Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsSat, 24 Aug 2019 09:03:08 -0700ISTE 2019: Cisco Simulator Sends Teachers to Mars for Hands-On Learninghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10667Cisco's Mars Classroom Simulator Challenge at the ISTE 2019 conference, is an escape room that requires participants to work together to solve a problem in a fictional scenario on the planet Mars. The idea is to give teachers a chance to engage in the same collaborative, hands-on learning experiences they want students to have. The simulator also facilitates the development of problem-solving skills, which is a critical component of a 21st-century skill set. 2019-07-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10667/ The Challenges of Managing Workloads in Multicloud Environments http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10668Thought-leaders in the tech industry have identified solutions — “single pane of glass” monitoring, increasing the technology operating near workloads — that can make multicloud environment more sustainable. Enterprise Strategy NetScout’s Russ Currie, Cisco’s Fabio Gori and Veeam’s Danny Allan discuss how their organizations are helping to lead this effort.2019-07-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10668/ Cisco Live 2019: Cyberattacks Emerge Against the Internet Itselfhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10669Cisco's threat intel group Talos discovered a Domain Name System attack that its director calls ‘incredibly concerning.2019-07-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10669/ Cisco Live 2019: Global Academy’s Most Elite Students Get Chance of a Lifetime http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10670Members of the Cisco Live Dream Team, sponsored by CDW, help manage the IT operations of Cisco's premier technology event.2019-07-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10670/ Cisco Live 2019: How Businesses Can Secure Data in the Cloud — and with Ithttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10641From security cameras to SD-WAN, Cisco offers security for a cloud-first world.2019-06-13http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10641/ Federal Agencies Need to Ensure Capacity for Cloud-Ready Networkshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10418Cisco's Grimt Habtemariam shared how agencies must assess their networks' capacity to handle commercial cloud implementation to meet future demands. Insight was included on ExecutiveBiz.2019-04-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10418/ Zero Trust Security - How to Be Mindful of the Hypehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10419Zero trust is as much a security philosophy as it is an architecture. Cisco's Public Sector CTO, Dan Kent, dives into what type of environment is needed to support a zero-trust philosophy at a government organization. 2019-04-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10419/ 5 Tech Companies that Want to Hire Vets Nowhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10377Cisco is a featured tech company that wants to hire vets now! Learn about Cisco's Networking Academy programs on military installations and our programs to help veterans transition into the tech sector. 2019-04-10http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10377/ Is Your Agency's Network Cloud Ready?http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10347Even with an increased focus on cloud, the readiness of on-premise infrastructure to support cloud services is often an afterthought for federal agencies. Cisco Cloud Strategist Grimt Habtemariam details how to make sure a federal agency's on-premise infrastructure is ready to take on the world of cloud and all its benefits.2019-04-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10347/ Cisco sets veterans up for successhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10309Cisco has been selected as Connecting Vets Employer of the Week! U.S. Public Sector Senior Vice President Larry Payne explains how Cisco offers vets a pathway to success with its numerous corporate responsibility programs. 2019-03-20http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10309/ Better Facilitating Hybrid Cloud for Federal Agencieshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10285Cisco Federal Civilian Director Walter Maikish and Federal Security Manager Doug Cowan discuss how CDM adoption guidelines can help agency IT teams set up a successful hybrid cloud environment. 2019-03-12http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10285/ Are Federal Agencies Ready for a Secure Hybrid Cloud?http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/102842019 is the year of the hybrid cloud for federal CIOs. Cisco Federal Civilian Director Walter Maikish and Federal Security Manager Doug Cowan discuss what federal agencies need to keep in mind to be successful in a hybrid cloud environment. "Knowing what’s on the network, how it’s being used and by whom is essential before security protocols for a hybrid cloud environment can be correctly set up." 2019-03-12http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10284/ Cisco Forms Partnership with Habitat for Humanityhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10233Cisco employees from North and South America have recently traveled to Georgia to help build homes as part of a new national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Cisco provided the funding and volunteers from their Americas sales team to help construct the homes over 12 week-long builds. 2019-03-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10233/ Cisco Volunteers Help Build Habitat Home in Forsyth Countyhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10234Cisco Systems employees from North and South America have traveled to Georgia to help build homes with two families as part of a new national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Cisco provided funding and volunteers from its Americas sales team helped construct the houses. 2019-03-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10234/ Cisco Enters National Partnership with Habitat for Humanityhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10205Cisco employees from North and South America have traveled to Georgia to help build homes with two families as part of a new national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Cisco provided funding, and volunteers from their Americas sales team helped construct the homes over 12 weeklong builds.2019-02-28http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10205/ Volunteers Help Build Two New Habitat Homes in Forsyth Countyhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10191Two families saw the start of their new Habitat for Humanity homes in northeast Forsyth County in October. The families, Jennefer and Jeremy Stephens, Dwaine Davenport and Copen Kendrick participated int the first-nail ceremony. 