Biology, finance, weather prediction, physics-for every field of human endeavor, there are projects and networks. Yet the ability to crunch data on a truly global basis is still in its infancy. Today, we have our DSL or cable modems to the home, courtesy of our ISP and its backbone. A few larger operators circle the globe with 10Gbps and even 40Gbps links. But all of this, compared to what’s coming, is amateur hour. Read More »
In preparation for the Financial Analyst Conference, I sat down with several executives before the event to get a feel for what’s on their mind heading into the conference, and more broadly, what they are looking forward to in FY09.To start things off, I sat down with Chairman and CEO John Chambers, who spoke about what he’ll be covering in his opening presentation, as well as what he envisions for Cisco in FY09.Keep checking in here today for more video blog updates.Also, please do note that a webcast of the Financial Analyst Conference is available here.
Marthin De Beer, Senior Vice President, Emerging Technologies, talks about what he’ll be presenting at the Financial Analyst Conference as well as the role TelePresence will play for Cisco during this fiscal year.
Pankaj Patel, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Service Provider Group, speaks about what technology he believes is the”killer app.” He also touches upon what he sees down the road for his group in FY09.
John McCool, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Center, Switching and Services Group, provides a snapshot of what he will be discussing at the Financial Analyst Conference. Read more about today’s announcement of the Nexus 1000V, a virtual networking switch, here.Also, please take a look at our joint announcement with VMware here.