Linda Beaton

Marketing Manager

GMP Data Center Marketing Team

Linda Beaton is a marketing manager with Cisco's Data Center Marketing team. In this role Linda focused on marketing programs for Cisco's UCS Server Solutions.

Prior to joining Cisco, she ran her own marketing and communications practice for almost 10 years, providing strategic planning and creative development services to help companies establish and re-establish their brands through online and offline efforts.

A New England native, Linda received her BA in Journalism/Advertising from University of Maine at Orono and then worked in New York City for six years before heading to the San Francisco Bay Area. When not immersed in work, Linda can be found running the trails of the East Bay or tasting the wines of Sonoma.

Follow Linda on Twitter at http://twitter.com/linda_beaton.


Less Is More: Flexible, Secure Collaboration in a Five-Inch Box

There’s a great sketch that Louis CK does about our impatience with technology and how much we’ve come to take it for granted. Our ability to connect from anywhere has raised our expectations for being able to instantly get or do what we want. And, when it comes to small businesses, that expectation turns to […]

All That and More

Wow. According to a recent Forbes article, there could be 9.5 billion people on the planet by the year 2075. Think how much energy will be generated by that kind of world population. This puts the emphasis on energy-efficient technologies in a whole new light. Technologies, like switches that reduce power consumption, can save businesses […]

An All-In-One Solution for Security and Productivity

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It’s a router. No, it’s a firewall. No, it’s unified threat management. It’s … the new Cisco ISA500. We hear a lot lately about how many mobile devices are connecting to the internet. And, with today’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend, more employees are wanting to use their preferred devices. They’re also wanting flexibility […]

Kicking off the Holiday Shopping Season with Small Business Saturday

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It’s official. The holiday season has begun. For many businesses—small and not so small, this is the season that counts. And that’s why we’re supporting Small Business Saturday. It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving, launched by American Express, to remind holiday shoppers not to forget about small businesses in the midst of Black Friday and Cyber […]