Partner Post: See new innovations in Cisco Data Center at SAP TechEd

See new innovations in Cisco Data Center at SAP TechEd
by Brian Ferrar - September 13, 2016 

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It’s September and once again time for a very rare happening: an industry trade show in Las Vegas!

Get ready for #SAPTechEd the week of September 19. But unlike other Vegas behavior (you know who you are), we hope this time what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas.

VPN Basics

VPN Basics

Do you use a connect to the company server when you leave the office? Do you find yourself using Wi-Fi hotspots in strange places? Is your business doing things that need to remain confidential?

If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, you really need to think about using a VPN. In essence, a VPN creates a direct, private and protected tunnel between you and the company network, or wherever the VPN terminates, encrypting your traffic and providing you the security that what you’re sending and receiving is staying secret.

Partner Blog: The Year We Move Full Speed to Cloud

The Year We Move Full Speed to Cloud

by Gary Wolfson - September 5, 2016 

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It is clear Collaboration has become a strategic driver for Cisco. We are contributing more and more to the company’s profitability, and collaboration is a top priority for Cisco as was apparent from the recent earnings news.

Partner Post: Open Pay: Redefining Financial Flexibility & Unlocking the Growth Potential

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Co-Authors: Frank Palumbo, SVP, Global Data Center Sales and Kristine A. Snow, SVP, Cisco Capital

Digital transformation is no future state. It’s happening now. In fact, according to Gartner there are 125,000 enterprises in the U.S. alone that are now launching digital transformation projects involving companies of all sizes from nimble startups to global conglomerates.

Measuring Your Internet Speeds

Ever wonder just how fast your Internet is? It’s easy these days to use free tools either inside the web browser, or as mobile apps, that provide you the type of data you need to ascertain what you’re getting is what you really need.

At work, it’s fairly safe to think that the IT manager is going to make sure there’s enough bandwidth capacity to support the team in the office and also supply sufficient to handle visiting guests.

Dual monitors and their advantages

Certain things should always come in pairs: shoes, glasses and computer monitors. While many would agree on the first two, the third not so much. The idea of working with two monitors strikes many as unconventional. Though sticking to familiar territory feels safe, safety isn’t enough to run a successful business.