Disruption Is Here. Now What?

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Technological change is accelerating at an unprecedented speed, creating a world we can barely begin to imagine. Yesterday the PC and the Internet brought us desktop applications, search engines, e-commerce, e-mail and messaging, social networking, SaaS business applications, and many other services. Today we’re in the middle of the mobile era. Our smartphones give us remote control access to mobile messaging, mobile social networking, and on-demand services like ride sharing. Are you ready for a new world where the convergence […]Disruption Is Here. Now What?

Cisco Showcases “Innovation, Customer Traction and Partnership Success” at MWC 2016

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Jetlag is way over rated, and in Barcelona there is tremendous enthusiasm for Cisco here at Mobile World Congress . This week, we are showing how we’re delivering on our strategy of helping service providers drive profitable business outcomes in today’s digital world and keep pace with an industry undergoing unprecedented change: Innovation— With the launch of multiple technologies, including the Ultra Services Platform with customers Deutsche Telecom, SK Telecom and Orange , as well as announced plans to build a 5G router with Ericsson and Intel for Verizon’s industry-leading 5G program . Customer momentum— Multiple customer wins with several top-tier service providers and mobile operators, including DT, SK Telekom, […]Cisco Showcases “Innovation, Customer Traction and Partnership Success” at MWC 2016

Protecting Innovation: Update on ITC Cases

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Earlier this week, Cisco received some welcome news. The U.S Patent and Trademark Office has rejected Arista’s second attempt to invalidate a Cisco patent that was asserted in the ‘945 International Trade Commission (ITC) investigation. This is also a patent where the ITC staff recommended a finding of infringement. We are now looking forward to early March and the public release of detailed rulings in the first ITC case (‘944). We expect the release of two key documents: Final Determination […]Protecting Innovation: Update on ITC Cases

Mobile World Congress: It’s Not Just for Mobile Anymore

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Here we are, at the verge of what is the 30th Mobile World Congress , in Barcelona. It’s a show I tend to characterize as “the water cooler for telecom,” because everybody is there! Over its impressive and storied history, starting in London in 1987, MWC has consistently served up the “firsts” that ultimately become everyday realities, and indeed necessities — the first mobile phone call, for instance. The first text message, the first tablet, the first app store — even the first […]Mobile World Congress: It’s Not Just for Mobile Anymore

Cisco and VCE Continue to Lead the Industry

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A few weeks ago, EMC took the opportunity during their earnings to reaffirm their commitment to VCE and demonstrate the success of the business by staking claim to a US$3B annualized run rate.  I’d like to congratulate VCE on its continued success and reinforce the strategic nature of VCE to Cisco. Cisco and EMC have years of working together under our joint belt.  Together, we have a proven track-record and joint commitment to customer success.  Put simply, customers see VCE […]Cisco and VCE Continue to Lead the Industry