Overview: Cisco's networking solutions connect people, computing devices and computer networks, allowing people to access or transfer information without regard to differences in time, place or type of computer system.
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Solutions offered by Cisco Systems, Inc..
Cisco Unified CRM Connector 3.0. by Cisco Systems, Inc..
The Cisco Unified Communications system is a full-featured business communications system built into an intelligent IP network.
Cisco 1800 Series Integrated Services Routers Fixed Configuration Models by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® 1800 Series integrated services routers intelligently embed data, security, and wireless technology into a single, resilient system for fast, secure, scalable delivery of mission-critical business applications.
Cisco 2800 Series by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco 2800 Series features the ability to deliver multiple high-quality simultaneous services at wire speed up to multiple T1/E1/xDSL connections.
Cisco 850 Series Integrated Services Routers by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® 850 Series of secure broadband and wireless routers is part of the Cisco Integrated Services Router portfolio.
Cisco 870 Series Integrated Services Routers for Small Offices by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco 870 Series of integrated services routers are fixed-configuration routers that support multiple types of DSL technologies, broadband cable, and Metro Ethernet connections in small offices.
Cisco Aironet 1300 Series Outdoor Access Point/Bridge by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® Aironet® 1300 Series Outdoor Access Point or Bridge is an 802.11g access point and bridge that provides high-speed and cost-effective wireless connectivity between multiple fixed or mobile networks and clients.
Cisco ASA 5500 Series by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® ASA 5500 Series Business Edition is an enterprise-strength comprehensive security solution that combines market-leading firewall and optional content security capabilities, so you can feel confident your business is protected.
Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series Intelligent Ethernet Switches for Metro Access by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Catalyst® 2950 Series Intelligent Ethernet switches is an affordable line of fixed-configuration Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet switches that extend intelligence to the metro access edge.
Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series Switches with Enhanced Image SW by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series switches offer enhanced data security through a wide range of security features.
Cisco Catalyst 2955 Series Switches by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Catalyst 2955 Series is an industrial-grade switch that provides Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for deployment in harsh environments.
Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series Switches by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® Catalyst® 3560 Series is a line of fixed-configuration, enterprise-class switches that include IEEE 802.3af and Cisco prestandard Power over Ethernet (PoE) functionality in Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet configuration.
Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series Switches by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series Switch is an innovative product for midsize organizations and enterprise branch offices.
Cisco PIX 501 Security Appliance by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® PIX® 501 Security Appliance delivers enterprise-class security for small office and teleworker environments, in a reliable, easy-to-deploy purpose-built appliance.
Cisco PIX 506E Security Appliance by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® PIX® 506E Security Appliance delivers enterprise-class security for remote office, branch office, and small-to-medium business (SMB) networks, in a highperformance, easy-to-deploy purpose-built appliance.
CISCO PIX 515E SECURITY APPLIANCE by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® PIX® 515E Security Appliance delivers a wealth of advanced security and networking services for small-to-medium business and enterprise networks, in a modular, purpose-built appliance.
Cisco Secure Wireless Office Solution for SMBs by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Secure Wireless Office Solution consolidates all network requirements into a complete, reliable wired and wireless infrastructure.
Cisco Small Business 100 Series Secure Broadband Routers by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco® Small Business Series of secure broadband routers addresses the needs of small businesses, providing affordable, easy-to-use, and secure broadband access for data-only applications.
Cisco Systems GigaStack Gigabit Interface Converter by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The GigaStack GBIC offers wiring closet deployment flexibility through its dual operating modes.
Cisco Unified CRM Connector 3.0 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Unified Communications system is a full-featured business communications system built into an intelligent IP network.
z Cisco Aironet 1200 Series Access Point by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco® Aironet® 1200 Series access points deliver the investment protection, versatility, and enterprise-class features demanded by wireless LAN customers.
z Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series Switches with Standard Image SW by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series switches offer enhanced data security through a wide range of security features.
zCisco 1800 Series Integrated Services Routers: Cisco 1841 Router (Modular) by Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco 1841 router offers embedded hardware-based encryption enabled by an optional Cisco IOS Software security image.
Research offered by Cisco Systems, Inc.
10 BYOD Financial Insights by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 12, 2013 - This exclusive paper analyzes a survey of more than 2,400 users across 18 industries and 6 countries, discussing BYOD's financial impact and the effects that the trend is having on business as a whole.
10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Cloud Service Provider by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 03, 2014 - This informative resource examines ten crucial elements you need to consider when choosing a cloud service provider. Read on to find out more.
4 Steps to Private Cloud Success by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 25, 2012 - Many IT professionals are overwhelmed by the process required to implement a private cloud. This white paper offers proven tips to help you effectively deploy and manage this technology so you can fully leverage its benefits.
4 Steps to Private Cloud Success by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 25, 2012 - Many IT professionals are overwhelmed by the process required to implement a private cloud. This white paper offers proven tips to help you effectively deploy and manage this technology so you can fully leverage its benefits.
5 Steps toward Disaster Preparedness by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 2008 - For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. This paper explains five key steps to consider when implementing a program for your company.
A Full Report on the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 30, 2013 - In this Lippis Report Research Note, Lippis Research reviews the latest edition of the "most popular access switch on the planet" – the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X. Get a break down of the capabilities, features, and benefits of the new Catalyst 2960-X.
A Full-Service Network With Secure, Encrypted Communications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2013 - In this guide, discover how to design a full-service network with secure, encrypted communications with VPN technology.
A Hack Attack: Six Steps to Recovery by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - It’s startling when malware hits your network, or an intruder enters by password cracking. You’ve been hacked—now what? Don’t panic. Read about the six steps that your business can take to respond and protect itself.
A Systems Approach to Networking Improves Availability, Lowers TCO by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 01, 2009 - This report examines the drivers of network change, defines a systems approach to networking and then details the strategy used by Cisco, the market leader in enterprise networking, to deliver on this vision.
Accelerating IBM z/OS Global Mirror with the Cisco MDS 9000 Family by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 29, 2009 - This document describes how users of IBM z/OS Global Mirror can reduce costs and improve performance with a tightly integrated Cisco® MDS 9000 Family solution.
Address Management Challenges with Prime for Enterprise by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2012 - Managing your network is never without problems. Discover a solution that can simplify it.
Airport's Common Use Model Relies on Modular Switches by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 12, 2009 - Read how the Greater Toronto Airports Authority adopted Cisco Catalyst 6500 switches in the wiring closet and throughout the network to enable the convergence of data, voice, and video, and provide virtualization to support a Common Use environment.
Airports Use Network Virtualization to Consolidate and Scale Operations by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 12, 2009 - The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL enabled Unique at Zurich Airport to successfully implement network virtualization using MPLS VPN technology.
An Innovative Infrastructure to Capture the Value of the Internet of Everything by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 12, 2013 - This exclusive resource details four major questions business leaders are asking as IT scrambles to keep up with growing demands.
Application-Centric Networking by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2013 - In this Lippis Report, learn how the Cisco ISR Application Experience Router helps you improve application speed, security, and control.
Are You Providing Your Customers with the Satisfying Experience That will Keep Them Coming Back? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 2008 - In today's tough economic times, businesses face a daunting challenge: do everything possible to attract and retain customers. This paper examines eight strategies for creating a relationship with your customers that will keep them coming back.
As Cloud Empowers Lines of Business, Challenges for IT by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 16, 2013 - This whitepaper covers the results of a thorough survey that was conducted to determine the impact of cloud technology on IT departments.
Ask Questions Until You Get the Right Answers and the Right Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 08, 2011 - Establishing a relationship with a trusted reseller can help you turn your network into something that matches your business and fulfills the specific needs of your organization.
At-a-Glance: Cisco Regional WAN Solution Overview by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - Read this white paper to learn how to upgrade your enterprise networking solution to deliver exciting new services such as cloud computing, virtual desktops, videoconferencing, and more to your remote branch-office environments in a secure, highly scalable, tightly integrated manner.
Automotive Repair Shop Increases Productivity and Improves Customer Service by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 2008 - In this case study, read how Seyfer Automotive implemented a new communications system freed up 30 minutes daily for the service manager, resulting in one to two additional daily repair jobs worth US$200 to $US400.
Balancing Cost Control with Strategic Investments by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 16, 2011 - Listen to this podcast as the Senior Director and Lead in the European Markets for Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group, explores how CIOs balance cost containment with making strategic investments that will help their businesses accelerate growth today and into the future.
Best Practices for Deploying Unified Communications with VDI by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 23, 2011 - This white paper discusses what IT architects need to know in order to successfully deploy desktop virtualization with communications and rich media, as well as support a variety of mobile devices.
Beverage Distributor Virtualizes Data Center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 01, 2009 - Coca Cola Bottling Company adopted 10 Gigabit Ethernet, consolidating from 80 servers to 4 and reducing cabling costs.
BI and ETL - Process Management Pain Points by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 14, 2012 - Sound business intelligence (BI) reporting can be invaluable in helping your business peers make the best decisions for your company. Ensuring error-free, end-to-end integration of data between processes distributed throughout your organization, however, can be challenging. Learn how scheduling and process automation technologies can help.
BI and ETL Process Management Pain Points by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 31, 2011 - This paper examines five frequently encountered BI and ETL process management painpoints, which can affect the accuracy and timeliness of vital enterprise data delivery, and how each of these painpoints can be successfully managed using process automation technology.
BI and ETL Process Management Pain Points -- Cisco WP by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 29, 2010 - You must ensure that the processes that move data from source to target systems run smoothly and quickly and that any errors are identified and resolved rapidly. This white paper takes a closer look at five common BI and ETL process management challenges that companies must address to deliver accurate data in a timely manner.
Borderless Network Access by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 23, 2010 - Borderless Networks, a Cisco® next-generation architecture for agile delivery of services and applications, delivers a new workspace experience, connecting anyone, anywhere, using any device, to any resource: securely, reliably, and seamlessly. Read this paper to learn more about the Cisco Borderless Networks architecture.
Borderless Networks - Are You Ready? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 24, 2010 - Cisco Borderless Networks allow you to deliver network services and applications to anyone, anywhere, on any device, at any time. Watch this video to learn how you can take advantage of all it has to offer.
Borderless Networks: Cisco Application Velocity by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2011 - Tune in to learn about application velocity for borderless networks. Learn how monitoring application performance offers many great business benefits, and increases performance and reliability.
Borderless Networks: Innovation is Everywhere by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 23, 2010 - Cisco Borderless Networks includes video, trusted security, and mobility solutions that integrate wired and wireless technologies. Learn about the latest enhancements to Cisco Borderless Networks, including Catalyst access switches, the TrustSec network security solution, and 3900 Series ISR G2 routers.
Bring Networks and Applications Closer—Cisco ONE by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 31, 2013 - Discover how Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture helps you automate IT and simplify deployment, operation, and management tasks with an open foundation.
Bringing Personalized Financial Services to Farmers by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 2008 - In this case study read how MidAtlantic Farm Credit, a financing company for agribusiness and rural homeowners, utilized Cisco Unified CallConnector for Microsoft Dynamics CRM to provide a 360-degree view of customer information to every employee.
Building a Small Office Network: Getting Started by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - Building a small office network means starting with a foundation of switches and routers. The following guide will help you understand the difference between switches and routers and develop a clear vision for what your network foundation needs.
Building Your Network Foundation: Routing and Switching Made Simple by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 01, 2006 - This guide examines the critical issues of networking, how it works, and how it can help you achieve a competitive edge.
Business Advantage Delivered: The Cisco Unified Computing System by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 16, 2012 - This white paper explains why more and more companies are adopting a unified approach to data centre management and offers detailed guidance to help them address concerns over capacity planning, application performance, server sprawl, and more.
Business Communication Tools for Tough Times by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - Small businesses in particular have to do more with less, without compromising the ability to deliver quality products and services to their customers. Unified communications and Web 2.0 collaboration tools can help your employees be more productive right from their desktops, simply, easily, and cost-effectively.
Business Edition 6000 Business Data Sheet by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 07, 2011 - Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 6000 delivers the superior performance, system redundancy, and broad application integration you need. Ideally suited to businesses with 100 to 1000 employees, it's an ideal choice when migrating from analog, digital, or hybrid-PBX phone systems.
Business Edition 6000 Business Data Sheet by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 28, 2011 - Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 6000 delivers the superior performance, system redundancy, and broad application integration you need. Ideally suited to businesses with 100 to 1000 employees, it's an ideal choice when migrating from analog, digital, or hybrid-PBX phone systems.
Business intelligence and the case for meaningful use by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 25, 2012 - In order to address and comply with meaningful use requirements, learn how many healthcare organizations are turning to data warehousing (DW) and business intelligence (BI) as tools for reporting and identifying key strengths and weaknesses within the business.
