trends

December 14, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Trends in Enterprise Networking for 2017

The networking industry made some great strides with digital transformation in 2016, and Cisco has been at the forefront with multiple network innovations and awards.

July 22, 2016

COLLABORATION

A Millennial’s Take on Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends

KPCB’s Mary Meeker recently released her annual “2016 Internet Trends Report.” The seemingly endless facts and figures opened my eyes to both the good and the bad, to the disheartening and the hopeful. As a rising college senior and a proud member of the Millennial generation, I like to believe that I know everything -- or at least all the important bits. But as I dove into Meeker’s collection of charts and graphs, I learned much more than I thought I would.

January 26, 2016

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Feb. 2: NRF16 Wrap Up at Live CiscoChat

Retail’s Big Show offers ideas and insights into the ever-changing industry of retail. This year’s NRF 2016 drew a large and influential group of the most innovative retail leaders. Throughout the show, these leaders held extensive one-on-one conversations and hosted general sessions by some of the industry’s starring professionals. If you missed the show (or […]

September 17, 2015

INNOVATION

Where is Technology Innovation Heading?

Today, in universities around the world, leading professors are looking for top notch PhD students and researchers to push the boundaries and explore areas that will enable tomorrow’s technology innovation. To have a preview of what the future could look like, we at Cisco asked 60 leading academic professors in Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer […]

January 15, 2015

SECURITY

Geopolitical Trends in Cybersecurity for 2015

New year predictions generally take one of several forms: broad generalizations about multi-year trends, guesses about what might happen, or overviews of recent events disguised as predictions. The first is too easy, the second—going out on a limb—risks missing the mark so badly as to be useless. So I will go with the third choice in […]

May 21, 2014

SECURITY

Trends in Data Center Security: Part 1 – Traffic Trends

Organizations are quickly discovering that a “one size fits all” approach to security across the network falls short of addressing the unique trends in the Data Center. So what’s really that unique about the Data Center (DC)? This is a multi-part blog to highlight various trends related to securing the DC, with Part One focusing […]

April 14, 2014

NETWORKING

3 Top Technology Trends in the Mighty Middle – How to Keep Your Midsize Business Agile

“The Mighty Middle.” That’s what we call the world’s midmarket companies.  According to National Center for Middle Market, if the U.S. middle market were an independent economy, it would be the fifth largest in the world. The middle market produced 2.2 million new jobs between 2007 and 2010. Midmarket companies create one in three jobs. […]