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Lauren Friedman

Marketing Manager

Enterprise Networks

Lauren runs influence marketing for EN/DC/Cloud

Before 2008 Lauren earned a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering at UCSD and was working towards a PhD until she realized semiconductor fabrication wasn't how she wanted to spend her time. She has been recovering since.

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December 9, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Learning Opportunities This Week With Cisco Experts on IWAN and CMX

This week we have two opportunities for you to learn about Cisco technologies from company experts as well as our technology partners. The first webinar, How Smarter Branches Lower Costs,  is on Wednesday, December 11 at 8am Pacific and discusses how Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN) along with Akamai’s Unified Performance solution can help your branch offices can realistically utilize […]

October 30, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoT World Forum Day 1 by the Numbers

This week I’m at the inaugural Internet of Things World Forum, hosted by Cisco.  To give you a sense of what was discussed in just one day, I thought I’d capture some of the more interesting tweets and stats.  Below the tweets is a fun short video where I interviewed SAP’s Benjamin Wesson and with Cisco’s Monique Morrow! One – New IoT Division at […]

October 28, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Internet of Things World Forum Kickoff

Tomorrow kicks off the first day of the Internet of Things World Forum, hosted by Cisco.  Today I was fortunate to have a few minutes with Guido Jouret.  Guido is the head of Cisco’s IoT Group and answered a few questions on his vision for Cisoc IoT and what he hopes attendees get out of […]

October 26, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Industrial Manufacturing. What is it doing at the IoT World Forum?

Ed Note: As we head off to the IoT World forum, we have the honor of a Guest Post By Paula Puess.  Paula Puess has over 25 years of experience in both the IT and Manufacturing industries.  She is currently the Global Market Development Manager, Visualization & Information software for Rockwell Automation.   ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ […]

October 21, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Calling all IoT Twits – Looking for #IoTWF Attendees on Twitter

The Internet of Things World Forum is fast approaching and I’m looking for a few good Tweeters!  Are you going to the IoT World Forum?  If so, add your name and twitter name below… or just start tweeting #IoTWF! What might you be tweeting about?  Well, we’ve just announced our closing keynote speaker and he […]

October 15, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Will Utilities Become Obsolete? The 1st Step to Get Ready for the IoT World Forum

The inaugural Internet of Things World Forum is in just a few weeks and if you’ve registered you are probably getting excited with anticipation.  As part of your preparations for the World Forum (in addition to packing your clothing and power cords) you’ll want to plan your daily schedule.   Session registration is on a […]

October 3, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Reminder – Join Us Live Today From InteropNY

Yesterday Cisco announced a couple of new technologies – a new 802.11ac Access Point, a new converged wired+wireless Catalyst Switch, and more – but the announcement that generate d quite a bit of buzz beyond networking circles was a new partnership with Facebook.  This solution –  CMX for Facebook Wi-Fi – is part of a broader […]

September 30, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Cisco at Interop: John Chambers to Keynote and More

*Note – Skip to the bottom if you aren’t at Interop.  You can register for our online event and participate in the captioning fun* This week we’re in New York for Interop – one of those fun gatherings of networking folks – and below I’ve outlined some of the events you won’t want to miss: […]

September 11, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Trick Question: Have You Registered for the Internet of Things World Forum?

As you may have heard, Cisco is hosting the inaugural Internet of Things World Forum, October 29-31 in Barcelona.  The goal of the IoT World Forum is to gather the best and brightest thinkers, doers, and innovators from business, government, and academia together to accelerate the Internet of Things.  At the end of the conference, […]