Navigating Ships & Other Nautical Adventures
My team’s recent fun event was on a cruise liner on the calm, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean hugging San Francisco. Besides soaking up the panoramic vistas and general bonhomie, I particularly enjoyed my conversation with the skipper. Our worlds were completely apart and yet I found the conversation to be completely relatable. Most […]
Will Digitization Eliminate Jobs or Redefine Them?
Digitization is impacting companies in every industry as business leaders implement digital technologies and processes to transform all aspects of their operating models. Yet, even with the growth and innovation that digitization will drive, many people fear it will eliminate jobs at a record pace. In addition, by 2020, four in 10 industry incumbents will […]
Hey Mobile Operators: “It’s Time to Network Like the Big Guys, Innovate Like a Startup”
Here we go, Mobile World Congress is fast approaching with about 100,000 attendees descending on Barcelona next week. The big focus this year is said to be around 5G, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and virtualization. So on those themes Cisco recently hosted a Cisco Knowledge Network Session with Heavy Reading’s Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown on Virtualized Packet […]
ACG Research says “Cisco Packet Core is Accelerating”
Growing Market Share Leadership in Mobility – #1 in Packet Core, EPC, MME, SGW, & PGW for Q2 2015, driven by demand for LTE, Wi-Fi, VoWi-Fi, VoLTE, Policy Suite. Wasn’t...
Cisco Continues Mobile Core Momentum: Leads in Packet Core Market Share according to IHS Infonetics Research Data.
Well I told you that we would be back real soon with another update and here you go. As you remember we recently blogged that ACG Research again confirmed that Cisco continues to be the leading provider of Mobile Packet Core and Mobile IP Infrastructure over the past several quarters. Now another analyst firm, IHS Infonetics […]
WAN Automation Engine and Segment Routing: Two Great Solutions Even Better Together
Are you looking to deliver an intelligent, dynamic and highly optimized programmable network where applications have control in how they explicitly traverse the end-to-end network? If so, you have probably been watching the Application Engineered Routing story unfold since it was launched in March 2015. For those of you following this developing chapter in the […]
Straddling the Fast and Slow Lanes
IT organizations are struggling with how to maintain what they have while also reacting to the rapidly changing needs of the business. Some think this means “transforming” IT into a new, agile organization – instead, we can use “bimodal IT”. But what does it really mean?
Cisco Helps Spark New Zealand Serve Up The Voice Of The Future
Remember when voice was the original mobile network use-case? It was a much simpler time, with more network control, greater profit, and fewer competitors. Fast forward to today and like the rest of the Service Provider industry, mobile voice communications are changing, and changing very rapidly. Mobile networks must provide a cost-effective, rich user […]
Easy to Build, Easy to Manage: Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud
What if a private cloud could give your developers the easy, fast, and predictable experience that public cloud delivers, but inside your own data center, behind your own firewalls? It’s what more and more companies are looking to provide. Different clouds for different crowds Innovative organizations are increasingly deploying two modes of IT — traditional […]