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9/22/2014

Where Urban Innovators Go To Grow

By Amy Cortese
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Where Urban Innovators Go To Grow

9/22/2014
By Amy Cortese

On a recent evening in San Francisco’s South of Market district, seven teams of entrepreneurs took the stage to pitch their tech startups to an audience of potential investors and partners. But this wasn’t your typical Demo Day. All seven startups—participants in a one-year old... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Smart Connected Communities, Amy Cortese, Smart Connected Focus

 
9/22/2014

Sensing Earthquakes and Forest Fires

By Anne Field
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Sensing Earthquakes and Forest Fires

9/22/2014
By Anne Field

Last August, 10 seconds before residents of South Napa, Cal., were awakened by an earthquake measuring 6.0; scientists at the UC-Berkeley Seismological Laboratory were warned of the impending quake. The conveyor of that information? ShakeAlert, an Internet of Everything (IoE) early warning system... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Public Safety, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Smart Connected Focus

 
9/22/2014

Europe's Cities Get Smarter on Tourism

By Joanne Taaffe
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Europe's Cities Get Smarter on Tourism

9/22/2014
By Joanne Taaffe

The "Mona Lisa" is estimated to attract 15,000 visitors on average per day. Such high traffic rates offer art-lovers little hope of solitary contemplation of the Louvre's most famous painting. The story is similar across Europe's principal museums, whether it is the Prado in... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Joanne Taaffe, Internet of Things

 
9/22/2014

Cisco Delivers New Gigabit-Tier Technology

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Cisco Delivers New Gigabit-Tier Technology

9/22/2014

  DENVER, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, September 22, 2014 – Cisco announced new technology today that will help cable multiple system operators (MSOs) to leverage their existing broadband infrastructure investment and offer a Gigabit-service tier. As the FCC initiated the "Gigabit... Continue Reading

Tags: Technologies, Events

 
9/22/2014

Famed California Tunnels Combine Technology with Beauty

By Mary Gorges
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Famed California Tunnels Combine Technology with Beauty

9/22/2014
By Mary Gorges

The Devil's Slide area just south of San Francisco has seen its share of drama – quite literally. This incredibly scenic stretch of Highway 1 was featured in the 1960 movie thriller "Portrait in Black" about a couple who drives a car carrying the woman's dead husband off... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Mary Gorges

 
9/22/2014

Cisco at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014: Transforming Through Innovation

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Cisco at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014: Transforming Through Innovation

9/22/2014

DENVER, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, September 22, 2014 – This week at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Denver, Cisco is showcasing how it is executing on its Internet of Everything (IoE) vision to empower multiple system operators (MSOs) to transform their business by enhancing agility and improving... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, Events

 
9/18/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 15-19

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 15-19

9/18/2014

1.) Cisco Takes New Step Toward Creating World's Largest Intercloud   Post by Cisco .     2.) Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Memoir Systems   Post by Cisco .     3.) Retrofitting Smart Cities... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
9/18/2014

Algar Telecom 3G Customers Will Be Able to Roam Onto Wi-Fi Network Using Cisco Mobile Internet Technology

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Algar Telecom 3G Customers Will Be Able to Roam Onto Wi-Fi Network Using Cisco Mobile Internet Technology

9/18/2014

São Paulo, Brazil, September 18, 2014 – Algar Telecom chose Cisco® mobile Internet equipment for its Wi-Fi network coverage expansion project in the Triangulo Mineiro region, in the state of Minas Gerais, and in the countryside of São Paulo, Brazil. By the end of the year, 400 Cisco Aironet... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Brazil, Latin America

 
9/18/2014

Cisco Live! Cancun to Gather Top Participants of the Latin American IT Industry

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Cisco Live! Cancun to Gather Top Participants of the Latin American IT Industry

9/18/2014

Mexico City, 18 September, 2014 .- Cisco Live!™ the premier IT and communications event organized by Cisco, is taking place from 3 to 6 November on the Mexican Mayan Riviera at the Moon Palace Hotel. Cisco Live! is one of the most significant industry meetings which brings together customers, IT... Continue Reading

Tags: Latin America, Cisco Live 2014

 
9/18/2014

Belgacom Expands Relationship with Cisco to Offer Innovative Mobile Internet Services

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Belgacom Expands Relationship with Cisco to Offer Innovative Mobile Internet Services

9/18/2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., - September 18, 2014 - Cisco today announced that Belgacom has broadened its relationship with Cisco and purchased additional Cisco mobile Internet products to help evolve its network and provide Belgacom customers with mobile Internet experiences. The Cisco products are... Continue Reading

