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Cisco SD-WAN securely connects any user to any application to enable the best user experiences and help deliver business agility and secure access to applications across multiple clouds

Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), India's premier communications solutions provider today announced the launch of advanced connectivity solutions for enterprises based on Cisco Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) technology.

The solution will enable businesses, large and small, to accelerate digital transformation for their customers and allow organizations to deliver applications to users with greater visibility, security and performance. It allows enterprises to design, deploy, configure, migrate, and manage their WAN infrastructure while rapidly adapting to the real-time demands of their cloud computing, mobility, and digitization initiatives.

As customers race to the cloud, Cisco partners are leading the way, each bringing their unique services and capabilities to solve new challenges

"But this new focus on cloud requires a new skillset for IT professionals. Partner sellers and architects who are traditionally focused on networks and infrastructure must now learn how to operate in a cloud model. At the same time, those who have been working with cloud native environments must also learn how to integrate with and leverage traditional networks. Partners must bridge these two domains to address customer needs..."

Situational Awareness and Location Intelligence Platform and Camera Analytics Solutions now available to Cisco Meraki Customers

Kloudspot, Inc., makers of the first network-enabled and cloud-based Situational Awareness and Intelligence Platform, today announced it has partnered with Cisco Meraki to help organizations offer safer and smarter workspace experiences for customers and employees.

The Kloudspot Platform and KloudVision combine real-time location intelligence and video analytics collected from the Cisco Meraki intuitive cloud-first platform to securely integrate unique safety features - such as occupancy monitoring for social distancing, automated triggers and PPE compliance monitoring.

Earlier this year, Cisco completed its acquisition of imimobile, adding an enterprise-grade CPaaS platform to Cisco's industry-leading collaboration and contact center solution portfolio

"With consumer behavior constantly evolving, customers want their interactions with businesses to be more seamless than ever. However, the retail industry, like many others, faces challenges to create the experiences that customers expect. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many customers tried new omnichannel purchasing models, with buying online and picking up in store (BOPIS) growing 28% year on year and grocery deliveries increasing by 57%. It is predicted by analysts that many of these new customer engagement models are here to stay.

The key challenges faced by retailers are:..."

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