Cisco and Rio 2016: technology for mega-events
Cisco is an official supporter of the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics by providing the network and server equipment. All network equipment infrastructure, including fixed and mobile broadband equipment, IP routers, network security equipment, data center and network management systems will be supplied by Cisco. The manufacturer will also provide data center servers, including blade servers and racks based on its Unified Computing System.
Cisco is one of the largest IT companies in the world and is a global leader in integrated communication network solutions for internet, business, governments and homes. The company has a long tradition in continuous innovation in its products line and has played a protagonist role in many historical changes in technology. In Brazil, Cisco is confident that technology and innovation will leverage productivity and will add value to business and its clients. The company runs a Center of Innovation in Rio de Janeiro focused on Internet of Everything (IoE) projects, besides supporting an array of startup partnerships.