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July 29, 2019

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Closing out the 30th Cisco Live US

Though it is sad that CLUS San Diego 2019 is over, the 30th anniversary of this event did not disappoint! Arriving in the picturesque city of San Diego, the IT...

July 25, 2019

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“Do-it-yourself” isn’t practical for car assembly—or switch configuration

Imagine if whenever you wanted to drive somewhere, before you started your car you had to put on the fan belt, connect the battery, and mount the tires. At some...

July 10, 2019

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Staying productive on the fly

As a mobile worker and member of Customer Zero testing, I’ve tested an integration for Cisco’s Webex Teams and Microsoft’s Office 365. Let me share this great user experience.

July 3, 2019

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Collaboration Technology Evolves to Support Changing Workplace

Refreshing the 10-year-old Tokyo office At the end of 2017, the renovation of our Tokyo office was announced to Cisco Japan employees. It had been 10 years since the company...

June 10, 2019

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IoT—Now on the Campus Fabric: Report from the Front Lines

This blog explains why and how we’re extending our campus fabric to the Internet of Things (IoT). Just interested in the engineering? Scroll down to “Start here if you just...

June 10, 2019

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The Marriage of Webex Teams and Microsoft Office 365: Our Vision and Strategy

Cisco IT’s Collaboration strategy is to mirror the Webex Teams approach to building bridges between team collaboration and other solutions for a continuous workflow. With Office 365, we continue with this theme

June 10, 2019

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Webex Teams + Office 365 + Implementation Part 1: Rollout and Change Management

Rather than using Office 365 as-is, we integrated it with the collaboration capabilities in Webex Teams.

June 10, 2019

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Implementing Office 365 at Cisco – Part 2: SAFe Bought Us Speed, Visibility, and Accountability

Though SAFe is more typically used for software development, we found it worked very well for structuring and organizing our complex deployment of Office 365.

June 10, 2019

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Office 365: How We Made It More Secure than On-Premises Email

This blog outlines the security architecture we’ve put in place for Office 365. We approached it from three angles: user authentication, device authentication, and encryption key management.