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Two Mandates with One Investment: Telework and “Cloud First”
The U.S. federal government’s Cloud First policy requires agencies to identify three services to move to the cloud by March 2011, and actually move the first service within 12 months. Telework is a smart choice. “Hosting telework services in the cloud satisfies two requirements: the Cloud First policy and the Telework Enhancement of Act of 2010,” says Dan Kent, director of federal solutions for Cisco. More

Beyond the Virtualized Data Center

Four Green Business Practices that Save Money
How can government afford to go green when scarce funds are needed for education, healthcare, and public safety? Actually, many practices that are good for the planet tend to also be good for budgets. Read about four ways that governments are reducing greenhouse gas emissions and costs at the same time. More



Beyond the Virtualized Data Center

Healthcare in the Cloud: Health Information Exchanges and Beyond
Walk up to just about any ATM in the world and you can get your bank account balance. But visit a hospital in another part of the state, and caregivers there may not be able to access your medical history. That changes when states share healthcare information in the cloud. More

Distance Training Gets Better: Interactive Whiteboards Plus Video
With the right tools, today’s interactive whiteboards can serve as video endpoints. Now trainers can freely add video calls from multiple locations to their interactive whiteboard training sessions, and rearrange and resize the presentation and video however they’d like. More

Learn how Cisco TelePresence and TANDBERG are making video collaboration easier and more effective than ever before.  Having joined forces, Cisco is continuing to expand the role and capability of video throughout your work environment—from videoconferencing facilities at headquarters to mobile laptops in the field. For government organizations, this kind of expansion is rich with opportunity—for better citizen service and faster decision-making for personnel.

Watch the webcast, Cisco TelePresence and TANDBERG: Better Together

Beyond the Virtualized Data Center

Beyond the Virtualized Data Center
Learn how the newest data center and virtualization innovations can maximize the benefits of virtualization across your entire network, strengthen security, and simplify management.
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Register Now for Cisco Live 2011
Join us for Cisco Live 2011 on July 10-14 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Cisco Live is your best opportunity to learn, connect, and collaborate with thousands of the brightest minds in IT. Educational content is spread across four programs: Networkers, IT Management, Developer Network Program, and Service Provider. Build a customized agenda from the more than 400 sessions spread across these four programs to design a conference experience that meets your unique needs. The week also includes a full slate of customer case studies, Ask-the-Expert panels, keynote addresses, Super Sessions, and Town Halls that offer unparalleled insight into existing and emerging network technologies.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote addresses by Chairman and CEO John Chambers, Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior, and special guest speaker, William Shatner
  • More than 400 technical sessions
  • Complimentary certification exam
  • Access to Cisco Live & Networkers Virtual – our interactive, 3D conference platform
  • More than 170 Cisco partners represented in the World of Solutions Expo
  • Meet the Engineer and Technical Solutions Clinics
  • An exciting lineup of entertainment and networking opportunities, including the Customer Appreciation Event, featuring Grammy Award-winning headliner – Train.

Cisco Live is the one event you can't afford to miss. Please visit www.ciscolive.com/us to find out more about the education and training that make Cisco Live such a great investment -- and when you register by April 29, you’ll save up to $300 on your conference registration package.


Medical Interpreters are a Patient's Right, Los Angeles Times

Teleconferencing for Mobility, Military Information Technology

3 Case Studies in Social Media Experimentation, Federal Computer Week

Network Demands Up? Resources Down? Here’s One Way to Tackle the Problem, Government Computer News




U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Management

4/11/2011  4/13/2011
Austin, TX

Tactical C4 Conference
Atlanta GA     
4/19/2011  4/21/2011       

AFCEA Spring Intelligence Forum
Washington DC               
4/20/2011  4/21/2011       

2011 Joint Warfighting   
Virginia Beach VA     
5/10/2011  5/12/2011     




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