Digital and Social

October 22, 2015


Twitter Polls Are Coming!

You may have heard the news coming in from Twitter this week… Cisco Data Center, @CiscoDC, received the opportunity to be one of the first Twitter handles to have the polling enabled on to our account. (Yes, we do feel special too). Here at Cisco, we are excited to test the feature so we conducted our first poll […]

September 21, 2015


Employee Advocacy: Marketing Engine of the Future?

You need to purchase new software on behalf of your company - how do you decide which product/company to choose? You probably go and check out some vendor websites and...

August 4, 2015


Inbound Marketing: What Comes After the Tipping Point?

“Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing.”   Sound like a quote from a recent marketing article? It’s actually a key takeaway from my doctoral thesis, published back in 2008 and entitled, “How Companies Use Customer Insight to Drive Customer Acquisition, Development, and Retention.” No, I’m not Nostradamus, nor do I have a crystal […]

August 3, 2015


#CiscoChat: The 2015 Cisco Midyear Security Report

The Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report provides an overview of key threats observed in the first half of 2015, along with insights on current and future trends and advice for organizations that utilize security solutions and services. Coinciding with a theme, The Innovation Dogfight between Attackers and Security Vendors, this year’s report is a clear […]

July 31, 2015


Which Business Wireless Product is Right For You?

There’s a simple new Wireless Products Selector on that we hope will make it quicker to choose the right wireless product for you. It’s right at the top of our Wireless products page: This leads to a very simple, intuitive tool that guides you to choosing the right wireless access point or wireless LAN controller: Feel free […]

July 22, 2015


New #SocialRoundup: How New Live-Streaming Video Applications are Changing Views on Content

It’s estimated that nearly three-fourths of the world’s mobile data traffic will be in the form of video content by 2019, with an expected 13-fold increase between 2014...

July 20, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL goes Mobile – One Page at a Time

Did you know gets more than 355.5M visits a year?  One out of every 10 visits is from a mobile device and mobile usage is growing. Much of the Cisco website is mobile-friendly, with the new Home page, Product pages, revised Support Home Page, and over 7,800 Model pages. Now we are turning […]

July 20, 2015


Social Selling: A Sales & Marketing Love Story

For the past year, I’ve worked with Carola van der Linden (Carola van der Linden), Marketing Manager in EMEAR, on Social Selling. I wanted to get her unique perspective on how sales and marketing works together and what marketing can learn from sales. Carola brings not only a deep understanding of how social is used in her region but first […]

July 15, 2015


Gamification: DevNet Zone at Cisco Live San Diego 2015 Review

Gamification – Does it really motivate your audience to engage, achieve goals and become a more active contributor within your community? Based on our most recent implementation of...