Collaboration and video technologies support innovation and improve patient outcomes at one of New Zealand’s fastest growing District Health Boards
Bay of Plenty District Health Board provides health and disability services for the fastest growing District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand. It delivers health services through two major hospitals and a network of community based facilities across one of the country’s largest DHB geographies. It is committed to continuous innovation in its service delivery to meet the changing and growing needs of the region.
A key to the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s future success is its ability to evolve its IT capability to meet the needs of its patient population. Collaboration and video technologies introduced by the DHB are improving the way hospital, community clinic and clinician communicate and work together across the region.
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Partners, the Cisco software simplification team has heard you loud and clear on software licensing. You want a better Cisco software experience, from how you request a quote to how you activate and manage your software.
Well, you’ll be happy to know that on March 18 Cisco took a major step to simplify and unify this experience. New for Cisco partners is Cisco Software Central, a site that provides one-stop access for:
- Quoting, ordering and delivery of software and licensing documents
- Registering software products and obtaining license files
- Downloading minor upgrades and patches
- Ordering major version upgrades
The ultimate goal was to make this site easy to use, and to present you with relevant content and links to applications such as Cisco Commerce Workspace, eDelivery, License Registration and Product Upgrade Tool, based on your entitlement and access rights.
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Tags: Cisco, Cisco Software Central, Cisco software license, partner
Kiss your old running shoes good-bye. Change is constant. And technology has always been about change and convergence. But the massive, global-scale change occurring now is happening at rates faster than anyone ever predicted.
And this is disruptive change. It’s change that requires you to act, adapt, and move quickly to take advantage of the opportunities that come with it.
Cisco has a long history of showcasing disruption and convergence at Enterprise Connect since the early days of VoiceCon. TDM to voice over IP; the convergence of voice, video, and data; unified communications: In each case we saw how converging technology and collaborative behavior has helped disrupt the traditional way of doing things and created more value for businesses and users.
Today technology is creating disruption in unexpected places.
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Tags: cloud, collaboration, data center, Internet of Everything, IoE, networking, security, virtualization
Reports of the physical retail store’s death have been greatly exaggerated. As a recent survey from the Cisco® Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) found, 93 percent of products sold in the United States are still bought in brick-and-mortar locations. And while technology has upended many product categories and more than a few individual retailers, it simultaneously creates opportunities for retailers to continue to make the store shopping experience both relevant and compelling. Big Data in the store is key to achieving this.
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Tags: Big Data, business intelligence, Cisco, data in motion, IBSG, Internet of Everything, IoE, machine learning, Machine to Machine, machine-to-human, mobility, online shopping, retail, social media, video
Organizations continue to face threats to their brands, reputations, and profits from attacks on their information systems. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is designed to protect credit card information. During my five-year tenure at Cisco, I’ve been focused on PCI. The challenge that we have faced when deploying a solution to help customers become compliant and maintain a secure enterprise is the complexity. At the various trade shows that I have attended to discuss PCI, I have encountered a lot of head-shaking and looks of disgust as I bring up the topic of PCI. To help simplify PCI compliance, Cisco has released the latest Cisco Compliance Solution for PCI DSS 2.0 to make it easier for organizations to maintain a secure, compliant network.
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Tags: compliance, Compliance Solution for PCI DSS 2.0, PCI Council Board of Advisors, pci-dss, security