Cisco EMEAR Network AnnouncementsFri, 14 Dec 2018 08:07:48 -0800Between poverty and a better life, there’s a bridge - Cisco to help The Trussell Trust address social inequality in the UK to help The Trussell Trust address social inequality in the UK2018-12-05 The CNBC Conversation with Chairman and CEO Chuck Robbins Chuck Robbins talk strategy, leadership and positively impacting society in a feature length interview with CNBC.2018-10-03 Telecommunication Regulatory Authority and Cisco Work Together for the UAE’s Digital Future Quality Addition to Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) Program2018-09-25 The UK’s smartest street has made it a summer to remember for Newcastle Nelson, digital lead for Newcastle City Council explains why smart communities are more about people than technology – and how Mosley Street represents just the start of the city’s smart transformation.2018-09-07 Cisco announces $100m commitment to accelerate digital innovation in the UK initiatives aligned to UK government Industrial Strategy ‘Grand Challenges’; including new partnership with UCL to open London AI research centre2018-07-19 Cisco announces digitisation programme for Ireland aligned to government ambition to create an inclusive digital nation 100 new jobs and programme to help accelerate digitisation of infrastructure, industry and skills in Ireland2018-06-28 UK’s ‘Smartest’ street to debut at Great Exhibition of the North Street in Newcastle. The first street in the world to pioneer electric lighting, and now more than a century on, it is set to achieve another feat as the UK’s ‘smartest’ street. 2018-06-07 Meet the Executive: David Meads, VP for Middle East and Africa, we meet a new members of Edwin Paalvast's Leadership Team: David Meads, Vice President for Middle East and Africa. Meads is responsible for the company’s sales and go-to-market strategy, in addition to overseeing growth initiatives, strategic alliances and field execution of that strategy. A key focus in this role is to partner with governments and businesses to build the technology skills, ecosystems and engines that drive economic growth, competitiveness and prosperity across this large, diverse set of markets.2018-04-02 Cisco and network of partners to help address digital divide in the UK with 5G for rural communities government funded testbed, 5G RuralFirst, to help the UK take a leading position in 5G, enabling some of the UK’s disconnected, remote and rural communities to be the first to benefit from the technology2018-03-28 Country Digital Acceleration: Cisco Networking Academy opens at the University of Luxembourg University of Luxembourg and Cisco announced the opening of a Cisco Networking Academy® on the University campus, the first Networking Academy® in a higher education institution in the country. Opening this Networking Academy is an important step towards increasing digital literacy and specialized IT knowledge in the Grand Duchy. The modernization of the education system with new technologies and curricula is an important part of the Country Digital Acceleration program the Luxembourg Government and Cisco recently announced. 2018-03-07 Cisco Expands Network of Digital Hubs Connecting Communities and Businesses in Israel part of the strategic partnership between Israel and Cisco to accelerate the country’s Digital Agenda, Cisco is working with the Government of Israel, local municipalities and partners to build a network of Digital Hubs to connect communities and businesses. 2018-03-07 Cisco and Portugal’s Government Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Country Digitization Government of Portugal and Cisco signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate country digitization.2018-03-02 Accelerating Portugal’s Digital Transformation, I had the honor to meet with Prime Minister António Costa to discuss a new partnership to support the country’s national digital agenda. I am thrilled that, through our Country Digital Acceleration program, Cisco and Portugal will work closely together to advance the country’s digital priorities2018-03-02 Cisco joins Great Exhibition of the North to help inspire a legacy of innovation with connectivity and digital skills programmes Internet connectivity to help visitors engage with the exhibition showcasing the North of England 2018-02-27 Cisco and TIM: Together to Accelerate Italy's Digitization World Congress – Barcelona, February 25, 2018 - Cisco and TIM, the leading service provider in Italy, announced a major agreement aimed at accelerating Italy’s digitization today at Mobile World Congress. The two companies are engaged in developing a joint business and innovation program. They will leverage their unique competences and technologies, to create next generation solutions and services focused in particular on Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and 5G.2018-02-25 From Smart Cities To Smart Countries: Cisco's CDA Program Fosters Economic Opportunity (Forbes) has launched digitization efforts within 17 countries around the world. The common bond between each state is the desire to help grow gross domestic product (GDP), create new jobs, connect people, and increase opportunities for its citizens. […] Interestingly, one of the early pioneers of the CDA program in France. From the top, France has a vision of connecting not just urban centers, but rural and government areas as well. As a result, France has become one of the fastest