Telecom Lead America: Networking major Cisco has announced
Citrix, EMC, Intel, SAP and Schneider Electric as its key technology partners
and supporters of Cisco House.
Citrix, EMC, Intel, SAP and Schneider Electric will work
together with Cisco to provide technology and resources including virtual
desktops, data storage, processing power, analytical software and energy
management to the House.
Cisco said that the partnership demonstrates how partners
can work together and create an ecosystem to transform business.
“We are delighted to be partnering with some of
Cisco’s leading global alliance partners on this exciting and innovative
project. Cisco House and our partnerships with these organisations demonstrate
the power of the world’s leading technology companies working and thinking
together and is a perfect showcase of how the network platform and world class
partnerships are essential enablers for best-in-class country, city or business
transformations,” said Jim O’Donnell, managing director, Cisco House.
Cisco House is a dedicated showcase with a dynamic
connected environment. It aims to stimulate fresh thinking on how network
platforms offer new and innovative ways for countries, cities and organisations
to drive growth and efficiency.
The combination of EMC’s storage and security solutions
with Cisco’s Unified Data Center portfolio provides customers a scalable,
efficient and secure solution that improves the agility and performance of data
center environments and accelerates the journey to cloud computing,” EMC said
in a release.
Networking major Cisco unveils Cisco House
Cisco said the House is rich in video experiences with
many of its meeting and boardroom facilities having TelePresence suites.
There are communication pods to connect colleagues,
friends and family via social media and guests can enjoy live sporting events
and visual case studies either on large plasma displays or on their own mobile