Examples and case studies

City Improves Network Agility and Cuts Complexity

Wed, 2013-07-03 14:19 -- Liz Enbysk
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Hayward, California needed an city network capable of scaling the services and applications to more effectively support staff and the public. At the same time, it needed a streamlined solution to reduce complexity and cost, enabling the city to focus resources on other critical projects. City leaders and IT professionals may want to review Hayward's decision to ensure a robust, more compact network architecture using a Cisco solution.

State Agency Collaborates Securely with Outside Organizations

Wed, 2013-07-03 12:07 -- Liz Enbysk
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California's Department of Water Resources needed to find an efficient way its personnel could access and manipulate large data sets and be able to share data outside the department, as it lacked the bandwidth for large file transfers and server virtualization. City leaders and IT personnel with similar challenges will find this case study detailing the Cisco "borderless collaboration" solution the department selected of interest.

Vancouver Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

Mon, 2013-06-17 11:20 -- Liz Enbysk
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In 2009, Vancouver, British Columbia Mayor Gregor Robertson put together a Greenest City Action Team. Its job was to construct a plan to transform Vancouver into the greenest city on earth. This document outlines the vision and may serve as a useful starting point to other cities getting started on a smart city path.

Enterprise Automates Utility Demand Response

Sun, 2013-06-09 11:47 -- Liz Enbysk
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NetApp, a Sunnyvale, California company that creates storage and data management solutions, signed up for Pacific Gas & Electric's Demand Bidding Program, which means the utility pays NetApp to reduce its energy consumption during peak load "events." The company says it made enough in fees during initial load-shedding events to pay for Cisco Network Building Mediators which connect NetApp building systems and the utility's Demand Response Automation Server.

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