Cisco at Educause 2011


Educause 2011 Conference

Oct 18 - 21, 2011
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

Educause Conference Web Site

Your campus network is vital in helping you achieve your educational mission, connecting learning environments to help you connect, collaborate, and innovate.

Visit Cisco at Educause 2011, booth #1227, to hear from subject matter experts as we showcase Cisco´s Connected Learning solutions and share the latest demonstrations and presentations. The Cisco booth will feature realistic education scenarios to show how our network solutions can help solve problems throughout the campus. Learn how to use your campus network infrastructure to get connected and reduce costs, improve efficiency, and prepare the next-generation workforce.

Join us for lectures and demonstrations, where fellow educators and education technology experts will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Video-enabled teaching and learning
  • Web-based collaboration
  • Data Center/Virtualization
  • Mobility and wireless technology
  • Virtual learning

Duke University: Wednesday Oct. 19 at 1:00 pm
Rolling Out Cisco TelePresence: Connecting People, Technologies, and Organizations
Speakers: Susan Gerbeth-Jones and Stephen Toback

Wake Forest University: Thursday, Oct. 20 at 9:00 am
Cisco Systems, Gold Partner - Collaboration in Teaching and Learning at Wake Forest University
Speakers: Nancy Crouch

West Texas A&M University: Friday Oct. 21 at 8:30 AM
WTAMU's Pervasive Video Journey
Speakers: James Webb, CIO; De'Arno De'Armond, Assistant Professor of Finance; and Lora Haasl, Manager, Instructional Technology Services

Cisco Demonstrations at Educause

Join us for in booth #1227 where we will showcase Cisco Solutions for Education:

  • Video-enabled teaching and learning
  • Web-based collaboration
  • Data Center/Virtualization
  • Mobility and wireless technology
  • Virtual learning

Straight from Cisco Live: Global learning though collaboration

Visit Cisco´s Architecture Experience theater and learn how Cisco´s collaboration solutions can enable both Personal AND Pervasive interactions with a global audience (both internal and external from the enterprise). Video-enabled collaboration, at anytime, on any device, allows experts to share participatory experiences. Created for Cisco Live, this demo integrates several Cisco collaboration and video technologies, including

  • WebEx
  • Tandberg EX 90
  • Cius Tablet and Media Station
  • SMART Podium
  • Librestream Mobile Video
  • Show and Share
  • Quad
  • Social Miner

Digital Media & Lecture Capture

  • We´ll demonstrate how to record lectures and other educational content using the Cisco TelePresence Content Server. The Cisco Media Experience Engine (MXE) converts the content for display on a variety of devices, including smartphones and digital signs
  • The video is posted to the school´s secure Show and Share site, where it can be viewed and discussed online, 24x7
  • Digital signs throughout the school can display academic and administrative info, emergency broadcasts, and more

Video Conferencing/TelePresence:

  • Integrate video conferencing with interactive white boards using the Tandberg Synch solution
  • Bring outside experts and guest speakers into the classroom via video
  • Save time, money and energy by conducting administrative meetings or staff training via video

Virtual Desktop Solutions:

Cisco Desktop Virtualization solutions combine best-in-class Cisco and partner products, service offerings, and best practices into an end-to-end solution that lets you:

  • Improve student-to-computer ratio and enrich the learning experience
  • Respond more swiftly to teacher technology/software requests
  • Reduce computer repair and re-imaging costs to free up resources
  • Increase administrative control and data security in your school

WebEx Web Conferencing & Collaboration:

  • See how WebEx can help promote dynamic learning opportunities and improve collaboration.
  • Interact with students more efficiently and cost-effectively, train faculty and staff across geographical boundaries, and provide shared workspaces using WebEx applications specialized to meet your needs.
  • Mobile web conferencing - meet from anywhere with WebEx on your iPhone, iPad or Android phone.. Schedule, host, and attend meetings on the go. Meet face-to-face with new 2-way group video.

Mobility and Wireless

We´ll demonstrate how Cisco´s 802.11n solution offers superior wireless performance and reliability with simplified deployment, providing up to five times the throughput of current 802.11a/b/g networks. This integrated solution helps schools deliver high performance throughput in challenging RF environments and support high-bandwidth applications for students, faculty, staff and security personnel.

Unified Compute System -

Cisco demo at the CDW/G booth (# 1411)
We´ll demonstrate Cisco UCS, the industry's first converged data center platform, and show how it:

  • Integrates server, network, and I/O resources into a single converged system
  • Improves enterprise application availability and performance
  • Scales service delivery to increase business agility
  • Streamlines data center resources to reduce total cost of ownership
  • Radically reduces the number of devices requiring setup, management, power, cooling, and cabling

Please check back more detailed information on our theater presentations at the show.

Contact your Cisco account manager to set-up a meeting at Educause.

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