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Can Cloud Computing Security Improve Business?

Find out why Identity has become so critical, and why it has moved to the forefront of IT security. (7:41 min)

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Can Cloud Computing Security Improve Business?

With John Stewart, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Cisco
Learn how to enhance security in the cloud environment, and find out what policies, procedures, and products can help. Discover why companies are adopting cloud computing as a way to optimize business agility, reduce operational cost, and increase quality of service.

(7:41 min)

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New to Fact or Fiction? Watch This First

Straight answers to tough questions: Jennifer Geisler asks executives, analysts and information technology the questions you want answered.
(01:40 min)

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Is Identity the Next Perimeter of Security?

Jennifer Geisler and John discuss why Identity has become so critical, and why it has moved to the forefront of IT security
( 9:22 min)

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Cybersecurity: Can You Buy Trust?

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( 9:35 min)

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Can Cisco's WAN optimization scale your business?

Jennifer Geisler and Dan Scheinman talk about using the network and the Cisco Eos Platform to create engaging and active communities and deliver new experiences to fans.
(04:43 min)

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Can Cisco's WAN optimization scale your business?

Jennifer Geisler and Mark Weiner discuss many businesses that have used Cisco WAN Optimization technology to scale across several hundred sites.
(04:43 min)

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Does the Nexus 7000 obsolete the Catalyst 6500?

Jennifer Geisler and John McCool discuss how the Nexus 7000 and Catalyst 6500 are complementary platforms in the Data Center and how Cisco will continue to invest in the Catalyst 6500 for years to come.
(04:43 min)

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Should CIOs cater to the new millennials?

With Gary Beach, Publisher Emeritus, CIO Magazine
Jennifer Geisler and Gary outline strategies for engaging the next generation workforce. Creating an environment in which they can both thrive and adapt to the needs of the business can pay real dividends.
(9:13 min)

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Is best of breed security the best of both worlds?

With Fred Kost, Director Security Solutions, Cisco
Jennifer Geisler and Fred explore the different security segments, threat intelligence and tactical versus an integrated solution purchase.
(10:46 min)

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Is there a business case for IPv6?

With Peter Tseronis, Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Energy
Jennifer Geisler and Peter discuss the value of moving to IPv6, Peter’s experience with the U.S. government’s IPv6 roll out, and walk through compelling factors that will require some businesses to migrate faster than others.
(09:58 min)

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Can collaboration deliver a $100 billion dollar stimulus package?

With Alan Cohen, Cisco Vice President for Enterprise and Mid-Market Solutions
Jennifer Geisler asks Alan about his blog postings on collaboration. They discuss senior leadership's role in creating a collaborative environment and how technology complements business culture and process. Bringing these elements together effectively can dramatically improve productivity.
(10:10 min)

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Does expecting more out of your network cost I.T. more?

With Matthew J Frederickson, director of I.T. for Council Rock School District
Jennifer Geisler discusses how the deployment of a Cisco integrated network saved them over 5 million dollars allowing for future growth of equipment and tools teachers and students require to learn.
(09:21 min)

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Can a small business switch meet all of your networking needs?

With Marie Hattar and Rick Moran
Jennifer Geisler looks at the differences between the Cisco Catalyst and Cisco Small Business lines of Ethernet switches. Marie Hattar is Cisco's Vice President of Network Systems and Security Solutions. Rick Moran is Cisco's Vice President of Small Business Marketing.
(10:54 min)

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Is the consumerization of IT good for enterprise security?

With Chris Christiansen, IDC Vice President for Security Products and Services
Jennifer Geisler looks into the impact of IT consumerization on personal and enterprise security, and considerations for planning your security architecture.
(09:49 min)

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Is green switching a red herring?

With Marie Hattar, Cisco VP of Marketing
Jennifer Geisler discusses green switching, the role of information technology in green initiatives, and device power consumption.
(08:29 min)

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Is information technology strategic?

With Nick Lippis, Industry Analyst
Jennifer Geisler examines the current economic recession, its implications for business, and the role of information technology.
(09:29 min)

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Is medianet marketing hype?

With David Hsieh, Cisco VP of Emerging Technologies
Jennifer Geisler investigates the meaning of “medianet”, how it differs from existing networks, and the impact of video on business.
(09:13 min)

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When is a technology old?

With Jim Metzler, Industry Analyst
Jennifer Geisler talks about deployment cycles, technology shifts, and what it means for a technology to be too young.
(07:18 min)