Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ-GS: CSCO) designs and markets Internet protocol-based networking equipment, such as routers, switches, remote access servers, and conferencing systems to telecom service providers, large and small businesses, and individual consumers worldwide. Based in San Jose, Calif., US.

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop-Optimized Systems, Q2 2016

    Hardware Optimized To Run Hadoop Delivers Quick Setup, Higher Performance, And Automation

    On-premises Hadoop deployments just got easier. General-purpose hardware infrastructure requires considerable time and effort to install, configure, tune, upgrade, and monitor Hadoop platforms....

    • Downloads: 44
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Use Big Data Initiatives To Achieve Digital Operational Excellence

    Part II: Digital Operational Excellence

    This toolkit discusses more architectural pattern details around the emerging architecture for systems of insights. It will help architects plan their future state for big data.

    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Automated Malware Analysis, Q2 2016

      Tools And Technology: The Security Architecture And Operations Playbook

      In our 36-criteria evaluation of automated malware analysis providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Blue Coat, Check Point, Cisco, Cyphort, Fidelis Cybersecurity, FireEye, Fortinet,...

      • Downloads: 171
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Composable Infrastructure: A Hardware Foundation For Extreme Service Agility

      Cloud-Like Speed And Flexibility Finally Arrive At The Hardware Level

      As enterprises drive new technology innovations to fuel a customer-obsessed service delivery model, many legacy technologies are proving too rigid in their configurations. New business technology...

      • Downloads: 84
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Vendor Landscape: Private Cloud Software Solutions, Q2 2016

      Varied Building Blocks Lay The Foundation, But It's Up To You To Make It A True Private Cloud

      Enterprises turn to the private cloud market for fast provisioning of resources, delivering public cloud-like capabilities internally. However, this market comprises more than one category of...

      • Downloads: 768
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics, Q1 2016

      Streaming Analytics Are Critical To Building Contextual Insights For Internet-Of-Things, Mobile, Web, And Enterprise Applications

      Everybody is talking about real-time contextual app experiences, but nobody is doing anything about it. That's because most AD&D pros aren't fully exploiting real-time streaming data that flows from...

      • Downloads: 340
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Software-Defined Data Center Is The Future Of Infrastructure Architecture

      Landscape: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

      Traditional data center thinking must end. Better automation tools, container abstractions, software-defined networks, and composable infrastructure stacks have ushered in a software-defined data...

      • Downloads: 1989
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Forrester's Guide To The 18 Digital App Platform Vendors

      This toolkit is a companion to the Forrester report "Vendor Landscape: Digital App Platforms." The graphics detail the digital application platforms of Adobe, Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Cisco, the...

      • Downloads: 1
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Private Cloud Software Suites, Q1 2016

      How The Top Nine Private Cloud Software Suites Stack Up

      In Forrester's 40-criteria evaluation of private cloud solution vendors, we identified the nine most significant software providers — BMC Software, Cisco Systems, Citrix, Hewlett Packard Enterprise,...

      • Downloads: 428
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:Brief: Cisco Continues Its Blistering Security Acquisition Pace With The Addition Of Lancope

      Cisco's Network Security Portfolio Finally Stands On Its Own Merit

      Cisco Systems recently announced its intent to acquire privately held, Atlanta-based Lancope, a decision that improves Cisco's network security offerings. The acquisition upgrades Cisco's network...

      • Downloads: 171
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Vendor Landscape: Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions

      These Rapidly Maturing Solutions Offer Self-Service And Frictionless Governance Across Clouds

      Today's digital businesses rely on a growing portfolio of cloud platforms to create and deliver differentiated customer experiences. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros scramble to offer...

      • Downloads: 441
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Understanding Cisco's Role In Your BT Strategy

      Recalibrate Your Cisco Relationship And Investments To Align With Your Business Technology Strategy

      As the business technology (BT) agenda gains momentum, CIOs will reassess and evolve their technology vendor portfolio. CIOs need to evaluate if their main technology vendors support the required new...

