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Secure Collaboration for Mobile Emergency Responders

During the past several months we have witnessesed a number of disaster and emergency response crises around the world including:

  • Tornados in Alabama
  • Earthquake and tsunami in Japan
  • Earthquakes in China and New Zealand
  • Floods in Australia and Brazil
  • Gas pipeline explosion and fire in San Bruno California

    When major disasters and emergencies occur, response organizations and government public safety agencies  require immediate communications support to save lives, establish relief operations and provide ongoing assistance in affected communities.  

    IP-based secure communications provides flexible capabilities for mobile emergency responders including Cisco TacOps.

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    Far From Home But Not So Far From Cisco

    May 17, 2011 at 9:36 am PST

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    ISR Gen2 Routers Earn Multiple Government Security Certifications

    May 13, 2011 at 3:03 pm PST

    Cisco was recently awarded three separate government cryptographic validations in network routing for 12 of its newest Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), pursuant to U.S. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2.

    The new platforms are architected to enable the next phase of branch-office evolution, providing rich mediacollaboration and virtualization to the branch while maximizing operational cost savings.

    The newly validated FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Cryptographic validated products include:

    For further information on Cisco’s commitment to Government Certifications, please visit our Website or participate in our social networking communities on “Facebook” or “Twitter”.

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    Smart Business Architectures and the Case for Borderless Networks

    May 3, 2011 at 8:15 am PST

    From a talk I did at the Government Solutions Forum on “Smart Business Architectures and the Case for Borderless Networks



    If you would like to follow along with the visuals, they are available on the Prezi site here.

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    The Cisco Containerized Data Center: A complete “whole solution”

    While traditional brick and mortar data centers meet the requirements of many IT organizations, there are some customers that require a different solution.
    As the Senior Vice President, Global Government Solutions Group,  I am happy to announce today the Cisco Containerized Data Center offering for government and commercial customers.

    “Containerized,” or modular data centers, offer a flexible option for organizations that need to quickly deploy new data capacity. Built into weatherized ISO containers, these solutions consist of a complete Cisco unified data center, built as a self-contained, pre-integrated environment. In response to changing, mission-critical operations, the entire container can be transported wherever it is needed.

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