Tags: Core Networks, Technologies, Mobility, Video

 
9/17/2014

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Metacloud

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Metacloud

9/17/2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 17, 2014 – Cisco today announced its intent to acquire privately held Metacloud. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Metacloud deploys and operates private clouds for global organizations with a unique OpenStack-as-a-Service model that delivers and remotely... Continue Reading

Tags: Corporate News, Acquisitions, Senior Leadership

 
9/17/2014

Cisco and Telefónica Deliver a Platform for Testing Converged Networks Leveraging Software Defined Networking and Open, Standards-Based Capabilities

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Cisco and Telefónica Deliver a Platform for Testing Converged Networks Leveraging Software Defined Networking and Open, Standards-Based Capabilities

9/17/2014

Madrid, 17th September 2014. – Cisco and Telefónica have announced the creation of an advanced testing platform to jointly explore and capitalize on the benefits of converged IP and optical networks. Convergence of IP and optical networks based on IETF standards makes it... Continue Reading

Tags: Core Networks, Open Network Environment

 
9/17/2014

Retrofitting Smart Cities

By Jason Deign
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Retrofitting Smart Cities

9/17/2014
By Jason Deign

Smart cities are on the rise. According to a recent study , the number of smart cities across the world is set to quadruple between 2013 and 2025. Many of these should be new city developments. India, for example, is planning to spend US$1.13 billion on 100 of them. But what of the rest?... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Smart Connected Focus

 
9/17/2014

Cisco Brings Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Center to Berlin

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Cisco Brings Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Center to Berlin

9/17/2014

· openBerlin, a Cisco IoE Innovation Center, will serve as a hub for open innovation · One of six new sites worldwide, openBerlin will focus on manufacturing, transport and logistics · Berlin emerging as a center of European startups and innovation   BERLIN, Germany... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Corporate News, Germany, EMEAR, Central Europe, Internet of Things

 
9/16/2014

Cisco Unveils Industry's First Threat-Focused Next-Generation Firewall

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Cisco Unveils Industry's First Threat-Focused Next-Generation Firewall

9/16/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 16, 2014 – Cisco today is changing the way organizations protect against sophisticated threats with the introduction of the industry’s first threat-focused Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW). Cisco® ASA with FirePOWER Services provides the full... Continue Reading

Tags: Security, Corporate News, Senior Executives, Christopher Young, Fast IT

 
9/15/2014

The Power of Mobile Apps and Analytics in Times of Crisis

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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The Power of Mobile Apps and Analytics in Times of Crisis

9/15/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

During times of crisis, such as violent conflicts and natural disasters, cities, buildings, and homes aren’t the only things that get torn apart. It’s more common than not for family members to go missing in action during such devastation. In the wake of chaos, emergency evacuations... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Collaboration, Melissa Jun Rowley

 
9/12/2014

A+E Networks® and Cisco Collaborate on Rating Technology for N-Screen TV

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A+E Networks® and Cisco Collaborate on Rating Technology for N-Screen TV

9/12/2014

  AMSTERDAM, IBC 2014, September 13, 2014 – A+E Networks ® and Cisco announced today that they have successfully integrated and tested the Nielsen ID3 tagging as an essential component of being able to track viewing patterns for mobile screen services. The added capability... Continue Reading

Tags: Technologies, Video

 
9/12/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 8-12

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 8-12

9/12/2014

1.)  Forget Selfies. You Can Now Be ‘Droned'   Post by Cisco .   2.) Connected Transportation with The Internet of Everything   Post by Cisco .   3.) What Mobile Cloud Means for Service Providers and... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
9/12/2014

Transformation Through Innovation Cisco at IBC 2014

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Transformation Through Innovation Cisco at IBC 2014

9/12/2014

Amsterdam, Netherlands – IBC, Stand 1.A71 – September 12, 2014 – Cisco today announced that on stand 1.A71 at IBC 2014 it will demonstrate transformational solutions focused on delivering increased agility, reduced operational expense and new revenues for media companies,... Continue Reading

Tags: EMEAR

 
9/11/2014

TV Globo and Cisco Make Beautiful Video Together

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TV Globo and Cisco Make Beautiful Video Together

9/11/2014

  AMSTERDAM, IBC 2014, September 12, 2014 – Cisco and TV Globo, a leading television network operator in Brazil, and one of the largest content producers worldwide, recently expanded their partnership to create an eye-popping 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) ‘Future of Video’... Continue Reading

Tags: Partner