      • Downloads: 139
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Chat Solutions For Customer Service

      Twenty-One Solutions For Delivering Differentiated Experiences

      Customers demand superior service and support as the price for their ongoing loyalty and patronage, and they are increasingly leveraging the chat channel for customer service. The chat vendor...

      • Downloads: 1224
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: SaaS Web Content Security, Q2 2015

      The Eight Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

      In Forrester's 26-criteria evaluation of web content security delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, we identified the eight most significant providers in the category — Barracuda...

      • Downloads: 380
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Vendor Landscape: Converged Infrastructure-Based Private Cloud Solutions

      Pick The Perfect Private Cloud For Your Needs

      This report is the third in a series of market overview reports on private cloud solutions. Part one was an overview and part two concentrated on software-based solutions. This report — part...

      • Downloads: 452
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: Cisco Makes Its Long-Expected Change In Leadership

      Customers Are Safe As John Chambers Passes The Baton To Chuck Robbins

      John Chambers has been the face of Cisco for 20 years. Although an icon of the technology industry, his succession was inevitable. On May 4, 2015, Cisco made the formal announcement that Cisco...

      • Downloads: 61
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: HP's Acquisition Of Aruba Networks Reignites Its War With Cisco

      Networking Is The Path To HP's Growth If The Company Doesn't Repeat Past Mistakes

      In 2009, Mark Hurd, a former CEO of HP, responded to Cisco CEO John Chambers' release of Cisco's UCS line with the acquisition of 3Com. While many expected an all-out war, the few early battles...

      • Downloads: 77
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Virtualization, Q1 2015

      An Evaluation Of Nine Data Virtualization Vendors

      As enterprise architects look at how to deliver a trusted, real-time, integrated, and secure data platform to support applications, they look at data virtualization. In the three years since...

      • Downloads: 721
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Video Platforms And Webcasting, Q1 2015

      Choose From Solutions For Presenting Live Or Publishing Video On Demand To Internal Or External Audiences

      In Forrester's 24-criteria evaluation of enterprise video platform and webcasting vendors, we identified the 16 most significant providers — BrightTalk, Cisco, InXpo, Kaltura, Kontiki, Kulu...

      • Downloads: 569
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: Cisco Acquires Neohapsis

      Deal Will Expand Cisco's Capabilities In Application, Cloud, And Mobile Security

      Cisco Systems announced this week its intent to acquire closely held Chicago-based Neohapsis, a decision that will substantially broaden Cisco's consulting capabilities. Most notably, the acquisition...

      • Downloads: 61
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Video Platforms For Digital Media Companies

      From Ancillary Strategy To Critical Growth Opportunity

      For media companies two years ago, online video was an ancillary strategy; now the conversation is about tapping unrealized revenue streams and converging traditional with digital workflows. For...

      • Downloads: 371
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Big Data Integration

      Your Big Data Strategy Is Not Complete Without Big Data Integration

      Enterprise support of big data strategies has increased data management challenges, especially around integration, security, quality, and governance. Business users want to integrate real-time data...

      • Downloads: 937
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Dynamics Of China's Private Cloud Market

      More Adoption Is Expected To Enable Business Transformation

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals in China face a difficult task: optimizing their firm's infrastructure to support business transformation in the age of the customer. I&O pros must...

      • Downloads: 198
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: New Intel CPUs Deliver Enhanced Infrastructure Options For Your Service Design

      Ease Of Use And Product Segmentation Improve Application-Specific Workloads

      Intel's annual fall refresh of its server processor line is as close to an enduring ritual as we get in the technology industry. Regularly surrounding Intel's major annual Intel Developer Forum,...

      • Downloads: 76
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Brief: Product Innovation Must Focus On Simplicity To Enhance Customer Experiences

      Leading Vendors Showcase The Importance Of Simplicity For User Interfaces, Architecture, And Business Functionality

      In the age of the customer, empowered consumers have much broader access to products; they can purchase from anyone at any time. As a result, companies must look to product innovation and...

      • Downloads: 244