Survey Confirms Online Voting Set To Turn 66% Of Non-Voters Into Voters
London, UK - July 20, 2005 Sixty-six percent of British citizens that did not vote in the 2005 election would have been more likely to have voted if online voting was available, according to research released by Cisco Systems today. The research confirms the potential impact e-voting will have on citizen involvement in the British democratic process if and when it is introduced.
Airbus selects France Telecom Group, with subsidiary Equant, and Cisco Systems to implement an IP-based communication system
PARIS, France - July 12, 2005 France Telecom Group, with its fully-owned subsidiary Equant, and Cisco Systems Inc. announced today that they have been selected by Airbus for a five-year contract to implement an IP (Internet Protocol) telephony solution. According to the terms of the contract, France Telecom Group will provide a full IP solution in Airbus sites, starting in France and the United Kingdom. Cisco Systems, a long-term local area network provider for Airbus, will provide the IP-based telephony system.
Video Networks Extends Reach of HomeChoice 'Triple Play' Services to 10 Million UK Homes with Cisco and Telindus
London, UK - July 12, 2005 Video Networks Ltd (VNL), one of the most innovative providers of consumer broadband services in the UK, is deploying a Cisco Systems Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) solution to accelerate the national roll-out of its HomeChoice video, voice and Internet, or Triple Play service over digital subscriber line (DSL) broadband. The VNL network expansion, which supports local loop unbundling to over 400 exchanges, is being implemented by Telindus, a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, to extend the reach of HomeChoice services from 2.4 million homes in London to 10 million homes nationwide by 2010.
£10 Million Digital Network Boost for Scottish Schools
EDINBURGH, Scotland - June 29, 2005 The Scottish Executive is investing 10 million in a country-wide digital network to boost delivery of the school curriculum. Pupils in almost 3,000 schools will benefit from this groundbreaking initiative, aimed to put Scotlands schools at the forefront of modern education in Europe.
Cisco Unveils Application-Oriented Networking
LAS VEGAS, USA(Networkers 2005) June 21, 2005 Cisco Systems, Inc. ® announced today Cisco Application-Oriented Networking (AON), new technology that adds intelligence to the network, enabling the network to better understand business-application communications to support more effective and efficient business decisions.
Telewest Accelerates Next Generation Network Evolution with Cisco IP Technology
LONDON, UK - June 15, 2005 Cisco Systems announced today that Telewest, the UK cable broadband communications and media group, is accelerating its national core and edge network upgrade to converge four networks, for voice, video, Broadband and business data, onto a single platform using Ciscos Internet Protocol Next Generation Network (IP NGN) solution.
Cisco Systems announces three new Geographic Theatres
SAN JOSE, USA - June 6, 2005 - Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced several organizational changes that align the companys focus on long-term growth, capturing emerging market opportunities, and better serving its customers. These changes include the creation of a new geographic structure to include an Emerging Markets theatre, a European Markets theatre and a United States and Canada theatre. As a part of this change, four Cisco senior vice presidents within the worldwide field sales organization will take on new roles to lead the new theatres and functions.
British Airways Selects Cisco and Prime for Airline Industry's Largest IP Telephone Network
LONDON, UK - May 11, 2005 - Cisco Systems and Prime Business Solutions Prime) today announced a major network convergence project for British Airways, one of the worlds largest international airlines, to improve communications for 14,000 office and airport staff. This project marks the sale of Ciscos five millionth Internet Protocol (IP) telephone. The telephone system is being developed and implemented by Cisco Gold Certified Partner, Prime, and will be the largest of its kind in the airline industry worldwide.
Cisco Enables New Wireless Business Applications and Enhanced Security through Real-Time Device Tracking
LAS VEGAS, USA - May 4, 2005 - Cisco Systems today announced the Cisco 2700 Series Wireless Location Appliance, the industry's first easy to deploy solution for simultaneously tracking thousands of IEEE 802.11 enabled wireless clients from directly within a customer's existing wireless local area network (LAN) infrastructure. The Cisco 2700 Series Wireless Location Appliance brings the power of a cost-effective, high resolution location solution that optimizes the performance of the wireless LAN for support of voice, data and now location, while rapidly locating security threats. By providing the ability to integrate tightly with a spectrum of technology and application partners, this innovative appliance facilitates the development of new and important business applications that improve asset utilization and streamline business processes.
