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Cisco Joins China Mobile at Mobile Asia Expo (MAE)

Mobile is a fast-changing industry! Every year there are new devices, new technologies, and trends. China is one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world with: 1.2 billion mobile connections and growing. The number of 3G mobile telephone users reached 386 million in November 2013, a growth of 154 million over the same […]

Cisco Quantum Virtualized Packet Core: Automated and Orchestrated

By Jim O’Leary, Senior Mobile Solutions Marketing Manager So last week I attended the mobile industry’s World Cup or Super Bowl, the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The GSMA has just reported that more than 85,000 visitors from 201 countries attended the 2014 MWC attended the 4 day event, setting another new record. […]

Mobile Monetization Takes a Step Forward

By Brian Walsh, Service Provider Mobility Senior Marketing Manager Among the discussions we had with global Mobile Service Providers in Barcelona at MWC 2014, here’s something that was certainly NOT breaking news: in the face of relentless growth of mobile data usage (see Cisco VNI), a top imperative expressed was to drive profitability by monetizing […]

Cisco Quantum SON Suite Wins Best Mobile Product at Leading Lights Award

By Shailesh Shukla, VP & GM, SWAG Global, Cisco Overview The surging demand for data, and the continued growth of Smartphones consumption forces mobile service providers expand their network in order to provide Quality of Experience and Quality of service to their customers. As a result their network becomes more complex and difficult to manage. […]

May 28, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS in the world of open source computing

A few weeks ago, I was at  Cisco Open Source Conference 2013 – a conference hosted by Cisco where we had speakers from IBM, Canonical, Red Hat and Rackspace, among others.  I learned a lot, specifically about the evolution of Hadoop and the OpenStack project.  As a follow on, I collated different activities around Cisco […]

Impact of Cisco Open Network Environment on SDN

For those of you familiar with the movie “This is Spinal Tap” the volume on SDN has been turned up to 11 for some time. However, too much of the sound is around the technology and not on the benefits to network operators. In fact, Cisco views SDN technology and our Open Network Environment (ONE) […]

Move Over SDN – NFV Taking the Spotlight

Energetic debates of what SDN is and the expanding scope of what it can do for our customers continue to race along in a chaotic frenzy. In addition, the overall SDN market is somewhat fragmented in terms of both vendor positioning and marketing.  Collectively, the conversation really comes down to improving business agility and the […]

MWC 2013: IoE and the Evolving Mobile Architecture

I had the great privilege of participating on a panel at Mobile World Congress 2013 along with our customers, Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone, and my peers from Ericsson and Huawei. We discussed the evolution of the Network Architecture for mobile service providers. From the infrastructure to the user, everyone agrees that the future will both […]

February 19, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Mobility = Motion = $$$$

Human beings are nomadic, social creatures by nature. Throughout the course of human history, we have innovated new communication technologies to help us stay in touch with our social networks while we roamed the globe. In today’s digital connected world, we have become “addicted” to mobility because of all the ways it enriches our life […]