisco® Unified Communications 320 (UC320) with SIP (Session ...

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Mahindra and Cisco to Collaborate in Areas Such as Smart Cities, Virtual Dealership, Sports and Entertainment, and Cloud Services

08 March, 2011 – Mumbai (INDIA): Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Cisco today announced the signing of a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under which the parties intend to collaborate on go-to-market strategies in areas that include smart cities, virtual dealership, sports and entertainment, and cloud services. The multifaceted strategic interlock brings together Cisco's ...

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Cisco Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 9, 2011 - Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes under an automatic shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Actual terms of the notes, including interest rate, principal amount and maturity will depend on market conditions at the ...

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Cisco Announces Results of International Education Survey: World Education Leaders See Increasing Role for Technology to Transform Learning

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 9, 2011 – More than three-quarters of top education officials around the world believe technology can play a major role in how students learn and how teachers educate, according to a global survey commissioned by Cisco and conducted by Clarus Research Group, a Washington, D.C.-based research firm. Telephone interviews were conducted with 500 education ...

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3TS Fund Invests 4 Million Euro in Avangate

BUCHAREST, Romania - March 9, 2011 – 3TS Capital Partners, the Growth Capital Investor for Central and Eastern Europe, is pleased to announce that its Technology in Central and Eastern Europe Fund S.C.A. SICAR, informally known as 3TS Cisco Growth Fund, has invested in Avangate, provider of electronic software distribution and partner management solutions, by acquiring a minority stake in ...

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Talk2Cisco: Work Life Redesign - What You Need to Know

March 10, 2011 With the onslaught of web 2.0 tools, confusion and frustration often set in before the power and benefit of such tools can be realized.   Join us for a live, social discussion featuring two Cisco executives, Carlos Dominguez and Lance Perry, who will tell how they managed the learning curve and how they re-designed the way they work – for the better. ...

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Cisco Prices $4 Billion of Senior Unsecured Notes

SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 9, 2011 - Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the pricing of three series of senior unsecured notes for an aggregate principal amount of $4 billion. The offering is expected to close on March 16, 2011. Of these notes, $2.0 billion will mature in March 2014 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 1.625%, $1.25 billion will mature in March 2014 and ...

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Elblag Connects Municipal Sites Via Cisco Borderless Network Infrastructure

ELBLAG, Poland – March 10, 2011 – Cisco today announced that the city of Elblag has chosen the Cisco® Borderless Network solution to build a municipal broadband network. Elblag is a port city in northern Poland with more than 120,000 inhabitants and access to the Baltic Sea. A next-generation multiservice Internet Protocol (IP) network with 120 kilometers (75 miles) of optical ...

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DEMO: Social Insecurity

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Cisco Improves Customer Service at SeABank in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam, 09 Mar, 2010 – Cisco today announced the implementation of Cisco® technologies and solutions in retail banking at SeABank, one of Vietnam's premier banks, to allow a range of complex, mission-critical information to flow within the bank and to its clients with anytime, anywhere access while maximizing resources and increasing business agility. Founded in 1994, SeABank ...

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Cisco @ SXSW 2011: Delivering Social Entertainment Experiences

March 11, 2011 During SXSW, the Cisco Media Solutions Group will be everywhere – from conference speaking to the expo floor to musical showcases. Cisco is working in conjunction with Warner Music Group, Atlantic Records, Elektra Records and Chop Shop Records to bring to life some of the most exciting events at SXSW this year. Cisco is the presenting sponsor for two Atlantic events: &# ...

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Cisco to Develop 'Virtual Skolkovo' Framework in Follow-Up Agreement With Skolkovo Foundation

MOSCOW – March 11, 2011 - Cisco and the Skolkovo Foundation today unveiled further details of joint efforts under the Skolkovo Project  to develop a 'Virtual Skolkovo'. Based on a proposal from the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), Virtual Skolkovo will be a business innovation ecosystem that pushes the advantages of traditional clustering beyond physical boundaries into ...

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of Inlet Technologies

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 14, 2011 – Cisco today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Inlet Technologies, a leading provider of Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) digital media processing platforms.  Based in Raleigh, N.C., Inlet strengthens the capabilities of Cisco's Videoscape TV platform, allowing service and content providers to deliver compelling video experiences ...

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The Dawn of the Networked Remote Control

March 14, 2011 By Stephen H. Wildstrom Remote controls have been an indispensible, and frequently annoying, part of television watching since Zenith introduced the Space Commander, the first practical wireless remote, 55 years ago. But the days of the familiar clicker may finally be numbered as smartphones and tablets take over the duties of remotes. The disadvantages of traditional ...

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Big Air Studios Using Cisco Eos Social Entertainment Platform to Help Filmmakers Find, Interact With and Engage Audiences for Films

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14, 2011 – Cisco today announced that Big Air Studios, an innovative motion picture production, acquisition and distribution company, will use the Cisco Eos® social entertainment software platform to build interactive online and mobile experiences for films produced and distributed by Big Air. Using Cisco Eos, Big Air will help filmmakers find, interact with ...

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Data Center Evolving to Meet Needs of New Mobile Workforce

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UK SMEs Believe They Hold the Key to Economic Recovery in 2011

LONDON, 15th March 2011 – Defying talks of a double-dip recession, the UK's small businesses have shown that a 'true grit' approach is the key to a positive 2011. Confidence was high among respondents to a Cisco® survey, with the majority (60 per cent) stating that they believe small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be the drivers of economic recovery in the UK in the next year. ...

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When Half of Mobile Users Will No Longer Be Able to Talk

March 16, 2011 By Jason Deign You might get a shock if you tried listening into mobile phone conversations in 10 years' time. In Western Europe and the United States, at least, it is possible that half the time you would not hear a human voice; just the hum and buzz of data going from one machine to another. It will not be because the human race has been partly replaced by robots, but ...

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Talk2Cisco: The Future of Cloud: Demystifying the Hype & Clarifying Reality

March 17, 2011 By Karen Snell Join Cisco's CTO of Cloud Computing Lew Tucker on the next Talk2Cisco for an interactive discussion about what's real with cloud computing today and how pervasive it will be in our lives going forward. As one of the industry's key innovators, Lew will share his perspective and experience in how big cloud computing can get, how early the marketplace is ...

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Reliance Communications Ushers in Next-Generation Mobile Internet Services With Cisco MOVE Solutions

BANGALORE, March 10, 2011 - Cisco today announced the completion of a new mobile network for Reliance Communications that will cover 100,000 square kilometers -- the largest 3G deployment in India.  With this new network, Reliance customers will be able to experience new mobile services such as high-quality video telephony and high-speed mobile data, along with enhanced music downloads, ...

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Cisco Partner Summit 2011: Collaboration in Automotive Engineering Demo

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Cisco Announces First Ever Cash Dividend

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 18, 2011 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that on March 17, 2011, its Board of Directors approved the initiation of quarterly cash dividends to its shareholders. This is the first cash dividend paid to shareholders in the company's history. A quarterly dividend of $0.06 per common share will be paid on April 20, 2011, to all shareholders of record as of the ...

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Innovators: Neil Diener and Walt Shaw Improving the Wireless World

March 21, 2011 By Karen Snell Neil Diener and Walt Shaw are pretty humble when it comes to talking about their innovative contributions at Cisco. But there is no hiding their passion for their work and the impact it has on the industry. Diener and Shaw led the team behind Cisco Clean Air technology. Clean Air is a feature of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network that ...

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Cisco Wireless Solutions Extend Corporate Network Performance From Headquarters to the Home for Teleworkers

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 21, 2011 – Cisco today announced new wireless hardware and software solutions designed to extend the corporate wireless network from the office to the home teleworker, incorporating existing control, management and security infrastructure. The Cisco® OfficeExtend solution includes new access points and a full line of wireless controllers that offer high- ...

