We’ve all been hearing a great deal about cloud and cloud computing lately. You’ve likely heard Cisco talking about its cloud computing strategy quite a bit. Cisco is in many businesses that touch cloud. One of the largest is collaboration. I sat down with Cisco’s Group Director for Hosted Collaboration Eric Schoch to get some answers.
Eric articulates the cloud computing and collaboration vision, strategy, portfolio and differentiation he’s been taking on the road as he meets with customers and partners. The short video below elaborates on Cisco’s collaboration business, our approach to the cloud and how Cisco is positioned in this very competitive marketplace with service providers such as Orange Business Services, Swisscom and Verizon Business Services
Watch Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior talk about her “mind-blowing” experience at this year’s World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland. She mingled with experts from around the world discussing topics like cloud computing, security, and hyper connectivity.
“The breadth and depth of the expertise that comes together in one place from around the world is simply mind blowing.”
During their discussion, Joe and Kevin talked about a number of topics, including three big IT trends we’ll see this year, particularly the return on investment and savings SMBs can expect from joining a public cloud.
Watch Kevin’s interview below to hear all the details.
So what are the three trends they identified? Here’s the scoop:
Not only is cloud is becoming mainstream as a business IT solution, but mobile is taking over as the preferred method of computing, and virtualization is proliferating, too.
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Armed with my Flip Camera, I had a chance to catch up today with Padmasree Warrior, Cisco’s Chief Technology Officer. This is her first trip to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Padma talks about her experiences in the technology tract, as well as being a little star struck by WEF attendees. Padma notes that cloud computing is a hot topic at this year’s event, and trend Cisco is well positioned to lead.