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Interop: Cisco Switches First to Receive “Certified Green” Designation from Miercom

Cisco’s Berna Devrim and Miercom’s Robert Smithers discuss Miercom’s new “Certified Green” product evaluation program, and review how switches from Cisco are the first products to receive the new certification. Post by Tugba Goskel

Take a demo tour of new Empowered Branch Innovations at Interop 2008

Cisco’s Shashi Kiran and Tugba Goksel do a walkthrough of the new innovations including the Cafe Cisco experience , Video Surveillance, Application Extension Platform (AXP), Unified Communications, Catalyst 2960 switches with Miercom Green certification and WAN optimization. Post by Tugba Goskel

Nexus 7000 Interop 2008 Winner Best of Award for Infrastructure

Becky Marques discusses the Cisco Nexus 7000 with Lynne Kingsbury on the Interop floor. The Nexus 7000 is the first Data Center class switch in the Nexus portfolio offering transport flexibility, operational continuity and infrastructure scalability. Post by Tugba Goskel

Catch the buzz – Cisco, Avocent and Nemertes discuss branch application management trends at Interop

Cisco’s Shashi Kiran and Rahul Tripathi discuss branch management trends and the ISR-based Application eXtension Platform (AXP) with Mark Harris, VP Marketing of Avocent, and Andreas Antonopoulos, SVP and Founding Partner of Nemertes Research. Learn how to lower Total cost of Ownership in a branch environment with remote management solutions. Post by Tugba Goskel

Cisco & Ovum Analyst Discuss Data Center Trends at Interop

Doug Gourlay, senior director, Data Center Solutions at Cisco and Mark Seery, vice president of Switching & Routing at Ovum RHK, discuss data center trends at Interop 2008. These include consolidation, Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), SFP+, Twinax cabling, and new products. Post by Tugba Goksel