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Open innovation: Harnessing the ideas, talent and passion of the startup eco-system

…(EIR).  Cisco EIR is a program that allows Cisco to directly engage and support early-stage startups working on gaming-changing ideas for the Internet of Things/Everything (IoT/IoE), cloud services, Big Data/analytics and other areas that are strategic to Cisco’s future.  Take the best of what Cisco and our partner eco-system can bring to startups to accelerate their product development and business growth, put that innovative capacity in an envi…


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VDI 2.0 is knocking at the door – when will you answer?

…just about any and all PC’s and decided to take advantage of that. I’m not just talking about video gaming either, I am talking about very basic things like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc… All of these applications running under Windows 7 can take advantage of a GPU. Why would Microsoft do this? The End User’s demands for multimedia have evolved. In addition there is substantial power that Microsoft can tap into a GPU for. A…


Virtual Bankers Save Hours and Dollars

…industry as well. As most consumers get connected using their latest version of a smartphone, mobile tablet, or gaming system, these technologies are changing how consumers interact in every aspect of their lives. For example, consumers are getting more accustomed to instant, intimate video conversations with friends and family from their homes, so the next logical step is to add these features outside the home. Many banks are looking into using…


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Cisco at CCBN: Transforming Video Experiences

…-cost, disruptive cable-based solution with application in smart homes including education and possibly digital gaming and healthcare, all based on cable’s native strengths. It includes digital video streaming and a traditional set-top-box, but uses a completely redefined end-to-end software architecture model. Customers and partners will be able to experience live demo of SDB solutions that Cisco  developed together with our strategic cust…


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IWAN Wed: What is Intelligent WAN?

…your network traffic but what’s next? Should you go to each user and ask them to turn off their Netflix, Hulu, Gaming, File sharing etc because some other users are trying to work and their Citrix VDI sessions are dropping? Of course not!  You need the ability to set policies and control the network behavior automatically and prioritize (L7 QoS) the correct APPLICATION (not by using old school QoS of 802.1p or DSCP), and what better location to…


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