BYOD Financial Assessment Tool by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 13, 2013 - This exclusive resource allows you to assess the incremental value from implementing a BYOD policy more strategically in your business.
BYOD Smart Solution Overview by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 18, 2013 - This resource highlights the benefits of a BYOD Smart Solution that delivers end-to-end value providing advance end point and network lifecycle management, a unified policy for secure access and an uncompromised end user experience for optimized mobile operations.
Can Your WLAN Keep Up With The Tablet Explosion? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 06, 2011 - The Network Evolution predicted 2011 would be a breakout year for networking. See how far users have come in implementing innovative technology or in making traditional methods work well for them.
Case Study: Building Materials Company Virtualizes SAP Applications [Unified Computing] by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - When it came time to replace its blade servers, Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. sought a new platform that would support growth. Read this case study to learn how Pacific Coast implemented a platform that simplified provisioning and management of their SAP applications in a virtualized environment.
Case Study: Pacer International Optimizes WAN for SAP Rollout by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 28, 2011 - Global transportation provider, Pacer International, optimizes wide area network (WAN) for large-scale SAP rollout.
Case Study: Pacer International Optimizes WAN for SAP Rollout (Data Center and Virtualization) by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 29, 2011 - Global transportation provider Pacer International optimizes wide area network (WAN) for large-scale SAP rollout.
Case Study: Providing Top-Notch Customer Service With the Latest Communications Technologies by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 15, 2013 - This informative case study examines how a full-service financial institution utilized a collaboration platform to meet a broad set of requirements, including high availability and scalability, intelligent call routing and integration with email and existing solutions.
Cash In On Your Old PBX System by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 04, 2010 - Learn how this offer can help your organization to: Reduce monthly operational and management expenses, improve your customers' experiences and staff productivity, and add new voice services that enhance your business. View this now to learn more about Cisco Unified Communications.
Catalyst Access Switches: Understanding the Financial Impact by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 31, 2012 - Uncover the total economic impact and potential ROI enterprises can realize by using Cisco Catalyst Access Switches in their organization. Learn how these switches address major market discontinuities that businesses often face with their campus access networks.
Changing Data Center Requirements and Spending Trends by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 23, 2012 - This white paper examines how data center costs fit into overall IT spending. Find out why virtualization and cloud computing call for a holistic approach that unifies management of networking, storage, and security resources.
Changing Data Center Requirements and Spending Trends by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 03, 2012 - This white paper examines how data center costs fit into overall IT spending. Find out why virtualization and cloud computing call for a holistic approach that unifies management of networking, storage, and security resources.
Charles River Development Automates SaaS Managed Services with Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 24, 2012 - Charles River Development realized it needed a highly unified and automated approach to job scheduling to efficiently deliver its managed service. It had to be well-architected, intuitive, scalable and flexible. Read this presentation transcript to learn why they chose Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler
Charles River Development Automates SaaS Managed Services with Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 01, 2012 - Charles River Development realized it needed a highly unified and automated approach to job scheduling to efficiently deliver its managed service. It had to be well-architected, intuitive, scalable and flexible. Read this presentation transcript to learn why they chose Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler
Check the network before moving to the cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 15, 2012 - Before considering a move to the cloud, it’s important to ensure that your network is free of vulnerabilities that could put your data at risk. This expert resource offers tips on how to make sure your network is secure before extending the network infrastructure. View now to uncover key processes and tools to help detect configuration mistakes.
CIO Survival Guide: The Convergence of Collaboration, Cloud, and Clients by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 06, 2011 - Today’s workers demand mobile devices, SaaS and online collaboration tools in order to be more productive. Given that these new consumer-inspired technologies cannot be divorced from the current IT infrastructure, CIOs face difficult questions. Read this paper to learn how CIOs can ensure that they are orchestrating a harmonic convergence.
Cisco and IBM Integrated Energy Management Solution by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 28, 2009 - The boom of digital information, expected increases in energy expenses and the fast growing demand for technology consumption is driving the need for an energy efficient infrastructure. View this webcast now for energy management best practices.
Cisco and Standards: Opening the Door to Borderless Networks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 30, 2010 - This white paper details the need for standards adoption and adherence in order to reap the rewards in the following areas: Integration and testing, deployment, operations, problem resolution, availability, security, accessibility, open systems, cost savings, and choice.
Cisco Application Networking for SAP Design Guide [Data Center Designs: Application Networking] by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 23, 2011 - This document provides guidelines on how to deploy a SAP application solution with optimal application networking solutions. It is intended to reduce the time to implement a SAP application deployment and increase the likelihood of success by demonstrating techniques that were found to be successful.
Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 2008 - In this webcast learn how you can use Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances to deploy advanced security while simplifying your network architecture and IT management.
Cisco Business Intelligence Appliance for SAP by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 22, 2011 - Read this paper to discover powerful, self-service business intelligence (BI) that helps you locate, evaluate, and use your crucial business information while minimizing the operational cost.
Cisco CleanAir Technology by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 02, 2012 - Watch now to learn how you can balance anywhere, any device, any time access with the policy controls you need and also offering a high-quality end-user experience.
Cisco Cloud Enablement Services by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 30, 2011 - Have too many questions on whether cloud computing is right for your organization? Access this key resource to alleviate your concerns and set you in the right direction to recognize the full benefits of the cloud.
Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network: Connect the World of Many Clouds by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 07, 2012 - This white paper explores a new cloud architecture that delivers the advanced capabilities and features your environment requires. Discover the important role the network plays in the success of cloud service delivery and learn how to enhance your users' cloud experiences.
Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network: Connect the World of Many Clouds by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2012 - Access this white paper as it discusses how intelligent networks are the foundation that connects the world of many clouds by creating a new dynamic interconnection that harnesses the capabilities and facilitates an integrated approach to service delivery.
Cisco Cloud Security Accelerates Cloud Adoption by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 14, 2012 - Despite the business benefits the cloud has to offer, many organizations are often hesitant to adopt it because of one significant barrier – security. This paper explores some of the key security considerations of the cloud and how Cisco cloud security can help organizations take a strategic and architectural approach to secure cloud adoption.
Cisco Cloud Security Accelerates Cloud Adoption by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2011 - Despite the business benefits the cloud has to offer, many organizations are often hesitant to adopt it because of one significant barrier – security. This paper explores some of the key security considerations of the cloud and how Cisco cloud security can help organizations take a strategic and architectural approach to secure cloud adoption.
Cisco CloudVerse At-A-Glance by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 30, 2012 - Access this exclusive resource to find out how you can combine computing, network, and storage resources with a cloud enablement portfolio to achieve a high-quality cloud experience.
Cisco CloudVerse Solution Overview by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 18, 2012 - Access this exclusive resource to learn how to successfully connect clouds together between data centers to deliver a high-quality cloud experience to end users.
Cisco Connected World Technology Report by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 06, 2012 - Access this videocast for a panel discussion investigating the findings of the 2011 Cisco Connected World Technology Report, which provides insight into the mindset, expectations, and behavior of the world’s next generation of workers.
Cisco Continuous Data Protection for Files by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 25, 2009 - Most analysts, including Enterprise Strategy Group, agree that performing only a periodic backup leaves data at risk, and they find that this is a major concern among the IT professionals they survey. The answer to this concern is Cisco Small Business Network Storage Systems (NSS) and Cisco Continuous Data Protection (CDP) for Files software.
Cisco Delivers Enterprise-Class Next-Generation Acceleration Solution for Disaster Recovery and SAN Extension by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 29, 2009 - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) emerges as one of the critical areas of focus as these data centers virtualize, unify, centralize, and scale out their storage resources. This document discusses some of the critical challenges related to the BC/DR solutions and how the Cisco MDS 9000 I/O Accelerator (IOA) addresses each of them.
Cisco EnergyWise: Power Management Without Borders by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 01, 2010 - Cisco® EnergyWise is a new energy management architecture that will allow IT operations and facilities to measure and fine-tune power usage to realize significant cost savings. This white paper illustrates how businesses can utilize Cisco EnergyWise with a network enabled by Cisco to better understand the power footprint of their organization.
Cisco Global Cloud Index Q&A by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 11, 2013 - This whitepaper is a Q&A about the Cisco cloud index that will give you a full understanding of how it works and how you can use it to help you run your data center.
Cisco Growing with Technology Awards 2007 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 01, 2007 - Cisco Growing with Technology Awards Program recognizes the creative ways organizations use technology to improve the way they do business or serve their communities.
Cisco IBSG Global Research Reveals New Ways for Banks To Prosper in an Omnichannel World by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 17, 2012 - Banking customers worldwide are ready for an omnichannel experience – are you ready to give it to them? This resource describes the concept of omnichannel banking, why your customers need it, and why you shouldn't wait to offer it to them.
Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 28, 2011 - This data sheet explains how cloud computing can help IT deliver critical business services more quickly and inexpensively. Find out what steps companies will have to take to embrace this new IT model.
Cisco Intercompany Media Engine for Dummies Section 1: SIP Alone Doesn't Cut It by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 04, 2009 - To help address the many questions about the Cisco Intercompany Media Engine, Wade Hamblin and Hakim Mehmood from the product team will post a "for Dummies" blog every 2 weeks to explain the basics and help you understand what it is, how it works, and why you should care.
Cisco IT GRC Security Assessment Service by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 12, 2009 - Effectively addressing security threats and compliance obligations with limited resources can be challenging. This paper describes how to reduce risk and cost of security and compliance by aligning business and technology information protection strategies.
Cisco Live Milan: IOE, SDN, and a lot of Wine by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 10, 2014 - This valuable resource details the revelations brought on regarding the Internet of Everything, Big Data and more at a recent Cisco sponsored conference in Italy.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Investment Protection by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 01, 2006 - This white paper serves as a guide to the investment protection offered between first-generation and second-generation Cisco MDS 9000 Family linecards, supervisor, and chassis.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Virtual SANs Advantages by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 29, 2009 - Today's data centers are faced with many challenges such as consolidation, resources optimization, power, cooling, cost reduction and more. Cisco foresaw these requirements and developed Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs) in 2002 to address these issues in the data center.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family: Total Investment Protection by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 2008 - As discussed in this document, the Cisco® MDS 9000 Family provides the leading high-density, highbandwidth storage networking solution along with Integrated Fabric Applications to support dynamic data center requirements.
Cisco Mobile Security Survey: Research Highlights by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 31, 2013 - Read the results of a recent international mobile security survey to see highlighted findings and discover solutions for productive, flexible, and secure network access.
Cisco Mobility Assessment—Is Your Business Ready? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 28, 2014 - This simple mobility assessment evaluates your readiness and provides you with suggested services, products, and solutions that can help you take advantage of the latest trends.
Cisco Nexus 5000 Unified Fabric TCO Calculator by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 17, 2010 - The Cisco Nexus 5000 Unified Fabric Calculator helps you compare the costs of unified fabric implementation vs. unconsolidated input/output (I/O) technology.
Cisco PCI Compliance Services by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 2007 - Cisco PCI Compliance Services assist companies in achieving and maintaining PCI compliance. Read about vulnerability and gap assessments, remediation work to achieve compliance, and continuous monitoring to maintain PCI compliance.
Cisco Prime Assurance Manager 1.1 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 09, 2012 -
Download your 60-day trial of Cisco Prime Assurance Manager 1.1, which allows network managers to gain visibility into application performance and end-user experience while utilizing embedded instrumentation, resolving problems faster, and much more.
Cisco Prime Collaboration Manager (CM) 1.1 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 04, 2011 - Uncover the details of Cisco Prime Collaboration Manager to learn how you can gain deeper network visibility, all the way down to the granularity of video flow statistics, to ensure an optimal end-user experience for your users.
Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution (WINDOWS OS) 4.2 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 15, 2012 - Download your free trial of Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution, an integrated suite of management functions to help you simplify the configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of networks and technologies.
Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.2. Virtual Appliance by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 15, 2012 - Download your free trial of Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution for Virtual Appliance, an integrated suite of management functions to improve the configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of your network.
Cisco Prime Network Control System 1.1 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 22, 2012 - This free 60-day trial software of Cisco Prime Network Control System provides complete lifecycle management of wireless LANs and converged user, access, and identity management to achieve full visibility into endpoint connectivity of your mobile employees.
Cisco Prime Network Registrar by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 29, 2012 - Learn about a solution that will help you simplify the management of IP addresses and ease your transition to IPv6.
Cisco ScanSafe and AVC Support Cloud Intelligent Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - This case study showcases how, in just two years, Cisco was able to move their enterprise resource planning (ERP), sales force management (SFA) and customer relationship management (CRM) applications to a private cloud. Along with leveraging public cloud software as a service, Cisco significantly reduced TCO and boosted their agility.
