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Catalyst

An event that directly or indirectly causes another event. For example, a positive earnings report may be a catalyst for a stock to rise in price. Likewise, conservative financial management may be a catalyst for long-term sustainability.
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Rounding out the additions to the Cisco 12000 Series products are the introduction of two new Cisco ISE-powered line cards.
We are using Cisco Digital Signage because it's innovative," said Michael Chang, president of Fantasia Coffee and Tea, a high-end retail beverage chain.
Cisco Systems Capital Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Capital has also expanded its end-user financing capabilities in emerging markets and now offers loan and leasing products to Cisco customers in 15 countries.
The network has evolved from the information superhighway of the nineties, to a platform for all forms of communications, enabling new business models never possible before," said Marthin De Beer, vice president, Emerging Markets Technology Group, Cisco.
Over the past three years, Cisco has invested billions in the SMB voice and networking market, a segment that is growing more than 20 percent annually, according to some industry analysts.
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Cisco expanded the high-end of its switching portfolio with the introduction of an 8-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet module for its Catalyst 6500 Series switches.
The Cisco MSS consists of Cisco network management software that provisions, configures and monitors the integrated services router and security services; and advanced services (professional services) that support the planning, deployment and optimization of managed services.
Cisco Press, a partnership between Cisco Systems(R) (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Pearson Education, part of Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO), is the official publisher of Cisco(R) networking technology and Cisco certification self-study materials for networking students and professionals.
Branch employee productivity is threatened as companies consolidate their branch office servers and applications into data centers, resulting in increased latency and poor response times from applications being delivered across the WAN," said George Kurian, vice president of the application delivery business unit of Cisco Systems.
A long-time Cisco customer and one of the leading independent food distributors in the U.