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8/21/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 18-22

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 18-22

8/21/2014

1.) What technology makes your travel experience easier? See the latest trends in finding, booking and taking trips.   Post by Cisco .   2.) Travel providers know where you’ll take your next vacation. Learn how algorithms predict your next move.... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
8/20/2014

Major Law Firm Reduced Costs and Enhanced Productivity with Cisco Unified Communications

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Major Law Firm Reduced Costs and Enhanced Productivity with Cisco Unified Communications

8/20/2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 20, 2014 – Law firm Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch reduced telephone costs and increased productivity through the adoption of the Cisco® Unified Communications solution implemented by 2S, a Cisco systems integrator partner. The law firm has integrated its five... Continue Reading

Tags: Unified Communications, Brazil, Latin America

 
8/19/2014

Curtiss-Wright Debuts Rugged "All-in-One" Intel® Core i7 Mission Computer & Cisco® IOS Network Router Subsystem

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Curtiss-Wright Debuts Rugged "All-in-One" Intel® Core i7 Mission Computer & Cisco® IOS Network Router Subsystem

8/19/2014

ASHBURN, V a.  - August 19, 2014 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that its Defense Solutions division, a Cisco® Systems Solution Technology Integration (STI) partner, has introduced the Parvus® DuraWORX ® 10-10 , one of the embedded defense... Continue Reading

Tags: Core Networks

 
8/19/2014

Oakland's Industrial Legacy Spawns a New Generation of Makers

By Amy Cortese
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Oakland's Industrial Legacy Spawns a New Generation of Makers

8/19/2014
By Amy Cortese

Silicon Valley may be #1 for mobile apps and big data, but across the bay, Oakland has become a mecca for the maker movement and big art. Building on the city’s rich legacy of shipbuilding and industrial infrastructure, as well as its affordable real estate, Oakland has attracted a... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Amy Cortese

 
8/18/2014

Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

By Jason Deign
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Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

8/18/2014
By Jason Deign

1. Where to go Travel used to be about selecting a destination, hoping your luggage would get there with you, then worrying about tummy bugs for the rest of the stay. Now, though, with apps such as TripAdvisor , you can now get a customer-eye’s view of the places you may... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Innovation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

Travel by Numbers

By Sue Tabbitt
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Travel by Numbers

8/18/2014
By Sue Tabbitt

The travel industry is currently alight with technology activity – particularly in the area of mobile apps, and even more so where these intersect with consumers' shown preferences and social commentary. It reflects a shift in the way people choose and report back on holidays, which has... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

By Prasanto Kumar Roy
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How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

8/18/2014
By Prasanto Kumar Roy

When Hillary Clinton landed in New Delhi in 2009, she drove from the airport to ITC Green Center, a building in the satellite town of Gurgaon. That building, which she called “a monument to the future”, is the headquarters of the hotels division of Kolkata-based conglomerate ITC.... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, India, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel, Prasanto Kumar Roy

 
8/18/2014

Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation

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Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation

8/18/2014

Even in a state with parts of it so remote that a ‘no-screens vacation' is all part of the experience, it's getting harder and harder to unplug. Only 730,000 people live in Alaska, but up to two million visit every year, mostly in the summer. And most of them will realize that being... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel, Mary Gorges

 
8/14/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 11-15

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 11-15

8/14/2014

1.) Bridging the STEM Summer Learning Gap   Post by Cisco .   2.) London Underground Turns to Internet of Things to Increase Efficiency   Post by Cisco .   3.) The Internet of Everything Transforms Education... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
8/13/2014

Cisco Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings

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Cisco Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings

8/13/2014

SAN JOSE, CA -- Aug 13, 2014 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) Q4 Revenue: $12.4 billion (flat year over year)   Q4 Earnings per Share: $0.43 GAAP; $0.55 non-GAAP    FY 2014 Revenue: $47.1 billion (decrease of 3% year over year)   FY 2014... Continue Reading

Tags: Corporate Business, Corporate Finance, Earnings

 
8/12/2014

Bridging the STEM Summer Learning Gap

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Bridging the STEM Summer Learning Gap

