WAN

February 25, 2017

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WAN Automation–Not Just Another New Release, but a Game Changer

Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE) is enabling real-time network planning and the latest release, WAE 7.0 is now available.

February 21, 2017

NETWORKING

Make network virtualization a reality with Cisco DNA Virtualization

Wondering why anyone would want to virtualize their network? Well I’d like to introduce three customers who are using DNA Virtualization solutions to make their networks more flexible, faster and cost-effective.

January 9, 2017

NETWORKING

Wearing the Other Shoe: The journey from the customer and ONUG to Cisco

It’s hard to believe that 2 ½ years ago, in my role as Head of Network Services at Cigna, I was in NYC presenting a concept to an emerging community called the Open Network Users Group.  Prior to the event, I vividly recall Nick Lippis (ONUG chair) asking me if this was a concept that […]

January 3, 2017

NETWORKING

2017 Predictions for SD-WAN (#sdwan)

SD-WAN adoption is increasing and the market is estimated to grow to between $6B and $1.24B by 2020. Why? Here are three key trends that will be impacting the branch and WAN in 2017.

November 1, 2016

NETWORKING

Simplifying Security for Cisco Customers with New Cisco ONE Advanced Security Suites

Security is the single biggest concern for our customers, but cobbling together security products from dozens of vendors only makes security infrastructure complex and difficult to manage.

September 13, 2016

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The Jetsons and the future of networking… Per new Cisco study, businesses demand more conveniences

“Meet George Jetson.” Those words prompt me to start singing the catchy theme song of The Jetson’s. This iconic American cartoon showed a utopian vision of the future. It was housing in the sky, 3 day work weeks, and amazing conveniences. My favorite was when Rosey the robot maid pushed a button and out popped […]

Building an Experience-Centric Network

By Melissa Zelyez, Cisco Marketing Manager Why are 50% of all businesses open to changing cloud providers? Service providers can be the top choice, if they prepare now… Today most businesses currently using cloud services do so through cloud providers, value-added resellers (VAR), system integrators, and other vendors; not through direct relationships with service providers. […]

Why customers want virtual managed services

Easy to buy, easy to change, and quick to get, virtual managed services take potential clients off the fence and into your balance books. It’s not news that expectations of cloud business services are changing fast. Today’s companies are looking for more than just network access; they’re seeking offers that deliver to all their managed […]

February 12, 2016

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Data Center Interconnect: Next-Gen Apps and Platforms

We invite you to attend a free webinar Thursday, February 28 that will explore how network operators can solve Data Center and WAN interconnect challenges by leveraging cutting edge data center interconnect (DCI) technology from Cisco – the Network Convergence System (NCS) 1000 Series.