business video

June 27, 2014

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

If You Build It, Will They Come?

So after reading my last blog, you’ve finally come to the realization that you now need to start getting serious about creating video for your organization as the return on investment is certainly a compelling one. But where do you start?  Do you immediately run out and begin building a studio and streaming infrastructure?  Probably […]

April 28, 2014

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Video: Why Aren’t You Using it?

From Shirley Temple pulling Americans through the Great Depression to 2001: A Space Odyssey inspiring The Information Age to Star Wars giving us our next generation of scientists, astronauts, and futuristic technologies, video has always had the power to motivate and inspire us, now only imagine what it can do for your business. Implementing video as a […]

April 25, 2014

VIDEO

What do WebEx QoS and Phone Troubleshooting Have in Common? Part 2

What do WebEx QoS and Phone Troubleshooting have in Common? If you read my previous blog then you’ll already know that the answer is Medianet. In Part 1 of this 2 Part blog series I discussed the new reverse Metadata capability, provided by a Cisco network, that allows an Enterprise to enable granular QoS marking […]

April 15, 2014

VIDEO

What do WebEx QoS and Phone Troubleshooting Have in Common? Part 1

What do WebEx QoS and Phone Troubleshooting have in Common? The answer is Medianet, which in conjunction with a Cisco network can provide an innovative solution for two very different real life problems. In Part 1 of this 2 Part blog we’re going to discuss how customers can use Medianet Metadata to provide a robust […]

December 12, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

MegaTrends: New Video Services and Their Potential Impact on Your Network – Part 2

In the first part we discussed how video services are evolving within enterprise networks. Content may be sourced from internal servers, BYOD end points or external content providers, thereby creating a mix of managed and unmanaged services. This has led not only to growth in traffic, but also a competition for actual resources between the […]

November 6, 2013

VIDEO

Medianet in Action

I recently wrote a blog discussing the Value of Medianet in which I listed the benefits and associated costs of adoption. Remember that in simple terms Medianet enables a granular QoS policy and also provides a systematic approach for video troubleshooting. In this article I’m going to provide an example of Medianet in action as […]

July 24, 2013

VIDEO

What’s the Value of Medianet for Video Collaboration?

Is interactive video an important business tool for your organisation? If yes, then read on. Medianet is an architecture that Cisco often talks about and it seems like it’s been around for ages (well 5 years to be exact), but its true value is often obscured by complex diagrams and techno speak that Cisco engineers […]

June 19, 2013

VIDEO

Not to be missed at Cisco Live: Medianet Network and Application Management Solutions!

I am just so excited for Cisco Live US next week! As we give the final touches to our demos and presentations, I am already thinking about what to pack. (Yes, you read my mind – which shoes should I bring? How many pairs do I need? Oh, and how will my hair behave with […]

June 13, 2013

VIDEO

Preview of Cisco Medianet Sessions at Cisco Live Orlando

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that the Cisco Medianet Team will be hosting a customer panel at Cisco Live Orlando. As the event draws near, here is a broader preview of the Cisco Medianet sessions that will be offered there: Sunday, Jun 23, 9:30AM – 10:30AM – CDN Developer Forum – Medianet: Managing and […]