Cisco Secure Remote Access Solution by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 2008 - This demo shows how the Cisco Secure Remote Access Solution provides simple access from virtually anywhere while protecting endpoint systems data and internal resources.
Cisco Security Solutions - A Reference Guide by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 09, 2009 - This reference guide shows why security matters now more than ever. A strategic security solution empowers organizations to maintain their reputation, meet regulatory compliance standards, protect business information, and optimize business operations. Read on and discover how Cisco can help you meet those objectives.
Cisco Small Business 300 Series Managed Switches: Performance, Power Consumption and Features vs. D-Link, HP Networking and NETGEAR by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 01, 2011 - Cisco Systems commissioned Tolly to evaluate several models of the new Cisco Small Business 300 Series of managed switches along with comparable models from D-Link, HP Networking and NETGEAR. Read this test report to see how the Cisco 300 Series Managed Switches compares in the performance, power consumption and features against competitors.
Cisco Smart Business Communications System by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 29, 2009 - Swedish
Cisco Smart Designs: Build Profit into your Small Business Networks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 12, 2010 - Tired of building small business networks from scratch? Here's a way that's simpler, more effective and more profitable - for everbody. Read this white paper to learn about the features and business benefits of Cisco® Smart Designs.
Cisco Spam & Virus Blocker Frees Up Hours and Inboxes for Small Businesses by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 13, 2009 - Spam email continues to be a big problem, even for small businesses. LUNAR, a product development consulting firm, had a major spam problem despite having just 50 employees. They found relief with Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker. This case study details how LUNAR and other small businesses implemented and then benefited from this Cisco software.
Cisco Storage Media Encryption: Meeting the Security Challenge by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 2008 - This white paper is an introduction to Cisco Storage Media Encryption (SME), a heterogeneous, standards-based encryption solution for data at rest with comprehensive built-in key-management features.
Cisco Storage Networking Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 23, 2007 - Implementing or migrating your SAN? Learn important information and download valuable tools that can help your company lower costs, mitigate risk and maximize its storage networking potential by implementing or migrating your SAN to the Cisco MDS Family.
Cisco Systems Integrates WAN Optimization into Your Existing Network Infrastructure by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 2008 - Cisco Systems' Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) technology is a Strong Performer and placed just outside the Leaders category.
Cisco Tidal Assessment Service for SAP Performance by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Read this paper to discover how to improve overall application functioning by identifying and remediating performance issues and hidden pain points throughout your SAP environment.
Cisco Tidal Enterprise Adapter for Cognos by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 24, 2011 - Enterprise Adapter for Cognos is an enhancement to Enterprise Scheduler that allows users to schedule relevant Cognos activities graphically in the context of all other enterprise jobs. It puts stored reports and configuration items automatically into the UI. Continue reading this data sheet to learn more.
Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 25, 2011 - Cisco® Tidal Enterprise Scheduler is a software solution for cross-application and cross-platform enterprise job scheduling, batch business process automation, and application integration. Continue reading this data sheet to learn more.
Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler and Informatica Data Integration: Deliver Timely, Trusted, and Relevant Data by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2011 - Combining Informatica’s world-class data integration platform with Cisco® Tidal Enterprise Scheduler helps organizations gain a competitive advantage in today’s global information economy by providing relevant and trustworthy information to support their business decisions. Continue reading to learn more.
Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation Solution for SAP System Refresh by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - By simplifying and making system refresh execution consistent, automation can decrease the potential for errors inherent in standard approaches. Read this paper to discover an automation solution that can be used for traditional SAP systems as well as SAP’s Business Warehouse (BW).
Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation Solution for SAP System Refresh by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 25, 2011 - By simplifying and making system refresh execution consistent, automation can decrease the potential for errors inherent in standard approaches. Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation for SAP System Refresh does just this. Continue reading to learn more.
Cisco UCS Ecosystem for Oracle: Extend Support to Big Data and Oracle NoSQL Database by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 28, 2012 - Read this white paper to gain a detailed understanding of how Cisco and Oracle have collaborated to deliver integrated, enterprise-class NoSQL solutions that offer exceptional agility, availability, scalability and manageability. Learn how it provides the infrastructure for the quick deployment of scalable and effective big-data solutions.
Cisco UCS – A Real World TCO Analysis by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 01, 2011 - This white paper reveals five opportunities for infrastructure cost savings. Learn how to simplify management of your data center through integration and automation of network, compute, and virtualization technologies.
Cisco UCS: RISC/UNIX Migration for Your Oracle Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 21, 2011 - This webcast discusses Oracle's latest database release and how to successfully integrate Cisco Unified Computing System with your Oracle environment.
Cisco Unified Communications: New Deployment Models for Communications and Collaboration by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 13, 2011 - Access this whitepaper for insight on building the best unified communications solution for your business.
Cisco Unified Communications: New Deployment Models for Communications and Collaboration by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 27, 2011 - This whitepaper examines the differences between the options and show you how Cisco Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions give you the flexibility to determine the best option for your business.
Cisco Unified Communications: New Deployment Models for Communications and Collaboration by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - Access this whitepaper for insight on building the best unified communications solution for your business.
Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) E-Series Servers Overview by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - Many organizations miss out on virtualization benefits by restricting this technology to their primary offices. This resource explains how you can maximize your investment by deploying virtualization-ready architecture in each of your branch locations.
Cisco Unified Computing System for SAP Landscapes by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 22, 2011 - Read this paper to discover a next-generation data center platform that provides the compute, network, and storage access components, deployed as a single cohesive system, to complement the SAP NetWeaver architecture.
Cisco Unified Computing System: Meet the Challenges of Today’s Microsoft Exchange Server Workloads by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 11, 2012 - This white paper explores the challenges of upgrading Microsoft Exchange and explains why it is essential that you successfully coordinate between server, storage, and network stacks to ensure stable business operations. Read this white paper to learn how a unified computing system can help you achieve this goal.
Cisco Unified Computing System: Meet the Challenges of Virtualization with Microsoft Hyper-V by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 11, 2012 - This white paper describes a recommended approach to help you optimize your virtual infrastructure and position your business to take advantage of public and private cloud services.
Cisco Unified Computing System Blade Server Chassis Power Modes by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 01, 2010 - The Cisco UCS power configuration approach enables users to meet their redundancy and power density needs. The approach is simple yet flexible enough to adapt to the varying needs for different applications within the data center. Continue reading to learn more.
Cisco Virtual Networking: Extend Advanced Networking for Microsoft Hyper-V Environments by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 11, 2012 - This solution overview explores four key issues that often accompany virtualization and describes two options for addressing them. Learn how to leverage Hyper-V to reduce operational complexity and extend security across your virtual environment.
Cisco Virtual Office Deployment Guide by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 09, 2009 - Cisco Virtual Office is a highly scalable solution for medium and large organizations looking to provide teleworkers, small offices, and mobile users with office-like experience combining voice, video, wireless, and real-time data applications in a secure environment. This deployment guide provides full details.
Cisco WAN Optimization for Citrix XenDesktop by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 22, 2011 - Access this whitepaper to learn about an optimized solution that mitigates the effects of the WAN and ensures customers can realize their business objectives.
Cisco Wide Area Applications Services (WAAS) Report by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 01, 2006 - Learn how Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) can accelerate a range of business applications, including Microsoft Exchange, file sharing and web applications.
Cisco: Leading the Way to Borderless Networks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 06, 2011 - Cisco's borderless networks promises to connect anyone to anywhere, using any device, to any resource—securely, reliably, transparently. In order to fully deliver on this promise, Cisco is advancing along three critical fronts: workplace transformation, technology leadership, and operational excellence. Read this paper to learn more.
Cisco® ONE: Framework for the Internet of Everything by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 29, 2013 - Uncover how leveraging Cisco ONE can help service providers enjoy the benefits of tomorrow's network and software innovations, harness network value, increase business agility, and achieve greater operational efficiency than ever before.
Cisco® ONE: The Value of Advanced Flow Control by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 31, 2013 - Discover how utilizing the advanced flow control capability in Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) can help you overcome the complex monitoring challenges you are facing today.
Cisco® ONE: Traffic Visualization and Control by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 30, 2013 - This resource explores how Cisco ONE's traffic visualization and control capability can help service providers visualize traffic end-to-end across the network and respond to unpredictable network capacity demands quickly, easily, and efficiently.
Closing the Loop for Effective Network Operations Management Webcast by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 15, 2012 - This webcast explores the need for operational efficiency in the modern enterprise and why network monitoring and management is so vital. View now to uncover details of a portfolio of networking products that can help you with network visibility, troubleshooting, and more!
Cloud Adoption Trends by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 21, 2014 - Today, it's impossible to escape the cloud. Its benefits -- specifically increased productivity, lower costs, and improved flexibility -- are touted by organizations in every industry and of every size. But which companies are using the cloud the most? What are the most popular paths to adoption?
Cloud and Collaboration: How to maximize investment by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 06, 2013 - The following report details how leading companies are using cloud-driven collaboration to gain a competitive edge in the market.
Cloud Computing in the Public Sector by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 01, 2009 - This white paper provides an in-depth analysis of cloud computing and its pros and cons. Gain insight into obstacles you may encounter if you decide to deploy this technology as well as steps you can take to address them.
Cloud Computing: Changing the Role and Relevance of IT Teams by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 31, 2014 - In this informative resource, take a look at how the business computing landscape is changing as a result of cloud adoption, and learn how IT leaders can harness the power of the cloud to reclaim their relevance and reach success.
Cloud Intelligent Network: Connect the World of Many Clouds by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2011 - Uncover how an intelligent network is the key to creating a successful cloud environment for your users.
Cloud Readiness Heat Map by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 12, 2013 - This informative map will show you what countries are the most cloud prepared and which ones are emerging to handle the technology.
Cloud Readiness: A Regional Study by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 16, 2013 - This whitepaper features three tables that cover the preparedness of different countries for cloud computing based on several different criteria.
Cloud Traffic to Grow Nearly Fivefold by 2017 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 04, 2014 - Between 2012 and 2017, global data center traffic is projected to triple, with cloud-specific traffic growing almost fivefold. Where is this traffic coming from? What does it mean for your business? Are you prepared to handle this volume of data center traffic?
Cloud: Powered by the Network- What a Business Leader Must Know by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Addressed to business leaders with an understanding that many have already been exposed to a deluge of technical treatises and marketing messages on cloud computing, this paper provides information on where the cloud is headed from a business perspective and why it's relevant for your organization.
Cloud: What an Enterprise Must Know by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 13, 2012 - This white paper discusses essential tools and strategies to leverage when making plans for cloud migration. Learn what the cloud really is, what it can offer your organization and key questions to consider before going forward with deployment plans.
Coca Cola Bottling Company adopted 10 Gigabit Ethernet, consolidating from 80 servers to 4 and reducing cabling costs by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 01, 2009 - Coca Cola Bottling Company adopted 10 Gigabit Ethernet, consolidating from 80 servers to 4 and reducing cabling costs.
Common BI and ETL Process Management Pain Points and How to Handle Them by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 13, 2010 - This webcast discusses the most common BI and ETL process management pain points experienced by BI operations staff as well as strategies for addressing them. Learn how to face process issues, design processes that are efficient and resistant to common problems, and learn real-life examples of successful implementations.
Connected Businesses Win by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), networks can do more than simply connect machines. They also deliver voice (telephone) and video, and connect functions such as sales and bookkeeping to make business more efficient, collaborative, and profitable. Read this paper learn about core network components and benefits.
Consider the User Experience and Operational Efficiency by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 02, 2010 - Cisco Services presents a series of four white papers to provide a framework for discovering compelling business cases and identifying the necessary services needed to deliver the desired experience. The second white paper in the series covers critical knowledge areas in the successful planning and design of a medianet or media-optimized network.
Continuously Monitor and Manage with Unified Service Monitor by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 16, 2012 - Uncover the details of a unified communications solution that will help you easily achieve an effective collaboration experience every time, from any workspace.
Control big data management costs with IT workload automation tools by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 31, 2012 - This helpful paper introduces a workload automation technology that streamlines data transfer between Hadoop and other business-critical applications, allowing for lower costs, and higher value from your data.
Converged Management for Wired and Wireless Networks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 30, 2011 - Discover how Cisco’s Prime Network Control System (NCS), a converged management platform for wired and wireless networks, can help you improve operational efficiencies, reduce operating expenses, and lower capital expenditures for your organization.
Data Center Management: The Key Ingredient for Reducing Server Power While Increasing Data Center Capacity by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 01, 2010 - The pressure to improve data center efficiency is nothing new. In fact, this demand has been growing for over a decade. This resource describes the key elements of effective IT management and compares the offerings of two key players in the market.