growing start-up ecosystems in the world.2018-02-20 Luxembourg to Accelerate Digitization with Cisco Luxembourg government and Cisco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding today in Davos, Switzerland, to speed up digitization in the Grand Duchy. In line with the ‘Digital Luxembourg’ initiative, which is the cornerstone of the country's digital policy roadmap, the government and Cisco intend to concentrate on four pillars: education, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things and fintech.2018-01-23 Vive la Smart France – digital transformation efforts across France and beyond! Cisco France team organized a three-day trip for Anil Menon (Global head of Cisco's Smart+Connected Communities Business) and his team to assess progress on smart city projects underway, strengthen relationships with city leaders and ecosystem partners, and explore new opportunities. Anil Menon shares the highlights of this trip with you.2018-01-22 Open Innovation challenges launches in Manchester to help transform city with smart technologies Open Innovation challenges led by Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships to work with SMEs to help combat issues in healthcare, transport and energy 2018-01-22 UK named as the best place in Europe to scale a tech business from Mind the Bridge, supported by Cisco highlights that 35% of the total capital made available to European tech scaleups was invested in the UK 2017-12-07 Video: Cisco launched Innovation and Experience Center (IXC) to bring digitization to life for the Middle East IXC was inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, with our CEO Chuck Robbins. Customers will be able to experience what is possible with digital transformation in sectors that range from retail and hospitality to healthcare, education, and financial services. 2017-11-15 Have you the skills to succeed in the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’? of the most defining challenges of our time is how fast both countries and companies can reskill their workforce in order to accelerate and succeed in the 4th industrial revolution. Technology will play a critical part. But people’s capability to ‘accelerate and scale’ technology plays an even greater influence in its ultimate impact and success. 2017-11-15 Cisco Launches Innovation and Experience Center to Bring Digitization to Life for the Middle East• World-class facility presents futuristic digitization experiences • Center to demonstrate real-life scenarios and showcase how Cisco’s latest solutions deliver tangible business outcomes 2017-11-07 UK Government announces funding for a world-leading Smart Mobility Living Lab in London consortium of partners, including Cisco and led by TRL, has been awarded £13.4m of the UK government’s £51m Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) test bed funding to create a world-leading, real-world test environment in London for the development of future mobility solutions.2017-10-19 Cisco to open 'first of its kind' innovation centre in Dubai - Centre will showcase 'what digitisation means' to various sectors innovation centre will showcase 'what digitisation means' to various sectors. It “will be the first of its kind worldwide, in that what we’ve done is combine an innovation capability with a customer experience centre” David Meads (Cisco vice president, Middle East and Africa) said.2017-10-12 The Networking Academy is transforming lives - A graduate goes from student, to instructor, to recruiter, 403,400 students are studying at more than 5,000 Cisco Networking Academies across 61 countries in EMEAR. Networking Academy identifies and develops the skills people and businesses need to thrive in a digital economy, collaborating to build the workforce of tomorrow. Jérémy Kostecki went from student, to instructor, to recruiter and he is sharing his story.2017-09-28 360° Virtual Reality Tour of Mi-IDEA - Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) new post-accelerator centre in Manchester. week we finally open the doors to our Bright Building, the brand new home for our Mi-IDEA post-accelerator, located at the heart of the Manchester Science Park! Founded by MSP and Cisco, the Bright Building has been designed to be a place for tech start-ups to grow and flourish. We can’t wait to begin welcoming people through the doors but in the meantime check out this 360° Tour of the centre, and let our friendly connected bees show you around our Investor Lounge, Collaboration Zone and Event Space, and Co-Innovation Zone.2017-09-22 Mi-IDEA - the place to bee and Manchester Science Partnerships open a hive of innovation in Manchester2017-09-22 Mi-IDEA, the place to bee - Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships open a hive of their own in the heart of the city’s innovation district the city that takes the bee as its symbol, we’ve been building our own hive of innovation. Today, Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) announce the opening of Mi-IDEA, a new post-accelerator centre in the heart of Manchester’s innovation district.2017-09-22 Cisco and the University of South Wales Partner to Develop Cyber Security Talent with National Cyber Security Academy announces its collaboration with the National Cyber Security Academy (NCSA), a joint initiative between the University of South Wales (USW) and the Welsh Government to help develop the next generation of cyber security professionals. 2017-09-18