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Sheraton Dallas Goes Live with Global Telepresence Meeting Suite Allowing Guests to Meet Across Continents

DALLAS – March 22, 2011 – The Sheraton Dallas Hotel, a Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) property and one of the largest convention hotels in Texas, recently unveiled a new feature for the property in conjunction with Tata Communications – an in-hotel Cisco TelePresence meeting suite, which provides a life-sized, high definition, immersive virtual collaboration ...

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Open Networking Foundation Formed to Speed Network Innovation

Oregon — March 22, 2011 — Six companies that own and operate some of the largest networks in the world — Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and Yahoo! — announced today the formation of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a new approach to networking called Software-Defined Networking (SDN). Joining these ...

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Cisco, EllisDon and FlexITy Team Up To Help Make Sault Area Hospital One of Canada's Most Advanced Digital Hospitals

TORONTO, Ontario, March  22, 2011 – Cisco, EllisDon Corp. and FlexITy Solutions, a Cisco Gold Certified and Master Unified Communications Specialized Partner, today announced the completion of one of the most advanced digital health care facilities in the country at Sault Area Hospital. The hospital opened its doors to patients on March 6 to deliver leading-edge facility operations ...

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Cloudburst: Cloud computing innovation

March 22, 2011 By Sue Tabbitt When it comes to cloud computing, the IT industry may need to think more broadly. The shift of all of the bits and bytes of IT into the cloud can be hugely transformational – a momentous shift in the way the world works. Yet early customers seem focused on cost efficiency and server streamlining, to the point that they may not have a broad enough vision ...

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DEMO: Fundamentals of Cisco Virtual Security Gateway

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Public Sector Cost-Cutting Possible Without Affecting Frontline Services, Technology Professionals Say

LONDON, 25 March 2011 – The majority of public sector information technology budget holders believe an average of 6.4 per cent of the government's £16.5 billion annual spending on information and communications technology could be saved without affecting front-line services, new research commissioned by Cisco has revealed. Of the participants in the Cisco® Public Sector Network (PSN) ...

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Cisco Supporting Barcelona World Race

BARCELONA, Spain - March 25, 2011 – Cisco announced that it is supplying communications technology for the Barcelona World Race, the only sailing regatta that challenges teams to sail around the world nonstop with only two crew members. The Ocean Navigation Foundation of Barcelona chose Cisco to provide communications infrastructure and data center technology for the duration of the ...

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India's Digital Broadcast Boom

March 28, 2011 By Jason Deign The week of Sept. 15, 1959, was a good one for TV viewers. Nikita Khrushchev became the first Soviet leader to visit the United States as the Russian Lunik 2 landed on the moon. But one TV breakthrough passed with little fanfare: New Dehli-based All India Radio transmitted the first telecast to the Indian people, marking the start of what today is arguably one ...

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Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute Improves Quality of Medical Care With Cisco Technology

BRNO, Czech Republic, March 28, 2011 - Cisco today announced that the wireless network deployed at Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute was recognized as the "Most Innovative Mobility Project" at Cisco Live! London last month. The project aimed at improving the quality of medical care and cost management through the use of wireless technologies and related applications. The new network, based on ...

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire newScale

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 29, 2011 – Cisco today announced its intent to acquire privately-held newScale Inc., a leading provider of software that delivers a service catalog and self-service portal for IT organizations to select and quickly deploy cloud services within their businesses. Based in San Mateo, Calif., newScale allows commercial and enterprise customers to initiate the ...

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Architect Firm Streamlines Projects, Ramps up Green Collaboration

March 29, 2011 For HOK, Inc., a global firm specializing in architecture, design, urban planning, and delivery solutions, success comes when employees can envision and deliver sustainable interiors, buildings and communities that exceed clients' expectations. Sustainable design is a core value at HOK. With more than two decades of experience in sustainability, the company incorporates ...

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Cisco Pioneers End-to-End Data Center Fabric Convergence to Simplify and Accelerate Virtualization for Cloud-Ready Architectures

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 30, 2011 – Cisco today announced technology innovations across its entire Data Center Business Advantage portfolio, including the Cisco Nexus® 7000 family and Nexus 5000 Series, the new ultra-low latency platform Cisco Nexus 3000, Cisco ® MDS storage switches, the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM,  the Cisco Data Center Network Manager, and Cisco NX- ...

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Cisco Announces Upcoming Events with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE Calif., March 31, 2011 - Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following events with the financial community during the month of April. The events will be webcast.  Interested parties can view these events on Cisco's Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.cisco.com. Wells Fargo Wells Fargo 1st Annual Tech Transformation Summit April 7, 2011 San ...

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MLB Network and Cisco Announce Multiyear Technology Relationship

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 31, 2011 –MLB Network and Cisco today announced a multiyear relationship that features Cisco technology solutions in key video-dependent areas for MLB Network's television programming and live telecasts from ballparks around Major League Baseball. Cisco TelePresence will be utilized on MLB's new afternoon talk show, "Intentional Talk," hosted by ...

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DEMO: Troubleshoot Network Problems Faster

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Monash University Leads the Way in Educating and Training Medical Students in Rural Australia with Cisco TelePresence

MELBOURNE, Australia - Cisco Live! - March 31, 2011 - Cisco today announced that Monash University, Australia's largest university, will use Cisco TelePresenceTM to provide a virtual, real-time connection between medical students on work placement in rural Victoria and teaching staff located at central campuses. Monash University's Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is extending ...

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Cisco WebEx Solutions Selected by Boeing to Sustain Global Collaboration

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 1, 2011 — Cisco today announced that the Boeing Co. — the world's largest aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft — has renewed its agreement with Cisco for the WebEx suite of online meetings solutions. As the largest user of WebEx web conferencing solutions other than Cisco itself, with people ...

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Video Chat's Time Is Coming

April 4, 2011 By Steve H. Wildstrom Video calling, video chat, and video conferencing are ideas that have been around for years, in some cases, for decades, without ever gaining much mainstream traction. Now the idea seems to finally be catching on, spurred by a combination of better technology and, perhaps as important, a much higher level of comfort with video. Not that long ago, ...

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Cisco to Share Global Policymakers' Views on Transforming Healthcare at 8th Annual World Health Care Congress

April 4, 2011 What: Cisco invites media and 2011 World Health Care Congress attendees to a "Ministerial Forum on Global Health Innovation: A Perspective on National Health Opportunities" keynote and panel with Cisco executive Frances Dare and health ministers from around the world on Wednesday, April 6, at noon. Moderated by Olivier Raynaud, M.D., senior director of World Economic Forum- ...

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Cisco Launches First Product Manufactured in Russia

SAN JOSE Calif., and MOSCOW, April 4, 2011 – Cisco today announced its first product manufactured in Russia.  The product, a virtual private network (VPN) hardware solution, will be manufactured for Cisco under license using a high-technology, multitiered supply chain of local Russian partners. Today's announcement is part of the multiyear commitment Cisco made last June to support ...

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Cisco, National Dance Institute and Tata Communications Collaborate to Connect Children with the Arts Globally

New York – April 5, 2011 – Cisco, National Dance Institute (NDI) and Tata Communications today announced that they are undertaking a first-of-its-kind collaboration that will allow NDI to conduct highly synchronized virtual global arts programs via telepresence – connecting children from all over the world – from its new home, the National Dance Institute Center for Learning ...

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"Socialnomics": When Word of Mouth Goes Global

April 5, 2011 By Laurence Cruz We’re starting to see news stories speculating on Facebook’s eventual demise. By one account, the social networking giant won't be around five to 10 years from now -- or at least won't be recognizable. But even if Facebook turns out to have been a fad, it’s hard to imagine the greater social media movement grinding to a halt. According to ...

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Cisco Survey of Global Health Leaders Reveals That Collaboration Holds Greatest Potential for Health Sector Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 6, 2011 – Today at the World Health Congress, Cisco unveiled findings from a global health leader survey on national health sector innovation. The most significant findings from the online survey, commissioned by the Cisco® Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) and conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International (PSRAI), reveal that ...

