The Top Five Things That Will Drive Gigabit Consumption
By Todd McCrum, Director of Product Management, Cisco Cable Access BU Back in the earliest days of television – before satellites began spraying an instant and national video footprint over the Earth – operators wondered whether it made sense to expand spectral capacity any further. At the time (early 1950s), most markets topped out at […]
Year in Review: Top 10 Mobility Blogs of 2014
The Cisco Enterprise Mobility group uses this mobility blog as a platform to provide you the most up-to-date information about our products and solutions, showcasing...
What’s In Your Network? And What Are You Going to DO About it? Call Vodafone!
Network customers have always bought networks for one and only one reason: to run their applications over them. Yet for most of that time, those networks have been largely oblivious to the composition of the network traffic they carried. Traditional network tools could tell you whether your network was having a lot of errors, or […]
The Foundation for a Business Relevant Network
With the growing influx of new mobile devices, connected things, bandwidth intensive applications and more data, the network is more relevant to business success than ever before. Back in June...
Cloudburst: iOS 8 Generates 50% Increase in Network Traffic
Many network engineers recall the iOS7 update on September 18, 2013 as one of the most historic download days of their network’s history. All the more reason for us in...
#IWANWed: Harness the Power of Web Within the Enterprise Branch
In the ever-changing world of enterprise branch environments, a high number of businesses are planning to migrate their WAN to the Internet. To be exact, Nemertes Research (Benchmark 2012–13 Emerging WAN Trends) estimates that number to be close to 50%. That’s 50% of businesses migrating to Internet for WAN. And why is that happening? Enterprises […]
Winning Back the Weather Radio Channels Adds Capacity to 5GHz Wi-Fi Spectrum
In my last blog on 5 GHz spectrum, I discussed the recent FCC ruling that permitted outdoor access points to use the U-NII 1 band (5150-5250 MHz). But the...
Staying Connected at Northern Kentucky University
Northern Kentucky University is among the fastest growing universities in Kentucky. It hosts over 15,000 students with about 13,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. The goal of the wireless...
Bandwidth Alone Will Not Solve Branch Application Performance
For years, many IT organizations have been addressing slow application performance by adding more bandwidth. With broadband speeds available at over 100 Mbps, and the future of Fiber-optic at 1 Gbps, you would think bandwidth would solve all our application problems. However, many organizations are quickly learning that bandwidth on its own is not the […]