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Going Dutch: Cisco Aids Netherlands School in Expanding Bandwidth

For such a basic idea, BYOD can turn into a complex issue. Network administrators at ROC Friese Poort, a school of 13,000 students in the Netherlands, were concerned that their wireless network’s capacity and performance wasn’t robust enough to handle the influx of devices on campus. Combating the inadequacies of their network was beginning to […]

February 22, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Smart Services Build a Better Business Model

Cisco Software-Enabled Services Help Transform Network Operations Imagine that you’re a network operations director for a large company. You’re pleased that your management has invested millions of dollars in Cisco equipment to provide a world-class network on which to drive the company’s business. Now, your company is counting on you to keep it running smoothly […]

January 5, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Ten Tips to Put Your Cisco Network on a Healthy Footing in the New Year

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us,” reflected Hal Borland, a renowned American author and journalist. As we enter 2016 it is pragmatism that matters most to network professionals. How can you address risks from as yet unknown threats? […]

September 1, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Increase Your Network Operations IQ

This is the time of year when summer vacations end and students head back to the classroom. For those of us who have school-age children like me, it’s important that we know that their academic environment provides access to tools and information that will ensure successful learning. Knowledge of our children’s academic resources gives us […]

August 6, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IT Paradox: Managing More Complex Networks with Limited Resources

I speak with Cisco customers regularly. The topic of the Internet of Everything (IoE) comes up often.  Put simply, their concerns can be summed up in a single question: How can I prepare for the network of tomorrow when it’s difficult to keep pace with managing the fast-moving complexity of my network today? IoT: So […]

July 29, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

How to Make the Invisible Visible: An Automated Answer for Network Transparency

Let’s face it. Danger lurks inside every enterprise network, and when it hits, addressing the crisis with manual processes that are inefficient and error-prone can take days – or even weeks – to resolve. If you’ve ever been in a situation like this, minutes can seem like hours. You’re aware that not only is fast […]