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Behind the Scenes with the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team

…and had his first encounter with the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team – a group of students who are given the chance to gain real-world experience setting up massive networks at high-profile events like Cisco Live and the NBA All-Star Game. The Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team at Cisco Live US 2015 in San Diego, California Josh is a former Cisco Networking Academy instructor,  one of almost 9,500 who have taught 5.5 million students IT…


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Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team

…the “Cisco CCIE’s getting their hands dirty with us” and just how much a teamwork effort the entire week was. Cisco Live isn’t the only event where Cisco is leveraging the Dream Team. Recently, Cisco partnered with the NBA to engage the Dream Team as part of the NBA All Star Game. Cisco hopes to expand on the success of these engagements and make the Dream Team program available to more entities that could utilize the unique value this…


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Electric Experience at the Barclays Center

The Brooklyn Nets have kicked off the 2015-2016 season at the Barclays Center, but for the first time ever the venue will also host a full slate of NHL games, as the New York Islanders have made the arena their permanent home this season. But whether fans are there to see slam-dunks or power-play action, they will undoubtedly benefit from the relentless focus of the Barclays Center to deliver one of the most technologically advanced fan…


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5 Ways Cisco Celebrates Youth World Skills Day All Year”

…t and technical skills. For example, each year, 30 Cisco Networking Academy students are nominated by their instructors to work at Cisco Live US, Cisco’s largest customer event. For five years, another team has supported the NBA All-Star Game. There, they have the opportunity to network with experts in the field, showcase their skills for customers and employers, and work under pressure while setting up and maintaining massive event networks….


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Cisco and the NBA are ready for the Playoffs

…-dropping buzzer beater turned an intense game of basketball on its head. As the ball went in the net, no one in the arena, or at home, knew whether the call would be upheld. It is precisely these moments where Cisco and the NBA Replay Center come into play. Instantly, HD footage and IP data are sent from the arena to the NBA’s state of the art replay facility where it is reviewed, clipped and sent back to the refs at courtside. That footage now…


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