operational efficiency

March 25, 2024


Simplify Manufacturing Operations with Cloud Platforms

3 min read

In the modern manufacturing landscape, operational simplicity is paramount. Cloud platforms streamline processes, reduce costs, and foster innovation, empowering companies to navigate complexity with agility and resilience.

March 11, 2024


Why 2024 is the Year of AI for Networking 

2 min read

The key to powering AI is optimized infrastructure – using AI paradigms across your portfolio to improve operational efficiency, network intelligence, and end-to-end digital experiences. With integration and intelligence up and down the stack, Cisco is well positioned to guide this journey.

March 5, 2015


Flipping the 70-30 IT OPEX Model On Its Head

2 min read

In today’s always on and connected, Internet of Things environments, IT is taking center stage to optimize business operations. Many IT organizations allocate 70% or more...

August 7, 2014


Punch the Data Center Accelerator and Maintain Full Control

2 min read

Every organization needs more from their data centers, such as faster services and data analysis for real-time decision making.  The unprecedented expansion of data is a major driver of rapid data center transformation.  Consider these statistics: 90% of all data in the world was created in the last three years Data centers handled 214 exabytes […]

November 18, 2013


How Collaboration is Increasing Revenue for Manufacturers

4 min read

In my last blog post, I discussed how mobile collaboration is bringing flexibility to the manufacturing industry, offering transformational benefits in a variety of functional areas including R&D, operations, customer service and sales. Today, I want to take a deeper dive into not just how collaboration can reduce cost, but how it offers manufacturers the […]

November 6, 2013


Big Business from Big Data

4 min read

“Dad, how many mobile phones were sold last year in the whole world?” “Is this a trick question? Well, there are about 7 billion human beings on earth. Assuming every…” “No, no—give me a number.” “Well, I am not 100 percent sure. How many do you think were sold?” “1.75 billion.” “How do you know?” […]