Smart Cities: Accelerating the Path to Digital Transformation

Cities around the world face rapid urbanization, economic constraints, and environmental concerns. To address these challenges, city administrators are turning to technology, especially the Internet of Things (IoT), to digitize city operations. Unfortunately, smart city technologies pose significant challenges of their own. Smart city IoT services include smart lighting, smart parking, intelligent traffic management systems,…

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FamilyStory wins Best Public Sector IT Project – FutureGov

For the last two years, we’ve been working with London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council to explore how we approach child protection in a more user-centred way, radically rethinking how technology can support children’s social care. Together, we created FamilyStory. Last week, FamilyStory & the…

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Taking Your Network Where The Data Is with Cisco ACI: The Solution

Part 3 of the Accelerate to Multicloud series In our last post, we talked about the Strategy companies transitioning to ACI should use to ensure it goes smoothly. Today, in the final post of our three-part series, we delve into the Solution. Your Key to Multicloud Mastery Cisco ACI Anywhere delivers the full package: scalability,…

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Think Small to Grow

If you saw Marc Monday’s blog, Going Big with Small, you’ll know why we at Cisco are dialing up our commitment to the small business segment and why partners are so important to helping small business customers be successful. In his blog, Marc talked about three things partners should know, but here’s a fourth: We…

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Why We Must Get Data Privacy Right

As consumers the world over gear up for the holiday shopping season, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday soon upon us here in the US, global consumers will be purchasing online more than ever before. In fact, global e-commerce sales are projected to be more than $140 billion over the holidays, up 15 percent…

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Cisco’s DUO Security Platform Achieves FedRAMP Authorization

This summer, U.S. CIO Suzanne Kent laid out the three pillars of the federal cloud computing strategy. Pillar number one: security. This tracks with what our government customers have been telling us for years: security is paramount. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that Cisco acquisition Duo Security, the leading multi-factor authentication and Zero Trust…

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38 degrees – Cold Hands (and Feet), but Warm Heart

This post was written by Rekha Grennan, Director Corporate Affairs — Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy at Cisco   I awoke in the middle of the night, exhausted and frozen. The cold rising up through the concrete had permeated every inch of my stiff, sore body. I was fully encapsulated but my shoes and my belongings…

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Can the Power of Platforms be Harnessed for Governance?

Although not as eye‐catching as their business counterparts, many public and private institutions are currently experimenting with using platforms as a strategy of governance. Governance platforms are now being constructed by a wide array of actors at different geographical scales and across a wide range of issue areas. Although often enabled by digital technology, governance…

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