Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsWed, 23 Jan 2019 10:33:18 -0800Modernizing 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/ 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/ Montana State's flexible research network is improving security and reducing costshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9917Montana State University CIO Jerry Sheehan discusses the campus' Cisco intent-based network and how the university is improving security and reducing costs as a result.2018-12-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9917/ Why the Military Needs Skynethttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9883In the Terminator movie, Skynet was originally built as a “Global Information Digital Defense Network” providing an omni-connected platform that, in many ways, resembles the goals of the Department of Defense’s digital transformation effort. Cisco Defense Director Carl De Groote and Defense Strategist Chuck Louisell make the case for why a Skynet-like network can give our military the ultimate advantage on the battlefield through mission assurance, sustained operations and greater awareness.2018-11-28http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9883/ EDUCAUSE 2018: Software-Defined Networks Advance Research Computinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9754Montana State University CIO sees faster service and stronger security in Cisco DNA.2018-11-01http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9754/ MSU Expands Research Networking Capabilities with Ciscohttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9753Montana State University used Cisco's Software-Defined Access to transform its research networking. Watch the video to see the impact on students and faculty! 2018-11-01http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9753/ Bell offers Virtual Network Services to enterprise clients shifting to cloud based applications http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9691Bell launched its new Virtual Network Services (VNS) platform Oct. 18, which the company says will give business and enterprise customers “on demand network functions,” such as security and routing, by deploying software so clients can get rid of chunky hardware that performs similar functions. The announcement was made during the Cisco Connect event in Toronto, where the telecom provider announced the first virtual network function on the VNS platform will be a managed software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) that will be powered by Cisco Viptela.2018-10-18http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9691/ Comparing Modernizing Government to Remodeling a Homehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9440Senior VP Larry Payne breaks down the idea of long-term technology investment for government agencies by comparing this change in IT to a home investment. When should agencies update it, when does it need remodeling and when should agencies completely modernize the space? CIO.com has the answers. 2018-08-14http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9440/ Cybersecurity Issues Federal CISO Should Focus Onhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9429Government CIO Media made a list of the top 10 cybersecurity issues the new federal CISO should make a priority, including mitigating ransomware attacks as outlined in Cisco's 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report. The full list of suggested priorities can be found at GovernmentCIOMedia.com. 2018-08-09http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9429/ Why Military Aircraft Maintenance Data is Becoming Valuablehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9103Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) has progressed incredibly over the past 20 years. While innovative manufacturing and MRO practices have allowed military aircraft to become safer and far more capable, agencies are still facing critical adoption challenges. Cisco Defense Expert Joe Beel describes how Internet of Things (IoT) system data (i.e. machine data) can deliver enhanced visibility and efficient maintenance packaging. The full details are published in Rotor & Wing International. 2018-07-24http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9103/ A Different Way for Government to Clean Its Datahttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9081Cisco Distinguished Fellow Alan Balutis offers an alternative approach to efficiently aggregating and analyzing data across the federal enterprise. Details are published in Nextgov.2018-07-11http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9081/ Reorganizing government: Lessons for rightsizing and downsizinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8973Cisco fellow and federal expert Alan Balutis revisits the topic of downsizing or rightsizing when government agencies go to reorganize. Reorganization rarely makes government measurably cheaper and agency efficiency can take a serious beating while changes are being made. Read FCW.com for all of Alan Balutis' insight. 2018-05-31http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8973/ Navy Cyber War Breakthrough - AI Finds Malware in Encrypted Traffichttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8974Cisco Navy Expert Kelly Jones talks to Warrior Maven about how Cisco is prototyping new detection methods as part of an effort to introduce their technology to the U.S. military services. While most DoD network traffic is encrypted for additional safety, encryption can also make it more difficult for cyber defenders to see hidden malware in the traffic. Kelly Jones says, “We have the ability to read and detect malware in encrypted web traffic. Even though the data is encrypted there is still a pattern to malware." Read the full article at Warrior Maven. 2018-05-31http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8974/ Bell Canada implements Cisco Segment Routinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8383Bell Canada implements Cisco Segment Routing2017-12-04http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8383/ Cisco's Network Intuitive Effort to Bring Intelligence, Machine Learning to Networkinghttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7975The Financial Post highlights Cisco's The Network. Intuitive. and shares insights on the launch from CEO Chuck Robbins.2017-08-16http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7975/ ICYMI: Traditional Cyber Attacks are Seeing a Resurgence: Ciscohttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7924IT World Canada shares a few of the key findings from the Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report2017-08-03http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7924/ Long View Systems on what Cisco’s New Network Intuitive Means to Partners in Canadahttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7893Justin Cohen from Long View Systems highlights the immense opportunity The Network Intuitive presents for Canadian channel partners.2017-07-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7893/ Cisco Preparing for a World Defined by Connectivityhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7823IT World Canada shares coverage of the launch of Cisco's announcement of #TheNetworkIntuitive at Cisco Live 2017 in Las Vegas.2017-06-28http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7823/ Cisco Creates Self-Learning Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7825Computer Dealer News' coverage of the official The Network. Intuitive. launch from The Pearl in San Francisco, CA.2017-06-20http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7825/ Making the Rounds with Cisco DNAhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7481InsightaaS.com takes an in-depth look at how Cisco's Digital Network Architecture (DNA) simplifies enterprise networking for businesses and equips them with capabilities to help address the needs of their industries.2017-05-04http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/7481/ Cisco News Mobile App Available Now!http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6788Your industry. Your interests. Your news. Download Cisco News app today for personalized news at your fingertips. #CiscoNewYourWay2017-03-29http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6788/ Cisco News 'On-the-Go'!http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6985Discover how the Cisco News mobile app is your handheld companion for the latest regional Cisco headlines. 2017-01-23http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6985/ Automated Alerts with the Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5584Sign-up with the Americas Network to receive alerts on the content that matters most to you! 2016-05-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5584/ HyperFlex Systems: The Next Generation in Complete Hyperconvergencehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5474HyperFlex was created to help customers devise a long term, bigger vision and  address real organizational needs within a changing market that demands flexibility, scalability and the tools to create a unified solution.2016-04-06http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5474/ F5 Networks and Citrix extend Cisco ACI to L4-L7http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5367Pushing policy control to the network’s upper layers.2016-03-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5367/ The birth of a "Smart Enterprise"http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5297How global technology firm KPIT is transforming its operations, from employee recruiting and collaboration to customer engagement and support.2016-03-08http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5297/