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Cisco Unveils Safety and Security Solutions for Intelligent Risk Mitigation

SAN JOSE, Calif., and LAS VEGAS (ISC West), April 6, 2011 – As part of the Cisco® Smart+Connected Communities initiative, Cisco today announced a series of safety and security product innovations powered by a comprehensive medianet architecture to help cities, enterprises, small businesses and partners transform the way they protect people, property and critical infrastructure. Safety ...

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DEMO: Automating the Move to a Private Cloud Network

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Special TelePresence Event with Jewel

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:30 – 3 p.m. PT Multi-platinum recording artist Jewel will perform in an exclusive event using Cisco TelePresence units at various AT&T and Marriott locations around the world. The pre-show will start at 1:30 pm Pacific Time. The live broadcast from San Jose, CA will run ...

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Special TelePresence Event with Jewel

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:30 – 3 p.m. PT Multi-platinum recording artist Jewel will perform in an exclusive event using Cisco TelePresence units at various AT&T and Marriott locations around the world. The pre-show will start at 1:30 pm Pacific Time. The live broadcast from San Jose, CA will run ...

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Cisco Hosts Webcast: Evolution of Carrier Networks

SAN JOSE Calif., – April 11, 2011 – Cisco has posted a webcast recording which contains a corresponding slide presentation to discuss the Evolution of Carrier Networks. The format consists of a brief presentation by Pravin Mahajan (Senior Manager, Service Provider Marketing), followed by a question and answer session. Please join our webcast for more information on these innovations ...

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Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby to Unveil Details of Cisco's New Green Data Center

April 11, 2011 On Friday, April 15, 2011, Cisco will host a live Internet TV broadcast and Q&A session featuring Rebecca Jacoby, Cisco's chief information officer, and John Manville, the company's vice president of IT, to coincide with the grand opening of Cisco's newest green data center in Texas. The Cisco executives will explain how the new green data center -- a key part of Cisco's ...

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Cisco Accelerates Channel Evolution to Network-Based Architectures With New Specializations and Learning Partner Program

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11, 2011 – To help its global community of channel partners realize the full benefits of network-centric architectures, Cisco today announced that it is evolving its industry-leading Channel Partner Program by introducing new architecture specializations for Borderless Networks, Collaboration and Data Center. By taking an architectural approach to networking, channel ...

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Rock 'n' Roll Goes Digital in Search of New Business Models

April 11, 2011 By Jason Deign Brazzaville’s 2010 U.S. live dates had all the trappings of a classic rock ‘n’ roll tour: little sleep, long hours on the road, and a different venue or two every night. But instead of playing clubs and arenas, the indie rock band performed in fan’s homes. Front man David Brown, a one-time saxophonist in Beck’s back up band who ...

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Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System Advances Next-Generation Internet With Rapid Global Expansion, New Capabilities

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11, 2011 – Cisco today announced that just one year after it was introduced, the industry-leading Cisco® CRS-3 Carrier Routing System is being adopted faster than the original CRS-1 platform, with 80 customers in more than 30 countries. Further, Cisco is announcing new capabilities on the CRS-3 platform that will expand its addressable market while reducing the ...

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Cisco Restructures Consumer Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 12, 2011 - As part of the company's comprehensive plan to align its operations, Cisco today announced that it will exit aspects of its consumer businesses and realign the remaining consumer business to support four of its five key company priorities – core routing, switching and services; collaboration; architectures; and video. As part of its plan, Cisco will: ...

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Cisco Learning Labs Provide Hands-On Training for Cisco IOS Routing and Core Switching

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12, 2011 – To meet the demand for more flexible IT training options, Cisco today introduced Cisco® Learning Labs, virtual practice lab bundles for Cisco certification preparation. For the first time, learners studying for Cisco certification can secure hands-on Cisco IOS® Software lab practice for both routing and core switching. According to a study ...

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AEG Digital Media Expands With Cisco Streaming Technology to Provide an On-Ramp to Videoscape Experiences

LAS VEGAS – NAB 2011 - April 12, 2011 - Cisco today announced that AEG Digital Media, the leading provider of complete webcast management and digital media services for live video-streaming events, has expanded its existing deployment of Cisco® technology to enable the delivery of live streaming video to any device over any Internet Protocol (IP) network.   AEG Digital Media's ...

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Cisco Announces Winners of 2011 Innovation Awards

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 13 April 2011: Cisco today announced the winners of its 2011 Innovation Awards, which recognise organisations that embrace new and advanced technology whilst leading the field in delivering tangible benefits for business and society. The winners, which represent a diverse range of industry sectors encompassing technology, communications and service delivery, were ...

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DEMO: Cisco Virtualization Experience Client

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of newScale

SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 15, 2011 - Cisco today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held newScale Inc., a leading provider of software that delivers a service catalog and self-service portal for IT organizations to select and quickly deploy cloud services within their businesses. Based in San Mateo, Calif., newScale allows commercial and enterprise customers to initiate the ...

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Cisco's New Green Data Center in Texas Showcases Private Cloud Deployment

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 15, 2011 – Cisco today announced a new green data center in Allen, Texas, with an architecture deploying Cisco's entire data center technology portfolio  spanning computing, switching, and data storage access to support Cisco's internal private cloud  and deliver Information Technology (IT) as a service. The new data center demonstrates the value of a ...

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FiberCorp Uses Cisco Technology to Provide Small and Medium-Sized Businesses With Higher Bandwidth and Internet Access

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 18, 2011 – FiberCorp, the corporate business unit of Cablevisión S.A., has chosen Cisco® technology to offer a new Internet service to its small and medium-sized business customers, improving the strategic role of the network for the competitiveness and productiveness of these companies. The new technical infrastructure includes Cisco Integrated ...

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Augmented Reality Remaking the SmartPhone Experience

April 18, 2011 By Bill Bulkeley When the third Harry Potter book appeared in 1999, one of the startling bits of wizardry at Hogwarts was a magical map that labeled people walking around the school and showed hidden passages and how to get into them. Today, the wizards developing apps for smart phones are doing similar things with augmented reality. AR, as it is known, is a ...

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Cisco Announces Networkers Peru 2011

LIMA, Peru, April 19, 2011 - Cisco announced today the launch of Cisco® Networkers® 2011, a premier education and training event aimed at the networking and communications professionals of more than 30 countries in Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean region. Cisco Networkers is recognized worldwide as one of the best technical training opportunities for professionals in ...

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Talk2Cisco: The Future of Video in the Enterprise

April 18, 2011 By Wendy Tanaka if (WIDGETBOX) WIDGETBOX.renderWidget('899e33d4-18c7-4740-b4ac-c063707c8baa');Get the Countdown Creator Pro widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) Join Guido Jouret, Cisco's VP/GM of the Enterprise Video Group and CTO of the Emerging Technologies Group, on the next Talk2Cisco for an interactive ...

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Cisco Advances Networking to Tackle Most Challenging IT Tasks: Secure Access for Any Device, Unified Management, High-Quality Video Anywhere

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 19, 2011 – Furthering its leadership in networking, Cisco today introduced new security,  management, and video solutions to its Borderless Networks portfolio to help information technology departments more efficiently manage the proliferation of mobile devices, ongoing changes in workforce habits, and the impact of video on the network. The Cisco ...

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Slovakia Gets Ready for IPv6 with Help from Cisco

KOSICE, Slovakia - April 20, 2011 - Cisco and the Technical University of Kosice announced the opening of the first laboratory for training and research in Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in Slovakia. Cisco donated the lab's networking and communications equipment. Located at the Technical University of Kosice, the lab is an integral part of an international network of IPv6 training and ...

