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Cisco’s mantra continues to be about networking and collaboration, and that is what it continues to offer consumers and busy executives with an array of products.
Starting with the newly introduced Cisco Cius at the Cisco live conference in Las Vegas, it promises to take business collaboration to the next level with its HD quality video and wireless desk-top integration. From collaborating at the office or from a remote location the Cius makes it possible to keep you in touch with what is important in your business.
Features include Cisco network centric:
• Unified Communications
• Quad Collaboration
Platform Tools include:
• Webex Collaboration Cloud
• Cisco Telepresence
o Real-time collaboration
• Cisco Quad Collaboration
o integrating business apps with social networking tools, with VoIP, instant messaging, video, and calendars
Forward and Rear facing cameras
o Forward for HD Video 720p
o Rear for 640x480 video and still image captures
• Cloud Apps
It does not matter where you are when collaboration takes place because the Cius brings you front and center with real time business integration.
With consumers in mind, the Cisco Valet is a simple but yet ingenious wireless router for the home priced at $99.00, and makes connecting the whole home Wi-Fi experience a fast and easy task, which historically could be somewhat of nightmare. The Valet soothes consumers into “easily connecting your family’s computer, games and devices to the Internet”.
• Get Connected
o Create a wireless hotspot in your home and quickly connect your laptops, desktops, game consoles,
and mobile devices to the Internet. Treat your family to an Internet experience that simplifies your life.
• Set Up in Minutes
o Simply insert Valet's included Easy Setup Key to launch Cisco Connect software, breeze through the simple screens, and you're wireless.
• You’re the Boss
o Parental controls allow you to limit your kids' time online, block specific sites and/or certain times of the day. Customize the settings on each computer for a safer Internet experience.
• Instant Guess Access
o Give friends and visitors password access to the Internet but not your private information.
With its announcement on March 19, 2009, Cisco purchases Pure Digital Technologies, Inc, maker of the
Flip, while increasing its brand in consumer technologies. Ned Hooper, senior vice president of Cisco's Corporate Development and Consumer Groups communicated that, "The acquisition of Pure Digital is key to Cisco's strategy to expand our momentum in the media-enabled home and to capture the consumer market transition to visual networking." The Flip allowed consumers to instantly capture, edit and share video with family, friends and colleagues then organize, edit and immediately share with YouTube, MySpa