Fast IT

January 29, 2015

NETWORKING

Unleash True Mobility with an Innovative IT Infrastructure

There’s an influx of conversation focused on Bring Your Own Device, the consumerization of IT and how organizations can cope in today’s multi-device environment. IT and business leaders are being asked to securely connect thousands of devices competing for network resources; both wired and wireless while simultaneously supporting greater productivity in the workplace. With this […]

January 28, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

How Cisco IT Adopts New Technologies in the Data Center

I'd like to give you an inside look at our Allen Data Center and go over how Cisco IT is adopting new technologies and capabilities while at the same time...

November 14, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Rise of the “Supertasker”: Our Next-Generation Workforce

We are living in the age of the “supertasker.” At Cisco Live Cancun last week, I polled our audience and asked, “How many devices are you connected to at this moment?” The majority of the audience held three or four. However, some still had their hands up at five and six devices. Supertaskers are emerging […]

October 15, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Fast IT Top Insights Part 2: Accelerating Innovation through Analytics, Security, and Savings

In our previous blog, we began our exploration of how Fast IT will transform the role of the IT organization — enabling it to drive innovation in unprecedented ways for the business. And to do so amid the rapid disruption of the Internet of Everything (IoE) economy. Specifically, we examined the role of Fast IT […]

October 15, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoE is the Path to Gartner’s ‘All Things Digital’

This week, I had the opportunity to focus on digital business as an attendee and presenter at Gartner’s ITxpo in Orlando, Fla. It was a sold out crowd with 8,500 attendees and approximately 2,700 CIOs. And one insight that seemed to resonate with the audience was Gartner’s belief that by 2018, digital business will require 50 […]

October 2, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Weather Channel Uses Fast IT to Harness Data

When you walk outside and notice dark clouds gathering, or a cheerfully bright sun, little may cross your mind except to grab an umbrella or your shades. But chances are, the team at The Weather Channel knew about these weather conditions days in advance thanks to Fast IT. And with this advance information, The Weather […]

September 8, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS: Powering Applications at Every Scale

If you follow the news in the world of data center you probably noticed a small announcement from Cisco last week regarding...

September 4, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Introducing New Computing Platforms for the Internet of Everything

There will be fifty billion things connected to the Internet by 2020. Untold new and valuable connections will be formed as people, processes, data and things connect and create the next wave of the Internet that we call the Internet of Everything. Our ability to realize the $19 trillion of economic potential inherent in that […]

August 1, 2014

NETWORKING

Latin America Insights: Keeping Your Organization Safe in a Mobile World

The power of mobility has transformed the IT landscape. While mobility and other tech forces, such as cloud and big data, have enabled organizations to improve productivity and increase efficiency, the constant challenge of keeping data, assets and users secure continues to be a top concern for CIOs and CSOs. And these concerns stretch across […]