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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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May 9, 2013

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First Look – The Cisco NOC Model For Wired and Wireless

Over the last few weeks, we've started to unpack some of the focus-group discussions we've recently had with hundreds of IT professionals.  The goal of these focus groups was...

May 8, 2013

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Ghosts, Kyrie Irving & Cisco’s Global IT Impact Survey Infographic

This morning at Interop Las Vegas Cisco SVP/GM Rob Soderbery introduced the crowd to his vision for the Cisco ONE Architecture, played some hoops with NBA All Star @kyrieirving, and introduced the new Cisco Global IT Impact Survey.The Cisco Global IT Impact Survey was taken by more than 1,300 IT decision makers in 13 countries, and was commissioned to […]

April 29, 2013

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Going to Interop? Keynote Preview With This Fun Video

If you’re headed to Interop Las Vegas, there are a few things you won’t want to miss. Much like the Keynote (video above) we have a lot of fun and useful things planned When you walk into the exhibition hall, you’ll see Cisco’s booth (1327)*, front and center.  This is our home-base and where a […]

April 8, 2013

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Win a Trip on Cisco and the Borderless Networks Week in Review

If you had US$15,000 to take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go?  I’ve always wanted to visit Perth, Bangalore, and Brasilia myself, but sadly, I’m not elligable to win the Unified Access Challenge.  However, if you’re reading this – you probably are!  Basically, you watch an accelerated TechWiseTV episode with JimmyRay Purser, […]

April 3, 2013

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Infographic: Moments in the First 40 Years of Mobile

You’ve probably heard by now that mobile phones have a 40th birthday this week.  As they’ve gone from bricks to sleek and smart; from simple texts to immersive experiences; from occasional use to human sensors. It’s been an interesting trip.  In addition to the typical things you might see on a timeline about mobile (1983 […]

April 1, 2013

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Borderless Networks Bits and Pieces This Week & How to Win an iPad

In the next few weeks we have a couple great webinars coming up, we’ve recently been investing in our community, the Unified Access Challenge was extended until April 26, and the Supervisor 720 Engine for the Catalyst 6500 turned 10 on Sunday!

March 21, 2013

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Introduction to Infrastructure for Megatrends

Editors Note (by Lauren): In the delightful haze of posting a blog at midnight last night, I accidentally posted Eric’s blog to Mobility instead of the Borderless blog. If you came here looking for his full post – you can find it here: http://blogs.cisco.com/borderless/infrastructure-for-megatrends/ and the introduction is below for your reading pleasure. In my […]

March 11, 2013

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Announcing my3850

Not mine, exactly, but it could be yours. my3850 (lowercase intentional) is the new community for people interested in learning more about the new Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switch.  This community is also for those currently using the Catalyst 3850 or those partners helping plan, deploy, or run a network with these new converged-access switches .  We actually launched this […]

March 6, 2013

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NFD5 At Cisco Today, Speed Dating, and Voting on Topics!

Today we have an excellent lineup of speakers and demos to kick off Networking Field Day 5 – at Cisco. If you don’t know what Networking Field Day is (#NFD5 on Twitter) I basically call it “Bloggers on a Bus”.  Stephen Foskett organizes these events where he gets 10 – 15 networking bloggers to fly out […]