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Duct Tape and Chewing Gum Isn’t Enough: Cloud and Virtual Environments Require Specialized Security

October 26, 2011 at 4:40 pm PST

…it seems like just about every company is investing in, or at least seriously considering a move to, virtualization and cloud computing infrastructures. And according to analysts, they’re not exactly dipping their pinkie toes in the shallow end of the pool – of those who have made the virtualization decision, 64% of servers, 70-80% of server workloads, are virtualized.  Read full blog.

Securing the Mobile Experience Made Simpler

See how customers are leveraging the Cisco Identity Services Engine to ensure consistent, secure access through a centralized, single policy source  for the entire network – wired, wireless, VPN. Trends like Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are sweeping across every industry, is your network up to the task? Read the full blog.

Supercharge your ISR with Hardware Accelerated VPNs

Next Gen Encryption w/ 3x Performance

Everyone has dirty secrets. One of mine is that I like Mazda Miatas, little sports cars that are cheap to buy, cheap to own, handle well, perform above expectations and require little care. Regardless of how you feel about handling and the sensation of dropping the top and having the wind blow through your hair, a little Miata can only do so much. Try to pass, uphill, on a warm day and god forbid, do so with the air conditioner on and a passenger on board, and that little Miata is going to be taxed out. That is one of the reasons I added a little bit of hardware acceleration in the form of a supercharger to mine. Suddenly, with that small upgrade, the little car that could but suffered under heavy load suddenly became the little car that did.

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Secure Virtual Desktops for over a Billion Devices – Cisco @ Citrix Synergy

photo courtesy of Citrix SynergyAt Cisco we are believers in the Borderless Networks mantra of any device, anywhere. One of the ways we deliver on this vision is with AnyConnect, our secure mobility client that provides a secure, encrypted connection back to corporate, just the thing for road warriors who might have to use public wifi in coffee shops or airports.

That’s one way to do it.

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Do You Know the Fundamentals of WAN Optimization?

“Remember the days of measuring bandwidth by the Baud?1

The awesome guys at TechwiseTV just made a really fun videoWatch the video to see "What the heck is this?" on understanding the Fundamentals of WAAS (Wide Area Application Services), Cisco’s WAN Optimization technology. They start off with the basics – what you need to think about for WAN Optimization – and finish up with where the technology is going.

“Hold onto your keyboards because this is where it really gets cool.”

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