2019-02-26http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10191/ HIMSS19 Video: Innovations Drive Enhancement in Senior Carehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10178Cisco Healthcare Lead Troy Yoder gives comment around innovations in senior care to the TV crew at HealthTech Magazine at HIMSS19 conference. 2019-02-22http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10178/ HIMSS19 Video: Telehealth Evolves to Move Care Closer to the Patienthttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10179Cisco Healthcare lead Troy Yoder comments on how telehealth is moving closer to the patient. Healthcare professionals are changing the way they deliver services to make them more convenient for patients. Watch the full video from HealthTech Magazine at the HIMSS19 conference. 2019-02-22http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10179/ HIMSS19 Video: Integrated Solutions Deliver New Capabilitieshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10177HealthTech takes a look at powerful new healthcare technologies on the conference's exhibit floor. Cisco Healthcare Lead Troy Yoder describes how Cisco's clinical workflow integrates complex technologies to deliver a simple experience for healthcare professionals. 2019-02-22http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10177/ 4 Trends Expected at HIMSS19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10173Cisco is mentioned as one telehealth leader that will find more market advantage as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) update several of its guidance models and the 2019 physician fee schedule in relation to how providers treat Medicare Advantage patients using telehealth. 2019-02-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10173/ 5 Cybersecurity Threats Healthcare Faces in 2019http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10174Cisco Healthcare Solutions Architect Marlon Harvey helps define the top five information security threats facing healthcare organizations this year. He says a "tsunami of connectedness" will continue to be a major challenge to healthcare security. Marlon also says, "Security policies will fail without the proper training of people." More insight found at Healthcare IT News.2019-02-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10174/ Cisco Talks Improving the Patient Experiencehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10015Cisco Healthcare Director Barbara Casey speaks to Healthcare IT News about how health tech needs to evolve to keep pace with changing consumer expectations. She says, "Mobile solutions are no longer just add-ons for convenience, but essential tools for improving the patient experience and streamlining the clinical experience." Cisco will demonstrate an improved patient experience at HIMSS 2019. 2019-01-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10015/ 96 edtech predictions for K12 in 2019http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9982Cisco's Shannon Leininger, vice president of U.S. public sector state, local and education (SLED) east, offers holistic school security system predictions for K12 edtech in 2019.2019-01-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9982/ Modernizing IT - A Network with Intenthttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9959How is the digital environment changing for the Public Sector and how does the network need to change in order to support it? Cisco CTO Dan Kent dives into what the network environment needs to look like in order for public sector organizations to continue in their IT modernization journey. 2018-12-18http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9959/ Modernizing IT: The Wide Area Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9941Cisco Public Sector CTO Dan Kent is back with another installment of his GovLoop blog series, detailing the software-defined wide area network, why public sector organizations should consider it and how it fits into the larger IT modernization effort for the public sector. The full article found at GovLoop. 2018-12-12http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9941/ Why America's Armed Forces need Skynethttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9931Defense News included a byline from Cisco Defense Director Carl De Groote and Defense Strategist Chuck Louisell on page 37 of its printed magazine. The byline argues for a Skynet-like network for the U.S. military to improve global communications and battlefield advantage. 2018-12-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9931/ What if the Military Relied on Digital Twins?http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9932What if the U.S. Department of Defense had a computer model so supremely detailed, it could reproduce exactly the operations of a complex military system? Navy leaders say this notion of a “digital twin” is not just an interesting hypothesis, it’s an urgent imperative. Cisco Systems Engineer Kelly Jones is quoted throughout this article about the positive impact digital twin technology could have on the Navy.2018-12-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9932/ Military Should Leverage AI to Sustain Mission Assurancehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9913ExecutiveBiz reposted details from a byline from Cisco Defense Director Carl De Groote and Defense Strategist Chuck Louisell. The article highlights that the U.S. military should adopt AI, machine learning and in-line data analytics to sustain mission assurance and readiness. 2018-12-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9913/ Navy Looks to Cloud Technology to Extend Warship Missionshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9914Cisco Defense Systems Engineer Kelly Jones is interviewed by Warrior Maven around Cisco's work with the U.S. Navy. The article describes the underlying digital twin technology the Navy is using to build laboratory prototypes of a software technology designed to offer instant connectivity between ship-based networks, command and control, and on-board systems such as engines. Jones is quoted saying, "This can minimize down-time and keep a ship mission ready."2018-12-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9914/ Public Sector Digitization is Herehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9916Where is the public sector with its digital transformation? Cisco CTO Dan Kent discusses where we're at with digitization and what technologies CIOs need to keep in mind, including cloud computing, IoT, software-defined networking and analytics, in order to create an intelligent system moving forward. 2018-12-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9916/