SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- CiscoLive! -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) -- According to the 2012 Cisco® Global Cloud Networking Survey, the majority of IT decision makers cite a cloud-ready network as the biggest requirement to enable the migration of business applications to the cloud.
To meet these challenges, Cisco today announced the Cisco Cloud Connected Solution, a new product solution that delivers cloud-enabled routing and wide area network (WAN) optimization platforms, along with Cloud Connector software and services, enabling users to securely connect to cloud services.
The Cisco Cloud Connected Solution helps organizations easily and securely take advantage of cloud computing and accelerate the deployment of cloud services while delivering an optimal user experience at the lowest cost.
The Cisco Cloud Connected Solution is comprised of:
With more than 500,000 worldwide customers and 78.6 percent of the global enterprise router market share,(1) Cisco is uniquely positioned to lead the transformation of the WAN with its enterprise routing platforms and the introduction of the Cisco Cloud Connected Solution. The Cisco Cloud Connected Solution is a foundational element of the Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network, which together with Cisco Unified Data Center and Cisco Cloud Applications and Services, enables the world of many clouds.
Cisco is introducing enhancements to existing routing, security and WAN optimization solutions, as well as new features and models on the ASR, ISR G2 and WAAS appliances. The following includes additional information on the featured new products in the Cisco Cloud Connection Solution portfolio:
All products are currently available, with the exception of the CSR 1000v and Cisco UCS E-Series on ISR G2, which are scheduled to begin shipping Q4 2012. The ASR 1002-X router is scheduled to begin shipping in September 2012.
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(1) Based on Q1 CY2012 revenue. Dell'Oro Group, "Enterprise Routers Vendor Share 1Q12 Data," May 2012.
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