Data Center Servers and Storage E-Book Chapter 2: Monitoring and Managing Virtual Servers by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 12, 2010 - Once your hypervisor is installed, what's next? You need to implement virtualization that's actually going to benefit your organization. Read in Chapter Two about how to get the most out of your hardware investment.
Data Loss Prevention from the Inside Out by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 2008 - In this Techwise TV episode learn about data loss prevention and the three primary loss vectors that you must assess for your organization.
Data Security Through the Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 06, 2014 - The combination of cloud computing and mobility is often the perfect storm for security threats. Check out this blog post to learn about the threats that could be facing your data stored in the cloud, and how to overcome 2014's top cloud security challenges.
Deliver Fabric-Based Infrastructure for Virtualization and Cloud Computing by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 18, 2012 - This resource details a unified data center platform that integrates computing, networking, management and storage in a fabric-based infrastructure to improve IT efficiency and business agility. Discover how this infrastructure solution can help you leverage cloud technology in your data center.
Deliver What Every CEO Wants with Cloud Collaboration by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 05, 2014 - Take a look at this informative webcast to discover how cloud technologies can transform and expand your organization.
Deloitte Consulting Presents: Risk and TCO in Single and Multivendor Networks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 02, 2012 - Can a multivendor network infrastructure actually reduce your overall costs, as some claim? To answer this question, Deloitte Consulting conducted in-depth research looking at enterprises' total cost of ownership (TCO), including capital outlays, operating expenses, and analyzed risks associated with the network.
Demonstrating the Value of a Foundation Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 01, 2009 - This white paper details how you can future proof your network and be well position to take advantage of the increased functionality provided by new and ever evolving applications and computing models, including SaaS and virtualization.
Deploy Your BYOD Solution—Cisco Design Guide by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 30, 2014 - In this exclusive resource, get the latest guidelines, recommendations, and best practices for designing and deploying a BYOD solution that fits your organization's needs.
Deploying Cisco Catalyst 6500 Virtual Switching 1440 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 2008 - Today, high availability and real-time communications are absolute requirements for campus and data center networks.
Deploying Firewalls throughout Your Organization by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 2006 - Firewall filtering at multiple internal and external network perimeters helps prevent unauthorized access to critical business information.
Desktop Virtualization Solutions Overview: Features, Benefits by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 15, 2013 - View this video overview to hear about the features and benefits of an advanced desktop virtualization platform built upon leading technologies that delivers agile, cost-effective and reliable desktop virtualization for your business.
Dialing for Dollars: Nine Tips on Call Prospecting by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - The truth about effective call prospecting is that it’s a numbers game: the more calls you make, the better your chance of attaining customers. Just one customer could be enough to make your sales numbers. Continue reading this paper to learn nine tips for effective calling.
Dual Stack Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2011 - In order to ensure business continuity and future growth, all organizations need to carefully plan for coexistence between IPv4 and IPv6. A combination of both native IPv4 and IPv6, better known as dual stack, is the recommended coexistence strategy for enterprise networks. Continue reading to learn more.
E-Book: Improving business intelligence performance - Tips, techniques and strategic advice by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 09, 2011 - Business intelligence (BI) programs face new performance challenges as they scale out to reach more and more end users. Find out in this e-book, featuring expert advice, tips and techniques for improving BI performance. Learn strategies you can employ now – and things to think about as you plan for the future.
E-Book: Unlocking the value in SAP Solution Manager by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 17, 2010 - In this e-book, readers will learn how to uncover the value in Solution Manager, and use the tool not only to benefit IT operations, but help advance business goals as well.
E-Guide: Best practices for selecting high quality hardware for mission-critical applications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 21, 2011 - This expert e-guide from SearchSAP.com explores the specific requirements that must be met to maintain high usability and uptime within mission-critical environment such as SAP. Readers will gain access to tips and best practices for selecting server hardware that supports even the most demanding and critical business applications.
E-Guide: Cost effective hardware strategies that improve application performance by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 21, 2011 - Read this E-Guide for a helpful checklist before upgrading your hardware and to better understand how the hardware will affect Oracle databases.
E-Guide: Increase your Revenues and Profits by Offering Managed Voice by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 14, 2011 - Offering hosted unified communications and VoIP services is a strong opportunity for service providers. How do you know which customized plan is right for your specific business needs? Read this E-Guide to learn pros and cons, as well as which questions to ask potential clients to ensure that you are delivering the solution that’s right for them.
E-Guide: Oracle server hardware decisions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 22, 2011 - In this e-guide, readers will receive tips for choosing server hardware for Oracle environments, as well as a real-life case study.
Economic Benefits of Cisco CloudVerse by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 18, 2012 - Access this exclusive resource to learn about an end-to-end architectural approach that will enable you to leverage the world of many clouds and achieve the expected benefits.
Economics of BYOD- Assessment Tool by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 03, 2014 - Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies are sweeping across enterprises in all industries, due to the benefits of improved productivity, efficiency, and employee satisfaction. If you don't have a BYOD strategy in place, what value can you expect to experience? If you do have one, are you getting the most from your BYOD plan?
Efficient SAN Based Tape Encryption with Curtis Preston by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 2008 - Watch this webcast for expert tips on securing your SAN environment and meeting government regulations. Learn about a technique that transparently encrypts data inside the storage environment without slowing or disrupting business critical applications.
Eight Strategies for First Rate Customer Service by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 22, 2008 - This paper provides eight strategies for creating a relationship with your customers that will keep them coming back.
Emerging Markets Are Upbeat on Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 07, 2013 - This whitepaper details the results of an extensive study that was conducted to find out the impact of new trends on IT consumption.
Enhancing Business with Smarter, More Effective Communication by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 01, 2007 - To enable effective mobile communication, organizations are increasingly spending to ensure productivity and availability. Discover cost-effective applications that improve communications, connect workers, enable collaboration and streamline processes.
Enterprises See Clear Advantage of Cloud Computing and BYOD Combo by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2014 - This expert guide from searchCloudComputing.com answers some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to making cloud computing and BYOD work in your enterprise without disruption.
Evaluating and Enhancing Green Practices with Cisco Catalyst Switching by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 01, 2009 - This document describes the Green Operations and Characteristics of the Cisco® Catalyst® Series Switches. These Cisco Catalyst switch families offer the latest technologies to enable organizations to meet the green requirements of today while providing flexible architectures to address the necessities of tomorrow.
Evaluating video conferencing solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 20, 2011 - Integrating video and unified communications in your enterprise is not an easy task. Access this Technical Guide to view expert advice into creating a viable and effective integration strategy that will support interworking with your existing end points, as well as those to come.
Expert approach to combining VDI and unified communications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 13, 2012 - This expert e-guide form SearchUnifiedCommunications.com explains how to best approach unified communications in a virtual desktop infrastructure.
Extending Borderless Mobility to the Cloud Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 06, 2012 - Access this resource to learn how advanced technology architectures provide maximum flexibility and scalability, enabling the network to support changing business requirements and new services, while minimizing total cost of ownership.
Fast and Cost-Effective Unified Communications for Your Business by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 28, 2008 - The Cisco Unified Wireless Network is the industry's only unified wired and wireless solution to cost-effectively address the wireless LAN (WLAN) security, deployment, management, and control issues facing enterprises. Learn more in this brochure.
Fast IT Executive Perspectives Webpage by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 07, 2014 - This resource provides access to videos and whitepapers that will introduce you to the future of IT and show you the benefits it can bring.
Financial Services Company Relies on Cisco Storage Area Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 2008 - Rapidly growing AQR Capital Management invested in a Cisco SAN to protect critical financial information and to ensure disaster recovery.
Finding a Route to Recovery: Four Strategies by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 19, 2009 - Some small businesses are proactively finding roads to recovery, using network technology to reposition themselves. Their rules: Rethink the way business has been done, and accelerate recovery by investing in 21st-century technology that raises revenues, controls costs, and/or improves cash flow.
Finding the PERFECT Cloud Provider with Cisco by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 17, 2014 - Access this concise resource to uncover the top 10 cloud vendor considerations so you can be confident your organization is selecting the best fit for your business needs.
Firewall Solutions for Small Business by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - The ideal firewall solutions for small business integrate a hardware firewall with software controls into a comprehensive security solution that includes virtual private network (VPN) support, antivirus, antispam, antispyware, and content filtering capabilities.
Five Reasons to Go Wireless by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - Wireless networks are a powerful tool for boosting productivity and encouraging information sharing in a small company. With access to network resources, employees can roam where they need to and have constant access to the tools required to do their jobs
Five Ways to Improve Cost Containment by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 01, 2007 - An intelligent information network infrastructure can go a long way toward helping SMBs contain costs. This paper examines five ways SMBs can make their network work for them.
Five Ways to Improve Your Company's Efficiency by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 22, 2008 - According to IDC research, 60.2% of SMBs cited improving efficiency as their top business priority in 2005. Read this article to find tips for enhancing efficiency.
Five Ways to Improve Your Wireless Security by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 28, 2008 - A wireless network can help your employees stay productive as they move around your company, but to take advantage of the benefits of wireless networking, you need to be sure that your network is safe from hackers and unauthorized users.
FlexPod for SAP Applications—Elevating the SAP Landscape to the Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 06, 2012 - This solution brief explores the driving forces behind the decision to implement these technologies and reveals the key benefits you can expect once you have done so. Learn about a cloud reference architecture designed to provide secure isolation of tenants and systems, seamless provisioning and deprovisioning, and more.
Food Manufacturer Extends Its Workforce with Secure Remote Access by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 2008 - This case study describes how one of the most well-known food producers and distributors achieved cost savings, increased productivity, and solved business challenges through deployment of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) VPN Edition.
Forrester Report: The Total Economic Impact™ Of The Cisco Unified Computing System by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 04, 2012 - This white paper quantifies the advantages of unified computing and presents key findings from interviews with organizations who implemented it. Discover the savings you can expect across several key categories and determine whether this IT model is right for your organization
Forrester Thought Leadership White Paper: Exploring the Potential Benefits of End-to-End Convergence of Data Center Networks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 14, 2012 - This whitepaper discloses the results of an evaluation of end-to-end storage area network/local area network (SAN/LAN) networking issues including Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adoption.
From Information to Innovation: The New CIO in an Internet of Everything World by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 05, 2013 - The "Internet of Everything" (IoE) is rapidly changing the degree to which people, processes, and things are connected to improve productivity and drive innovation. Today's CIOs must constantly evolve to keep up with the pace of change of IoE, and become "brokers of innovation" by introducing new, service-oriented IT models.
Future-Proof Networking: Making Decisions That Last by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 01, 2009 - To succeed in tough economic times, a business must be able to make strategic plans for growth while running a lean operation. The following paper presents seven primary areas where businesses can maximize IT opportunities and describes how Cisco can help build a sustainable network infrastructure to help you realize your strategic vision.
Gartner: Fabric Computing Poised as a Preferred Infrastructure for Virtualization and Cloud Computing by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 11, 2011 - This research note presents results from a recent survey on virtualization and cloud computing. Find out why many of your peers are looking into fabric-based infrastructures and get recommendations to help you leverage the full benefits of this technology.
Get Ahead with a Business Communications Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - Even the smallest business can live large with a business communications system from Cisco. Why switch to a small business communications system from Cisco? Because when you combine voice, video, and data in a single network, you can cut costs and get more done.
Getting Your Wireless Together to Save Time, Improve Reception by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - When you “cluster” standalone wireless access points, you can improve reception and roaming, strengthen security, and save many hours of technical labor—all without the expense of a wireless controller. Continue reading to learn more about clustering improvement.
Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2012–2017 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 18, 2013 - This whitepaper details the results of a study that has created a forecast for future of the cloud through the year 2017.
Go Green with Ease: Five Steps for Small IT Shops by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2009 - Smart information technology (IT) practices reduce the environmental impact of conducting business, and help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) reduce expenses.
Hay Group Moves Services to Secure Private Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 09, 2010 - This case study details how virtualization enabled one company to achieve 99.999 percent availability. Find out how the decision to virtualize paved the way for a private cloud and gain insight into various managed service offerings available.
Health System Builds Highly Available Wired and Wireless Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 22, 2009 - Baptist Health South Florida uses a Cisco Medical-Grade Network powered by highly available Cisco Catalyst® switches to safeguard the reliability and uptime of critical hospital services and applications.
Hedge Fund Administration Provider Increases Efficiency by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 31, 2011 - HedgeServ, a provider of administration solutions to hedge funds and related financial enterprises faced the challenge of finding the best way to scale automation in their production environment. Needing a full-featued enterprise scheduler, HedgeServ decided to deploy Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler. Continue reading to learn more.
