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Return to the Water Cooler with Smart Spaces

Creating experiences for a dynamic return to the office through technology Let’s face it: some of us miss the office water cooler.  The office and the water cooler miss you too. After nearly two years of missed face-to-face interactions around the water cooler, the cafe, at deskside chats, and in conference room huddles, we’re all […]

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Meraki Turns 15!

A letter from Denise Thomas, COO, Cisco Meraki It’s been 15 years since Meraki started as an MIT dissertation project. The founders were looking for a way to provide cheap, wireless internet access to the public that was also easy to manage, and ended up creating Meraki’s very first product—the Meraki access point (AP), or […]

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Bolstering Digital Transformation in Banking

IDC uncovers the latest trends and advice for financial services The events of 2020 will leave a lasting impact on the financial sector as institutions accelerated the shift to a digital environment, both for customers and their employees. Digital transformation has raised the bar for financial services, dictating seamless, personalized interactions during branch visits. The […]

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Safe Environments To Protect What Matters

Build secure experiences that blend network security and physical security The recent rise of hybrid workplaces—a convergence of remote work and “in-office” work—has brought more complexities across cybersecurity and physical security.  Dimensional Research found that 97% of employees want changes made so they feel safer at work, while 94% of companies believe technology would benefit […]

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Is Your On-Premises Access Control a Dinosaur?

Cloud-based solutions to keep healthcare facilities secure This article was contributed by Meraki technology partner Genea. A door opens. You walk in. Server towers loom, cables are criss-crossing inside. Through the darkness, blinking green-yellow “eyes” are glowing. Could it be? Is this a dinosaur? Yes. You’ve found a dinosaur—your on-premises access control system. Was it […]

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Combating Security Threats in Healthcare

Building a foundation for an integrated security architecture Healthcare facilities are vulnerable to many physical risks, including theft and robbery, incidents involving police and hospital security, false legal claims, and vandalism. Physical security in healthcare also includes protection of medical devices, machines, and even paper documents. In fact, more than 5.5M health records were breached […]

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The Soft Side of Hybrid Work…Is Hard

Creating hybrid working experiences that enhance workplace culture Your employees expect to have a choice of where to work—some may choose a workspace at home while others may choose the interactions of an office. Some may also choose both— Gartner states that by 2022, 45% of workers will be working from home a few days […]

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Video Intelligence and the Factory of the Future

3 use cases to help drive digital transformation This article was contributed by David Owens, CEO of Meraki technology partner EveryAngle Manufacturers are seeking a recovery path from the disruption of the pandemic that creates a foundation for the agile factory of the future and operates closer to customer needs. The digitization of factories will […]

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Invest in Tech with the American Rescue Plan

How ARPA can help state and local agencies modernize and better serve citizens Over the past year, as state and local government agencies have met the challenges brought on by the pandemic, there’s been an increased focus on cloud migration, cybersecurity, the digital divide, and smart city initiatives. While initial investments in these areas by […]

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Reality Check: 5 IoT Security Myths Debunked

Fact-checking what you thought you knew about cloud-based technologies This article was contributed by Meraki technology partner Openpath. The prevalence of cloud-based solutions is hugely beneficial to businesses that want to be more scalable and flexible. However, many organizations are still slow to adopt these newer systems, likely due to misconceptions around the security and […]