Cisco Live 2014

Cisco Live 2014 took place May 18-22 in San Francisco. Find out all the news here.

Cisco Live 2014 took place recently and Computer Weekly was on site in San Francisco to find out all the latest news.

Find out what happened at Cisco’s annual show. In this guide you will find all the news and analysis form the show.

Table of contents:

Cisco Live 2014 News

Cisco advances global Intercloud through further partnerships
Cisco has announced a number of new partners onto its new Intercloud network.

Cisco Germany leads the internet of things, says Cisco
Germanyand Israellead the world in implementing the internet of things (IoT), according to Cisco.

The IT industry is consolidating, says Cisco CEO
The IT industry is consolidating, and only the relevant players will be left standing, says Cisco.

Cisco launches workspace collaboration devices and cloud service
Cisco has launched a range of collaboration devices, including the 24in touchscreen DX80 device, which features a built-in Android computer.

Cisco to Obama: get NSA out of our hardware
Cisco CEO John Chambers has called on US President Barack Obama to rein in the activities of the National Security Agency (NSA) after revelations that the agency routinely tapped Cisco network hardware while it was in transit to countries outside the US, before inserting it back into the supply chain.

Cisco CTO tells women "there is no such thing as work-life balance”
Cisco’s chief technology officer, Padmasree Warrior, said there is “no such thing as a work-life balance”, but instead she integrates the two.

There is a 'lot of work to do' to secure IoT
Organisations need to consider the increased exposure to cyber threats when embracing the internet of things (IoT), according to Cisco.

Cisco Live 2014 customer case studies

Bank of America and Nationwide use in-branch telepresence
One of the largest banks in America and the world’s largest building society have each implemented video conferencing technology to enable customers to speak to banking specialists.

The Weather Company crowdsources extra forecast points
“Weather is the original big data,” according to Bryson Koehler, chief information officer of the Weather Company, the organisation behind the Weather Channel in the US.

Shell thinks technology first in preparation for internet of everything
Shell is reshaping its business to think technology first as it uses the internet of everything (IoE) to change its business processes.

Photostory

Cisco Live! 18th-22nd May 2014
Recently Cisco held its annual Cisco Live conference in its namesake, San Francisco.