Cisco at MWC 2016: Company enables operators to keep in pace with the innovations in 5G, cloud, IoT

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Cisco, the leaders in IT, exhibited its commitment towards assisting service providers in the changing digital world, through various products, services and partnerships at the Mobile World Congress 2016, held at Barcelona.


“The industry is at an inflection point where the Internet has evolved from connectivity to immersive experiences, to digitization,” said Kelly Ahuja, senior vice president, service provider products and solutions, Cisco. “It is clear that service providers are essential for driving new and compelling digitization opportunities.  Cisco is committed to enabling operators to keep pace with this rapid change and lead the next wave of innovation in 5G, cloud, and IoT.”

One among the developments displayed at MWC was its association with Ericsson where it announced various customer engagements and offerings. Ericsson and Cisco are jointly engaging with the customers from various fields, including networking, mobility, cloud technologies, IP transformation and managed services, leveraging new business opportunities across the globe.

It has announced another partnership with AT&T, where the company focuses on Internet-of-Things tools and technologies, enabling the companies to deploy and monetize IoT apps.

Along with Intel and Ericsson, Cisco is involved in the development and trial of next-generation 5G router suitable for business and residential services.

Product and Service Display

It also displayed various products and services, including Ran Backhaul, Virtualized Radio Access, 5G Network Innovation, Evolved Care Packet, Voice Over Wi-Fi, Integrated Policy Control, Security Solutions, Cisco Ultra Services Platform and Infinite Video Live at the MWC 2016.

Cisco Talk Sessions at MWC 2016

In an interesting talk session at MWC, Cisco’s Chief Executive Officer Chuck Robbins spoke on ‘Mobile is Transforming Industries’. Dave Ward, senior vice president of engineering, CTO & chief architect, Cisco elucidated on ‘Cisco and Ericsson Model-driven Technology Vision’. Doug Webster, vice president, service provider marketing, Cisco; Mark Grayson, distinguished consulting engineer, Cisco; Jose van Dijk, vice president, business operations, service provider, Cisco; and Suraj Shetty, vice president and general manager, mobility solutions, Cisco; also spoke at the event.

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