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Cisco and the NBA are ready for the Playoffs

…-dropping buzzer beater turned an intense game of basketball on its head. As the ball went in the net, no one in the arena, or at home, knew whether the call would be upheld. It is precisely these moments where Cisco and the NBA Replay Center come into play. Instantly, HD footage and IP data are sent from the arena to the NBA’s state of the art replay facility where it is reviewed, clipped and sent back to the refs at courtside. That footage now…

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4K Broadcast Trialed in End of Year Lakers Game- Come see it with Cisco at NAB!

…ith Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable to shoot, produce, encode, transport and decode the 4K broadcast of the game. And what a game! ESPN reporter Baxter Holmes declared it “one of the most stunning upsets in NBA history,” with the Lakers winning, 115-105. And then there was the 4K part of the story — equally stunning, in a different way. Cisco’s part of the trial involved our AnyRes Live Encoder, and G10 set-top box….

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Cisco Networking Academy Students Shine at NBA All-Star 2015

…hed the Dream Team in 2011 to give top students the chance to work at the annual Cisco Live customer conference. Since its inception, the Dream Team has expanded to other Cisco events and organizations, including this year’s NBA All-Star activities. “The students all showed an eagerness to learn and contribute regardless of what they were working on,” a representative from the NBA said. “We were pleased with their base…

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The Evolution of the #ConnectedFan

…Steph Curry. Cisco’s innovations bring all these sorts of possibilities to life, and they certainly make me a more passionate and connected fan. This past month, Cisco has been celebrating our technology partnership with the NBA with activities at the NBA All-Stars 2015 game, and hosting The Most #ConnectedFan contest. How has technology has enabled you to connect with your favorite sports team and players? Share your thoughts with us via…

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Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team: The MVP’s of NBA All-Star 2015

…ard is extremely proud of her students from SUNY Adirondack Karen Woodard, a Cisco Networking Academy instructor, joined the Dream Team students in New York City last week. While there, she introduced them to a member of the NBA’s IT team who had also taken Cisco Networking Academy courses. “Dan Stralka is a brilliant guy on the core networking team for NBA IT,” she said. “I think it was insightful and inspirational for…

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