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Bright House Networks Selects Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routing Platform for Enhanced Video and Services Network

SYRACUSE, N.Y., and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20, 2011 - Bright House Networks announced that it has deployed the Cisco® ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers as its Carrier Ethernet platform to deliver enhanced video, data, voice and mobile backhaul services throughout its converged network. This investment highlights Bright House Networks' leadership in growing its network to meet ever- ...

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Cisco's Global Talent Acceleration Program Grows From Strength to Strength as It Marks Its Third Anniversary in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 20 April 2011 - Cisco announced today that the number of graduates coming out of its Global Talent Acceleration Program (GTAP) in South Africa has increased 10-fold since the program started in March 2008. From just 14 graduates in 2008 and 80 graduates in 2010, 140 students are projected to  graduate in 2011. Now entering its third year in South Africa and ...

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DEMO: SIP'Tastic Master Class

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Cisco kicks off first pilot project based on CEED platform for Inclusive Growth. Specialized REMOTE supplemental teaching covering around 450 students using Cisco's cloud computing technology and architecture

BANGALORE, India, April 22, 2011 – Cisco announced the first pilot project based on Cisco Education Enabled Development (CEED) platform for its Inclusive Growth architecture. This pilot will deploy specialized remote intervention teaching for two government pre matriculation social welfare boys hostels in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. To enable implementation of this pilot, the ...

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The Bus Stops Here: The Network Makes City Life Easier

April 25, 2011 By John Carey How can we make America’s cities more livable? We could redesign the urban landscape by putting homes closer to workplaces, adding parks and town squares, and making it possible to live without hopping in a car for every commute and errand. But there’s a simpler way: Just make it easier for people to get around without their cars. As a kid I ...

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Cisco to Debunk the Myth of the 'Good Enough' Network

On Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Cisco will host a live IPTV broadcast to debunk the Myth of the "Good Enough" Network by outlining the seven most common misperceptions about taking a tactical, multi-vendor approach to building business-critical networks. The webcast will be hosted by Rob Lloyd, Cisco's executive vice president of worldwide operations, and will feature executives from The Royal Bank ...

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SENAI Santa Catarina Deploys Cisco Unified Computing System Solution

SAO PAULO, Brazil, April 26, 2011 - Cisco announced today that SENAI Santa Catarina, an industrial training institute, has deployed the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM. The investment came from the need to expand the institution's server farm to meet the growing information technology demands in the professional education sector. The new system will support the 35 SENAI branches in the state of ...

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Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q3 Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, Calif, - April 27, 2011 - Cisco has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 1:30 PM (PT) to announce its third quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results for the quarter ending Saturday, April 30. Financial results will be released over Marketwire, as well as the European Business and Technical Wire after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. ...

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Chinese University of Hong Kong Transforms Its IT Infrastructure With Cisco Data Center Business Advantage Architecture for Operational and Economic Advantages

HONG KONG, April 21, 2011 – Cisco today announced that the Chinese University of Hong Kong has become the first university in Hong Kong to deploy Cisco® Data Center Business Advantage architecture, a next-generation virtual network system that comprises Cisco Nexus® switches and the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM for faster and more flexible provisioning of computer resources for ...

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Cisco Launches First TelePresence Room at Cisco Headquarters in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 28, 2011 - Cisco launched today the first Cisco TelePresence™ room in Venezuela, at the Cisco office in Caracas. The technology will help the company increase the productivity of its employees, speed decision-making, and reduce business travel costs. The advanced collaboration solution integrates spatial audio, life-size ultra-high-definition video and interactive ...

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Euronet Deploys Cisco Unified Computing System and Cloud Infrastructure

BUDAPEST, Hungary, April 28, 2011 - Cisco today announced that Euronet Worldwide, an industry leader and provider of highly secure electronic financial transaction solutions, has deployed the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM at its central data center in Budapest. The  solution's cloud architecture helps enable Euronet to provide hybrid cloud services, serving both its internal ...

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DEMO: Fundamentals of ISE

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Cisco Announces Upcoming Events with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE Calif., April 29, 2011 - Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following events with the financial community during the months of May and June. The events will be webcast.  Interested parties can view these events on Cisco's Investor Relations Web site at http://investor.cisco.com. Barclays Barclays 2011 Technology Conference May 25, 2011 New York, NY ...

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Cisco Provides Video Communications to Support Distance Learning for Yuri Gagarin's Secondary School

MOSCOW – April 29, 2011 – Cisco today announced that it has delivered a video communication solution to Secondary School No. 1 to enable distance learning for schoolchildren and connect the school with leading professors from Russia's best technical universities. Secondary School No. 1 is located in the city of Gagarin within the Smolensk Region of Russia.  Yuri Gagarin, whose ...

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To Stream or Not to Stream? The Future of Live Sports Distribution

May 2, 2011 By Laurence Cruz The wildly popular U.S. men's college basketball face-off known as March Madness offered a teachable moment this spring. Thanks to a partnership between CBS and Turner Sports, not only was more of the tournament shown live on TV than ever before, but every game was streamed online for free. And here's the kicker: viewership in both domains was up over last year. ...

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A World of Customer Networks

May 2, 2011 By David Rogers In an age transformed by digital technologies, the relationship between businesses and customers has changed. From our smartphones to our social networks, today's digital tools link all of us in a web of constant interaction that is changing our relationships to each other, and to organizations of all kinds. To thrive in this digital age, businesses need a new ...

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Cisco Delivers Containerized Data Center

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 2, 2011 – Cisco today unveiled the Cisco® Containerized Data Center to address the evolving computing and networking needs of both public and private sector organizations.  Designed and manufactured in the United States, the Cisco Containerized Data Center is a modular data center solution in a weatherized ISO container that offers an open architecture ...

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Tiscali Chooses Cisco Solutions to Strengthen Its Backbone Network and Renew Its Data Center

MILAN, ITALY - May 3, 2011 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced an agreement with Tiscali, one of the main telecommunication companies in Italy, which entails the supply of Cisco technology to strengthen its backbone and rationalize its data center. This agreement, which includes Cisco Gold Certified Partners, Sirti for networking devices and Maticmind for Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) blade ...

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Jeremy Gutsche, BDC Young Entrepreneur Award Winner for Ontario, Receives Cisco Innovation Excellence Award

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 4, 2011 - Jeremy Gutsche, founder of Trend Hunter Inc. in Toronto, has been named the recipient of the Cisco Innovation Excellence Award.  This special prize, which includes $10,000 worth of Cisco technology products and services, was announced at the Business Development Bank of Canada's 2011 Young Entrepreneur Awards (YEA) ceremony in Saskatoon. At the gala ...

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Mobile Broadband Grew 160 Percent in Argentina During 2010

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 4, 2011 – Cisco today announced the results of the Broadband Barometer 2010, which in this edition highlights the growth of mobile broadband connections. Between December 2009 and December 2010, 1.7 million mobile connections were added in Argentina, representing a growth of 161.7 percent over the previous period. As for fixed broadband, Argentina has been ...

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Cisco Announces Streamlined Operating Model

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 5, 2011 – Cisco today announced significant changes to its business structure and operations. The company will streamline its sales, services and engineering organizations as it focuses on the five areas driving the growth of networks and the Internet: core – routing, switching, and services; collaboration; data center virtualization and cloud; video; and ...

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DEMO: Master Class: Mastering Antenna Engineering

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Greening of Data Centers Spurred by New Metrics

May 9, 2011 By Bill Bulkeley "How Green Was My Valley" was a best-selling, coming-of-age novel about life in a Welsh mining town that was made into a popular movie. "How green was my data center" isn't likely to come to the big screen, but it is just as intriguing for environmentally-conscious CIOs. And it proves to be an extremely complicated question. Government and industry are ...

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Cisco Partner Summit 2011 Highlights

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Xerox and Cisco to Form Alliance to Deliver Cloud Services; Combine Network Intelligence and Print Management

LAS VEGAS, May 9, 2011 – Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Cisco announced today that they intend to form an alliance to simplify IT management by delivering cloud-based services and technology solutions that combine network intelligence and print. The alliance plans to bring Xerox's market-leading managed print and cloud IT outsourcing (ITO) services to customers over Cisco's intelligent ...

