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Allison Park

Product Marketing Manager

Enterprise Networks

Allison is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Cisco’s Enterprise Networks supporing Cisco's Enterprise Wireless and Switching portfolio. She also has experience in product management, competitive analysis, market research, and business operations. Allison holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Ajou University in Korea and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

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IWAN Wed: Say “Yes” and “Now” with Akamai Connect

Has this happened to you? The line of business comes to you one day and says they have this great new idea to train the sales teams.  “Let’s use YouTube videos”, they say.  Or the CMO comes to you and says, “digital signage will increase our revenue if we can promote this next new line […]

June 11, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IWAN Wed: (Webinar) Is Your Branch Ready For Innovation?

Response to our Cisco Intelligent WAN with Akamai Connect launch in April and at Cisco Live has been overwhelmingly positive.  Thank you to all who came by our demo in the World of Solution as well as all our sessions!  We met with numerous IT Managers, Directors and Architects who recognized the need for an […]

IWAN Wed: Intelligent WAN @ Cisco Live!

The long awaited Cisco Live in San Francisco is only four days away.  There is a lot in store for our customers including hundreds of technical sessions, keynotes from executives and industry guests, product and solutions demos at World of Solutions and more. One of the most important topics, in my opinion, that I believe […]

March 12, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IWAN Wednesday: (Webinar) Enhance your branch with UCS E-Series

For the last 3 weeks, my colleagues have written on the topic of IWAN and its various components.  Ido wrote about the basics (and more) about IWAN, Kiran on how to get twice the bandwidth with PfR, and Hector on how Glue Networks improves the IWAN experience for IT.   As the name suggests, the ‘WAN’ […]

October 31, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Save with UCS E-Series | Inside the Branch

For me, Halloween, October 31st, marks the start of the joyful holiday season.  Continuing onto Thanksgiving and Christmas, this time of year is full of family, friends and relaxation. For retailers on the other hand, today (technically tomorrow) is the start of a very busy season.  According to NRF (National Retail Federation), it is when […]

October 24, 2013

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UCS E-series Meets Applications | Inside the Branch

Needle and thread. Fire and wood.  Peanut butter and jelly.  Just a few things that are essential together so that you can sew, keep warm and well, is just yummy.  So what happens when the data center-class server blade for the branch meets applications?  That’s the topic discussed in the 2nd episode of the Inside […]

October 17, 2013

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Inside the Branch: UCS E-series 101

Recently, I was chatting with Hugo Vliegen, Director of Technical marketing, Enterprise Networks, and he was telling me all of the questions he had been getting from customers about the Cisco UCS E-Series.  Questions such as: What’s this rumor I’ve heard that Cisco has a server that sits on a branch router? You’re telling me […]

September 17, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Is Your WAN Ready For iOS7? 2 Steps You Should Take To Identify and Tame Applications

If you have an iPhone or you are due for a mobile phone refresh, you would have tuned into Apple’s announcement on the new iPhones as well as the new OS, iOS7.  I’ve had my iPhone4 for more than 3 years now so it definitely is decision time. While we, as the phones’ users, are […]

September 9, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Webinar: Service Containers Transforms the Router

#GameChanger is the one word we used to describe the new branch router: ISR 4451-X.  We said it was designed from the ground up with rich services and application delivery in mind.  How did we do that?  Two words: Service Containers. Service Containers are embedded into the router hardware itself, making it easy for you […]