Microsoft and Cisco Together: Optimizing Branch IT Services
By Cisco Systems
Published March 2008; Posted April 2008


Organizations spend a significant amount of time and money deploying and managing a complex set of IT infrastructure in distributed branch offices.

The Microsoft and Cisco vision and integrated Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Cisco WAAS solution enables organizations to optimize their deployment of localized and centralized IT services for branch offices. By partnering with Microsoft and Cisco, organizations can focus on creating strategic advantage through IT, rather than on solving the operational issues that arise when remote infrastructure become overly complex and distributed.

This document describes the performance, agility and cost challenges faced by organizations with branch offices, and how Microsoft and Cisco solutions can help organizations optimize application performance and IT service agility at their branch offices while minimizing total cost of ownership (TCO).


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