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Melita Selects Cisco for FibrePower End-to-End Broadband Cable Network in Malta and Gozo

MALTA, May 10, 2011 – Cisco today announced that it has been chosen by Melita, a leading telecommunications operator in Malta, to usher in the roll-out of a next-generation cable Internet technology nationwide across all of Malta and Gozo. The implementation of the latest generation of DOCSIS 3.0® cable technology, including the Cisco® uBR10012 Universal Broadband Router, Cisco radio ...

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Cisco Networking Solutions Increase Security and Mobility with Cloud Services for Branch Offices

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 10, 2011 – Furthering its leadership in networking, Cisco today announced new solutions that continue to enhance mobility and security at branch offices without adding new in-branch hardware or support burdens. Using cloud deployment models, Cisco's new solutions provide the performance and operational efficiency specifically needed in branch environments that ...

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Technology Industry Pioneer David Yen to Lead Cisco Unified Computing and Nexus Server Access Switching Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 9, 2011 – Cisco today announced the appointment of David Yen as the leader of the Server Access and Virtualization Technology Group (SAVTG), the home of Cisco's phenomenally successful Unified Computing System and Nexus server access data center switching portfolio. As general manager and senior vice president for SAVTG, David Yen will assume responsibility for ...

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Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings

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Saudi's Al Jouf University Chooses Cisco WebEx, Offered in the Kingdom in Partnership With STC, for E-Learning

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, 11 May 2011 - Cisco announced today that the Al Jouf University, in upper north Saudi Arabia, has deployed Cisco WebEx® enterprise collaboration solutions for efficient yet cost-effective and highly secure e-learning. Cisco WebEx will provide Al Jouf University students, lecturers and staff members with an easy way to exchange ideas and information with anyone, anywhere. ...

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Broadband Internet Connections Grew 20.8 Percent in Colombia During 2010, According to Cisco Barometer

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 12, 2011 – Cisco announced today the results of a new edition of the Cisco Broadband Barometer in Colombia, reporting a growth of 20.8 percent in the number of fixed broadband Internet connections in Colombia during 2010, and an increase of 59.21 percent in mobile connections during the same period. According to the study, sponsored by Cisco and conducted by the ...

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DEMO: Unified Communications Made Affordable DEMO: Unified Communications Made Affordable

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Cisco and Living PlanIT Announce Alliance to Develop New Business Models for Smart Connected Communities

PAREDES, Portugal, May 13, 2011 – Cisco and Living PlanIT today announced a strategic alliance and the signing of a definitive framework agreement to develop new business models for city management, through the use of networking technology, to advance sustainable urban living. This collaboration between Cisco and Living PlanIT is based on a shared vision of revitalizing communities and ...

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United Bank of India Selects Cisco and Wipro to deploy Wide Area Network Optimization Solution

KOLKATA, India, May 12, 2011 - Cisco today announced that United Bank of India, one of India's leading nationalized banks, has chosen to deploy Cisco's wide area network optimization solution across all of its 1,632 branches. The solution, to be deployed by Wipro, is amongst the largest globally, for any Public Sector Bank. Underscoring its transformative role, the network will help enable UBI's ...

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Data Centers Don't Need To Be Energy Hogs

May 16, 2011 By Wendy Tanaka Reducing the amount of energy that data centers consume is a top priority for many corporations because the cost savings and environmental benefits are significant. Integrating technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing and Cisco Unified Fabric into data centers can dramatically lower energy consumption. Here's a look at the amount of energy each ...

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Cisco Announces New Data Center Solutions to Support Microsoft SQL Server

SAN JOSE, Calif. - May 16, 2011 - Cisco today announced new data center solutions for customers who want to run Microsoft enterprise software on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). The  new data center solutions support Microsoft SQL Server for data warehousing and on-line transaction processing. Each solution is designed to help customers accelerate software deployment , reduce IT ...

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Mobile Commerce: Living Up To The Hype

May 16, 2011 By Jason Deign A tiny town in Sweden is on the cutting edge in the mobile commerce sector. For nearly a year, shoppers in Visby, in the Swedish municipality of Gotland, have been able to walk into almost any of the locality's 60 or 70 shops and pay for goods without having to reach for a wallet or purse. Instead, a system called PayEx lets shoppers pay via their mobile ...

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Rio City Government in Brazil Offers IT Courses for Disadvantaged Residents

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, May 17, 2011 - The Rio city government, through the Department of Science and Technology, has launched an unique IT training program in the city's most disadvantaged areas in order to help residents acquire relevant job skills and become certified to perform in-demand IT networking tasks.  The city is offering courses in telecommunications and technology from the ...

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Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Data Center Solution Gains Market Momentum

SAN JOSE and SUNNYVALE, Calif. — May 17, 2011— Cisco and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that more than 150 customers have implemented joint data center solutions based on the FlexPod™ design architecture. Cisco and NetApp's FlexPod is a pretested architectural design guide that combines networking, computing and storage in a shared infrastructure, and  supports ...

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Ministry of Labor Chooses Cisco Communications Solutions to Improve Efficiency and Internal Management

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - May 19, 2011 - The Argentine Ministry of Labor and Social Security through the United Nations Development Program has chosen Cisco® technology to update its communications platform and to create a call center with the purpose of increasing productivity, reducing costs and facilitating collaboration among workers. The implementation consisted of improving the data ...

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DEMO: Cisco Clean Air Wireless

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Cisco Cius and Nervecentre Software help Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust redirect 8,000 hours of nursing time a year into hands-on patient care

LONDON, 19 May 2011 - According to a study commissioned by the European Commission, technologies such as wireless networks, tablet computers and portable phone handsets can speed up the treatment of patients, improve communication between medical and nursing staff and make medical and procedural information more easily available to junior doctors in hospitals. The study by the Association of ...

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"Greening" the Data Center

May 23, 2011 By Alex Romano Cisco's new Allen, Texas, data center is a showcase for the company's technologies, including Unified Fabric and switches. The data center also has a number of "green" features, such as photovoltaic solar panels on the roof that generate 100 kilowatts of power and an uninterruptable powers supply room that replaces hundreds of batteries. Here's a peek at the ...

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Online Video's Business Proposition

May 23, 2011 Commentary By David Rogers YouTube's search engine has surpassed Yahoo and Bing as the second most popular form of search on the Web. And Netflix's popular streaming video service now consumes over 20% of all U.S. Internet bandwidth during the primetime viewing hours of 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. It's no surprise, then, that businesses of all kinds and sizes have started to ...

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Cisco to Help the 'Connected World' Transition Smoothly to IPv6

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 24, 2011 – Cisco, which for 25 years has been pivotal in the development of the Internet Protocol, and which was the first networking vendor to commit to the 24-hour global "test drive" of IP's next version on June 8, today announced new products and services to smooth the enterprise shift from IPv4 to IPv6. The offerings address findings from a new Cisco study ...

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VADS Berhad Signs Collaborative Agreement to Build First Telepresence Exchange in Malaysia and Offer Managed TelePresence Services

Kuala Lumpur - 23 May 2011 - VADS Berhad and Cisco today signed a collaboration agreement to offer managed telepresence services to private and public sectors in Malaysia and the surrounding region. The agreement with Cisco was signed by Ghazali Omar, Chief Executive Officer of VADS and Zulkapli Mustafa, Vice President of ICT Services at VADS. This collaboration was announced at Cisco's ...

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Cisco to Announce New Internet Traffic Growth Forecast and Host International Forum on Policy Implications on the Surging Bandwidth Demand

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 25, 2011 – Cisco will host a virtual international forum from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to announce the latest findings of the Cisco Visual Networking Index forecast on global Internet traffic growth and to host a panel discussing the impact of this surge in bandwidth demand on service providers networks, consumer and business services, regulatory ...

