Networking & Security Convergence: Essential to Transform

Every year we bring our customers and Cisco together during Cisco Live EMEA 2024. This year we hosted our "Networking & Security Convergence" fringe session. Taking to the stage, our Technologists and Cisco Security experts shared valuable insights and how our customers can take their cybersecurity to new levels.

Dene - 800x800Cisco Live brings new and existing partnerships to life for me across an eventful and productive week. Cisco announced a new partnership with Nvidia, which aims to make AI infrastructure easier to deploy and manage a needed step to drive AI technology adoption. Highlights included meeting Cisco executives to get valuable roadmap insights and witnessing our Secure Access demo lab in action at our customer fringe event (the culmination of 6 months of work in the tech team!). My favourite part of the week is always spending quality time with CAE's customers talking tech and catching up on life.”  CTO at CAE - Dene Lewis

Kicking off our afternoon session, our Chief Technologist – Innovation Ali McKeand, took to the stage and illustrated how our CAE Labs captures the best opportunities, collaborates new ideas, and transforms innovative concepts into business outcomes. Our CAE Labs platform weaves into everything we do, with the aim to solve real-world business challenges, leveraging decades of experience and partnership with Cisco to deliver tangible outcomes and value to our customers.

Over the course of the afternoon our Chief Technologist – Network & Security, Gísli Helgason addressed the elephant in the room – artificial intelligence. Also sharing Cisco's dedication to responsible usage of artificial intelligence, explaining how Motific will provide a central view across the entire GenAI journey. Our Security Solutions Specialist Liam Shevill, delivered an exceptional Secure Access demo. More than just a solution, it can transform the way we interact with the digital world by seamlessly integrating ease of use with rock-solid security. 

So what did our customers think?

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To round up our session, Brian J. Feeney, VP of Worldwide Security Channel Sales at Cisco, shared his insights on security channel sales, offering a clear vision of Cisco's security strategy.

Watch our highlights from the afternoon here:


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