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Meet the Medianet Team in Cisco Live London This Week!

January 30, 2012 at 10:27 pm PST

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.

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No Ride for Revere with the Right Network

There’s no need for a midnight ride when you’ve got the Right Network. We saw what happened when William Wallace upgraded to the Right Network, but how about Paul Revere?

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Medianet – Horizontal & Vertical integration – In practice!

January 26, 2012 at 11:12 am PST

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.

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What Question Would You Ask a Cisco Networking Exec Face to Face?

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.

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Why Hybrid Clouds Look Like my Grandma’s Network?

Do you think hybrid clouds look like your granny’s network too? Well, that may be extreme, but there is no doubt that hybrid clouds are networked in ways we saw things connected a decade back. Consider a recent example I came across while discussing cloud adoption at a large global enterprise headquartered in the US. Their Asia office wanted to deploy a regional application for local use. It was impractical to deploy it at one of the two large data centers in the US since user experience would be sub-optimal due to latency issues. Hence they chose a local cloud provider to host the application. Sort of a hybrid cloud situation. So what? Read More »

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