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GovernmentConnection - News, Trends, and Solutions for State and Local Goverment

World of Many Clouds: Three Ways It Changed in 2012
The last year has brought three changes that make it easier for state and local governments to provision servers and storage in the cloud. The most momentous is a simple way to securely extend your private cloud to public clouds, to handle peak loads cost-effectively.


Work Your Way: Access Government Collaboration Services from Anywhere
State and local governments have begun providing a “unified workspace” that personnel can access from anywhere, on any device. Using cloud applications instead of hosting them on-premises can lower costs


IT Leadership: Recognizing IT Innovators in the Public Sector
Read about pioneering programs spearheaded by Jim Peterson of the state of Illinois; Mark Evans and Rob Dickson of Andover Public Schools; and Chris Boniforti of Lynn University.


In Oshkosh, Wisc., Transparency Is Key
Over time, transparency has evolved from just a buzzword to actually being important to the public.

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San Antonio Court Connects Residents to Services Using Collaboration Technology
The San Antonio Municipal Court wanted to better meet the high demand for everyday judicial services, and also sought to improve flexibility in the delivery of services to San Antonio residents.

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Gov-Edu TV
Gov-Edu TV is a series of national town halls where leaders address IT challenges they face and their success in delivering solutions to meet them.

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Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG)
Cisco IBSG Public Sector Practice

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Global Government Certifications
Cisco maintains an active product certification program for government customers.

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Case Studies
Read about the government experience and success with Borderless Networks, Telework, WebEx Online Collaboration, TelePresence and more.

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Government Contracts and Funding Vehicles
Cisco offers a number of avenues and programs to assist government agencies and educational institutions with the government procurement process for Cisco products and services.

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3 Keys To Monetize Big Data

Mobility Seen by CIOs as Key Revenue Generator: MWC

Telework Savings in Government (Infographic)

National Townhall on Cloud 201: Getting Both – Efficiency and Agility with Public and Private Clouds
April 9th, 2013
2pm ET
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NASCIO (National Association of State CIOs) Mid-Year Conference
April 28-May 1, 2013
Washington, D.C

Public Sector Events Calendar
View Cisco events for government and education.
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Cisco Nexus 1000V InterCloud Software

Cisco Unified Workspace Services for Government

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