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Cisco buys Meraki

by Paul DeBeasi  |  November 19, 2012  |  1 Comment

Cisco has announced their intent to buy Meraki. Meraki provides wired/wireless LAN and security products all managed via the cloud. What does “managed via the cloud” mean?  It means that the management server is in the cloud, rather than in the enterprise data center (see figure). The benefit of such an approach is ease of installation [...]

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Cisco Connected Mobile Launch

by Paul DeBeasi  |  November 15, 2012  |  2 Comments

Cisco launched their Connected Mobile solution today. What is it?  In short, it is a method by which hotspot providers can advertise and deploy services to mobile devices before the device authenticates with the network and with little or no user action. Why should anyone care?  Well, think about what you have to do to login to WiFi [...]

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Mobile Architecture – Now live on Gartner.com

by Paul DeBeasi  |  August 16, 2012  |  Submit a Comment

As I mentioned on Monday, Gartner has launched the first and only Mobile Reference Architecture for enterprise IT organizations. The Mobile Reference Architecture is an integrated set of research that helps IT organizations make technology, infrastructure and policy decisions that support their mobile initiatives.  The Mobile Solution Path provides a summary of the mobile reference [...]

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The New Gartner Mobile Reference Architecture

by Paul DeBeasi  |  August 13, 2012  |  7 Comments

Summary: Gartner has introduced the first and only Mobile Reference Architecture for enterprise IT organizations. The Mobile Reference Architecture is an integrated set of research that helps IT organizations make technology, infrastructure and policy decisions that support their mobile initiatives.   The Mobile Reference Architecture will help IT organizations: Accelerate mobile solution deployment Satisfy a broad [...]

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