Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsMon, 17 Jun 2019 00:02:34 -0700Cisco 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/ Earth Day 2019 – Taking Sustainability to the Local Levelhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10421Cisco has been widely recognized for our sustainability efforts across the world and this Earth Day, we are taking our sustainability efforts to a local level. Cisco set its first carbon reduction target in 2007. Now, 12 years later, we are on our third iteration of goals, which include reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, using electricity generated from renewable sources, and reducing total emissions by 60 percent by FY22. We are also tackling water use and waste within our facilities. We have some big goals ahead of us! 2019-04-22http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10421/ 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/ 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/ 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/ NC Networking Academy Empowers Women in IT http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10212NC Networking Academy graduate Megan Chapman details her journey from student at Stanly Community College to IT professional crediting Cisco's Networking Academy program with empowering women in IT. 2019-03-04http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10212/ 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/ #WeAreCisco and we #LoveWhereweWorkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10081Cisco Canada has been recognized as an exceptional, and industry-leading, workplace by Forbes Best Employers in 2019. 2019-01-29http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10081/ As 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/