Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsTue, 20 Nov 2018 17:56:14 -0800As the internet moves to the cloud, Cisco is making cybersecurity a priorityhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9710The physical shape of the internet is changing, and as it does, Cisco Systems Inc. is making big investments in cybersecurity to position itself as a leader in the new structure. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins was in Toronto for the Fortune Global Forum last week and spoke with the Financial Post about those changes, first among them the migration from localized networks to cloud-based services.2018-10-22http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9710/ How technology is teaching kids to care about the world and each otherhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9693Education influencer Rusul Alrubail meets Edgar Ochoa, a seventh grade social studies teacher from Phoenix, Arizona, who uses Cisco's Corporate and Social Responsibility program Global Problem Solvers: The Series. Imagine the possibilities as the students' learn from an animated series made up of characters and an activity that challenges students to create their own solutions to real-world problems collide. 2018-10-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9693/ Inspiring students to become global problem solvershttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9493Insights from a middle school educator on Cisco's new education corporate social responsibility program Global Problem Solver: The Series and its benefits to students. 2018-08-31http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9493/ For Students to Thrive in the Digital Economyhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9477Cisco's Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility discusses the company's newest education initiative, Global Problem Solvers: The Series and how the pathway for change agents begin in middle school. Global Problem Solvers is a video series available at no charge to educators in multiple languages designed to engage students with hands-on STEM learning.2018-08-24http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9477/ ISTE 2018: Cisco Uses Animation to Inspire Students to Enact Global Changehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9056Cisco debuts its animated Global Problem Solvers: The Series to encourage K-12 students to use critical thinking and entrepreneurial spirit to solve real world problems through STEM. Phoenix educator Edgar Ochoa piloted the program with his 8th grade social studies students. And the results? “Once we let their imaginations fly, the results were unbelievable,” Ochoa said. 2018-06-29http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9056/ Cisco Partners with CILC for Connected Educators Program http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9045Cisco Education Advocates Mary Schlegelmilch and Dr. Lance Ford debut Cisco's new Connected Educators program, a badging program for teachers, administrators and content providers who use Cisco technologies to augment teaching and learning, build new content and enhance administrative management. The program is a Cisco collaboration with the Center for Interactive Teaching and Learning and Collaboration (CILC), an organization that brings teachers and content providers together to deliver immersive, video-enabled learning experiences to students.2018-06-27http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9045/ Monday at ISTE 2018: Cisco unveils corporate social responsibility ed initiativehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9050Couldn't make it to Chicago? EducationDive recapped the show's most interesting events and announcements including Cisco's debut of Global Problem Solvers: The Series--a new corporate social responsibility ed initiative.2018-06-27http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9050/ Introducing Webex Teams: Learn How The Future of Work Begins in Today’s Classrooms http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9041Cisco Education Director Renee Patton details how Webex Teams gives learners the flexibility to choose how they want to interact. From classrooms to boardrooms, successful organizations are pushing toward a more flexible, team-centric model to enable a productive work experience. With Cisco Webex Teams, instead of adapting to the way a platform operates, learners and professionals now have the flexibility to choose how they want to interact. It's preparing students for the future of work with technology in classrooms today.2018-06-26http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9041/ Introducing Global Problem Solvers: The Serieshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9034Cisco's Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs Tae Yoo announces Global Problem Solvers: The Series, a new Cisco corporate social responsibility (CSR) educational initiative. The new animated series and supporting activities for middle schoolers are available at no cost in English, Spanish, Hindi and French at www.gpstheseries.com.2018-06-25http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9034/ Cisco Live 2018: Atlanta Braves’ New Network Transforms Its Businesshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9017Once just a baseball team, Atlanta Braves CIO Greg Gatti describes how the Cisco network is now at the heart of a transformed business that includes a ballpark and 1.5 million square feet of homes, retail shops, office buildings, restaurants and more. Gatti used Cisco's technology as a revenue driver, “We went from being a ballclub to being a technology-driven landlord, development and marketing company,” he said. 2018-06-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9017/ Cisco Live 2018: Las Vegas and Cary, NC, Benefit from Smart City Techhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9022The City of Las Vegas and Cary, NC are two very different communities are using sensors to gather data on parking, public safety and more. The common tech where citizens benefit is Cisco Kinetic for Cities. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9022/ How the University of Virginia Delivered Telehealth to Ebola-stricken Africahttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9018Brian Gunnell, transformative technology strategist at University of Virginia Medical Center for Telehealth, reflects on how Cisco's Webex and Jabber collaboration tech can improve patient care and response in a variety of ways from Ebola in Africa to last year's Charlottesville protests. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9018/ Readiness Challenge Update: How Cary is tearing down siloshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9020Cary, NC is tearing down silos that keep their departments from working together. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9020/ Cisco Live 2018: How People are Using Technology for the Better Operation of Citieshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9011Munish Khetrapal, Cisco's Managing Director, Smart+Connected Communications, discusses how people are using technology for the better operation of cities.2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9011/ Cisco Live 2018: Cisco's WebEx Teams Aims to Simplify Collaboration http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9015Don Barker, an enterprise collaboration consultant at CDW, gave us a demo of Cisco's Webex Teams key features and explained how collaboration tools are evolving. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9015/ Smart Regions Spotlight: Cary, North Carolinahttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9009The town of Cary, NC is utilizing Cisco’s Kinetic for Cities platform to display and analyze data to benefit citizen experiences.2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9009/ Cisco Live 2018: Montana State University Redefines Its Network http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9012Jerry Sheehan, CIO of Montana State University, spoke at Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando, Fla., as part of a panel of early adopters of Cisco’s emerging suite of “intent-based” software-defined architecture solutions. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9012/ Cisco Live 2018: How to Create an IT Culture That Empowers Everyonehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9021At Cisco Live 2018, BizTech's Phil Goldstein interviewed leaders about how organizations can create a culture that empowers all employees, regardless of gender. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9021/ Montana State University Uses Software Defined Networking To Reduce Deployment Timeshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9016Montana State University's CIO, Jerry Sheehan, discusses how the university uses Cisco's software defined networking to reduce deployment times.2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9016/ Cisco Live 2018: Intent-Based Networking Offers Flexibility and Innovationhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9014Leaders from REI and Montana State University speak about how they are using Cisco's intent-based, software-defined networking capabilities to transform their networks. 2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9014/ Cisco Live 2018: Is Malicious Cryptomining the Perfect Crime?http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9013Craig Williams, Director of Outreach for Talos, Cisco’s cybersecurity threat intelligence network, argued ransomware is out, cryptomining is in. “The reason they choose cryptomining is that it generates constant profit, it never goes away, and they’re never going to get caught doing it,” he said.2018-06-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9013/ Technology Encourages Customers to Spend More Time at the Mallhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8982Customers shop differently than they did 20 years ago. But the key to selling to customers hasn’t changed. Successful retailers are listening to what their customers want, and transforming the shopping experience to meet those needs. Cisco is helping them do it. 2018-06-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8982/ Latin America is Accelerating Digital Readiness – and a Better Life for All Latin Americanshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8978Cisco collaborated with Gartner, Inc. on a new research study to determine how to effectively measure a country’s digital readiness and determine what interventions could help countries to advance their digital journey. 2018-06-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8978/ New Threats Challenge the Resilience of State and Local Agency Cyberdefenseshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8922Cisco's U.S. Public Sector CTO Dan Kent talks cyber best practices and how holistic cybersecurity is key as new threats challenge the resilience of state and local agencies. 2018-05-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8922/ SDN Technology Increases Speed, Visibility for Campus IThttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8921Bowling Green State University embraces software-defined networking platform to simplify management, security and deployment in higher education. 2018-05-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8921/ After Two Decades, Cisco Networking Academy's Success Highlights Partnership Roleshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8900Cisco's Networking Academy is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, having partnered with K-12 schools and other learning institutions in 180 countries to equip millions of students with valuable IT job skills.2018-05-01http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8900/ Cisco Networking Academy Provides New Skills to Narrow the Talent Gaphttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8897Cisco Networking Academy Provides New Skills to Narrow the Talent Gap Program focuses on growing students’ STEM talents, as well as helping their communities. U.S. Public Sector Senior Vice President Larry Payne is a strong advocate of the program and its many benefits, “It also helps with economic development, and we feel like it’s a win-win-win for the community, the student and certainly the industry.2018-04-30http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8897/ Tech Firms Sign ‘Digital Geneva Accord’ Not to Aid Governments in Cyberwarhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8855Tech Firms Sign ‘Digital Geneva Accord’ Not to Aid Governments in Cyberwar2018-04-17http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8855/ Extending Intent-Based Networking to the Internet of Thingshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8861The Internet of Things has changed the game for network professionals. Instead of being responsible for keeping people’s computers and smartphones online and keeping the data on servers secure, on today’s networks, network professionals are becoming responsible for keeping new kinds of devices – and many more of them – connected, protected, and available.2018-04-17http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8861/ Cisco Doubles Down on Security Innovation and Investment to Protect the Endpoint and Emailhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8850Cisco Introduces New Email Security Services to More Effectively Prevent Phishing and Spoofing Attacks 2018-04-16http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8850/