How a Leading Psychiatric Hospital Safeguards Key Healthcare Data by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 01, 2006 - The Cisco Security MARS solution has given The Menninger Clinic unprecedented visibility into its network operations and eased HIPAA compliance.
How a Techie Built a Network That Cuts Costs by 50% by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 13, 2011 - Discover how a technical supervisor used network technology to help his company slash phone service costs, improve security and service, and add four satellite offices without adding more IT support.
How can Cisco cloud security accelerate cloud adoption? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 17, 2012 - Cloud computing is quickly becoming a popular solution for customers. Consult this study to learn more about why security is one of the top barriers in regards to cloud computing. Uncover some of the risks and concerns you can face by implementing cloud computing in your enterprise.
How to Choose an Enterprise-Class Job Scheduling Solution Evaluation Guide by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 24, 2010 - This document discusses the requirements for job scheduling software in complex IT environments with multiple interconnected enterprise-class applications that touch every aspect of the organization. Continue reading to learn more.
How to Cut Overhead Costs Right Now: Connect Remote Workers, Using VPN Security by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - Giving remote workers easy and secure access to your network with virtual private network (VPN) technology can result in big savings.
How to Get Ahead in a Challenging Economy by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - Like their larger counterparts, small businesses are turning to innovative, network-based communication tools to work more efficiently for less. Cisco offers a number of unified communications solutions tailored specifically to small businesses.
How to Get Better and Faster with Wireless-N by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - When will your business begin using next-generation wireless technology? Wireless-N (802.11n technology) is already in users' newer devices—laptops, desktops, IP phones, and smartphones. Continue reading to learn more about Wireless-N, it's business advantages and best practices.
How to Get More for Your Storage Dollar: Cool Applications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - If you've heard of network-attached storage (NAS), you know that this technology can centralize data storage for high availability and security. But now NAS does much more, for about the same price. Continue reading to learn more.
How to Get the Cisco Tech Support You Need, Online by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - IT and telecom staff in small businesses (up to 250 employees) meet up at what Google Analytics reports is one of the most popular support sites of its size—the Cisco Small Business Support Community. Whenever you need technical support, or want to learn more about your technology, connect with the community and get support. Read on to learn more.
How to Make Magic with VoIP: Weighing the Options by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - VoIP with UC can transform a business across four dimensions: lower costs, higher productivity, better customer service, and higher revenues. It can make a small business appear big, and help it outperform larger competitors. There are several ways to implement VoIP. Read this paper to determine which way is best for your business.
How to Manage the Virtual, Automated Environment by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 07, 2012 - SearchNetworking.com’s E-Guide on the new era of network management explores the challenges involved with cloud computing and virtualization and how to prevent and control VM sprawl.
How to Prepare Your Network for the Cloud: Challenges, Strategies and Tools by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - This white paper demonstrates how, with the help of a cloud inteligent network, organizations can deliver a secure, scalable, high-quality user experience for applications and services that operate in the cloud. Within, discover how you can optimize application performance, enhance security and simplify network management.
How to Save Time and Money Making Your Transition to IPv6 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 10, 2011 - This white paper discusses 9 strategies that can save your business time and money while transitioning to IPv6, by slowing the need for replacements and mitigating risks.
How "Green" Are Your Digits? A Scorecard to See How Eco-Friendly Your IT Is by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - Changing the ways your company uses digital technology can quickly make your business more ecofriendly and efficient. Smart IT practices reduce carbon emissions and the consumption of valuable resources--including space and energy.
Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 03, 2014 - This exclusive resource discusses the impact of the cloud on IT consumption models and examines how your organization can accelerate the adoption of game-changing technology.
Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models: Top 10 Insights by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 08, 2013 - This whitepaper reviews the conclusions from a survey of IT leaders around the world.
Impact of Cloud on the Future of IT by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 18, 2013 - This interactive whitepaper covers the results of a cloud study that has forecasted the future of the technology and breaks it down by global region.
Impact of Cloud: Top 10 Insights by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 19, 2013 - This whitepaper shares some of the key findings from a study of the dramatic changes cloud computing is creating for IT at all key consumption lifecycle stages – how businesses plan for, procure, deploy, operate, and govern IT.
Improve Business Agility with Cisco Application Delivery Network Solution by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 2008 - Cisco ADN can help your organization improve business agility and lower application-delivery costs.
Improve Organizational Communications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 28, 2011 - As an organization’s workforce becomes increasingly mobile and dispersed, its ability to survive and thrive depends on effective employee communications. Learn about a collaboration platform that allows for improved employee communication and productivity.
Improve Organizational Communications to Drive Business Results by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 21, 2011 - As an organization’s workforce becomes increasingly mobile and dispersed, its ability to survive and thrive depends on effective employee communications. Access this resource to learn about collaborative tools that enable increased productivity, business agility and competitive advantage.
Improving Performance and Control in SAP Environments [Cisco ACE XML Gateways] by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 22, 2011 - Read this paper to find out how to meet the new challenges posed by the proliferation of XML-based services. Discover an appliance that can be combined with SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver to improve performance, security, availability, and monitoring and auditing (for compliance) for applications and Web services in SAP environments.
Incorporating BYOD in the Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2014 - This expert e-guide from searchCloudComputing.com explains how to create a BYOD-compatible cloud.
Increase SAP agility, resilience, efficiency with Vblock systems by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2012 - Like many companies, Columbia Sportswear needed to revamp their aging ERP system, as the infrastructure had become complex and difficult to support. Read this brief case study to discover how Columbia deployed a converged infrastructure and leveraged virtualization to gain agility, resilience and efficiency for running a new SAP system.
Independent Lab Test Report: Security of Cisco CallManager-based IP Telephony against Malicious Hacker Attacks by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 24, 2004 - Cisco Systems becomes the first, and to date the only, IP-Telephony vendor to earn Miercom's highest rating of Secure for its proven ability to defend an IP phone system against malicious attack.
Infrastructure Predictions: 2014 and Beyond by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 23, 2014 - This slide show details five predictions for data center infrastructure for 2014 and beyond.
Innovate at the Speed of Business: Fast IT by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 14, 2014 - This exclusive webcast examines how you can best prepare your environment to drive innovation and generate revenue.
Innovating for a Mobile World by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 04, 2014 - This informative resource examines how mobile technology is reshaping the world and how your organization can utilize it to rise to the top of the mobile age.
Investing in IP Phones: How to Control Costs, Now and Later by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - Businesses that use voice over IP (VoIP) service and IP phones gain many advantages. No wonder desktop IP phones are used by more than a third of small and medium-sized businesses surveyed in Europe and North America. Continue reading to learn more and discover how to make the best investment through seven key questions.
IP Centrex vs. Hosted Unified Communications for MSPs by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 08, 2011 - How similar are IP Centrex and hosted Unified Communications? Service providers that may be considering investing in hosted IP PBX solutions - or expanding what they already offer - would benefit from comparing the two hosted approaches on several key business and technology dimensions. Continue reading to learn about the comparisons.
IP Telephony for Mid-Sized Companies : Current trends and what’s in store for the future by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - This e-guide highlights the top 5 trends in enterprise IP telephony and how you can improve collaboration and reduce costs. Uncover what you can expect for the future of IP telephony, what SIP trunking really means and how to take full advantage of its benefits
IP Telephony for Mid-Sized Companies : Current trends and what’s in store for the future by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 23, 2011 - This e-guide highlights the top 5 trends in enterprise IP telephony and how you can improve collaboration and reduce costs. Uncover what you can expect for the future of IP telephony, what SIP trunking really means and how to take full advantage of its benefits
IPv6 Transition Planning and Strategies for DHCP and DNS by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 03, 2011 - IPv4 addresses are running out and service providers need to make immediate decisions regarding deployment of IPv6. This paper will outline strategic considerations and approaches to the transition to IPv6 in a service provider environment.
IPv6 Transition Planning and Techniques for DNS and DHCP by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 21, 2011 - Tune into this webcast which addresses common issues and concerns related to the transition to IPv6 and customers will learn about the following with respect to DNS and DHCP.
Is BYOD worth the risk? BYOD Benefits Model for Global Companies by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 12, 2013 - This informative resource examines the financial impact of BYOD in organizations in six different countries, analyzing what kind of value BYOD is delivering and how your organization can increase this value.
Is Your Network Ready for Cloud Computing - Presentation Transcript by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 08, 2012 - This presentation transcript will look at areas to cover with the cloud provider, including possible adjustments to firewalls and other perimeter defenses such as IPS, and how to ensure the changes don’t violate security policy.
IT Automation: Evaluate Job Scheduling and Run Book Automation Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 19, 2010 - Businesses increasingly use IT automation tools to meet the challenge of managing their data centers. This document describes two types of IT automation software: enterprise job scheduling and run book automation (RBA). It explains how each solution helps to improve efficiency and reduce risks and when to use each solution and when to combine them.
IT Automation: Evaluate Job Scheduling and Run Book Automation Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 28, 2010 - A job scheduler is responsible for routinely managing thousands—and in many cases, tens of thousands—of individual mission-critical business processes every day. This evaluation guide provides an in-depth overview of job scheduling capabilities that companies rely on to operate their businesses successfully.
IT Automation: Support and Improve Business Innovation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 28, 2011 - This white paper provides a deeper understanding of IT automation. Obtain a detailed definition of this concept and gain insight into the areas it comprises and its successful elements.
IT Briefing: Efficient SAN-Based Tape Encryption by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 2008 - This document discusses the protection of stored data, particularly the data that resides on backup tapes.
IT Connects Customers to Brands by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 16, 2010 - Paul Gillin, author of three social media marketing books, reveals how CIOs are becoming the designated guardians of intellectual property. As the use of social media tools grows, Gillen recommends how a CIO can stay in front of the widespread access and create enhanced customer experiences.
IT Handbook: Network Considerations for VDI by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 27, 2012 - This expert handbook provides essential insight into network infrastructure preparations for transitioning to a virtual desktop infrastructure. Discover additional information in the areas of network resilience and redundancy, bandwidth considerations, and network services and security.
IT Innovation as a Priority by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 23, 2011 - Today as a CIO, not only is maintaining operational excellence part of your role, but driving innovation is also high on the priority list. In this video, VP IT and Administration at Hearst Television, Inc., shares how he was able to maintain operational excellence and create an innovative virtualization solution.
IT Leaders Can Be Brokers of Cloud Technology by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 10, 2014 - Check out this concise webcast to find out what IT leaders need to do to provide top-notch performance, security and control across the cloud infrastructure.
It's Not "If" You Collaborate, But "How" by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 11, 2009 - To learn more about who collaborates and why, Cisco recently conducted one of the first comprehensive studies of the personal and cultural factors associated with successful adoption of network based collaboration. Read the full report, and find out more about how collaboration transforms business.
Italian Bank Approaches Cloud with Unified Data Center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2012 - This white paper dives deep into a case study of one company's successful data center upgrade to support full virtualization and migration to cloud service delivery. Read on and learn how you too can cost-effectively create a unified and easy-to manage cloud-ready platform.
Keep Your BI Tools Running Smoothly with Intelligent Automation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 23, 2012 - Read this white paper to discover intelligent automation tools that free your IT team from the labor-intensive and time-consuming tasks that are associated with the administration of the SAP NetWeaver BW Accelerator appliance while accelerating time-to-insight with easily-accessible, timely, accurate business intelligence (BI) data.
Keeping Pace with Your Customer’s Needs Automating Activation and IP Address Management with Cisco Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 07, 2011 - This webcast looks at the issue of simplifying IP management and service automation, creating a scalable, reliable solution for meeting your customer needs. Learn how you can reduce delivery time and increase revenue.
Keeping up with ‘big data’ analytics means change in your data center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 05, 2013 - Big data means big changes in your data center. Yet accessing big data through simple extensions of existing architecture may not be the best approach for the long term. This e-guide, from SearchDataCenter.com, explores how to successfully take on big data analytics projects in your organization.
Keeping Your Clouds Connected by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 15, 2013 - This informative white paper discusses a cloud strategy that combines networking, computing and storage resources within the data center while connecting clouds together to deliver a high-quality cloud experience to your users.
Kindred Healthcare Selects Cisco for New Data Center Storage Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 01, 2006 - Kindred Healthcare, a Fortune 500 provider of healthcare services nationwide, selects Cisco for new data center storage network.
Kotak Group Builds State-of-the-Art Data Center on Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 06, 2011 - This case study explains why one company chose to consolidate their data center network architecture. Learn about the technique they decided on and the results they anticipate.
Leadership and Technology: A Total-Cost-of-Ownership Comparison for Unified Communications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 19, 2012 - This exclusive whitepaper covers an affordable and effective unified communications solution for mid-market businesses.
Leadership with Video Communications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 12, 2013 - This exclusive whitepaper covers the value of adding unified communications with video capabilities to a mid-market business.
