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Ericsson maintains high climate ranking

Greenpeace has given Ericsson a third-place ranking in its latest Cool IT Leaderboard evaluation of global IT players. This means the company maintains its position from last year, and has even managed to improve its overall result.

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Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Ericsson, Technology

 

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Fastest Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with AC Technology Available for Purchase Starting Today

Cisco recently announced the availability of the first Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with 802.11ac technology accompanied by a compatible Universal Media Connector to connect devices such as Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and game consoles at Gigabit speed, wirelessly. The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1750 HD Video Pro has the best Wi-Fi performance in the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router portfolio and, together with the Linksys AC Universal Media Connector, is now available through retail stores.
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Posted by on March 5, 2013 in Technology

 

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Tomorrow Starts Here

The Internet is only 8000 days old. 2.5 billion people and 37 billion things will join the Internet by 2020.  And Cisco believes this is just the beginning. 99 percent of things in the physical world are still unconnected, ready to be woken up.
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Posted by on December 25, 2012 in Cisco, Technology

 

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PLDT, Smart and Cisco prepare PH for Next-Gen Internet

(L-R): Orlando B. Vea, Smart Chief Wireless Advisor; Napoleon L. Nazareno, President and CEO, PLDT/Smart; Les Williamson, Vice President for Asia and ANZ at Cisco; Stephen Thomas Misa, Cisco’s Country General Manager for Philippines.

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Smart Communications Inc. (Smart), the country’s largest telecommunications providers, and Cisco have partnered to expand the PLDT Group’s nationwide broadband network to meet growing local demand for high bandwidth fixed and mobile services like 3G, HSPA+ and LTE.

This collaboration, which has resulted in the installation of more than 40 core sites wired nationwide, is part of PLDT’s Network Modernization Program to bring Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) to the Philippines.
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Posted by on November 9, 2012 in Cisco, PLDT, Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Meralco and Cisco collaborate on Future-Ready Energy Utilities for the Philippines

Back (L-R) - Ruben Benosa, Marthyn Cuan, Stephen Misa (Cisco), Raymond Ravelo, Ramon Segismundo, Mario Louie Castaneda (Cisco), Edgar Ventanilla (Cisco), Marnie Tolosa (Cisco) Front (L-R) - Alfredo Panlilio, Les Williamson (Cisco), Oscar Reyes, Patrick Veron (Cisco)

Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the Philippines’ largest distributor of electrical power, and Cisco are collaborating on a holistic approach to providing reliable computing and networking infrastructure as a foundation for operations on a smart grid.

Investing in enterprise computing and smart grids will enhance automation and intelligence at critical points within the Meralco network, which will enable the company to achieve higher efficiency in utility operations and deliver better services to customers.
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Posted by on August 23, 2012 in Cisco, Technology

 

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Cisco Appoints New Leader for Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China Region


Cisco announced recently that Jaime Valleìs has been appointed as the company’s new leader for Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China (APJC). Valleìs takes over from Edzard Overbeek who was recently appointed head of Cisco’s Global Services business. Owen Chan will remain chairman and CEO of Cisco’s Greater China theater.

Valleìs was previously the senior vice president of Cisco’s Latin America theater and has a strong track record of success in emerging countries, turning Latin America into one of Cisco’s fastest growing regions since he joined the company in 2007. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the IT industry, Valleìs brings to APJC a broad understanding of Cisco’s strategic direction and unique experience in effectively driving growth in both developed and emerging countries.
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“Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China represent a huge opportunity for future growth and innovation for Cisco. This internal appointment demonstrates the great strength and depth of the Cisco leadership talent across the world. Jaime is a great leader with a wealth of experience, passion and outstanding skills in building and leading teams, creating and executing strategic business plans and forging strong relationships built on trust and integrity,” said Rob Lloyd, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Cisco.

Prior to Cisco, Valleìs was president of Sun Microsystems Latin America for seven years, and president of Sun Microsystems Mexico before that. He also previously held senior leadership positions at IBM.

 
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Posted by on July 24, 2012 in Cisco, Technology

 

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Cisco refreshes its ‘Simply Powerful’ line of Home Networking Solutions

So powerful and easy to setup that a 7-year old girl was able to show to the media how she connects her iPAD2 to a wireless home network using the Linksys E4200 – part of Cisco’s latest Linksys E-series wireless-N routers.

Cisco held the live demo and launch recently at the Peninsula Manila Hotel to highlight the usability of the routers and how the embedded Cisco Connect Software enables users to set-up, connect, and customize their wireless settings to match their individual preferences.
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Posted by on October 26, 2011 in Cisco

 

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Schneider Electric to Deliver Transformational Energy Management Capability with Cisco

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, announced at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, that it has teamed with Cisco to provide an innovative comprehensive energy management solution that monitors and manages energy consumption across all building domains. With this combined solution, building owners and managers, architects, contractors, and IT managers will now be able to optimize energy efficiencies and business operations to save energy.

Schneider Electric’s comprehensive EcoStruxure™ active energy management architecture portfolio offers a single point of access that connects five domains of business expertise – power, data centers, process and machines, building control, and physical security – all within an open and flexible technology framework. The EcoStruxure architecture integrates with Cisco EnergyWise™ embedded on the Cisco network infrastructure to provide a holistic building management solution, managing all energy-consuming building assets, such as HVAC, lighting, security and, for the first time, reduce energy waste generated from IT/IP assets, including PCs, phones, Catalyst switches, Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) endpoint devices and other IT devices.
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Posted by on August 8, 2011 in Schneider Electric

 

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Flip Video announces new version of FlipShare with social features and mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

Cisco’s Flip Video™, pioneer in the shoot and share video camera category, has announced new social and video sharing capabilities with the launch of its latest FlipShare™ software as well as FlipShare Mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android™ devices. Existing users will be notified of the available upgrade automatically in the month of April 2011 when they open the FlipShare application, or users can go to FlipShare.com to download it.

The FlipShare software, which comes with every Flip™ video camera, now has enhanced video sharing capabilities. The new software includes FlipShare Groups™, a new and social way for consumers to share video more securely with friends and family. After creating a FlipShare Group, users and their friends can access their videos from FlipShare.com and through the FlipShare Mobile™ apps that are now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. Within FlipShare Groups, users can comment, read and post messages on each other’s videos and Groups.
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Posted by on April 8, 2011 in Cisco, Flip Video, Technology

 

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