IDC Vendor Spotlight: Cisco Healthcare
Digital transformation plays a crucial role for healthcare organizations amidst new business models and market pressures. Read about Cisco Healthcare's industry leading efforts in the IDC Vendor Spotlight.
Millennials About To Rock…The Cloud Salutes You!
Millennials are often judged as being ‘lazy, impatient and self-entitled.’ We want it all and we want it now (myself included!) But is that really a bad thing? Look at all the innovations that our impatience and need for convenience has sparked. The moment we wake up, we check our mails, read the day’s news and pay our bills all from the convenience of our smart phones. We ask Alexa to book us an Uber, grab our morning cuppa on the way to work, and pay for it all with our phone or even our watch. If there ever was a time when impatience was rewarded, it is now!
Cisco Live Berlin 2017: It’s All About You (and the Cloud)
Cisco Live is about you. This is your time to learn, network, share insights and acquire hands on experience with our solutions in the DevNet Zone. Cisco Live features distinct programs enabling you to build a personalized agenda mapped to your individual interests. And .. as you would expect, one of the many technology tracks we feature is about Cloud.
SD-WAN is Mission-Critical – Don’t Leave Critical Functions Shortchanged
There is justifiably a great deal of hype around the rise of Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN). Organizations are becoming more digitized and increasingly rely upon a mixture of public and private cloud-based applications for day-to-day functions
Cloud’s Challenges and Opportunities for IT Pros
A recent IDC FutureScape on the future of the cloud market forecasts that 65 percent of organizations’ IT assets will be offsite, in co-located, hosting and cloud data centers by 2018. One-third of IT staff will be working at third-party service providers.
Quantifying the Benefits of Network Transformation
We put IDC in touch with eight trailblazers who are using Cisco DNA to transform their business. Read my favorite highlights from the research and results.
2017 Predictions for SD-WAN (#sdwan)
SD-WAN adoption is increasing and the market is estimated to grow to between $6B and $1.24B by 2020. Why? Here are three key trends that will be impacting the branch and WAN in 2017.
A Resilient Cloud Strategy: Standardize or Diversify?
Over the past few years, I have seen IT organizations adopt cloud in very different ways. Some organizations prefer to standardize their cloud infrastructure to drive efficiencies in their data centers. As a result, they eventually reduce the number of suppliers across their entire IT value chain. Conversely, other organizations adopt a ‘best of breed’ […]
It Takes a Community!
It was an honor to sponsor and attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 123rd Annual Conference in San Diego, California a few weeks ago. The event had a great turnout of more than sixteen thousand, including 11,453 delegates and 4,945 exhibitors. Shelley Zimmerman, Chief of Police, San Diego Police Department, opened the conference with a fantastic speech about […]