Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsSat, 24 Aug 2019 08:53:01 -0700ISTE 2019: How technology will change careers and industries over the next 10 yearshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10666A talk featuring research from Cisco and Oxford Economics at the ISTE edtech conference looked at "significant transformation" coming in the labor market.2019-07-02http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10666/ 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/ Changing Lives Through Education Technology http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10630The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Lewisville ISD in Texas are changing the lives of students, faculty and staff and Cisco technology is helping to educate the next generation for the future of work. 2019-06-12http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10630/ Bridging the Gap to Economic Vitality in Latin Americahttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10582There’s no better place to talk about bridging the gap to economic vitality in Latin America than in Miami where the 6th annual eMerge Americas conference recently took place.2019-06-04http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10582/ Cisco is #3 Best Workplace in Latin America!http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10568Cisco has been ranked #3 best workplace across Latin America among multinational companies, according to the Great Place To Work Top 100 list. The Great Place to Work Institute held its annual awards ceremony on May 22 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Central America and the Caribbean, simultaneously. 2019-05-30http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10568/ Education Wild for Wi-Fi6http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10511Cisco Meraki's Dwight Henning draws on 20 years of edtech experience and dives into the Wild Rose School Division's story on how WiFi-6 turns student and IoT devices networking obstacles into opportunities to promote learning.2019-05-14http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10511/ Supporting the Transition from Education to Employment in Latin America’s Digital Economyhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10491There is a huge opportunity in Latin America right now to train the workforce with digital skills and fill the need for IT related jobs. The more professionals we train with these skills, the bigger the social and economic impact we can make across the region.2019-05-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10491/ Why We Should Establish a Personal Health Record For Each Person In the U.S.http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10484Establish a Personal Health Record for each person in the U.S.– either via Private or Public means, if every person had a PHR that was maintained over a person’s lifetime, each person would own their own data and then decide who and how it gets shared, mined, used, etc. Microsoft Healthvault and Google Health maybe were ahead of their time when they introduced these concepts. I think this is the way it makes sense to make data more interoperable and sharable among those providers that patients believe should have access to it.2019-05-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10484/ 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/ Future-Proofing the Manufacturing Industry Against an Aging Workforcehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10431For many decades, the manufacturing sector in the United States benefitted from a consistent labor pool from which to draw talent. However, the rising, younger generation of potential employees are no longer drawn to manufacturing jobs like their parents and grandparents. Companies such as Google tend to attract a higher rate of younger skilled workers than the likes of GE. This presents a serious skills gap for manufacturers, faced with an aging workforce and fewer options to replace them when they retire. 2019-04-22http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10431/ 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/ 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/ Between Your Expectations & Fulfilling Your Goals There's a Bridgehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10330From the beginning, Cisco has always been about connection. Connecting the unconnected brings people, places and things together. It lets a grandmother connect with her grandchildren, a job applicant connect with a hiring manager, a car connect with its driver, a bank connect with its customers, a government connect with its people, and more. But starting in 2019, Cisco has a new focus. We’re looking for ways to solve global problems by connecting people, ideas, and technology too. 2019-03-26http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10330/ What Is Fog Computing? Tech That Can Spur Government IT Modernizationhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10292Federal agencies are moving to the cloud and are also increasingly adopting edge computing solutions. But what sits between the cloud and the edge? Fog computing. Cisco's Grimt Habtemariam, federal cloud strategist at Cisco Systems, and Marcus Moffett, a senior systems engineer explain the difference and describe how fog computing can help government agencies modernize IT. 2019-03-14http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10292/ 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/ Smart City of the Future San Antonio http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10269White House Chronicles host Llewellyn King travels to San Antonio, Tex., for the City of the Future event in San Antonio and interviews Guy Diedrich and Rebecca Chisolm of Cisco Systems on smart city benefits and technology.2019-03-10http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10269/ Three Factors to Smart City Security http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10268No city official wants to see the growth of their smart city initiatives hindered by poor cybersecurity. Here are three ways CIOs can ensure security while benefiting from connected technology.2019-03-10http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10268/ John Graham and Cisco's "First Team" Honoree for Cloud Computinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10259Every year, Automation World magazine uses and open-ended survey of automation professionals to ask them who their favorite suppliers are for technology. For 2019, Cisco was selected as a first team honoree for Cloud Computing.2019-03-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10259/ 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/ Cryptojacking Targets Educationhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10209Cisco security reports that education is among one of the top verticals affected by a newer form of nefarious cybercrime. Malicious cryptomining or cryptojacking, as it's called, describes the theft of computer processing resources — electricity, cloud services and other digital assets — that are then exploited to do cryptocurrency mining without the owner's permission or knowledge.2019-03-01http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10209/ 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/