Global Bank Builds Foundation for Highly Secure BYOD

Global Bank Builds Foundation for Highly Secure BYOD

Global Bank Builds Foundation for Highly Secure BYOD

A financial services company standardizes its network and improves security with help from Cisco Services.

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Enables the customer to focus less effort on network upgrades and more effort on strategic, added-value tasks.

Challenge

Enhance network security to support the company’s bring-your-own-device(BYOD) initiative.

  • Accelerate Cisco IOS Software standardization in the face of frequent merger and acquisition activities
  • Implement coherent security policy to facilitate more granular control over network devices
  • Prohibit noncompliant devices from accessing critical applications
  • Help ensure segmentation of development and production systems

Solution

Deploy a custom-designed solution for standardizing software and protecting critical data.

  • Gain Cisco expertise, intellectual property, and best-in-class software
  • Upgrade thousands of network elements using successive two-hour change windows
  • Apply automation technology to manage compliance for wired and wireless connectivity
  • Enforce network policies and protect critical applications with intelligent, scalable access control

Results

Entirely new capabilities were made possible by a unique combination of technology and expertise.

  • Offered a high-performance tool set deployed by an experienced team
  • Upgraded an average of 600 network elements every week
  • Shifted IT focus from network upgrades to more strategic, added-value tasks

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