Cisco’s John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, and Tony Bates, Senior Vice President and Co-Chair of the Service Provider Business Council, discuss what’s top-of-mind for our customers and their approach to enabling providers for success in the 4G Mobile Internet Transformation.
What happens when 10s of thousands of techies invade a city? Not much, when measured by broadband throughput!
So, just coming from Paris, where I attended the MPLS and Ethernet World Congress 2009 last week.I heard familiar topics addressing service scaling properties, quality of service, application-awareness, CAPEX efficiencies, OPEX and reduction generating revenue. What was unique however, was the embryonic association of MPLS as a virtualization- enabling technology to cloud computing.Cloud computing for service providers-enterprises can possess multiple attributes but all with common goals to maximize resources whether they are network, storage, compute, application and so on such that for the customer it does not matter where the service is derived and instantiated hence the”cloud.” Read More »
After a brief time at the chaotic Fira, the crew makes it way toward the Cisco base at the Palau Moxo in the old section of Barcelona.
Simon Coney, VP of Business Development for AdaptiveMobile, part of Cisco’s mobile ecosystem of partners, covers the company’s approach, value proposition, and the ways they can help providers save money while opening up new opportunities.