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When Sustainability and Finance Can’t Agree, Ask IT

Deliver measurable sustainability impact with cloud networking, IoT, and data Scott Wierstra is Senior Manager, Product Management IOT at Cisco Meraki For many years, prioritizing sustainability initiatives pitted well-meaning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) leaders against their finance counterparts. Return on investment was often the bane of the sustainability manager’s day-to-day—how do you calculate the […]

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The Connected Campus and Digital Transformation

Using technology to get ahead of higher education challenges Universities and college campuses are moving beyond the emergency response phase of the past few years and onward to a new era of digital transformation. For them, the path of digital progression leads to the creation of the connected campus—one that both engages students with robust […]

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Four Ways Technology Enables Retail Personalization

As shoppers return to stores, personalization is a key differentiator Despite record inflation and other economic pressures, consumers are heading back to stores ready to spend. According to Deloitte, online back-to-school shopping saw its numbers dip to 35% compared to 39% in 2021, with in-store shares increasing to 49% versus 43% in 2021. The approximately […]

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How Smart Spaces Power Better Banking

Improved connectivity, intelligence, and security for financial institutions In a world where customers expect 24/7 access to their financial accounts and services, you can’t take chances with your network. A single second can make all the difference between a successful transaction or a lost opportunity. To remain competitive, financial institutions need the connectivity, intelligence, and […]

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Connecting the Community Through Smart Spaces

5 tips to help governments leverage IoT technology to improve public services Governments can better serve their constituents through more connected communities. Achieving this requires them to embrace digital transformation to build smarter spaces.  Smart spaces represent a combination of technologies that, when integrated in intentional ways, enable greater interactivity in the places where people […]

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Extending Visibility Into More Spaces

Introducing the MV63 and MV93 smart cameras Nothing is more frustrating than a blurry image from a security camera. Did you finally catch the elusive Sasquatch on video, or is that just Bill at the end of a very successful No-Shave November? In this case, we can probably assume it’s Bill and not Sasquatch, but […]

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Delivering Cloud Security Without Complexity

Meraki Achieves STAR Registry and Trusted Cloud Provider Certification Cisco Meraki is now certified in the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) registry. Organizations who have the CSA Trusted Cloud Provider and STAR (Security, Trust Assurance, and Risk) Seal demonstrate a commitment to organizational security. STAR is the industry’s most powerful program for security assurance in the […]

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Did Edge Video Kill the On-premises Star?

Hybrid workers aren’t the only ones choosing the best of two worlds When considering video storage, enterprises today often find themselves on-premises—with a side of cloud.  Yet many want to cut away from on-premises equipment and proprietary systems that require costly site visits for upgrades, maintenance, and repairs. They wish to reap the benefits of […]

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Rise Above Complexity with APIs

How Meraki APIs enable intelligent, cloud-connected IT Let’s take a brief walk down memory lane, shall we? In the not-too-distant past, server technicians always had a console cable at the ready. A key tool of the trade, you never knew when you’d need one to connect to a terminal to manage devices. But now your […]

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Boost Your SD-WAN with Service Assurance

Complete visibility for the enterprise and service providers Martin Saunders is Product Director at Highlight, a Meraki technology partner Demand for SD-WAN is growing rapidly. According to current analysis, SD-WAN-powered networks are likely to account for 25% of all connectivity revenue for service providers in three years’ time.  While the technology offers considerable benefits, it’s […]