Cisco at Mobile World Congress 2014: Unleash the Possibilities of Your Mobile Internet

Cisco at Mobile World Congress 2014: Unleash the Possibilities of Your Mobile 
Cisco to Showcase Expanded Virtualization Technology Portfolio for
Service Providers 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 --  At Mobile World
Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is
demonstrating through several activities and events the company's
vision on how to unleash the full benefits and possibilities of
mobility in the Internet of Everything.  
With the industry's most open, comprehensive and flexible approach to
software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization
(NfV), Cisco earlier this week announced the expansion of its
virtualization offerings for service providers with the introduction
of the Cisco(R) Evolved Services Platform (ESP), a key element of the
company's Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) strategy, which works
in conjunction with the infrastructure layer of the architecture.
Cisco will be demonstrating how these capabilities can increase
revenue, decrease operations costs and enhance agility via use cases
that span a service provider's architecture and business. 
Cisco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Chambers will deliver
a keynote address on the topic of "The Battle of the Multiscreen
Home" at 11:15 a.m. CET on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Conference
Village in the Fira Gran Via. His address will be part of the Mobile
World Congress Live Keynotes, where CEOs and visionaries from around
the world will present their visions for mobile technology.  
Visit Cisco at the Fira Gran Via
 Cisco will host a range of
demonstrations at stand #3E30 in Hall 3 Hybrid Hall of the Fira Gran
Via, demonstrating how Cisco and service providers together are
transforming user experiences with small cells, capturing new markets
with elastic virtual and physical mobile Internet networks, and
monetizing and optimizing applications with experience-aware
Demonstrations for service providers include:  
Transform User Experiences with Heterogeneous Access 

--  Demonstrates optimized network selection and performance, monetized
    contextual engagement, and consistent service delivery across Small
    Cells, Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G/LTE networks.

Capture New Markets with Elastic Mobile Networks 

--  Demonstrates service provider orchestrating and managing dynamic
    network functions virtualization (NfV) resources with right-sized
    economics for new markets.

Monetize and Optimize with Experience-Aware Networks 

--  Demonstrates "Data-in-Motion now with self-optimizing network (SON)"
    use cases.

Demonstrations for the general public comprise:  
The Cisco Service Provider Wi-Fi with Hotspot 2.0 "Live at the Fira" 
Demonstrates the Fira Gran Via's live Hotspot 2.0 Next-Generation
Network enabled by AT&T, Cisco, Accuris Networks and 10 mobile
operators from around the world. 
The Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) Service Provider
 Discuss and illustrate Cisco ONE Service Provider
architecture, enhanced by the Cisco(R) Evolved Programmable Network
(EPN) and Cisco Evolved Services Platform (ESP) announced earlier
this week, extending software-defined networking (SDN) and NfV
technologies with innovations that bring service providers' networks
to new levels of programmability and flexibility. 
Cisco will also host Standalone Solutions Demos in five separate
"pods" that show Cisco solutions in action. Those areas include: 

--  Cisco Small Cells
--  Cisco Quantum(TM) Self-Optimizing Network (SON)
--  Cisco Quantum Policy Suite
--  Cisco Quantum Wide-Area Network (WAN) Orchestration
--  Cisco Quantum Virtualized Packet Core (QvPC)

Additional Cisco Speakers at MWC 2014 

--  Kelly Ahuja, senior vice president and general manager, service
    provider business mobility group, Cisco, "The Evolution of Wi-Fi
    Networks and Business Models," Carrier Wi-Fi Summit, Thursday, Feb.
    27, 11:45 a.m. (CET), Fira Gran Via, Hall 8.0 Theatre District,
    Theatre B.
--  Mark Grayson, distinguished consulting engineer, Cisco, "Small Cell
    Forum," Monday, Feb. 24, 11:45 a.m. (CET), and Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3:30
    p.m. (CET), Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Hall 7, Stand 7F61.
--  Doug Webster, vice president, service provider global marketing,
    Cisco, "mPowered Industries Keynote," Monday, Feb. 24, 2:00 p.m.
    (CET), mPI at Fira Montjuic, Hall M5.

Supporting Quote 

--  Kelly Ahuja, senior vice president and general manager, service
    provider mobility business group, Cisco
     "Mobility has become a
    necessary characteristic of almost every network experience and will
    be even more so with the emergence of the Internet of Everything,
    which will bring together people, processes, data and things. In the
    more than 1,000 customer meetings we expect over four days at Mobile
    World Congress in Barcelona this year, we look forward to showcasing
    the possibilities the Internet of Everything brings to the end users
    and enterprises, the opportunities it brings to operators' businesses,
    and the enabling capabilities from Cisco to help service providers
    thrive in pursuit of them."

Editor's/blogger's note: Contact Kevin Petschow or Amy Lucas to
schedule your meeting Feb. 24-27 with a Cisco executive. 
Supporting Resources  

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