TACOPS

How the Tactical Operations team keeps people connected when they need it the most

There are different approaches to helping out during a crisis. One form of aid is providing internet connectivity. Cisco's TacOps team recently worked with a county to help provide WiFi in a temporary homeless shelter.

Cisco Tactical Operations Team: Offering remote support during crises

Our disaster response team, Tactical Operations (TacOps), deploys trained team members to restore communications—for free—in the wake of disasters and other events where first responders need support.

February 13, 2018

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Adaptive. Reliable. Secure. Even during a crisis.

Working together in Puerto Rico, Cisco and NetHope restored networks that enabled emergency response teams and relief agencies to communicate and coordinate efforts in real time to start rebuilding communities.

Giving Tuesday: Save the Children is Changing Lives in Yemen

This Giving Tuesday, please donate to Save the Children, your favorite nonprofit, or cause at www.brightfunds.org/u/cisco. Every dollar helps.

November 21, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Nonprofit Heroes are Re-Connecting Lives in Puerto Rico

We are proud to partner with NetHope and other nonprofits and NGOs that are helping Puerto Rico citizens and communities recover from Hurricane Maria.

August 17, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

3 Ways Cisco is Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

We join other organizations on World Humanitarian Day to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service and rally support for people affected by crises around the globe.

Leveraging People, Products, and Innovation to Support the Refugee Crisis

At Cisco, we understand we must leverage core capability to achieve social impact. Since October 2015, we’ve leveraged our people, products, and financial resources to provide over $4 million in support to the refugee crisis.

Preparing to Act Fast when Disaster Strikes

As part of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco provides technology and expertise to establish secure emergency networks for governments, first responders, and relief organizations globally. Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps) continuously monitors for crises around the world and is ready to deploy teams and/or equipment to help reestablish communications when and where needed most. […]

October 18, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Hurricane Matthew: Tools for Emergency Responders in the Digital Era

On October 4, 2016, powerful Hurricane Matthew crashed into the southwestern tip of Haiti as a category 4 storm with 145 mph winds, destroying homes, major bridges and infrastructure and flooding communities.  Next Matthew moved northward from Haiti and Cuba to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, at peak, reaching sustained winds of 160 mph. Authorities […]