Tracking technology trends that will change the future of the industry. Fostering innovation. Megatrends and transitions are occurring in months rather than years. From mobility and video to cloud and network programmability, there is no end in sight. The implications of this are amazing. Faster rates of new product introduction. Increasing product complex- ity. And a highly volatile technology landscape, where disruption occurs more easily. To continue advancing the technological frontier, and encouraging global economic growth, we need a comprehensive vision of where the IT industry is heading. Cisco Technology Radar meets this need. It is the foundation of Cisco internal and external innovation strategy. The Corporate Technology Group coordinates the radar for the Cisco Chief Technology and Strategy Office. The program builds on Cisco employees’ passion for technology combined with data-driven inputs from the latest trends in academic research, patenting activity, and venture capital funding.