Leading Interactive Games Designer Accelerates Business Intelligence Program by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2012 - In this white paper, Rajesh K. Gupta, Electronic Arts' senior manager of applications for business intelligence (BI) and data services, explains how EA avoids many costly problems due to timely data access. Read this now to gain insight into how EA deployed job scheduling software and what benefits it reaped by doing so.
Lumber Company Cuts Customer Delays down to Size by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 01, 2006 - In this case study, Mountain Lumber Company streamlined their customer and employee communications with a Cisco Unified Communications system. They have also eliminated the need for a separate intercom system. Read this study to learn more.
Make a Match: Four Tips for Picking a VoIP Partner by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - When your business wants to gain the advantages of voice over IP (VoIP) and unified communications (UC) technology, where will you find the expertise to do it? How do you choose a partner that’s right for you? Continue reading to gain advice from four small businesses.
Making the Most of Business Mobility by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 11, 2013 - This exclusive paper discusses how you can leverage business mobility opportunities to unlock new growth for both IT and business, providing better services for customers, a better experience for users, and streamlined management for IT.
Maximize Your Collaboration Investment by Choosing the Right Services Approach by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 01, 2010 - This IDC Vendor Spotlight reviews Cisco's collaboration services. This paper also reviews IDC research on the overall collaboration market, including unified communications (UC), and looks at the impact and benefits of collaboration services on customers and partners.
MDS 9000 SAN-OS Software: The Virtual Machine Aware SAN by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - This document describes the innovative approach introduced by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to support an end-to-end virtualized SAN environment that is flexible, secure, scalable, and mobile.
Metro Health Improves Patient Care with Desktop Virtualization by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 23, 2011 - This brief video discusses how one business in the healthcare industry leveraged desktop virtualization and was able to optimize clinical workflow and improve patient care. Check out how this virtual infrastructure provided employees with access to the information they needed when they needed it.
Mobile applications - Making anywhere access a reality by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 13, 2012 - Uncover how you can make anytime, anywhere access a reality for your mobile workforce. Also analyze costs of mobilizing applications and how to get those applications to your mobile devices.
Mobile Enterprise CIOs Talk Strategy by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 04, 2014 - In this exclusive resource, business leaders discuss how they are formulating their mobile strategy to ensure success, providing helpful tips that you can apply to your own mobile initiatives.
Mobile Innovation: Transforming Customer Expectations by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 07, 2014 - This assessment tool provides you with 6 key factors for your mobile strategy that will increase savings and productivity.
Mobile Presence and Instant Messaging: Key Strategies for Mid-Sized Companies by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - This e-guide discusses steps to develop a UC strategy for presence in the anywhere office. Additionally, uncover the dangers of instant messaging, how to tackle potential security challenges, what role mobility plays within presence and more.
Mobile Presence and Instant Messaging: Key Strategies for Mid-Sized Companies by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 23, 2011 - This e-guide discusses steps to develop a UC strategy for presence in the anywhere office. Additionally, uncover the dangers of instant messaging, how to tackle potential security challenges, what role mobility plays within presence and more.
Mobility on Cisco Catalyst Series Switches - The Wired Side of Wireless by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 01, 2008 - Cisco has defined a wireless architecture that provides tight integration and unification of wired and wireless networks. Read this paper to learn about the key features and business benefits of Cisco Catalyst Series switches and Cisco Unified Wireless Networks.
Mobility, Virtualization and the Next-Generation Workplace by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 30, 2012 - By reading this report from Forrester Consulting, you’ll gain an understanding of the benefits, challenges and timelines for implementing workspace initiatives such as BYOD programs as well as collaboration, desktop virtualization, app virtualization and security solutions.
Mobility: No Longer a Risky Business? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 09, 2013 - This informative resource examines critical best practices for establishing safe and secure networks so that your business can utilize mobility without increasing security risks. Read on to learn how you can ensure a safe and secure mobile environment.
Mobilize Magazine - Online by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 07, 2014 - This informative webpage provides access to Mobilize, an e-zine by Cisco, which provides valuable insight to all the current trends in the mobile marketplace.
Network Considerations for VDI by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 08, 2011 - This expert IT handbook from SearchVirtualDesktop.com is designed to guide IT pros through their transitions to virtual desktop infrastructure. Discover factors to consider before getting started, including network protocols, the user experience, and more.
Network Implications of Server Virtualization in the Data Center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 2008 - Read this white paper and learn how Cisco Catalyst switches and Cisco MDS 9000 family storage area network (SAN) switches address new design requirements.
Network Programmability Is Real: Five Use Cases for Our Disaster Recovery Cloud Services by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 17, 2014 - This resource covers the benefits found from five use cases for a networking platform that will provide added flexibility and agility.
Network Security 2.0: A Systems Approach to Threat Mitigation Augments Defense in Depth by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 28, 2008 - In the first edition of a six part series on Network Security sponsored by Cisco Systems, security architecture is the focus. Specifically covered is a systems approach that builds on IT security investment using System Management for policy, reputation and identity.
Network Security Checklist by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 28, 2008 - Every SMB should have a written (and thoughtfully prepared) network-security plan in place. This white paper provides tips to help you develop one for your company.
Network Security for Small Business by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 2008 - Achieving effective network security for small business requires a solution designed to fit your needs today and can adapt to tomorrow's threats. This paper examines how best to protect your network, as well as the benefits a secure environment offers.
Networking Basics: What You Need to Know by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - When looking at networking basics, understanding the way a network operates is the first step to understanding routing and switching. Read this white paper for more.
Next Gen IT Predictions: 2014 and Beyond by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 23, 2014 - This valuable resource details six predictions for the next-generation of IT in 2014 and beyond.
Next Generation Enterprise WAN DMVPN by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - Access this white paper that outlines steps for migrating from DMVPN to GET VPN, and learn about what benefits you stand to gain by doing so.
Next Generation Enterprise WAN Regional WAN Deployment Guide by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - Read this white paper to discover a large-scale enterprise networking solution that supports current challenges such as app performance, virtualization, videoconferencing, security, mobility, and cloud computing.
Next Generation Enterprise WAN Regional WAN Management by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - IT professionals need an enterprise WAN offering that can simplify network management and increase operational efficiency without sacrificing a large chunk of the IT budget. Access this white paper to learn how your network administrators can easily implement, monitor and troubleshoot services with a low cost, efficient, high performance WAN.
Next Generation Enterprise WAN Regional WAN Overview by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 31, 2011 - Enterprises with large-scale networking needs including remote branch-office connectivity should read this white paper to get an overview of WAN architecture that not only provides advanced routing functionality, but also allows for video collaboration, access control and secure connectivity, application performance optimization, mobility and more!
Next Generation Enterprise WAN Regional WAN Remote Access VPN overview by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - Read this paper to learn how deploying routed WAN solutions for borderless networks enables your business to support mobile workers and branch offices therefore contributing to increased productivity and performance across the enterprise.
Next Generation Enterprise WAN Video Deployment Guide by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn how to leverage intelligent new technologies that can address the predictability, performance, quality and security challenges associated with the transmission of video and rich media over enterprise networks.
Next Generation Network Management Techniques by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2012 - The February edition of the Network Evolution E-zine explore the latest advances in DevOps and uncover what you need to know for working within the movement. Also read several other featured articles!
Next-Generation Knowledge Workers Accelerating the Disruption in Business Mobility by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 11, 2013 - This exclusive resource discusses how organizations can push the limits of enterprise mobility in order to drive greater innovation and open new streams of revenue, all while dramatically increasing worker satisfaction and productivity.
North Carolina Center for Automotive Research uses borderless network to keep engineers connected to data and services anywhere, anytime by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 10, 2011 - This case study demonstrates how one organization used borderless network technology to help them grow substantially in a short amount of time.
Peace of Mind for the Life of Your Business by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 2008 - In today's rapidly changing marketplace, small businesses are facing new challenges and competitive pressures. Read this whitepaper to learn how to choose the right vendor to build the solutions that your business needs.
Pharmaceutical Services Company Accelerates Virtual Desktops by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - This case study demonstrates how Quintiles Pharmaceutical Services extended WAN optimization to 100 percent of their virtual desktop infrastructure and improved traffic flow with their existing bandwidth, allowing for secure and centralized data and access control, and high levels of employee satisfaction.
Practical Advice for Migrating to Cloud Collaboration by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 08, 2013 - The following white paper outlines the importance of unified communications and how to go about deploying a successful solution. Discover trends of success with application prioritization, best practices for unification, and collaboration solutions.
Presentation Transcript: Cisco Active Network Abstraction and Production by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 22, 2011 - Access this presentation transcript, which introduces the Cisco Active Network Abstraction system and summarizes the network scope and the general problems faced by ANA.
Presentation Transcript: Common BI and ETL Process Management Pain Points and How to Handle Them by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 13, 2010 - This presentation transcript discusses the most common BI and ETL process management pain points experienced by BI operations staff as well as strategies for addressing them. Learn how to face process issues, design processes that are efficient and resistant to common problems, and learn real-life examples of successful implementations.
Presentation Transcript: Keeping Pace with Your Customer’s Needs Automating Activation and IP Address by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 08, 2011 - Check out this presentation on simplifying IP management and service automation, creating a scalable, reliable solution for meeting your customer needs.
Presentation Transcript: Maximizing the Value of SAP Solution Manager & CCMS with Task Automation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 11, 2010 - Experts from Cisco will discuss and demonstrate how organizations are meeting and exceeding their objectives of increase efficiencies, improve performance, minimize risk, and reducing the TCO of SAP through operational performance automation of SAP using a combination of SAP Solution Manager and Tidal Intelligent Automation for SAP.
Private Cloud Efficiency and Flexibility to Advance Business Innovation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 23, 2011 - This resource will provide you with a broad understanding of the vision for private cloud computing and a detailed blueprint for how to transition your existing data center to a private cloud.
Private Cloud—Efficiency and Flexibility to Advance Business Innovation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 01, 2011 - This white paper explores the reasons why many companies are considering a move to the private cloud. Determine whether your organization is ready for this significant change and find out what stages you should factor into your plan.
Productionizing Hadoop: Seven Architectural Best Practices by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 28, 2013 - Check out this informative resource to learn what you should consider when choosing architecture for your big data project. Discover the seven top architectural qualities of big data production platforms, and one delivery platform that automates big data workflow for more efficient, effective processing.
Productivity, Mobility and Efficiency: Keeping Your Devices Secure by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 07, 2012 - In this research report, uncover how organizations are – or should be – responding to the invasion of mobile devices in the workplace, the emerging trends in enterprise mobility today, best practices for ensuring effective mobile policies, and much more!
Proliferation of devices at mid-size businesses impacts change in IT development by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 16, 2013 - This helpful infographic demonstrates today's mobility trends so that you can get a firm understanding on where specifically organizations are looking to boost their mobility and where they already have.
Protect Your Customer Data for Peace of Mind by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 2008 - When dealing with something as invaluable as customer data, think about creating a unified strategy that incorporates the network, people, and tools. Read this paper for advice on how to protect your customers data for piece of mind.
Questions to ask when evaluating video conferencing service by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - This e-guide highlights what you should know before implementing video conferencing, including what services you need, key requirements and a guide to evaluating video conferencing service providers.
Questions to ask when evaluating video conferencing service by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 07, 2011 - This e-guide highlights what you should know before implementing video conferencing, including what services you need, key requirements and a guide to evaluating video conferencing service providers.
Radiology Group Connects to Thousands of Hospitals, Securely and Virtually by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 10, 2011 - This case study showcases how Virtual Radiologic used Cisco solutions to secure electronic patient information transmitted between hospitals and remote radiologists.
Ready Your Network Infrastructure for the Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 24, 2012 - Discover how one company optimized and modernized their data center network infrastructure to enable more efficient use of available resources and also ready the company for new technologies such as virtualization, the cloud, and FCoE.
Remote Access VPNs: Business Productivity, Deployment, and Security Considerations by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 2008 - This white paper outlines the two primary methods of deploying remote access VPNs: IPsec and SSL. Read how to choose the right VPN technology for your organization, understand security considerations, and how to secure your remote-access VPN.
Removing Organizational Barriers for Leveraging Technology Convergence by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 31, 2011 - This resource discusses the convergence trend in IT and common organizational barriers to its use. Gain access to strategies and recommendations for converging your network infrastructure today.
Revolution on the Network Edge by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 02, 2009 - In this webcast, discover a new aggregation services router with the equivalent capacity of 160 standard routers. Discover how to leverage this technology to improve performance, reduce bandwidth consumption, reduce expenses and much more.
