Cisco News

Nine current Cisco board members nominated for election at 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Cisco announced that Carol B. Tome has been nominated for election to its Board of Directors at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on December 10, 2019. Current board member Steven M. West will be retiring at the end of his term on the date of the annual meeting.

"Carol is a highly respected leader who played a pivotal role in increasing shareholder value during her tenure at Home Depot," said Cisco Chairman and CEO Chuck Robbins. "We are excited to have her join our board and look forward to working closely with her as we continue to transform our business." Robbins continued, "I also want to sincerely thank Steve for his significant contribution to our board over the past 23 years. I deeply appreciate his partnership, friendship and dedication to Cisco."


Cisco to Become Official Technology Partner for Five City Football Group Clubs Spanning Four Continents

City Football Group (CFG) today announced a new global multi-year partnership with Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, focused on using technology to drive innovation; enhance connectivity for clubs, players and fans; and positively impact people and communities around the world through sport.

With the agreement Cisco will become an Official Technology Partner for five CFG clubs; Premier League champions Manchester City, New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F. Marinos and Sichuan Jiuniu FC, including the women's teams of Manchester City and Melbourne City FC.


The New Era Of Application Innovation
Cisco News, October 18th, 2019
We've all been there. Fired up our online banking app only to get a server error. Tried to buy something online but the app times out before we can complete the process

"Customers today have high expectations for how apps should work. But when those expectations don't sync with the actual experience - it can make or break a company's reputation and revenue.

The fact is that IT is facing a whole new set of challenges powered by an application revolution where the ability to deliver high-quality digital experiences to customers is the driving force behind how IT shapes it's cloud strategy. Multicloud and hybrid cloud deployments are now the norm for enterprise organizations. And the typical IT portfolio is expanding so quickly to embrace new platforms and development models that opportunities for application growth and migration between different IT environments is at an all-time high..."

See all Archived Cisco News articles See all articles from this issue