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News@Cisco Week in Review and Look Ahead: March 28-April 1

It was a busy week here at Cisco! Check out what you might have missed and what’s happening next week.

1.) Cisco Pioneers Innovations in Data Center Convergence

On Wednesday, Cisco announced technology innovations across its entire Data Center Business Advantage portfolio. With these innovations, Cisco continues to tightly integrate its Unified Fabric, Unified Computing, and Unified Network Services into a holistic data center fabric designed to be simple, scalable and highly secure, delivering any application across any location, within the data center, across data centers, or to the cloud.

2.) Partner Support for Cisco Data Center Fabric

Check out a few of the blog posts from Cisco’s technology partners discussing and supporting Cisco’s new data center fabric.

3.) India’s Digital Broadcast Boom

New digital TV technologies such as direct-to-home (DTH) satellite broadcasting or cable network-delivered Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) are starting to transform India’s broadcast and entertainment sectors.

4.) MLB and Cisco Announce Multiyear Technology Relationship

Yesterday was the opening day in Major League Baseball! To help celebrate, Cisco today announced a multiyear relationship that features Cisco technology solutions in key video-dependent areas for MLB Network’s television programming and live telecasts from major league ballparks.

Here’s some stuff to look out for next week…

  • Video Chat’s Time Is Coming: Video calling, video chat, and video conferencing are ideas that have been around for years--in some cases, for decades--without ever gaining much mainstream traction. Now the idea seems to be finally catching on, spurred by a combination of better technology and, perhaps as important, a much higher level of comfort with video. Check out this feature article on Monday!
  • Top Tech Tips: How to Create a Custom Facebook Tab Using iFrames. Want to create a customized tab for your Facebook page for zero cost? Be sure to check out this video demo on how to create your own custom tabs by pulling in your web pages via an iframe.

Happy April Fool’s Day to all! Check out this article from TechCrunch that showcases some of the best April Fool’s jokes and pranks the World Wide Interwebernets has to offer. What’s the best April Fool’s Day prank you’ve seen or pulled?

Have a great weekend all!

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