Riding the Cloud To Improve Your Top- and Bottom- Line Economics by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 18, 2012 - Read this white paper to explore insights that can help you better understand what the cloud is and what it can offer your business. Discover essential tips and tricks that can ensure a smooth and successful cloud adoption.
Riding the Cloud To Improve Your Top- and Bottom-Line Economics by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 30, 2012 - Review this white paper for tips on selecting - and planning - the right cloud strategy for your organization so you can enjoy all the benefits the cloud has to offer.
Routers are Dead; Long Live the Router by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 20, 2009 - Get a firsthand look at the next-gen routers that will enable you to create a truly borderless network, while giving you the convenient, powerful network management features you crave in today’s resource-challenged IT environment.
Routing and switching considerations: What you may be missing by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 12, 2011 - This expert E-Guide discusses how routers actually work, how you can keep your network traffic flowing smoothly and five major considerations for your next network infrastructure project.
SAP / Oracle Applications on the Cisco UCS platform by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 30, 2011 - Watch this on-demand video featuring Len Landale, Director of ERP Applications at Secure24, to learn how third-party automation tools for SAP software can reduce redundancies for faster delivery to customers and increased cost savings. Watch this video now to learn more.
SAP Enterprise Applications on Cisco UCS by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 29, 2011 - The Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) server platform has been designed with the performance and reliability to power memory-intensive, mission-critical applications, as well as virtualized workloads. Check out this solution center to learn more about SAP enterprise applications that are optimized on the UCS server platform.
SAP System Build and Landscape Management Activities by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 30, 2010 - Read this white paper to learn how to simplify the often cumbersome, critical change management activities needed to simplify SAP solution deployments, increase operational performance, and decrease total cost of ownership (TCO) with a single, cohesive system that includes compute, network, and storage access components.
Secure Mobile Collaboration by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 22, 2014 - Mobility adoption in the enterprise has accelerated. To stay current, you need to know the latest IT trends for secure mobile collaboration. Get an overview of what’s shaping corporate mobility in this Forrester Consulting Technology Adoption Profile.
Securing Your Business with Your Network: Security Made Simple by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 2006 - Network security is essential for your business because it allows employees and vendors to access company voice and data services over a secure network connection, wherever they may be located. Read this paper to learn how to secure your business network
Security - Three Necessary Security Measures to Empower Data Center Transformation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 12, 2013 - Access this informative white paper that presents three must-have security measures to empower data center transformation to virtualization and the cloud.
Security Across the Enterprise: Protect and Empower Your Branch Offices by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 16, 2008 - Today's branch offices rely on business-critical applications to keep the workforce as efficient as possible. But they're also vulnerable to attacks that can harm productivity and breaches that can compromise sensitive information. Successfully defending the enterprise at its branch offices requires a collaborative, defense-in-depth approach.
Security Bloopers: Five Common Mistakes by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2009 - IT professionals often question whether they have adequately protected their company's network. In the rush of the workday, what could you have missed? This document explains how to avoid five common mistakes to protect your network.
Service Please: Five Tips for Easy, Affordable Tech Support by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - A dark secret of investing in technology is the substantial cost of not doing the technical support well. You may increase productivity and profits simply by adopting a new strategy for network maintenance and troubleshooting. Read on to learn how three small businesses get technical support that brings them peace of mind at an affordable price.
Seven Corners Meets Travelers’ Needs— Fast and Efficiently—with a Private Cloud Built on Cisco, NetApp, and VMware by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 23, 2011 - This paper explores the success story of a travel insurance company that implemented a private cloud to solve their busines needs.
Simplified Management of Video Collaboration Services by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2012 - Access this product overview to learn more about Cisco Prime Collaboration Manager which can help optimize the delivery efficiency, reduce operational costs of video collaboration services and provide an optimal end-user experience.
Simplify Management of Cisco TelePresence with Cisco Prime Collaboration Manager by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2012 - Uncover the ins and outs of a video collaboration services solution for optimal video usage in your enterprise.
Six Reasons to Get Smarter About Storage by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - A growing trend in small businesses is to solve storage problems with a simpler, more elegant technology: network-attached storage (NAS). Continue reading to learn about NAS appliances such as Cisco® Small Business NSS 300 Series Smart Storage solution, as well as learn the reasons why it differs from other NAS storage method.
Six Ways to Rev Up Your Revenues, Using VoIP by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2011 - How can you raise revenues without raising prices? You can gain new customers. Or you can make new sales from your existing customers. There’s a network technology that helps you do both: voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Read this paper to learn six ways to raise revenues with voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
Small Business Communications VoIP by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 14, 2009 - Read this paper to learn what is Small Business Communication VoIP and what it can do for your business.
Small Business Firewall Software Vs. Hardware Firewalls by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2009 - Small business firewall software and hardware firewalls are the methods used to protect computers against hacker attacks and other Internet threats.
Small Business Networking: The Basics by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2009 - Small business networking begins with a secure, reliable, fast data network foundation. This paper fleshes out 7 ways small business networking can transform your company.
Small Business Security: What You Need to Know by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2009 - Small business security is dependant upon defending against common threats, such as viruses, spyware, malware and hackers.
Small Business VoIP: The Basics by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 2008 - Small business VoIP combines voice and data together on a single, secure network allowing your employees to stay connected with the people and data they need. The following is a guide to why you might want to consider a small business VoIP system.
Social Networking in the Enterprise: Benefits and Inhibitors by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 01, 2010 - This white paper reveals the primary considerations for social networking, such as: business value and strategic relevance, adoption trends and concerns, and strategic considerations for ESS deployment.
Solution Overview Cisco VXI: Data Center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 01, 2011 - This solution overview forecasts trends that will impact various business functions in the workplace. Explore the advantages of desktop virtualization and learn how to meet the data center infrastructure requirements of this technology.
Solving BYOD Security Issues Using Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 20, 2014 - The cloud can help resolve security issues surrounding BYOD – and this expert e-guide from searchCloudComputing.com shows you how. Inside, you’ll learn about the cloud security tools organizations are turning to today as well as how companies are incorporating BYOD into their cloud plans.
State Agency Collaborates Securely with Outside Organizations by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 06, 2011 - This case study explains how one organization planned, designed, and implemented a flexible network architecture that enabled them to better collaborate between departments for improved business outcomes.
Storage Manufacturer Virtualizes Data Center Applications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 06, 2011 - This case study reveals common barriers to virtualization adoption. Find out how to choose an effective switch so you can reduce network costs, enable scalability, and more.
Storage Networking Case Study: How Cisco IT Uses a SAN to Automate the Legal Discovery Process by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - This case study describes Cisco IT's internal deployment of a storage area network (SAN) within the Cisco network, a leading-edge enterprise environment that is one of the largest and most complex in the world.
Strategies for Driving Operational Efficiency and Reducing Costs by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 16, 2011 - Find out how Jeremy Gill, CIO, Michael Baker Corporation, is using technology to optimize processes while delivering cost savings and superior customer service.
Study Reveals Cloud Expectations, Concerns and Experiences by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 03, 2013 - There is no doubt that cloud computing is changing the IT landscape, but it may also be changing IT's position within business dynamics and objectives. This comprehensive whitepaper presents the findings of a recent survey of IT decision makers on the impact of cloud computing business-wide.
Successfully Deploying Communications And Collaboration - Solutions To Meet The Needs Of Your Medium-Size Business by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 29, 2014 - This exclusive paper examines how cloud collaboration technologies can help your organization overcome some of the common communication challenges face today.
Survival Guide: Securing Networks without Borders Show by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 20, 2009 - In today’s era of borderless networks, minimizing your exposure to outside threats is more crucial than ever. In this video, discover how to reduce the potential attack surfaces available to data thieves without buying any new hardware or software. Learn the latest methods employed by hackers to gain access to your network and how to eliminate them
Take Control: How to Keep Traffic Moving, at a Low Cost by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - Network performance problems bring everyone down. They drain productivity, spirits, and profits. But your IT resources and budget are limited. Really, what can you do? Read this paper to find out how to take control with a managed switch.
Take the Guesswork Out of Video Collaboration Management by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2012 - Enterprises that employ collaboration in their business practices can benefit from using a collaboration management solution to improve manageability, prevent issues, and provide a high-quality user experience.
TCO of Unified Communications (Mason Analysis) by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 28, 2014 - This informative paper discusses how your organization can adopt a feature-rich, future-proof unified communications (UC) solution for significantly less cost than similar solutions on the market, and compares the TCO of some of the leading UC tools.
TechWiseTV: Switching Secrets for MultiMedia by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 28, 2009 - We're adding new dimensions to the globe today as we discover switching secrets for multimedia. This episode of Cisco TechWiseTV looks at Cisco's StackWise technology, the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Virtual Switch System (VSS), overlooked security technologies, and how to build out your network to support high-end, full services video.
Telecom Carrier Offers First-of-its-Kind Cloud Security Solution by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 11, 2012 - This case study demonstrates how one telecom provider developed an intelligent visual data analysis engine that allowed them to identify voice and data threats in real time. This provided them with a holistic view of their network environment while bolstering overall data security by securing the voice network.
The Business Benefits of Cloud Computing by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 23, 2011 - Explore the many capabilities of cloud computing, and learn the strategies needed to take full advantage of this technology.
The Cisco Unified Data Center: A platform and roadmap for reaching across the clouds by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 16, 2012 - This essential resource defines and explores the advantages of creating a unified data center. Learn how this architecture can help your business prepare for cloud computing and maximize the efficiency and performance of your existing systems and applications.
The Cloud Networking Report by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2011 - Access this exclusive resource to find out about the challenges associated with cloud computing and the solutions available for your organization and network than can help you overcome them.
The Cloud-Ready Data Center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 05, 2011 - This video cites the critical role of the data center in enabling growth, through virtualization and the cloud. Discover why a unified architecture is recommended to help you integrate your IT infrastructure and achieve maximum agility and efficiency.
The Critical Role of the Network in Supporting Cloud-Based Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 23, 2011 - This paper focuses on how a communication service provider (CSP) can leverage the investment it has made in deploying a next generation network (NGN) to capitalize on the growing market for Software-as-as-Service (SaaS) solutions.
The Economics of Networking White Paper by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 06, 2012 - Access this white paper to learn about a next-generation network architecture that paves the way for true business innovation with architectural benefits that empower IT to say “yes” to new business opportunities and the ever-changing work environment.
The Financial Benefit of Cisco’s Elastic Core by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2012 - Explore how three Cisco software-based initiatives for the core network can help you address the challenges facing core networks today – including the increasing volumes of traffic, diversity of services, and adoption of cloud services.
The Five Productivity Benefits of a Secure Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - A secure network foundation from Cisco enables you to easily and cost-effectively add new users and applications as needed.
The Future of Business: Preparing to Meet its Challenges by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 15, 2011 - Cisco is addressing today's dominant trends and their implications for transforming IT architectures and critical business processes. This paper examines these trends, describes why the network is the logical starting point for transforming business, and offers insight into the most strategic IT investments that businesses should consider today.
The Future of IT: Drive New Consumption Model with Cloud and Hybrid IT by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 03, 2014 - Since most businesses that consume cloud services are operating on hybrid models, managing and governing on-premise systems as well as external cloud services is often a struggle. To tackle this task, Gartner Research suggests that large enterprises think of IT as a "service broker."
The Journey to Private Cloud by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 29, 2012 - Access this white paper to find out how private cloud can help make your data center resources available on-demand across IT silos.
The Journey to Unified Computing by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 01, 2010 - This white paper explains how data center needs have changed over the last five years and discusses the reasons why management of virtualized compute, network, and storage access should be integrated. Discover the vision behind a private cloud and learn how to avoid making common mistakes as you prepare for this new IT model.
The Journey to Unified Computing by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 01, 2010 - This white paper explains how virtualization has removed many of the data center resource constraints of the past. Find out why management of your IT infrastructure should be integrated and learn how to set your business up for private cloud success.
The Latest Data Storage Networking Infrastructure Trends by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 25, 2012 - IT shops looking to consolidate their data centers and virtualize servers have to weigh the latest storage networking technology developments as they plot any infrastructure upgrade. This SearchStorage.com E-Guide explores the current state of data storage networking infrastructure before you make an upgrade.
The Many Benefits of Lean IT by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - Can a leaner approach to IT deliver greater value at lower cost? Flextronics' CIO David Smoley reveals how a lean approach to IT, similar to successful methods used in manufacturing, delivers greater value to organizations and their customers.
The Netflow Next Generation Appliance by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 02, 2012 - Learn about Cisco’s NetFlow Generation Appliance (NGA), a high-performing, scalable solution that establishes a new standard for high-performance and crows-device flow visibility in the data center for help with resource optimization, application performance improvement, traffic accounting, and security needs.
