The other day I took my one year old son on his first train ride. I knew that he would enjoy the short trip (just a couple of stops and back) and I wanted him to get the feeling of riding a train. While on the train I noticed a teenager text messaging on a phone.
I smiled to myself, thinking that here’s a teenager holding a Smartphone in hand on a train with a modern Wi-Fi enabled network with 3G coverage, and yet she’s still communicating via a 30 year old technology.
If you’re attending Cisco Live London this week, don’t miss the opportunity to meet the medianet team as well as the medianet capabilities first hand. We have demos in the World of Solutions, three technical sessions, and on-site executive briefings on 31 January and 1 February.
In the last medianet blog, Ulrica de Fort-Menares described the medianet architecture as two concepts: horizontal and vertical integration. In this blog we will discuss some examples of these concepts.
*Vertical integration is about applications and network working together end-to-end across the network to deliver intelligent services. …One example of medianet vertical integration is the WebEx integration with Media Services Interface (MSI).
*Horizontal integration is about providing services that run across the infrastructure in order to deliver a consistent experience. …One example of medianet horizontal integration includes the Cisco Media Transformation Services.
If you are attending Cisco Live Europe in London (Jan 31 to Feb 3), here is a panel that you won’t want to miss. Six top Cisco engineering executives in charge of the innovative technologies for wireless, security, WAN optimization and the network will all participate in a panel “Enable the Cloud, Enable Private Mobile Devices, Enable the Future…”.
During this panel the executives will unveil their vision of what will shape the future of IT in the next several years. If you have ever had a question you’ve always wanted to ask – this is your opportunity.