Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Cisco launches borderless network in Lagos

Cisco Systems has launched its borderless network in the country.

Speaking at the session in Lagos, Advanced Technical Business Development Manager for Emerging Marketing at Cisco, Mr. Bola Adegbommire said that the new product is architectural based and would enhance the way Nigerians live their lives as well as offer them the chance to communicate with their businesses, associates, friends and loved ones irrespective of their location.

The launch, he said, would enable the availability of borderless services for Nigerians in three major areas of voice, data and video.

Also speaking, the Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems Nigeria, Mr. Salami Morakinyo; noted that the introduction of the borderless network became necessary, since mobility and video are leading revolution in technology.

Though the service has been in existence for decades for specific subscribers, Cisco, he said, is now making the service available not only for organizations but also for private persons who want to have a feel of architecture powered by its Tele-presence.

ITRealms Online gathered that Borderless Networks, is a Cisco next-generation architecture, which delivers the new workspace experience, connecting anyone, anywhere, using any device, to any resource - securely, reliably, and seamlessly.

“We work, live, play, and learn in a world that has no boundaries and knows no borders,” official said, pointing out that Cisco’s Borderless Networks architecture addresses key IT and business challenges to help create a truly borderless experience by bringing interactions closer to the employee and customer.

Officials emphasized that systems innovations across routing, switching, wireless, acceleration, and security help organizations to deliver mobility, security, and performance to transform the way IT delivers and scales those services on the network.

Cisco’s five-phase plan for Borderless Networks provides a roadmap to the advanced features and services that would help enable the next-generation workspace experience.

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