News@Cisco Week in Review and Look Ahead: April 4-8
Check out some of our top news stories of the week here at Cisco!
There are many social media sites that have turned out to have been fads, but it’s hard to imagine the greater social media movement grinding to a halt. Author Erik Qualman says social media is here to stay, and companies must embrace it. Where do you see social media going? Do you think it’s a fad?
It’s clear that video calling and chat are becoming increasingly important. Achieving its full benefit is going to require continuing network improvement, especially in wireless. In addition to the build-out of 4G networks over the next couple of years, we are also likely to see the construction of substantial areas of public Wi-Fi coverage, especially in large cities, as wireless carriers seek to move traffic from their increasingly crowded 3G and 4G networks to the more capacious Wi-Fi. Read more here.
On Tuesday, Cisco continued its legacy of leadership in home networking with the launch of its new Linksys E-Series family − a complete suite of powerful and easy-to-use next-generation Wireless-N routers and switches. What do you think of the new line-up and design?
- Rock ‘n’ Roll Goes Digital in Search of New Business Models: Check out this new feature article on Monday about how musicians are increasingly relying on digital platforms such as audio streaming and social media to connect with their fans and create new revenue streams.
- Look out for the the opening events and webcast next Friday as Cisco’s new Data Center is opened in Allen, Texas. The state-of-the-art facility showcases Cisco’s data center products with a high-density footprint and the latest green technologies.
- Jewel to perform at Cisco! Multi-platinum recording artist Jewel will perform in an exclusive event using Cisco TelePresence units at various AT&T and Marriott locations around the world and live via UStream on April 13th at 2pm PT. Read here for more information and see you all there!
Have a great weekend and talk to you next week!