Looking back at Cisco’s 2018 CSR Report – the EMEAR picture
One of the first things ‘new hires’ often notice at Cisco is how seriously we take our wider responsibilities on the world stage. In fact, it’s something we’re very proud of. As our Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Tae Yoo, pointed out in a blog in December, corporate social responsibility is deeply integrated and core to our purpose, our culture and how we invest our resources.
Santa and His Helpers Spread Holiday Cheer to Kids in Hospital
What is an elf to do when there’s so much to organize? So many toys to get ready for Santa! Call for elf reinforcements, that’s what! And that’s exactly what we do every year for Connected Santa. Click the link to read Joanne Bugg and Sarah Winchester's account of Cisco's Connected Santa program, which uses Cisco technology to deliver festive cheer to children in hospital...
Cisco’s VNI report – near-universal strong growth in connectivity in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, and …
IP traffic is set to explode over the coming years, according to Cisco’s 12th annual VNI report, with more IP traffic predicted to cross global networks during the five years 2017–2022 than in all 32 prior ‘internet years’ combined. Each year, the Cisco VNI report forecasts global IP traffic growth for fixed and mobile networks, painting a highly detailed picture of internet use both now, and in the near future. This year’s report once again paints a picture of near-universal strong uptake in connectivity. Since the VNI forecast began in 2005 traffic has increased 56-fold as more people, devices and applications have accessed IP networks. But that’s nothing compared to what’s coming, with over a billion extra people and over ten billion extra devices set to come online by 2022. In order to meet these challenges, Global service providers are focused on transforming their networks to accommodate changing traffic types, usage patterns, and data volumes.
European Cybersecurity Month 2018 – Week Four blog roundup
It’s the fourth and final week of European Cyber Security Awareness Month 2018. Here’s our final roundup of recent security posts to close off the month.
Cisco Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls
The network is the foundation of robust security, and the critical network security element is the firewall. For that reason, Cisco has been committed to delivering a next-generation firewall that can stop threats at the edge and focuses on security efficacy. Those efforts are paying off in substantial momentum, and market observers are taking note.