Current business realities of globalization, employee mobility, and working outside of standard business hours all point to a need for tools that support collaboration. At the same time, new technologies for collaboration are emerging, including rich-media communications and Web 2.0 tools.

Cisco is deploying these technologies to enable greater collaboration among employees, especially through integrated conferencing and online tools. Among the benefits of these deployments are reduced travel costs, improved employee productivity, enhanced teamwork, and faster dissemination of information. This Cisco on Cisco: Inside Cisco IT Executive Presentation takes an executive level look at how Cisco is deploying rich media technologies and collaboration solutions.