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Broadband Fixed Internet Connections Grew 14.1 Percent in Peru During 2010, According to Cisco Barometer

LIMA, Peru, May 25, 2011 – Cisco announced today the results of a new edition of the Cisco Broadband Barometer in Peru, reporting an annual growth of 14.1 percent in fixed broadband connections as of December 2010. The study, conducted every six months by the independent firm IDC and sponsored by Cisco, measures the increase in the number of broadband connections in Peru. During the ...

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Travelport Selects Cisco Unified Computing System and Nexus Switches to Increase Business Efficiency and Scalability

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 26, 2011 – Travelport , a global leader of transaction processing for the travel industry, has selected the Cisco Unified Computing System ™ and Cisco Nexus® switches as an infrastructure platform to increase business agility, scalability and efficiency for its primary data center.  The company supports transaction services for more than 160 ...

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Sporting Kansas City and Cisco Unveil Next Generation Fan Experience at Livestrong Sporting Park

KANSAS CITY, May 26, 2011 – Robb Heineman, Sporting Club CEO, and David Holland, general manager and senior vice president of the Sports and Entertainment Solutions Group at Cisco will host a press conference on Tuesday, June 7 to announce their collaboration in creating the ultimate fan experience at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park. The stadium is the first soccer venue in all of North America to ...

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Cisco Announces $10 Million Investment to Support Sustainable Job Creation and Economic Development in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan - 26 May 2011 - Cisco today announced that it will invest $10 million to seed a sustainable model of job-creation and economic development in Jordan. The venture capital investment will be targeted at small businesses that provide innovative products, services and solutions. Cisco also intends to engage in a multi-stakeholder collaboration to encourage further investment into the ...

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Cisco Announces Upcoming Events with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE Calif., May 27, 2011 - Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following events with the financial community during the month of June. The events will be webcast.  Interested parties can view these events on Cisco's Investor Relations web site at http://investor.cisco.com. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Technology Conference ...

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TELUS introduces Future Friendly Office to simplify communications for Canadian SMBs

TORONTO – May 30, 2011 – TELUS today announced an economical, end-to-end, communication solution designed for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The TELUS Future Friendly Office is a complete suite of products and services that gives small and mid-sized customers a communications system that is easy to manage and easy on the pocketbook. The suite is built in collaboration with ...

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Cisco and SAP Collaborate to Enhance Business Intelligence

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – 31 May 2011 – Cisco and SAP today announced a collaboration to deliver optimised business intelligence solutions for enterprise, service provider and midmarket customers through SAP High-Performance Analytic Appliance (SAP  HANA) on the Cisco Unified Computing System™ server platform. The relationship provides significant value to customers by ...

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Chile Loses Broadband Leadership in Latin America

SANTIAGO, Chile - May 31, 2011 - Fixed broadband connections grew slowly in Chile during 2010, according to the just-released Cisco® Broadband Barometer. As a result Chile has lost its leadership in the penetration of broadband technology in Latin America, which  the country had held for eight years, ever since the Broadband Barometer started.  According to the report, fixed ...

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Broadband Mobile Internet Connections Grew by Over 29 Percent in Venezuela During 2010

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 31, 2011 – Cisco announced today the results of the Broadband Barometer study for 2010, reporting a growth of 29.6 percent in mobile subscriptions and 25.85 percent in fixed connections in Venezuela from 2009. According to the study, sponsored by Cisco and conducted by the independent firm IDC, the growth in broadband can be attributed mainly to the development of ...

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Why Knowledge is (Solar) Power

May 31, 2011 By Marc Gunther Should you put solar panels on your roof? It's a simple question, but not an easy one to answer. A West Virginia-based startup company called Geostellar aims to make it easier. Using the most detailed aerial maps ever made of the United States, powerful 3-D imaging technology developed for video games and extensive weather data from public and private sources, ...

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Cisco to Announce New Internet Traffic Growth Forecast and Host International Forum on Policy Implications on the Surging Bandwidth Demand

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 31, 2011 – Cisco will host a virtual international forum from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to announce the latest findings of the Cisco Visual Networking Index forecast on global Internet traffic growth and to host a panel discussing the impact of this surge in bandwidth demand on service providers networks, consumer and business services, regulatory ...

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Global Internet Traffic Projected to Quadruple by 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 1, 2011 – Cisco predicts that the number of network-connected devices will be more than 15 billion, twice the world's population, by 2015. In the fifth annual Cisco® Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2010-2015) released today, the company also said the total amount of global Internet traffic will quadruple by 2015 and reach 966 exabytes per year. ...

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China Telecom Selects Cisco ASR 9000 Series Router as the Foundation to Support Its "Triple-Play" Strategy

San Jose, Calif. and Beijing, China – June 2, 2011 – China Telecom, the largest fixed line and third largest mobile telecommunications service provider in China, announced today that it is deploying the Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000) in multiple regions of China to support its "triple-play" strategy and meet the increasing demand of users for new services. ...

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Cisco Announces $10 Million Investment For Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt 02 June 2011 - Cisco announced today that it will invest $10 million to seed a sustainable model of job-creation and economic development in Egypt. The venture capital investment will be targeted at small businesses that provide innovative products, services and solutions. Cisco believes that job creation and an  environment that creates opportunities for Egyptian citizens are ...

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Cisco to Make Service Provider Technology Announcement, Host Media and Analyst Roundtable with Global Service Provider Leaders on June 7

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2011 – Cisco will host an interactive, online event for media and industry analysts Tuesday, June 7, at 11:30 a.m. EDT/8:30 a.m. PDT, to make a major service provider technology announcement.  Following the announcement, Cisco will host a live roundtable discussion with technology and business leaders from major global service providers, which will be followed ...

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Cisco to Make Service Provider Technology Announcement, Host Media/Analyst Roundtable with Global Service Provider Leaders on June 7

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6, 2011 – Cisco will host an interactive, online event for media and industry analysts Tuesday, June 7, at 11:30 a.m. EDT/8:30 a.m. PDT, to make a major service provider technology announcement.  Following the announcement, Cisco will host a live roundtable discussion with technology and business leaders from major global service providers, which will be followed ...

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NTT Plala Employs Cisco ASR 9000 Series

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6, 2011 - Cisco announced today that NTT Plala has deployed the Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000)  for its Internet access service.  This will allow NTT Plala to build a secure wideband Internet service infrastructure while reducing energy consumption. Cisco will also host a global public webcast Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. PDT/ 1 p.m. EDT ...

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Cisco Hosts Webcast: The Evolution of Cisco's Service Provider Technology

SAN JOSE Calif., - June 6, 2011 - Cisco will host a webcast for the financial community with a corresponding slide presentation to discuss the evolution of its service provider technology offerings. Following a brief presentation by a Cisco executive, a question and answer session will be held via the WebEx platform.  Online audience members will be in listen only mode with the ability to ...

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World IPv6 Day Will Test the Readiness for Change

June 6, 2011 By Steve Wildstrom On Wednesday, June 8, the technicians, engineers and content providers who rely on the internet's viability will conduct a grand, global  experiment. For more than a decade, an alternative to the internet's standard communications protocols has been under development and testing in private networks. On World IPv6 Day, Internet Protocol Version 6 ( ...

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Cisco Launches New Community Impact Program

SAN JOSE, CA, June 7, 2011 – Cisco has created a new model for community giving to more effectively address critical human needs and education in communities where Cisco operates around the world.  The Community Impact Cash Grants (CICG) program will help Cisco better target local needs with more nonprofits and make Cisco's community contributions – including financial resources, ...

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Sporting Club and Cisco Unveil Next Generation Fan Experience at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park

KANSAS CITY, June 7, 2011 – Cisco and Sporting Club today announced LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, set to open on June 9, will take advantage of state-of the art Cisco® Connected Sports technologies, giving fans one of the most unique experiences in all of professional soccer. The stadium provides an intimate and iconic setting for up to 18,467 soccer fans and 25,000 guests for concerts ...