The New Building Blocks of Network Design by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 12, 2009 - This paper explores network virtualization as a strategy to make corporations more agile and IT expenditure efficient.
The Power of Participation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 05, 2010 - Join us from 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. PT (1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. ET) on October 5 for a live online event and the Cisco 3D Borderless Challenge.
The Results of the Right Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 13, 2011 - Discover how a medical clinic slashed its phone service costs, improved security and service, and added four satellite offices without adding any more IT support.
The Right Collaboration Architecture Drives Business Transformation by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 13, 2010 - A recently completed study conducted for Cisco by Forrester Consulting reveals how companies are developing collaboration strategies that will enable innovation and improve productivity. View a brief video overview of the study. Then register to download the Forrester study and learn how four companies are transforming their businesses.
The Right Network: Delivering Business Value for the Future by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 13, 2011 - IT departments of midsize companies are challenged by tightened budgets and the increasing pace of technology. Ensuring you have the correct technology to meet the demands of today and tomorrow is a necessity.
The Self-Defending Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 13, 2009 - Your network is one of your most important business assets, and you need to protect this valuable resource from hackers, viruses, spyware, and other threats. Your business needs security that's built into every part of your network to proactively spot suspicious activity, identify threats, and adapt to new challenges quickly.
The Shift to Cloud Computing: Forget the Technology, It's About Economics by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 01, 2009 - To ensure a successful cloud deployment, organizations must complete several key steps in the appropriate order. This white paper explores the opportunities surrounding the cloud and provides a roadmap to help companies navigate their implementation.
The Top Five Myths of IP Communications by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 28, 2008 - This white paper addresses the top concerns of IT professionals who resist the deployment of pervasive, enterprise-wide wireless networks. It identifies these reservations based on the experience of Cisco Systems and Intel.
The Value of Integrated Security by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 07, 2008 - Security breaches can attack a company from a wide range of sources, including the company's own networked PCs and servers. This paper explains how Cisco is merging innovative network security technology with more than 20 years of routing expertise to redefine network security and provide customers with end-to-end network protection.
The Virtual Machine Aware SAN by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - This white paper describes the innovative approach introduced by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to support an end-to-end virtualized SAN environment that is flexible, secure, scalable, and mobile.
The Virtual Office Checklist by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - The technology behind remote access is called a "virtual private network," or "VPN," and it establishes a private, secure network connection over a public network, such as the Internet.
Three Improvements You Can Make Right Now to Enhance Your Customer's Experience. by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - This document explains the three steps you can take to help ensure a positive Web experience for your customers.
Tidal™ Enterprise Adapter for SAP® by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 24, 2011 - If your SAP® application requires a enterprise-wide, heterogeneous automation solution, Tidal™ Enterprise Scheduler is your remedy. Continue reading this data sheet to learn about the key benefits and features of Tidal Enterprise Adapter for SAP.
Top Five Security Issues for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 2008 - Small and medium-sized businesses use the Internet and networked applications to reach new customers and serve their existing ones more effectively.
Top five tips for avoiding automation mistakes by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 01, 2011 - Automation is sometimes seen as a cure-all for IT departments looking to cut costs, but IT pros who implement this technology need to be sure they apply it correctly to really save money. Find out which mistakes are common when it comes to implementing automation.
Top Ten Considerations When Evaluating Unified Communications Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 17, 2011 - Businesses of all sizes are taking advantage of the rapid advancements in unified communications. Now you can download a Cisco white paper to help make the best unified communications decisions. The paper breaks down ten areas you should consider when evaluating an upgrade of unified communications solutions.
Top Ten Considerations When Evaluating Unified Communications Solutions - Learn the top solution differentiators to look for before deciding by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 02, 2011 - This paper breaks down ten areas to consider when evaluating an upgrade of your unified communications solution.
Top Ten Considerations When Evaluating Unified Communications Solutions: Learn the top solution differentiators to look for before deciding. by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 26, 2011 - Businesses of all sizes are taking advantage of the rapid advancements in unified communications. Now you can download a Cisco white paper to help make the best unified communications decisions. The paper breaks down ten areas you should consider when evaluating an upgrade of unified communications solutions.
Transforming the Learning Society in Hong Kong by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 06, 2011 - This case study describes the approach one company implemented to deploy, monitor, and maintain a growing number of physical servers. Learn how it addressed their top business challenges and find out what efficiency and flexibility benefits they were able to realize.
Travel Leader Accelerates Business Analytics Using SAP HANA on UCS by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 29, 2014 - This exclusive case study discusses how a leading travel company improved SAP business intelligence application performance through a UC solution that consolidated their servers. Read on to learn how your organization can achieve similar results.
True Stories of the Connected: Same Day Delivery by Cisco Systems, Inc.. April 14, 2014 - This brief but informative webcast examines how bike messengers on the streets of San Francisco are benefiting from the increased connectivity that mobile technology provides.
UCHC Leverages Enterprise Job Scheduling to Automate Data Integration Processes by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 24, 2012 - Thinking of launching a data warehousing project? Learn how the University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC), a leading biomedical research center, healthcare facility, and medical school, achieved end-to end automation of data integration and data loading processes from internal and external data sources to ensure consistent, accurate reporting.
Uncrossing the Wires: Starting - And Sustaining - The Conversation on Technology Value by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 01, 2012 - In December 2011 and January 2012, CFO Research Services and SearchCIO conducted a survey that received qualified responses from 382 senior finance executives and 300 senior IT executives working in a wide variety of companies. Review key findings and learn the three noteworthy areas where IT and finance executives are in strong agreement.
Under the Cloud, a Climate Change for IT by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 19, 2013 - This brief write-up examines some of the key findings from a survey of over 4,000 IT leaders in 18 industries across nine key global economies on how the cloud is impacting IT.
Unified Communications Application: Uses and Benefits by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 01, 2006 - Productivity gains and cost savings from unified communication applications can be challenging for organizations considering the required investment. Based on a survey of 200 organizations using these applications, this paper outlines their challenges.
Unified Data Center Fabric: Reduce Costs and Improve Flexibility by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 18, 2012 - Discover how implementing a Unified Fabric can reduce costs and improve the alignment of data center assets to better fulfill business requirements.
Unified Data Center – Transforming Your Data Center for Cloud Deployments by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 18, 2012 - This resource offers essential details on how to adequately transition your data center to leverage a private cloud. Access a breakdown of each phase in the process and technologies that can support your initiatives along the way. Discover a unified computing solution to simplify cloud migration and realize a best-fit strategy for deployment.
Unified Networking: Manage Wired and Wireless Networks with Ease by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 31, 2013 - Learn about a set of unified networking and management platforms built to provide consistency and continuity within your unified wired and wireless network, helping you achieve cost-efficiency, improved user experience, and simplified management.
Unified Provisioning Manager to Deploy and Implement UC by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 29, 2012 - Discover how a unified communications management solution can help you facilitate easy collaboration every time, from any workspace.
University Deploys Unified Fabric in Data Center by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 30, 2009 - University of Arizona used the Cisco Nexus family to converge its data and storage networks, reducing projected infrastructure costs by 50 percent.
Unleashing IT: Seize innovation, accelerate business, drive outcomes. All through the cloud. by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 23, 2011 - This paper discusses the ways in which an educational testing and research organization uses the cloud to leverage on-demand capacity for improved workload management while supporting the price points and computing power needed to pursue global opportunities.
Unsung Heroes - How Routing & Switching Keep the Business Going by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 02, 2009 - Routers and switches are the building blocks for all business communications from data to voice and video to wireless access.
Upgrading to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 6000 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 28, 2011 - Learn how the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition enables your employees to collaborate in the office or on the road from desk phones, PCs or Macs, mobile phones, business tablets, or any combination.
Upgrading to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 6000 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. September 07, 2011 - Learn how the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition enables your employees to collaborate in the office or on the road from desk phones, PCs or Macs, mobile phones, business tablets, or any combination.Now through Oct.29th 2011, US-based customers can buy one eligible Cisco Unified IP Phone and get another free.
VDI Performance Comparison: Cisco UCS Solution vs. HP Solution by Cisco Systems, Inc.. June 02, 2011 - This test report compares two major servers with respect to their virtual desktop capacity. Find out which platform supported more virtual desktops while still maintaining an acceptable response time.
Video-Ready - Campus Network by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 01, 2008 - Why should your network be "Video-Ready"? Video applications have enabled enterprises to significantly increase worker productivity, improve collaboration, reduce costs, and streamline and optimize business operations. This paper dicusses the factors that will accelerate adoption of video solutions over the next few years.
Virtual Desktop Toolbox by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 20, 2011 - Read this virtual desktop e-book, featuring experts Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth, to gain key insights on performance monitoring tools, WAN optimization, personalization software, and much more.
Virtual Machine Networking: Standards and Solutions by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 31, 2011 - Uncover details about the two main standards for virtual networking and discover why using them as complementary options can help you achieve virtual networking success.
Virtualized SAP Solution Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - This study details the performance scalability of the Cisco unified computing system (UCS) platform coupled with Intel Xeon 5600 series processors and EMC CLARiiON storage, and demonstrates why it's a great fit for virtualized SAP solutions.
Visual Collaboration's Changing and Critical Role in the Modern Enterprise by Cisco Systems, Inc.. July 15, 2013 - This exclusive resource examines how your organization can continually increase the business value of video collaboration, from expanding your telepresence outside the boardroom to effective management tools for IT.
Watch It: How to Do Video Surveillance for a Higher ROI by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 21, 2011 - Video surveillance helps keep an eye on things. But what is its return on investment (ROI) at your business? The technology that you use determines the value you can get. In comparison to cloud-circuit television (CCTV), the increasingly popular digital IP video surveillance offers more ROI. Continue reading this paper to find out why.
Web Seminar: Routers Are Dead. Long Live the Router! by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 18, 2010 - Go "under the hood" of the revolutionary Cisco integrated services router. See the technological advances that will enable you to create a truly borderless network, while giving you the convenient, powerful network management features you crave in today's resource-challenged IT environment.
What Enterprises Should Do About IPv6 in 2011 by Cisco Systems, Inc.. January 26, 2011 - The purpose of this white paper is to provide enterprises with guidance, based on a three- to five-year outlook, on how IPv6 should be included in their network design, planning, and operations starting today. The intended audience is enterprise network administrators.
What Will Security for the Network of the Future Look Like? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. February 24, 2014 - This whitepaper takes a look at the future of data center infrastructure that addresses security concerns in an increasingly mobile world.
Where Virtualization and Blade Servers Fall Short (and Unified Computing Fits In) by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 31, 2012 - Despite the benefits blade servers and virtualization offer, there are still some pressing issues in the data center. This resource reviews several of these pain points and recommends a unified computing system designed to address them.
Where Virtualization and Blade Servers Fall Short (and Unified Computing Fits In) by Cisco Systems, Inc.. May 24, 2012 - Despite the benefits blade servers and virtualization offer, there are still some pressing issues in the data center. This resource reviews several of these pain points and recommends a unified computing system designed to address them.
Why Readiness Assessments are Vital for Mobile Security by Cisco Systems, Inc.. December 31, 2012 - This whitepaper will help you determine if your network is properly secured against the vulnerabilities caused by BYOD. Inside, you'll find a series of questions you need to consider when it comes to your network policies, security resources and current management solutions.
Why the Cloud for Collaboration? by Cisco Systems, Inc.. November 13, 2013 - The following IDC research paper discusses the strategic benefits of migrating to a cloud-based collaboration effort as well as insight to challenges and solutions faced by CIOs when considering the move.
Why Use Cisco Network Storage Systems for Your Business by Cisco Systems, Inc.. March 25, 2009 - This white paper highlights two new additions to the Cisco Small Business Network Storage System (NSS) line of products. The Cisco NSS2000 Series is a 2-bay network attached storage (NAS) system, and the Cisco NSS3000 Series is a 4-bay system.
Wireless network management: Expert tip by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 12, 2011 - This expert E-Guide provides recommendations for improved wireless network management. Uncover tools that take applications into account when measuring WLAN performance and key tips for securing wireless networks for a small business.
Wireless Networking: Five Questions to Start With by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 2008 - This paper answers five questions about wireless networking, allowing you and your employees to stay connected to your company's information resources virtually anytime, anywhere.
Your Small Business Network from Cisco by Cisco Systems, Inc.. August 16, 2009 - A small business network from Cisco helps you increase productivity without increasing your workforce. It's just one more way that Cisco helps small businesses gain and maintain a competitive advantage.
Your Trusted Partner for Oracle Customers Migrating Intel Itanium Workloads by Cisco Systems, Inc.. October 11, 2011 - This paper examines the choices available to organizations that need to migrate away from Intel Itanium processor-based servers.