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Shaving Cream in Your Enterprise Network

At Cisco, we firmly believe that the network enables collaboration—the type of collaboration that is required in today’s business environment where you need to work with people around the world. It’s the network that enables the people to connect, communicate and collaborate using any device.We are pleased to see that our view of the network-enabled collaboration is shared by industry experts and our customers. As a proof point, last week Cisco won the Best of Interop 2009 for Collaboration. Interestingly, the award wasn’t for the best selling WebEx web meeting applications or for the highly esteemed TelePresence solution. Cisco won for what used to be called the “plumbing.” The winning product is the Cisco WebEx Node for ASR 1000 Series routers, which is a shared port adapter (SPA) that acts as a Point of Presence for the Cisco WebEx Collaboration Cloud, consolidating hundreds of on-network meeting connections for web, video and VoIP, to a single connection from the ASR 1000 to the WebEx Collaboration Cloud. Read More »

We All Have Something to Teach or Share

Fred Mednick, the founder of Teachers Without Borders, shares an experience to show that no matter what a person does for a living, they have something to teach or share with another individual.Visit the Pass the Ball site to share and grow your own ideas to make them better.by LeAnne Schrotzberger, public relations manager, Cisco Corporate Communications

The Future of Enterprise Computing and Collaboration

by Alan Cohen, vice president, Cisco Enterprise Marketing

Collaboration Trends from Interop

Watch Tom Wesselman, manager of software development for Cisco Unified Communications, and Tugba Goksel, integrated marketing for Cisco Unified Communications, discuss next generation architectures for collaboration and a few of the exciting trends from this year’s Interop show.Find out more about the Cisco Collaboration Community

Business With the WebEx App on the iPhone Will Never Be the Same

I love the WebEx conferencing application for the iPhone. It makes my life easier by marketing itself. People download it, demo it to their friends, and bingo -- their friends download it too.There are now over 100,000 WebEx Meeting Center on the iPhone downloads from the AppStore across 62 countries. Also, we are seeing the WebEx App on the iPhone in the most unexpected places. Just last week, a colleague of mine told me that Costco in the Bay Area was selling the “iPhone App Directory” catalog which includes review of over 250 iPhone apps. In the catalog, the WebEx for the iPhone app was features with a 5-star rating -- the highest possible rating. Read More »