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Cisco Partner Weekly Rewind – October 17, 2014

Each week, we’ll highlight the most important Cisco Partner Ecosystem news and stories, as well as point you to important, Cisco-related partner content you may have missed along the way. Here’s what you might have missed this week: Off the Top My friend and colleague Lindy Bartell, was in Orlando Florida this week for the XChange event, Best of Breed (BoB) Conference. She gave us some insight on the first couple of days of the event in her blo…

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Top Three Things Retailers Need to Do to Thrive in the Networked Economy

Today’s connected and networked world has created a fast-paced environment for growth, innovation, and optimization. In retail, you’ll find businesses taking advantage of this new era of hyperconnectivity to deliver innovative consumer experiences for this new, networked economy. MIT Technology Review calls the networked economy “the next economic revolution.” In it, commerce is created not through manufacturing, but by using technology to open…

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Focus on ROI, Data Preparation, Communication for Success : Takeaways from Predictive Analytics World, Boston, 2014

…nt, or oversampling certain data observations and so forth. But a relentless focus on ROI will yield the desired results. 2. Eschew Complexity: Seek simpler models, fewer variables, and explanations that make sense. Given results, the human mind will find ways to explain it — so do not rely on interpretability as a defense of your models. But let the sheer simplicity of models tell their own story. 3. Ensure algorithmic Data Preparation: As all…

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Miercom Performance Verified – Cisco Nexus 7700 Delivers Industry’s Highest 100Gbps Scalability, Performance and Availability

This will probably date me, but when I started in telecommunications a few years back, 10-Mbps thin-net Ethernet was the cool new technology. I used to think, “Who would ever need that much bandwidth?” Since then, IT technology has changed dramatically, with applications continually demanding more and more bandwidth. Ethernet switching capacity has advanced by leaps and bounds to keep pace with demand, ratcheting up connectivity speeds from 10 M…

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The eStore Vision Has Become a Reality! A Single Storefront for IT Services

Today’s blog post is by a guest author, Adel du Toit , who is currently spearheading the effort by Cisco’s internal IT organization to deliver IT-as-a-Service internally, dubbed the Cisco IT “eStore.” Recently, the eStore team took home multiple awards, you can read more about that here . (If you’re not familiar with the eStore, be sure to check out my other blog posts regarding the eStore here and here .) —————…

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