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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 13-17

Check out The Network's top news stories of the week and what to look forward to next week!

Happy Friday everyone! Take a look at Cisco's top news stories of the week and what to check out next week on The Network.

1.) Cisco Unveils VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast

According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2011 to 2016, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase 18-fold during this time period reaching 10.8 exabytes per month -- or an annual run rate of 130 exabytes -- by 2016.

2.) Cities of the Future: Songdo, South Korea – Lifestyle & Leisure

Episode four of the series. Songdo International Business District brings together green space, accessibility and advanced technology to create an improved way of life for all its residents.

3.) Network Trailblazers: A Conversation with John R. Patrick

The former IBM executive chats with Steve Wildstrom about how he helped move Big Blue into the Internet era in the early 1990s.

4.) Virgin Media Enables Flexible Working with Cisco Quad Collaboration Software

On Monday, Cisco announced that Virgin Media, the UK's leading entertainment and digital communications company, is deploying Cisco Quad, Cisco WebEx and Cisco Unified Communications to its people. Learn more here.

Now, take a look at what we have planned for next week!

  • Stop Boring Your Audience! Forget PowerPoint. Companies need to think bigger when using technology to get their message across at conferences and busy exhibitions. Read this new feature article on Monday.
  • Reaching for the Cloud in Europe. Check out this new feature on Tuesday on how European corporations are beginning to understand the cost-savings and improved business flexibility that cloud computing solutions can deliver.

And that's a wrap. Have a great weekend everyone!