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IWAN Wed: What is Intelligent WAN?

Imagine that you have several branch offices that are using WAN demanding applications like, Office 365, Virtual Desktops, Video Teleconferencing and more.  You are using those expensive MPLS/VPN WAN connections as you don’t want to risk it and probably because when you started to work there it was already there and … why mess around with something that is working, right?  Normally I would agree with that but when IT budgets are s…


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Observations from Mobile World Congress 2014

I have just returned from a very interesting and jammed-packed week at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. More than 75,000 people were estimated to have attended this year’s MWC, and its fabulous new conference facilities proved a great place to celebrate the industry’s accomplishments and catch a glimpse of its potential future.  Much has changed in the industry over the last year since I reported my observations of MWC 2013.  However, wh…


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Cisco Supports Tech Entrepreneurs in Jordan

It is Sunday night in Amman, Jordan, and the Jordanian startup scene keeps moving full steam ahead at an event called Dealmakers Weekend, organized by Endeavor, a nonprofit that supports high-impact entrepreneurship and Int@j, a nonprofit representing the Jordan IT industry. The cream of the local startup crop were paired up all day in matchmaking sessions with local and international investors in hopes of creating lasting relationships. One of…


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Cisco ANZ CTO Looks ahead: Trends Impacting the Networking Industry in 2014

As we’ve come to expect at this time of year, Kevin Bloch, Chief Technology Officer for Cisco Australia and New Zealand, shares his thoughts on the main trends impacting the industry in 2014. Kevin has selected these trends because of their impact on the networking industry; they forecast what is expected to happen, or start happening, within the next 12 months. 1. “Mobile fueled advertising, video, PoS, cars”–  Generating valuable data, enablin…


It’s Not Too Late: Make Your ‘Digital Resolutions’ for the New Year

Approximately 45% of us make New Year’s Resolutions according to research by the University of Scranton. Among the top ten resolutions for 2014 are: stay fit and healthy, spend less and save more, learn something exciting, and spend more time with family. Good luck with that… We all start with good intentions in January, but often lose momentum by the end of the month with only 8% of us achieving our resolution during the year. I admit to inva…


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