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 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)
Recently VMWare announced its planned acquisition of the privately held Java
tools vendor SpringSource. Perhaps it’s one more indication that
applications and workloads will increasingly rely on a virtualized (and
eventually a cloud-based) infrastructure.
For service providers, this represents yet another area of opportunity for
them to create value for their customers. Should we anticipate that the
industry-leader in server virtualization will more tightly integrate
application deployment and management with the physical and virtual server
According to Tony Bae... (more)
I had quite a few engagements at the ITU Telecom World 2009 Conference held
in Geneva last week.
One panel I had participated in was the Cloud Computing panel. We had an
awesome and engaging discussion!
The session was NOT recorded, though a blogger captured some of its essence.
Understanding “cloud computing” value-add propositions from the point
view of a consumer, an enterprise and a service provider was really the
heart of our discussions.
Sound Familiar? I articulated a sense of the value of cloud computing in an
ITU TV interview.
Social CRM on Ulitzer
David Meerman Scott explains the New Rules of Marketing and specific actions
service providers and companies can take to better connect with their
customers. This is the third 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 examines the
benefits of buyer personas and how companies are using social media