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January 27, 2017

COLLABORATION

Simplify Collaboration Purchasing with Cisco Spark Flex Plan Subscription

With our Cisco Collaboration solutions, we want to help you drive productivity, help teams be more effective, and enhance the value of meetings. But one very important aspect of a successful product is making it easy to buy. Cisco Spark Flex Plan is a first-of-its-kind purchasing model. It offers both premises and cloud-based meeting, messaging, and call capabilities in a single subscription that includes technical support services.

August 9, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Don’t Risk IT: Cloud Solutions for Government Agencies

Cloud computing is one of today’s biggest technology trends. The promise of cloud is to bring the latest solutions to end users, continuously updated and patched at lower cost than those solutions could be delivered in house. For many government agencies, however, it can be a struggle to keep up with the rapid changes in […]

March 4, 2016

EDUCATION

Customer Spotlight: Central Georgia Technical College Creates Blended Learning Environment

For most colleges with multiple campuses, connecting separate locations is a challenge, but Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), located in Macon, GA, faces a taller order than most: its campus systems extends across 12 counties that total the size of Delaware state! To address lower-than-average student retention rates CGTC decided to reevaluate its teaching model. […]

February 4, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Customer Spotlight: Idaho Transportation Department Creates Cohesive Communications Environment

While Idaho isn’t a very populous state, with only 1.5 million people, it stretches across 83,000 million square miles. The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is responsible for all transportation-related efforts in that area, from highway construction to the Department of Motor Vehicles. But with only 1,800 employees, that can be a real challenge! As ITD […]

October 28, 2015

EDUCATION

Educause: How Cisco is Supporting the Digital Transformation in Higher Education

As EDUCAUSE officially gets underway, I wanted to share with you some of the Cisco Education solutions for the Digital Campus and Digital Learning that we’re demonstrating at our booth. The Internet of Things is making it easier than ever for students and faculty to collaborate, improving schools’ efficiency and expanding education opportunities. We’re so […]

October 22, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Public Safety Series: EOCs Harness Video to Improve Emergency Response

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak with PoliceOne about how Cisco solutions are helping to improve public safety in an area most people aren’t aware of: emergency operations centers. Emergency operations centers, or EOCs, are the center of disaster response efforts, helping to coordinate the first responders and distribute information to decision-makers in […]

October 2, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

The Evolution and Impact of Collaboration Technologies

As I sit here on an airplane en-route to San Jose with my MacBook Pro at hand, heading to an industry-leading networking event (albeit on my own time, yes – this is officially vacation), I’ve found myself reflecting on collaboration technologies and how I’ve seen them evolve in the short 15 years I’ve been working […]

June 26, 2014

EDUCATION

#HigherEdThursdays – Reinventing the Educational Experience Through Collaboration

The landscape in higher education continues to change. In September, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics showing that college enrollment declined for the first time in six years in the fall of 2012. (U.S. Census Bureau, 9/2013), and nearly half of Moody’s rated public and private universities were anticipating total enrollment declines in 2014 (Moody’s […]

May 8, 2014

EDUCATION

#HigherEdThursdays: Virtualizing Dual Enrollment

This time of year is always exciting – with students going off to college, coming home from college, graduating, switching majors and sometimes changing schools. It’s especially exciting when we hear stories like that of the 16 year old Florida student who received her college degree days ahead of her high school diploma. Reading that […]