Connecting Qualified Veterans to Careers in Technology
Cisco’s VTIP is a pipeline for transitioning service members and veterans that provides the skills required for an entry-level Cisco Services engineer role.
An Update on Cisco’s Veterans Program
Over the past year, we’ve focused on helping veterans find jobs in today’s digital economy through IT training and employment programs, as well as partnerships with local and state governments.
Cisco Leading Cyber Training Effort to Help Employ Virginia Veterans
The Virginia Veterans Cyber Training (VVCT), pioneered by Cisco, is a free accelerated online program offering cyber training from Cisco, Amazon Web Services, (ISC)2, Palo Alto Networks, and Fortinet.
How My Cisco Team Helped Me While I Served Overseas
After Cisconian Jim Shepard is deployed overseas with the US Military, his teammates wanted to stay connected - Cisco Spark is just one of the ways they did this!
Cisco System Engineers Help Veterans’ Families Stay Connected
Through his volunteer work with the Fisher House Foundation, Pete Sawyer is ensuring veterans' families stay connected while their loved ones receive necessary medical treatment.
Innovative Pilot Program Reskills Military Veterans for IT Careers
Arodi Grullon Fernandez spent 12 years in the U.S. military, traveling around the world as a member of the Marine Corps. He’s deployed twice to Afghanistan, once to Iraq, and served countless hours on military bases around the United States. Still, his time as a maintenance chief and platoon sergeant didn’t fully prepare Arodi for […]
The Unique Perspective Veterans Bring to Businesses
Veterans like Stan Roberts have served our country in a myriad of ways. As a United States Marine, Stan served three tours in Iraq. He received many combat-related awards before he lost his leg and was medically retired. After 11 years with the military, Stan had to reset his plans of entering law enforcement, where […]
Igniting a Musical Movement: Operation Encore
From a musical perspective, Spark Meetings has enabled the Operation Encore team to collaborate on songs and rehearse via video conferencing. Now, with the song edits finished, attention needs to shift to finalizing the CD artwork and coordinating logistics for the upcoming CD release event in November.
Cisco Spark Creates a Musical Connection from the Front Line
Operation Encore, a group of active-duty and retired U.S. service members who share their experiences through music. These talented artists span the military branches and are now completing their second album. To help the members connect and collaborate, I introduced them to Cisco Spark.