They are not just for IT any more. They are playing a critical role for
service providers worldwide, making the devices that we all love actually do
the functionality that we love. With so much of the growth in networks being
caused by video, why should a provider service those same requirements using
a data center that was developed primarily for Information Technology use?
They shouldn’t, of course, which is why Cisco is highlighting its media
data center, as the name implies, is optimized for video and rich media.
George Tupy, who heads the broadcaster marketing for Cisco, gives me a quick
review and shares the benefits that this approach delivers - benefits which
make media data centers a top of mind issue for providers.
Also, be sure to check out my hair on this one…what’s that growing out of
my head…a feather?
I am delighted to announce the formation of the Cisco SP Mobility Community.
This community will bring together mobility experts to collaborate and
discuss technical and business challenges in the mobility space. If you are
not already a member, please check it out…here are some hot topics so far:
WiMAX vs. LTE: Which technology will “win” and why? Business models being
redefined The new iPhone: Good or Evil? Ask John Chambers Anything
The Social Media Guide on Ulitzer
David Meerman Scott speaks with Cisco’s Stacy Spognardi about “New Rules
of Marketing” and specific actions that companies can take to connect with
their customers. This is the first of multiple-part series of interviews with
David where we’ll look into buyer personnas, marketing tools-to-use and ask
the question of whether social media is simply a fad.
(Part 2 of this session follows after the jump.)
Social Media at Cloud Expo
David Meerman Scott gives insight into understanding buyer personas.
This is the fourth in a series of videos conducted by Stacy Spognardi of
Cisco focused on opening up a discussion about social media within the
service provider community (and beyond).
David looks into profiling buyers and how buyer personas help companies
understand their customers.
The holiday season is always a time of excitement, anticipation, and good
Clearly, mobile is at the heart of all three! I just spent $300 on new
smartphones for my family and upgraded our plans to 1200+ minutes, 500+ text
messages, and tens of mega bytes per month.
That does not even include everything I do with my business phone!
If this is any indication, the mobile data traffic will far exceed the
projections from the Cisco Visual Networking Index in many markets!
With this backdrop, the Cisco Mobility team is doubly excited because today,
as part of our ongoing efforts ... (more)