Wednesday 21 June 2017

Announcing a new era of networking: Cisco DNA for Healthcare

The Network. Intuitive

Introducing an entirely new era of networking — constantly learning, constantly adapting, constantly protecting.  Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) foundation enables digital transformation for healthcare. Its software-driven service that delivers faster innovation with actionable insights, lowers costs with network automation, and reduces risks with security everywhere. It provides the flexibility you need for accelerated transformation, which is at the heart of healthcare innovation.

Saturday 17 June 2017

Cisco Hyperflex: The Time for HCI Compromise is Over

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) – it’s a bit of a mouthful but the truth is it’s not half as complicated as it sounds.

While the concept has only been mainstream for a few years, HCI is the fastest-growing segment of the market for integrated systems.

In fact, Gartner predicts it will grow from a niche industry in 2012 to a $5 billion industry by 2019[i], while a recent ESG Lab report states that 85% of businesses currently use, or are planning to use, HCI solutions.

Thursday 15 June 2017

Cisco Small Business Update: New Wireless and Routers models announced!

The new the Cisco WAP125 Wireless-AC Dual Band Desktop Access Point with PoE is an entry-level, business-class desktop access point offering cost-effective 802.11ac connectivity for 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz clients. Delivering speeds up to 867 Mbps, this model has a single Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Gigabit Ethernet port. The WAP125 is a do-it-yourself access point; delivering business-class features such as a captive portal for secure guest access, wireless access and control, and robust security to help safeguard business data and users. The Cisco WAP125 comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Thursday 8 June 2017

Miercom Report: Secured Network Infrastructure

Everyday networks are being hammered with multiple types of threats, coming from a variety of sources. To make matters worse, these threats often use sophisticated techniques to be undetected by traditional security methods. Proliferation of IoT devices increase these risks as most IoT devices often use non-standard protocols, non-standard stacks and limited or no support for supplicants.

Friday 2 June 2017

Transformation and the New Role of Managed Services

If you are a part of or even peripherally connected to an IT organization or managed services provider, you probably hear the word “transformation” daily, perhaps even more frequently.  Like other well-worn terms such as “Digitization,” “DevOps,” or “Agile,” transformation can mean a lot of different things depending on the specific organization, the team, or the individual person saying it or hearing it.  It’s a word that’s used so often that it can sometimes confuse rather than clarify discussions.  While not quite there yet, transformation threatens to enter the pantheon of over-used and “buzzy” corporate-speak that serves only as filler content to obfuscate specificity.

Thursday 1 June 2017

Cisco Enterprise Agreement for Digital Transformation

We are excited to announce the completely refreshed Cisco Enterprise Agreement (EA), passionately built from scratch for our customers.

Customers are telling us they want a simpler way to consume technology. They need to easily manage software, respond to consistent changes, and get the most value from their investment. For these reasons, we are introducing the Cisco Enterprise Agreement. Nothing like this has ever been done before at Cisco.