8/12/2014
By Mary Ann Azevedo

For most students, summer is a time of carefree play, fun and lazy days. However, research shows that there is a price to be paid for taking an annual break from education.  This is particularly true of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills. Most students lose about... Continue Reading

Tags: Education, Mary Ann Azevedo

 
8/11/2014

London Underground Turns to Internet of Things to Increase Efficiency

By Laurence Cruz
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London Underground Turns to Internet of Things to Increase Efficiency

8/11/2014
By Laurence Cruz

Anyone who has traveled the London Underground can appreciate the challenges of keeping such a beast running smoothly. The iconic transport system is massive, complex and old; it celebrated its 150th anniversary last year, making it the oldest subterranean railway network in the world. Nearly... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Transportation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Laurence Cruz, Internet of Things

 
8/8/2014

Oi Selects Cisco Technology for Its New Pay TV via Satellite Platform in Brazil

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Oi Selects Cisco Technology for Its New Pay TV via Satellite Platform in Brazil

8/8/2014

São Paulo, Brazil, August 8, 2014 – The Brazilian service provider Oi has adopted Cisco Videoscape™, an end-to-end solution that enables service providers to quickly deliver digital video services to their customers. The solution, which includes Cisco Videoscape... Continue Reading

Tags: Video, DVR, Brazil

 
8/7/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 4-8

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: August 4-8

8/7/2014

1.) How Technology is Shaping the Next Wave of Journalism   Post by Cisco .   2.) Key Takeaways from the Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report   Post by Cisco .   3.) How Business Relies On Smart Systems  ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
8/7/2014

Telefonica Vivo Launches Wireless IPTV Service Using Cisco Set-Top Box

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Telefonica Vivo Launches Wireless IPTV Service Using Cisco Set-Top Box

8/7/2014

São Paulo, Brazil, August 7, 2014 - Telefonica Vivo, a major service provider in Brazil, has selected the wireless Cisco® IPTV set-top box for its Vivo TV Fibra service without the need to run cables to the TVs of its customers. The service provider announces the new solution at ABTA 2014... Continue Reading

Tags: Video, Brazil

 
8/6/2014

How Business Relies On Smart Systems

By Kerry Doyle
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How Business Relies On Smart Systems

8/6/2014
By Kerry Doyle

In our current hyper-connected economy, digital technologies are improving every aspect of business through the use of smart systems in the production and distribution for all manner of physical goods. The technologies that enable these new processes incorporate cloud services, sensors,... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Kerry Doyle

 
8/5/2014

Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Increasingly Dynamic Threat Landscape

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Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Increasingly Dynamic Threat Landscape

8/5/2014

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 5, 2014 – The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report , released today at Black Hat U.S. (Cisco Booth #611), examines the “weak links” in organizations that contribute to the increasingly dynamic threat landscape. These weak links – which could be outdated... Continue Reading

Tags: Security, Senior Leadership, John Stewart

 
8/4/2014

How Technology is Shaping the Next Wave of Journalism

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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How Technology is Shaping the Next Wave of Journalism

8/4/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Advances in technology mean advances in all forms of communication, which mean changes in journalism. With a plethora of gadgets and high-end technology hitting the market so rapidly, it’s more important than ever for journalism curricula in higher education to evolve with the times. In a... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
8/1/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 28 - August 1

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 28 - August 1

8/1/2014

1.) Inside Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab   Post by Cisco .   2.) Cisco Innovators: Theme Investments   3.) Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Jeremiah Owyang   Post by Cisco .... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
7/31/2014

Cisco Broadens Storage Networking Portfolio to Address Massive Data Growth across Small to Cloud-Scale Storage Networks

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Cisco Broadens Storage Networking Portfolio to Address Massive Data Growth across Small to Cloud-Scale Storage Networks

7/31/2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. –July 31, 2014– Addressing the ever-increasing demand for storage in today’s IT environments, driven by explosive data growth from video applications, the Internet of Everything (IoE) and Big Data, Cisco today announced next-generation storage area networking... Continue Reading

Tags: Data Center