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Tata Communications Selects Cisco ASR 9000 Series Router to Enable New Carrier Ethernet Services Throughout India

SAN JOSE, Calif. and MUMBAI, India - June 7, 2011 - Cisco announced today that Tata Communications will deploy the Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000) for its next-generation Ethernet network service throughout India. Cisco will also host a global public webcast Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. PDT/ 1 p.m. EDT to discuss significant developments in its service provider ...

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Cisco Introduces Superior Network Capacity and a Simpler Way to Build Next-Generation Internet for Zettabyte Era

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 7, 2011 – Cisco is continuing its tradition of innovation by announcing a simpler way for service providers to architect the next-generation Internet to be more visual, mobile and virtual. Cisco today announced major advancements to its Cisco® ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers, which will set new industry benchmarks and dramatically increase capabilities ...

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Fastweb Selects Cisco ASR 9000 Series Router for Enhanced Video and Internet Services

SAN JOSE, Calif. and ROME, Italy – June 7, 2011 – Fastweb, a leading Italian telecommunications provider, today announced that it has selected the Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000) as the foundation of the company's next-generation edge network.  Fastweb will deploy the ASR 9000 across its network, enabling delivery of enhanced video, data, voice and cloud ...

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Cisco Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 8, 2011 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that earlier today its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per common share to be paid on July 27, 2011, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 7, 2011. Cisco's Board of Directors approved the initiation of quarterly cash dividends to its shareholders in March of 2011.  ...

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Polish University Gets Ready for IPv6 With Cisco Technology

BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND, June 8, 2011 – Cisco today announced that the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, known as UTP, has completed the modernization of its campus and research networks based on the Cisco® Borderless Network architecture. With the new, IPv6-enabled infrastructure, UTP is leveraging the value of the network for education and research and provides highly ...

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Citizens Financial Group launches video banking pilot in four states

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - June 8, 2011 – Continuing its commitment to make banking easier and more convenient, Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) today announced it is launching a video banking pilot in four states. The pilot provides customers in participating Citizens Bank and Charter One branches on-demand face-to-face interaction with bank specialists in different locations. CFG is able to ...

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SFR France Deploys Cisco Carrier Grade IPv6 Solution

SAN JOSE, Calif., 8h June, 2011 – Cisco today announced that SFR France has selected its Carrier-Grade Internet Protocol Version 6 (CGv6) Solution as a first step in the transition of their network infrastructure to IPv6. SFR, the second largest telecommunications operator in France, has deployed the Cisco ASR 1000 Series router, enabling IPv6 access to the Internet for residential customers. ...

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Winners Announced in Skolkovo Innovation Award: Powered by Cisco I-Prize

MOSCOW – June 9, 2011 – Cisco unveiled the results of the Skolkovo Innovation Award: Powered by Cisco I-Prize, which was launched Nov. 22, 2010. In a three-stage event, six finalists presented their projects at Moscow City International Business Center and answered questions from the judging panel. The first prize, totaling 3 million rubles (approx. US$108,000), was awarded to a ...

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President Calderón of Mexico Visits Cisco Headquarters in California

SAN JOSE, Calif., 11 JUNE, 2011 – To become more familiar with new technology trends, Felipe Calderón, the president of Mexico, visited Cisco headquarters in San Jose, Calif., where he was received by Chuck Robbins, senior vice president for the Americas region; Jaime Valles, vice president of Cisco Latin America, and Rogelio Velasco, general director of Cisco Mexico. Calderó ...

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Why Email's Days Are Numbered

June 13, 2011 Facebooking at work may be a no-no, but more and more companies are encouraging their employees to chat, post and comment via enterprise social software, or ESS. These collaboration platforms – including Cisco Quad, Yammer, Jive, Traction Software, Socialtext, SocialCast, Salesforce.com Chatter, WizeHive and dozens of others – allow employees to discuss ideas, share ...

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Cisco Online TV Event: The Network as an Innovation Engine

June 13, 2011 To explore how a next-generation network can fuel innovation and discuss how not all networks are created equal, Cisco's new global head of Enterprise Markets, Paul Mountford, will host a live IPTV broadcast on Wednesday, June 15th.  The interactive event will feature two industry-leading companies that have taken innovative approaches to leveraging next-generation networks: ...

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Bank of Moscow Is First Russian Bank to Implement Cisco Digital Signs

MOSCOW – June 13, 2011 – Cisco today announced that the Bank of Moscow, one of the largest banks in Russia, has deployed Cisco® Digital Signs, a network-based digital signage application, to deliver entertaining and informational content to reduce perceived wait times. The bank became the first in Russia to take this technology on board. The project was implemented by AMT GROUP, a ...

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Network Trailblazers: A Conversation with Kirk Lougheed

June 9, 2011 By Elizabeth Corcoran The underpinnings of Cisco's products--and its corporate culture--were laid in 1984, in large part by founders Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, and Kirk Lougheed, the company's first engineer, who today is a Cisco Fellow. As part of Stanford University's computer support team, they started with a simple premise: serve the customer. Like many ...

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Costa Rica National Bank Selects Cisco Borderless Network Architecture

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, June 14, 2011 - The Costa Rica National Bank has chosen the Cisco® Borderless Network Architecture to achieve flexibility and agility in its processes, improve productivity and reduce costs. The technology installed in each branch of the National Bank includes unified communications, Internet Protocol telephony, centralized information administration through data ...

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Cisco Delivers First End-to-End High-Performance Trading Fabric

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 14, 2011 – Today, financial firms need to execute trades and transactions with the highest performance while rapidly processing more and more complex information. Delays to transactions of fractions of seconds can generate or cost millions of dollars and the most successful firms seek out the highest performing IT systems to gain or maintain competitive advantage. ...

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Telepresence No Longer Just for the Board Room – New Cisco Value-Priced Endpoint Makes Widespread Enterprise Adoption More Affordable

ORLANDO, Fla. - June 14, 2011 - Cisco today introduced a number of new telepresence products and enhancements as part of its collaboration portfolio designed to give customers new ways to simply, quickly and cost effectively scale telepresence throughout their organizations. The advancements also enhance "any-to-any" interoperability between Cisco TelePresence® endpoints and any standards- ...

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Aviatur Installs Cisco Borderless Networks Architecture

BOGOTA, Colombia, June 15, 2011– Aviatur has chosen the Cisco® Borderless Network Architecture to enable it to move its workforce among its branches without affecting workflows or losing contact with clients. Aviatur started as a travel agency in 1957, with five employees and a capital of 60,000 pesos. Today, Aviatur Group is a conglomerate with 30 subsidiaries, more than 3,000 employees, ...

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Cisco to Keynote at 2011 Enterprise 2.0 on Empowering Employees through New Collaboration Technologies

June 15, 2011 - San Jose, CA Cisco will exhibit social collaboration software technologies at Enterprise 2.0, a conference focused on building a social business, which takes place from June 20 to 23 in Boston, Ma. Additionally, Cisco Vice President Jim Grubb will deliver a keynote address at the conference event highlighting how organizations can tap the true potential of their workforces ...

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Morocco's Office of Vocational Training and Labor Promotion Supports Cisco Networking Academy Program

CASABLANCA, Morocco 15 June 2011 -Cisco joined forces with the Morocco Office of Vocational Training and Labor Promotion (OFPPT) recently to host the third  annual 'Arabian Adventure Roadshow' for the North Africa region. This year's event gathered together hundreds of representatives from the Cisco® Networking Academy® community from all over North Africa. Delegates were ...

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Cisco and Red Bee Media Align to Bring Advanced Online Video Services to Media Companies

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 16, 2011 – Cisco and Red Bee Media, an international media management company, announced today they are collaborating to offer broadcasters and media companies the means to deliver TV and other forms of digital media content online through streaming video players and video-on-demand (VoD) portals. The online video market has become a key component of ...

