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Raakhee Mistry

Senior Director

EN & Cloud Marketing

Raakhee Mistry has been with Cisco for over 20 years, serving in product management, partner program and solutions marketing roles. She supports the Cisco Enterprise Networking & Cloud portfolio, working with enterprise customers and partners on networking solutions that enable businesses to modernize their infrastructure to meet new demands of cloud, applications, hybrid work and more. Raakhee received her MBA at Indiana University.

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December 16, 2014

NETWORKING

Video & Software Updates Don’t Need To Overwhelm Your Enterprise Network

Guest post from Lorenz Jakober Video growth is overwhelming the enterprise network We have all been there. At work trying to watch the live company all-hands video, or the latest training, or perhaps even the latest YouTube video. But all we end up with are pixelated videos that take forever to start and constantly re-buffer. […]

November 25, 2014

NETWORKING

Three-time winner! ISR 4000 Wins Tech Industry Award…Again

As the U.S. approaches the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, there are likely more than a few IT folks who are saying thanks for the ISR 4000 Series, and the challenges it has addressed. Over the past year, we’ve had over 1,000 customers deploy the ISR 4000 Series, and the industry has repeatedly validated the positive impact […]

September 30, 2014

NETWORKING

Hybrid WAN Requires Advanced Network Services

A few weeks back, Gartner analyst Bjarne Munch stated, “Internet and MPLS play an equally important role for enterprise connectivity. Network planners must establish a unified WAN with strong integration between these two networks to avoid performance problems.”[i] So, why should IT move to a hybrid WAN architecture? What are the benefits? #1 – Control […]

June 25, 2014

NETWORKING

Bandwidth Alone Will Not Solve Branch Application Performance

For years, many IT organizations have been addressing slow application performance by adding more bandwidth. With broadband speeds available at over 100 Mbps, and the future of Fiber-optic at 1 Gbps, you would think bandwidth would solve all our application problems. However, many organizations are quickly learning that bandwidth on its own is not the […]

April 2, 2014

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Cisco ISR 4451-X Wins Best of Interop for Networking – No Fooling!

 The Interop Las Vegas team chose April Fools’ as the day to announce the Best of Interop winners – a curious choice some may say. But, there was no fooling when the Interop team announced the Cisco ISR 4451-X Converged Branch Infrastructure for the Best of Interop Networking category. Here is what judge Kurt Marko […]

March 19, 2014

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Best of Interop Networking Finalist: Cisco ISR 4451-X

Enabling a Platform for Branch Innovation In an era of content explosion, where IT is challenged by exponential traffic growth due to mobility, video, cloud and Internet of Things – no place is this problem more acute than the branch office where businesses typically engage customers. To address this critical need, Cisco is pleased to […]

January 23, 2014

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Learn How to Build an Intelligent WAN at CiscoLive Milan

According to the Open Network User Group (ONUG), a consortium of IT leaders including Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, JP Morgan Chase, UBS, and Gap, among the top priorities to reduce network expenses was WAN management, coming it at #3.  This should not be a surprise with the growth of bandwidth demands from cloud, mobility […]

October 1, 2013

NETWORKING

A Brave New World for IT: Internet as WAN

Today’s IT organizations are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Most face an avalanche of new bandwidth requirements hitting their networks, yet too few resources to support the business’ needs.  In 2013, three out of four organizations will not have any additional wide area network (WAN) budget (Nemertes Research). That means 75% of […]