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02/26/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Feb. 23-27

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Feb. 23-27

02/26/2015

1.) Jimmy Kimmel Live Reimagines the Fan Experience with Cisco   Post by Cisco .   2.) How France is Embracing Digitization of Everything   Post by Cisco .   3.) ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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02/23/2015

The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's Oscars

By Mary Gorges
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The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's Oscars

02/23/2015 By Mary Gorges

If you've seen the movie, you know the Enigma coding machine plays a key role in the Oscar winning   "The Imitation Game" , and gave us as much foresight into today's encryption and digital privacy age – as it did the computing age. ... Continue Reading

Tags: Data Center, Fast IT

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02/19/2015

Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20

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Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20

02/19/2015

Happy Friday everyone! Hope it was a great week for you all. Here is a look at the top stories this week and see whats coming up next week.    1: Focus Monthly Magazine: Momentum in Mobility - 9 great stories about how ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything

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02/17/2015

Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech Leaders

By Laurence Cruz
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Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech Leaders

02/17/2015 By Laurence Cruz

Business advisor and Internet entrepreneur Brad Szollose remembers the career-changing moment he became fascinated in the Millennial generation. He and his wife were headed out to dinner and trying to get their 17-year-old nephew, Sebastian, to ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud

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02/16/2015

How Wi-Fi is Changing the Way We Work

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How Wi-Fi is Changing the Way We Work

02/16/2015

By: Matt MacPherson The explosive growth of connected mobile devices is in no way slowing down, and neither are the network speeds users will demand to support these devices. In recent years, the conversation around mobility and the ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Momentum in Mobility

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02/16/2015

The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

By Anne Field
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The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

02/16/2015 By Anne Field

Undoubtedly, you've heard about the booming market for wearable tech. These devices, often worn on the wrist, can tell you anything from your heart rate to whether your dog is resting. (Your pooch would probably be sporting the gadget on its ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

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02/16/2015

Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

By Kristi Essick
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Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

02/16/2015 By Kristi Essick

Consumers expect free Wi-Fi at libraries, airports, cafes, and even subway stations, but not many people expect to get online for free during store runs for toilet paper and mouthwash. But that’s about to change as more big-box and specialty ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

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02/16/2015

The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?

By Kerry Doyle
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The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?

02/16/2015 By Kerry Doyle

Beacons are tiny transmitters that offer the potential for richer, more useful and more interactive experiences in a variety of different venues, from travel and entertainment to transportation and healthcare. A number of companies have ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, FOCUS, Fast IT

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02/12/2015

The Network Week in Review: Feb. 9-13

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The Network Week in Review: Feb. 9-13

02/12/2015

1.) Cisco Innovators: Innovation Academy A new way of thinking: See Cisco’s #Innovation Academy live in action: http://t.co/pd5E5hrxLC http://t.co/PXUkC1vmza — Cisco (@Cisco) February 12, 2015   2.) ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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02/10/2015

Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & Trailblazer

By Scott Gurvey
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Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & Trailblazer

02/10/2015 By Scott Gurvey

Vicki Hanson is Professor of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee , Distinguished Professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) , and Research Staff Member Emeritus ... Continue Reading

Tags: Network Trailblazers, Internet of Things

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02/09/2015

The Most Connected Fan

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The Most Connected Fan

02/09/2015

Cisco has launched a contest searching for the NBA's "Most Connected Fan" that invites fans and followers to share how they stay connected to their favorite teams and players. From February 6th, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time until ... Continue Reading

Tags: Events

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02/09/2015

Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

02/09/2015 By Mary Ann Azevedo

People have been turning to the Internet for news and entertainment for years. But as smartphone and tablet use has skyrocketed , so too has mobile video consumption. More viewers are choosing to access news and sporting events online in part ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Digital Media, Video, Internet of Everything, Mary Ann Azevedo, Fast IT

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02/05/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 2-6

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 2-6

02/05/2015

1.) How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector   Post by Cisco .   2.) Big Results at the Biggest Events   Post by Cisco .   3.) Mobile Traffic from Wearables ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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02/04/2015

Capturing the Power of Open Data

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Capturing the Power of Open Data

02/04/2015 By Melissa Jun Rowley

The positives that come with enhancing citizen access to government and environmental data are limitless. Not only does open data, or information that is freely available for everyone to use, activate public transparency and enable deeper citizen ... Continue Reading

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

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02/02/2015

How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

By Jason Deign
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How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

02/02/2015 By Jason Deign

Imagine your smart phone could record every pothole you hit while you are in your car… and then get the authorities to fix it. This sounds like science fiction, but is exactly what the citizens of Boston, Massachusetts, can do thanks to a mobile ... Continue Reading

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

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01/29/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 26-30

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 26-30

01/29/2015

1.) Leadership@Cisco: Karen Walker   Post by Cisco .     2.) Securing the Connected Home   Post by Cisco .     3.) Let's Build Tomorrow Today ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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01/28/2015

The Internet of Everything Goes to School

By Anne Field
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The Internet of Everything Goes to School

01/28/2015 By Anne Field

For students and professors at Columbia University's computer science and engineering programs, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is everywhere. There are many courses in which students learn skills that, as it happens, are needed to create ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Education, Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things

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01/27/2015

Security in a Connected Home

By Steve Wildstrom
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Security in a Connected Home

01/27/2015 By Steve Wildstrom

The Consumer Electronic Show (CES 2015) this month was swarmed by dozens of new products, from smart watches to a speaker-equipped robot for your home. The offerings are designed to provide consumers and companies endless information on their ... Continue Reading

Tags: Security, Connected Home, Fast IT, Internet of Things, CES

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01/22/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 19-23

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 19-23

01/22/2015

1.) Cisco Innovators: Emerging Technology Evangelist   Post by Cisco .   2.) Focus Magazine: Cybersecurity   Post by Cisco .   3.) Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report: ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

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01/20/2015

The Industrialization of Hacking

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The Industrialization of Hacking

01/20/2015

By Martin Roesch The evolving trends of mobility, cloud computing, and the Internet of Everything (IoE) present unparalleled opportunities for businesses, consumers, and hackers alike. Modern networks go beyond traditional walls and ... Continue Reading

Tags: Security, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Leadership, Fast IT, Internet of Things, Cybersecurity

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Contributing Writers Contributing Writers
Contributing Writers

Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.

Amy Cortese
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)

Laurence Cruz
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.

Jason Deign
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.

Kerry Doyle
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.

Kristi Essick
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.

Anne Field
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Mary Gorges
Mary Gorges is a seasoned journalist who has written for both print and television including The Huffington Post.

Scott Gurvey
Scott Gurvey was the New York bureau chief of the Nightly Business Report on PBS.

Melissa Jun Rowley
Melissa Jun Rowley is an award-winning journalist, on-air host, and content strategist with a passion for all things tied to social innovation.

Prasanto Kumar Roy
Prasanto K Roy is a New Delhi-based veteran journalist and speaker on technology, social media and greentech.

Kevin Maney
Kevin Maney is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.

Joanne Taaffe
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.

Sue Tabbitt
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.

Steve Wildstrom
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.

Staff Contributors

Kirsten Chiala
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.

John Earnhardt
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.

Joie Healy
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.

Past Contributors

Elizabeth Corcoran
Elizabeth Corcoran covers education and technology. She was the Silicon Valley bureau chief at Forbes.

Karen Crocker Snell
Karen Crocker Snell is an award winning content producer and The Network's Digital Content Lead.

Lee Gomes
Lee Gomes has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.

Julie Pitta
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.

Eric Rabkin
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.

David Rogers
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.

Wendy Tanaka
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.

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