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Case Study: Swinburne University
By Cisco | 10/6/2014
Next-generation environment at Swinburne University leverages integrated, high-performance FlexPod solution.
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Enterprise Application Solutions with Cisco UCS Servers
By Cisco | 10/6/2014
Businesses consider application solutions, not just hardware, as crucial factors in their decision-making processes—and Cisco focuses on delivering solutions. Businesses need high-performance solutions that support their applications end to end. They need solutions that incorporate servers, networks, and storage.
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Unlock the Promise of Cloud: A Strategic Perspective White Paper
By Cisco | 10/6/2014
Not long ago, IT focused on managing technology and keeping business operations running smoothly. Today, your IT department is being asked to expand its scope beyond just running the overall IT environment. IT is expected to support more strategic initiatives such as growing the business, promoting innovation, and improving customer experiences. To add value, IT leaders must adapt, especially in areas of collaboration, innovation, and value creation.
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A Strategic Approach to Meeting the Demand for Cloud White Paper
By Cisco | 10/6/2014
What makes the cloud such an attractive option for enterprises? The cloud empowers IT to act as a broker of business-critical IT services. It helps the organization become a more proactive player that can aggregate, integrate, and customize the delivery of cloud services to meet specific business needs. Instead of working in a technology vacuum or owning the entire IT value chain, IT can make build-or-buy decisions in the context of IT services sourcing recommendations.
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Leadership and technology: Mobility and BYOD insights for midmarket enterprises
By Cisco | 12/11/2013
BYOD trends are putting pressure on IT departments to support all personal mobile devices in all work spaces, while Analysys Mason forecasts that revenue from mobility for mid-market enterprises will grow to US$79 billion by 2018. This white paper looks at the power of mobility as part of a unified communications (UC) platform; the competing interests of IT departments, and why vendors supplying these solutions are well prepared to meet the needs of mid-market enterprise technology and business challenges.
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Forrester: The Unified Communications Journey
By Cisco | 26/11/2012
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement is a testimonial to the increasing influence end users have to force IT to design, develop and deploy a flexible set of UC capabilities. Learn how end user choices in mobility and visual collaboration should factor into vendor consolidation strategies and UC road map architecture.
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The Next-Generation Workspace Will Revolve Around Mobility and Virtualisation
By Cisco | 31/10/2012
Forrester: Virtualisation and the Mobile Workspace. How will you meet evolving security requirements? Discover IT approaches to BYOD and other workspace challenges in a Forrester study that examines policy management, desktop virtualisation and mobility solutions. Read study.
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BYOD: Fueling Mobile Growth, Employee Innovation
By Cisco | 31/10/2012
A recent Cisco survey shows that 89% of IT departments worldwide enable BYOD—proving it’s a global trend for which IT must prepare. What are the security challenges? The benefits? Learn why the world is drawn to a more flexible network. Read report.
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The Strategic Network
By Cisco | 3/10/2012
So it is with networking. Shrinking budgets and staff, and the constant pressure to reduce operational costs, may have some IT leaders setting their sights very low. Approximately 70 percent of IT investment is spent on “keeping the lights on” - providing basic connectivity and security - leaving precious little for strategic projects to enhance the business. While such tactical thinking is understandable, it also contains many pitfalls. Read more.
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The New Collaborative Workspace
By Cisco | 3/10/2012
The information technology industry is undergoing one of the most significant periods of transformation in the last 20 years. This period of change is directed by a series of trends such as the explosive growth of powerful smartphones, the consumerisation of technology purchasing, and the move toward cloud-based software application delivery. Read more.
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