Cisco Systems Expands its Integrated Services Router Portfolio with New Models and Services
LAS VEGAS, USA (NETWORLD + INTEROP 2005) - May 2, 2005 - Cisco Systems today announced new wireless-enabled integrated services routers, delivering highly secure concurrent services for broadband access to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), enterprise small offices and teleworkers. Cisco will also offer new services including wireless local area network (LAN), advanced security and management for the entire Cisco integrated services router portfolio. These additions provide customers increased flexibility and mobility while making it easier to deploy, secure and manage their network.
BT Places Cisco Systems on 21st Century Network Preferred Suppliers List
LONDON, UK - April 28, 2005 - Cisco Systems announced further information regarding its strategic involvement in BTs 21st Century Network (21CN) transformation project following BTs announcement today that it has selected Cisco Systems as a preferred supplier. BT has announced it expects to conclude contractual agreements with named preferred suppliers over the summer.
Cisco Introduces the Cisco XR 12000 Series Routers for IP Next-Generation Networks
SAN JOSE, USA - April 18, 2005 - Cisco Systems today introduced the Cisco XR 12000 Series routers, which represents the combination of the Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS) XR software with the proven market-leading capabilities of the Cisco 12000 Series routers. This extends the Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) strategy that fosters network convergence and extends investment protection for service providers.
Cisco Accelerates Advancements on IP Next-Generation Networks for Service Providers SAN JOSE, USA - April 18, 2005 - Cisco Systems today announced new products, features, and customer wins that demonstrate its continued momentum in delivering innovative Internet Protocol Next-Generation Networks (IP NGN) to service providers worldwide, increasing their ability to deliver innovative new services, improving their operational and capital expenditure efficiencies, and advancing the value-added network and service control carriers need for long-term business success.
Cisco Enhances SAN Consolidation and Blade Server Connectivity across Heterogeneous Fabrics
PHOENIX, USA (Storage Networking World, Spring 2005) - April 13, 2005 - Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced a set of features that enhance customers' ability to consolidate and share resources across heterogeneous Storage Area Network (SAN) fabrics. Network address translation capabilities for its Inter-Virtual SAN routing (IVR) feature give storage area networking (SAN) administrators the ability to consolidate legacy SANs and share resources across heterogeneous SANs. Native interoperability with QLogic blade server switches allows users to deploy heterogeneous networks of Cisco and QLogic switches without the need to place either company's products in interop mode. This capability adds to existing support for third party switches via a variety of interop modes. With these features, Cisco delivers customer investment protection for existing SAN environments while allowing them to make a smooth transition to Cisco intelligent SAN fabrics to reduce their total cost of ownership.
Cisco Announces New Support Service Offering for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA (CISCO PARTNER SUMMIT 2005) - April 4, 2005 - Cisco Systems today announced the availability of the Cisco SMB Support Assistant service that combines basic setup, diagnostic and troubleshooting assistance to deliver cost-effective support for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Cisco SMB Support Assistant is Ciscos first technical support service available to channel partners developed by Cisco specifically for the small and medium-sized business market.
NEW PROGRAM REWARDS CHANNEL PARTNERS FOR CREATING AND DELIVERING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA (CISCO PARTNER SUMMIT 2005) - April 4, 2005 - As part of its continuing commitment to improve channel partner profitability and increase customer satisfaction, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a new program that rewards its channel partners for integrating packaged applications and partner services with Cisco technology to create innovative solutions for specific industries or business functions.
Cisco Systems Demonstrates its Vision of the Intelligent Information Network at CeBIT 2005
CeBIT, Hanover, Germany, 7 March 2005 – Booth C58, Hall 13: – Cisco Systems® will showcase the continuing development of the Intelligent Information Network (IIN) vision at CeBIT 2005, between 10 – 16 March 2005. This technology vision consists of three phases, evolving network infrastructure from the intelligent movement of data, voice and video across a system of networks, through to the virtualisation of networking resources in the second phase and thirdly to application-aware networks and services.
Cisco and EMC to Offer End-to-End File Storage Consolidation Solution
San Jose, California and Hopkinton, January 10, 2005 – Cisco Systems®, Inc. and EMC Corporation today announced that they intend to provide customers with an end-to-end storage consolidation solution for remote-office data. By combining Cisco wide area file services (WAFS) technology and EMC® networked attached storage (NAS), customers will have an integrated solution to consolidate branch office data into the data center, allowing company-wide data to be centrally stored, managed, protected and accessed.