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Comcast Deploys Cisco ASR 9000 for Business Metro Ethernet Services

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 20, 2011 – Cisco announced today that Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, has deployed the Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000) as part of its next-generation network that is delivering advanced business services in more than 20 major U.S. markets, with expansion into ...

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Cisco and Partners Extend Reach of Social Collaboration through New Deployment Model for Cisco Quad Platform

BOSTON, Mass. – June 20, 2011 – Today at Enterprise 2.0, Cisco announced that the  Cisco QuadTM enterprise collaboration platform will be offered as a hosted and managed deployment model, delivered initially in the United States and Canada through ACS (a Xerox company), in Europe through Logicalis UK, and in Australia through Alphawest (a wholly owned subsidiary of Optus). This new ...

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GTS Central Europe Ready to Offer Infrastructure as Service-Based Computing With Cisco Unified Computing System Technology

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, and WARSAW, Poland – June 21, 2011 – Cisco today announced that GTS Central Europe (GTS CE), a leading provider of integrated telecommunications solutions and data center services in Central and Eastern Europe, has deployed the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM as its new server platform for provisioning cloud-based infrastructure services. Using the Cisco ...

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Cisco and Partners Extend Reach of Social Collaboration through New Deployment Model for Cisco Quad Platform

BOSTON, Mass. – June 20, 2011 – Today at Enterprise 2.0, Cisco announced that the  Cisco QuadTM enterprise collaboration platform will be offered as a hosted and managed deployment model, delivered initially in the United States and Canada through ACS (a Xerox company), in Europe through Logicalis UK, and in Australia through Alphawest (a wholly owned subsidiary of Optus). This new ...

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Holographic 3D: Problem-Solving that Pops

June 20, 2011 By Lawrence Cruz It was a dream born in the imagination of a high-school photographer. Michael Klug enjoyed his hobby well enough, but when he found himself standing in the midst of particularly beautiful surroundings, the two-dimensional images his camera captured just didn't cut it. "There's a richness when you're standing in certain spaces, the way the elements ...

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Telmex Offers to the Enterprise Market New World-Class Telecommunication Solutions with Cisco Technology

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Cisco Supports Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Dynamic Innovation Competition -- "Make Innovation Work!"

Athens, Greece – June 22, 2011 – Cisco today announced its participation in the "Make Innovation Work - MIW" competition in Greece, a dynamic innovation and entrepreneurship competition organized by the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, with the collaboration of Cisco. The objective of the MIW competition is to foster innovation and competitiveness in Greece by recognizing an ...

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Social Spoken: Aneta Brodski on the Power of Video

Our first poet in our summer poetry series is Aneta Brodski.  All of these original poems focus on the real life uses and impact of the network on our daily lives. We will publish a poem each Friday throughout the summer. We hope you have a great summer, and we hope that this series gives you a little entertainment and a little different way of learning about the power of the network in our ...

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Peru Credit Bank Implements Cisco Borderless Network Architecture

LIMA, Peru, June 23, 2011 – Peru Credit Bank (BCP) has chosen the Cisco®Borderless Network Architecture to improve customer service, increase efficiency and reduce costs. The solution has allowed this financial group to move its workforce among branches without impacting workflows or losing contact with customers, as well as keeping the bank system active at all times. Since the end ...

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Telmex Offers to the Enterprise Market New World-Class Telecommunication Solutions with Cisco Technology

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Cisco's 'Connecting Sichuan' Program Transforms Regional Education and Healthcare after Disaster

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Cisco Extends UN Women Partnership and Commends the Public Security Directorate for Cisco® Networking Academy® Program in Jordan

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Morocco's Ministry of National Education and Cisco Launch Regional Cisco® Networking Academy®

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Big Data: The New Frontier of Analytics

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Cisco and New Songdo International City Join Forces to Create One of the Most Technologically Advanced Smart Connected Communities

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Cisco Connected Stadium Wi-Fi Delivers "Next Generation Mobility Experience" for Fans at Sports and Entertainment Venues

SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 6, 2011 – Furthering its leadership in networking and telecommunications, Cisco today introduced new solutions to help sports and entertainment venues and service providers enhance wirelessbandwidth and performance in high-density areas while monetizing the delivery of personalized mobile experiences.  Cisco's Connected Sports solutions are networking the ...

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Cisco Arms Enterprises with Solution to Address Critical Challenges of Distributing Video

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2011 – Cisco today announced the Cisco® Enterprise Content Delivery System (ECDS)®, a set of video distribution products that work together to address IT leaders' growing challenge of delivering the highest-quality live and on-demand video content to end users anywhere, anytime. Today, enterprise IT leaders are facing rapidly rising demands for video ...

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US Signal Deploys Cisco ASR 9000 Series for Enhanced Carrier Ethernet and New Managed Data Center Services

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Cisco Announces Extensive Support for IT Education in Russia

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Banco Supervielle Acquired Cisco Borderless Network Architecture

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If you haven't heard, we recently launched The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site, and we've received great feedback from the media including ZDNet, Ragan.com, BrianSolis.com, and Splash Media. We have content organized into six topic categories, and we've added more serial content to our regularly-programmed menu. World-class journalists and our staff (including yours truly) produce the ...

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Cisco Delivers the Next-Generation Platform for New NET VoD Service in Brazil

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Polish Telecom Boosts Network With Cisco CRS-3 and Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers

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Cisco Networking Academy Congratulates Winners of 2011 EMEA NetRiders

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M&C Corporation Extends Smart Connected Communities Engagement in Vietnam by Appointing Cisco as ICT Adviser

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Top-Tier Law Firm Minter Ellison Selects Cisco to Deliver "One Firm" International Service to Industry and Government Clients

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Cisco Announces Additional Detail on Comprehensive Action Plan

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Cisco Announces Transfer of Juarez, Mexico Manufacturing Operation to Foxconn

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The Province of Nova Scotia and Cisco Collaborate to Advance e-Nova Scotia Initiatives

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North State Communications Enhances Its Network with Cisco ASR Series

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Cisco Hands Over More Than 700 Houses To The Government Of Karnataka To Mark Successful Completion Of Phase III Of Project Samudaya

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UK Hospital Embraces Cius

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Digital Collaborates with Cisco to Enhance the Delivery of Video Entertainment

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UEM Land Holdings and Iskandar Investment Collaborate with Cisco to Develop Master Plan for Smart Connected Community in Nusajaya

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Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q4'11 and Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Results

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Geometric implements large scale desktop virtualization with NetApp, Cisco and Citrix technologies

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QI Group Accelerates Business Growth with Cisco Borderless Networks

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From St. Petersburg to Stockholm at a Speed of 6.4 Tbps

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Cisco CCNP Security Certification Aligned to Federal Curriculum Standards for Network Security Administrators and Engineers

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Network Trailblazers: A Conversation With Robert E. Kahn

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Accomplished Service Provider Industry Sales Executives Join Cisco

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Buenos Aires Provincial Judiciary Uses Cisco TelePresence to Speed Criminal Processes

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Cisco and ITE Collaborate to Provide Education without Boundaries

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Cisco Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings

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Consolidated Communications Deploys Cisco Carrier Ethernet System for New and Enhanced Services Network

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Social Spoken: Mahogany Browne on Technology's Human Connection

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Cisco Collaborates with Portuguese Cable Operator ZON Multimedia to Enable IPv6 Transition

LISBON, Portugal, August 17th, 2011 -- Cisco today announced that ZON Multimedia has deployed the Cisco® Carrier-Grade Internet Protocol version 6 (CGv6) Solution to handle the transition of its Carrier Ethernet network to IPv6. The Portuguese cable operator has worked closely with Cisco to drive the activation of IPv6 features in its access, aggregation and Internet peering networks to ...

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