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Cisco TelePresence – New Options, Deeper Understanding

…tons of bandwidth type conversation, there are a couple of gems you will want to take into account. TelePresence Interoperability Protocol- this is brand new stuff — we tackle interoperability plans head on here with a deep dive on the unique thought leadership many are not aware of.   (Much of this show will go into depth on things just covered by articles from: Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch (CTMS) — Shobana Shankar goes int…


Savvis Symphony VPDC is Music to the Ears

At VMWorld in August, Savvis unveiled its not-so-secret Project Spirit, the company’s platform for enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service virtual computing services.  In December, they announced Cisco’s UCS (Unified Computing System)  as the platform for Spirit, and introduced Symphony – the range of Cloud offerings including Project Spriit.  Savvis calls the Spirit portion of this portfolio a Virtual Priva…


How Internet standards are born: Part 2

…realized that standardizing around IP made a lot of sense because it worked in fairly large networks and allowed interoperability between separate companies. It shows just how far we’ve come that some people have a tough time fathoming just two protocols – IPv4 and IPv6 – when the landscape used to be much more complicated.  What makes a standard a standard? Think of a true standard as an interoperability agreement. In some…


It’s a Common Theme… Video, Video and More Video

It’s pretty safe to say Cisco digs video.  Additionally, it’s pretty safe to say we don’t discriminate when it comes to market segments and enabling them to utilize the power of video for collaboration, communications and entertainment.  Our goal is to make video pervasive across all facets of people’s lives. On to the topic at hand.  Yesterday, we announced some big news on the Tel…


De Beer Announces End of the Word at Cisco Live

…hem in person. The second—and rather more obvious—requirement for getting more people using video is interoperability. When Cisco launched TelePresence, one key piece of customer feedback was a desire to communicate with systems from other vendors.  The TelePresence interoperability issue has since largely been overcome and De Beer announced another piece of the jigsaw this morning in Barcelona. From today, Cisco is licensing its…