Cisco and Starent Networks, now part of Cisco, would like to thank many customers and partners that visited us at CTIA Wireless, 23-25 March 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. This event was where the wireless and converged communications, wireless broadband, mobile web computing, and data industries came together to collaborate.
Advanced mobile devices and applications are driving unprecedented demand for mobile data services, creating new opportunities and challenges. Cisco is leading the mobile Internet transformation with intelligent, highly scalable, IP based networks, devices, and services. Cisco has taken an important step toward helping to fulfill the vision of the mobile Internet: the highly secure and reliable delivery of any service to any device, anywhere and at any time. The goal: to help you better serve your customers.
At CTIA, Cisco showcased leading solutions that provide unparalleled performance, network intelligence, personalization, security, scale and flexibility to uniquely help operators meet the challenges of the rapidly growing mobile Internet.
Cisco’s intelligent solutions for the mobile Internet provide you with:
A comprehensive end-to-end multimedia mobile network architecture
The ability to enhance profits from mobile data networks with new business models that increase service revenues
The capability to offer mobility as part of an integrated, personalized end-user experience
Trust Cisco for design, system integration, deployment, and support services to help your organization accelerate time to market and transform your network and business.
Cisco booth number 1749
The International CTIA Wireless show brings together the wireless and converged communications, wireless broadband, mobile web computing, and data industries -- and you.
Padmasree Warrior, Cisco CTO
Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Keynote Title: Future of a Connected World: Capturing the Opportunity
Description: Disruptive change brings with it bold opportunity. In this session, Cisco Chief Technology Officer Padmasree Warrior will explore structural shifts reshaping key vertical industries, with a focus on innovations in wireless that are redefining the mobile experience.
Learn more about the effects of wireless networks on smart energy initiatives Click here.
Tuesday, March 23, 1–4 p.m.
Attend one of our panels to learn more about monetization opportunities in mobile:
Padmasree Warrior is Cisco Systems' Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, she is responsible for helping drive the company's technological innovations and strategy, and works closely with its senior executive team and board of directors to align these efforts with Cisco's corporate goals. As an evangelist for what's possible, she pushes the organization to stretch beyond its current capabilities – not just in technology, but also in its strategic partnerships and new business models.
Padmasree Warrior will share her global vision for the Mobile Decade. Learn more.
North American Segment, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG)
Stuart Taylor leads the North American Mobile segment within the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG). He heads a team of senior advisors drawn from the industry and the major management consulting firms who provide trusted, independent advice on a non-fee basis to senior business executives from Cisco’s largest mobile service providers.
Before joining Cisco, Mr. Taylor was a Partner with Accenture, based in Boston and London, where he was a Partner in their Communications & High Tech Strategy Practice. He brings over 15 years of experience consulting to large mobile and wireline operators and high technology clients.
Global Service Provider Practice, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG)
Scott Puopolo is Vice President of the Global Service Provider Practice, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG)—the company’s global, strategic consulting arm. He and his team work with leading Service Providers (SPs) to create a future they call “Connected Life,” where people will time shift, place shift, and collaborate with ease. Scott and his team directly execute strategic engagements with leading customers and also drive critical market strategy development efforts internal to Cisco.
Scott has developed his perspectives through over 20 years of industry and consulting experience in merchant banking, telcommunications, and media. Puopolo spent nearly 15 years at Accenture, where he served as the lead partner for the firm's North American Telecommunications Strategy Practice, and led the firm's Eastern U.S. and Canadian, Communications, Media and High Technology Strategy Group.
Puopolo graduated cum laude from Harvard, where he was a Harvard College and Charles J. Paine Scholar. He earned his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in strategic management and marketing.
Cisco Technology Demonstrations
At CTIA, Cisco demonstrated end-to-end network solutions that could help you meet the challenges of the rapidly growing mobile Internet.
These technologies can help increase performance as well as drive differentiated service revenues, new business models. Cisco showed how to personalize user experiences to excite and retain your subscribers.
The demonstrations included:
Unified RAN Backhaul and IP Core
- Unified RAN backhaul
- IP/MPLS Core and Carrier Grade IPv6
Mobile Packet Core Evolution
- 3G to 4G Evolution
- Live 3G to 4G Handover Demo
- Rich Communications Suite (RCS)
- Personalized Mobile Broadband with In-line Services
- Peer-to-Peer Mobile Application Management
- Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Applications
- Mobility Unified Reporting System
Mobile Cloud and Data Center
- Evolved Data Center with Cisco Unified Service Delivery (USD)
- Cisco WebEx Mobile Collaboration
Cisco Mobile Internet Technology Group
The combined Cisco and Starent architecture offers service providers a platform to launch, deliver, and monetize next-generation mobile multimedia applications and services. (5:13 min)