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Winter 2011
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Your Workspace to Go: Work on Any Device, from Anywhere
Suppose you're away from the office and need information to make a decision about a citizen inquiry, public works project, or an emergency response. If your agency provides a virtual workspace, you can access your data and applications with any device and any wired or wireless network connection.

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Global Survey Reveals New Workforce Habits: What It Means to Government
Given the choice, 64 percent of the 3000 global college students and recently employed college grads surveyed in 2011 would choose Internet access over a car. How can government attract these new workers—and serve a new generation of constituents?

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Cutting Government Costs: Seven Ways Virtualization Saves Money
In March 2011, Forrester Consulting examined the total economic impact of virtualizing applications on the Cisco Unified Computing System. Over three years, a typical organization saw a 177 percent return on investment, paying back the initial investment in just four months.

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TeleWebcast: National Town Hall on the Next Generation Workspace
December 15th
As government, education, and healthcare experts attempt to support an increasingly mobile constituency, remote and virtual work environments are natural solutions. What challenges do IT professionals face in delivering a scalable, secure, and low-cost desktop virtualization experience?

Join your colleagues for this interactive National Town Hall discussion online where government, education, and healthcare IT leaders from around the country will address specific concerns relative to desktop management, security, policy, and desktop delivery, and gaining control of desktop TCO.

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Mobile Collaboration For Government – An Integrated Approach to Enabling a Mobile Workforce
Mobility within the public sector workforce is becoming a growing trend. To keep workers connected and as productive as they are in the "main office", Cisco is taking an architectural approach to meet this growing trend of remote and mobile workers. Key strategies to consider when developing a mobility solution, should include:

  • Mobile video endpoints and applications enable field workers and teleworkers to interact "anywhere at any time" with coworkers and citizens face-to-face, building trust and increasing the efficiency of communications.

  • Virtual desktops, stored in the organization's data center instead of on hard drives, help prevent loss of information if a laptop or tablet is lost or stolen.

  • Medianet technology adds intelligence to the network to help IT teams deliver a high-quality experience and simplify endpoint provisioning and troubleshooting.

Find out more about our Mobile Collaboration solutions.
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National Town Hall on the Next Generation Workspace
TeleWebcast
December 15 2011
Conference Website

AFCEA West
San Diego, CA
January 24 – 26 2012
San Diego Convention Center
Conference Website

Military Health System Conference
National Harbor, MD
January 30 - February 2 2012
Gaylord National Hotel
and Convention Center
Conference Website

AFCEA CyberSpace 2012
Colorado Springs, CO
February 7 – 9 2012
The Broadmoor Hotel
Conference Website

TechNet Tokyo
Tokyo
February 14 – 17 2012
Website

Missile Defense Conference
Washington, DC
March 26 – 28 2012
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Conference Website

DoDIIS
April 1 – 5 2012
Website



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