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How Internet standards are born: Part 3

…nal interview with Cisco standards experts, I talked with Andrew Myles. He is focused on wireless standards and interoperability activities, with a distinct Wi-Fi bias. Andrew has contributed to standardisation activities in the IEEE 802.11 Working Group since 2001. He was the Editor of IEEE 802.11h (Spectrum Management) and is currently the Chairman of the IEEE 802.11 JTC1 ad hoc committee and the 802 Liaison to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC6. Andrew has been…


Interoperability is the key

…ure. The key to enabling interagency collaboration and communication across these varied, disparate networks is interoperability. At TANDBERG, interoperability and firewall traversal are some of the most important features of our VTC solutions. In fact, TANDBERG was first to deliver a telepresence solution that could interoperate with third-party systems, the first to enable high-definition video between Microsoft Office Communicator and multi-s…


Cisco TelePresence – New Options, Deeper Understanding

…ons 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…


Savvis Symphony VPDC is Music to the Ears

…esses who would never be able to develop the services themselves.  Security, committed service levels, and interoperability are the three key barriers that I continually hear from Cisco’s enterprise customers citing when they explain why they’re not ready to adopt externally-provided cloud services yet.  We also believe that the economics is very compelling – with very strong opex and capex advantages for service provi…


How Internet standards are born: Part 2

…ealized 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…