The History and Future of Internet Traffic
I remember when 1 Mbps was big bandwidth. And 45 Mbps was unbelievably, outlandishly huge bandwidth. One spring day in 1995, at the headquarters of a large technology company outside of Dallas, there was excited chatter at the proverbial water cooler about the T3 access line that was being installed. A T3 line! Nearly 45 […]
#CiscoChat Recap: Powering the Internet Transformation: Getting Broadband Where It Needs to Be
When the “Gigabit City Challenge” was issued in 2013, civic leaders and broadband provider across the country began to rethink how faster broadband speeds could move beyond satisfying consumer demand for streaming and web surfing to fuel economic growth, drive innovative development and develop gigabit communities where innovation labs would drive new business and new […]
Who’s Got (Networking) Talent? Launching the 2014 Global Talent Competitiveness Index Report
“Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of the conditions of men – the balance wheel of the social machinery.” – Horace Mann, 1848 Mann, is he right. Education paves the way to opportunity and higher living standards. And today we recognize a technology with a similar power – […]
Cisco Wins Best of Show IPv6 Product!
The North American IPv6 Summit is the largest annual IPv6 event in North America, designed to educate about IPv6 and the current state of IPv6 adoption. We were...
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...
Working Remotely Just got Better With OfficeExtend 600 Series AP’s
It’s always been important to remote workers to have a solution that provides both secure connectivity to their corporate network and simple user experience.With the recent Summer Blockbuster release of...
Location Based Services Enabling Smart Connected Cities
Smart Cities and the Internet of Everything have become commonly used terms over the past year or two. Both represent huge opportunities for both business growth and also for the...
Behind the WiFi Network @ Mobile World Congress 2014: Site Surveys
In my last blog I discussed setting the stage in preparation for the Wi-Fi network for Mobile World Congress 2014 which supported more than 80k devices over a span of...
Statement of Patrick S. Finn on the FCC’s Order to Modernize and Reform the E-Rate Program
“The FCC, under the leadership of Chairman Tom Wheeler, has taken a vital first step toward E-rate modernization and reform today.” It’s critical that we modernize and reform the E-Rate program to connect all classrooms across the country to high-speed wireless broadband within five years. Today’s order, which provides an additional $2 billion toward Wi-Fi […]