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News@Cisco Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 7-11


February 11, 2011 - 1 Comment

It’s been a busy week here at Cisco! Check out a few of our top news stories of the week…

1.)  Cisco Reports Q2 FY’11 Financial Results

Cisco announced its second quarter fiscal year 2011 financial results for the period ending Saturday, January 29. Want to learn more about Cisco’s earnings? Check out the following links below to hear all about our second quarter financial results.

2.)  Why Africa is Banking on Mobile Cash to Transform Communities

This feature article focuses on M-pesa, an innovative mobile transfer solution that allows those too poor to have a bank account to transfer money. The system is now being used by more than 13 million Kenyans and has been launched in Afghanistan, India, South Africa, and Tanzania, and has prompted a host of other mobile payment plans worldwide. Learn more about M-pesa and how it’s transforming communities.

3.)  Video: What Consumers Want

What do consumers want? Convenience, Control and Connectivity! When it comes to tech products the threes Cs are crucial to consumers. Watch this video to hear from some of the leading tech experts to learn more about what to expect from tech products this year!

4.)  Top Tech Tips: Ensure Your Partner Can Grow with the Business

Check out the following tech tips from Ken Presti, founder of Presti Research and Consulting. He explains that one of the key elements to choosing the right channel partner is determining whether the prospective partner is properly aligned to grow with your business. What does that mean? Read the rest of his tips here.

Stay tuned next week for the following news…

  • On Monday be sure to read the feature “Holography: Taking 3D to thee Next Level” written by popular technology writer, Steve Holstrom. Holstrom will talk about how recent advancements in simpler and cheaper holography could bring this type of technology to everyday communications.
  • Cisco will also be bringing you news from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on February 14-17! The conference will represent leaders of the world’s most innovative companies within the expanding mobile ecosystem.
  • Just up the freeway from Cisco headquarters the RSA Conference will be taking place February 14-18 in San Francisco. The conference will focus on the latest trends and technologies in security, new best practices, and insight into the practical and pragmatic perspectives on the most critical technical and business issues facing security enterprise and technical professionals today.
  • On Wednesday be sure to check out a new video highlighting Mashable Co-Editor Ben Parr where he discuses social media trends for businesses. Typical Ben Parr fashion it’s going to be upbeat and informative.

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1 Comments

  1. Hi, The news of cisco week is so great. I will look to Cisco facebook page too. Thanks