Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Cisco is Official Network Infrastructure Supporter for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

As the Official Network Infrastructure Supporter for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Cisco is delighted to provide a highly secure and robust network infrastructure enabling the connection of data, voice, video and devices to one of the world’s biggest sporting events! Cisco® solutions provided to Glasgow 2014 will include a network consisting of an impressive 2,300 IP phones, 441 switches, 378 access points, 16 routers, 15 digital media players, 14 ace load balancers and eight firewalls.

Cisco are proud and excited to be a part of this great sporting event and will help deliver a truly connected spectator experience. Cisco operates throughout the UK and across the globe, and employs around 150 people in Scotland.

Phil Smith, CEO Cisco UK and Ireland said "I am really excited that the Commonwealth Games are coming to Glasgow and even more pleased that Cisco is an official supporter of the games. I believe we are in a fabulous position to make the visitor experience absolutely brilliant and better than anything ever achieved at a Commonwealth Games. At Cisco we like to make amazing things happen by connecting the previously unconnected. 'The Internet of Everything' is our approach to connecting people, process, data and all things on the network. Glasgow 2014 is a perfect stage to showcase what we can make possible."

As part of the agreement, Cisco will also sponsor Team Scotland, Team England, Team Wales and Team Northern Ireland.

For more information on how Cisco can enable your organisation contact Plum Communications 01616223500.   http://www.plumcom.co.uk.




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