The Saigon Institute of Technology of Viet Nam deployed an environment of education of the 21st century with Cisco Connected Learning Technologies. Cisco announced a collaboration with Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT), in India, to help achieve its goal of becoming a world-class financial services center to GIFT. Emerging markets: SEACOM and Cisco deployed a new submarine fiber optic network to deliver capabilities and connectivity without precedent in Africa to unite South and East Africa with global networks throughout India and Europe. In Dubai, the hotel holding Seven Tides deployed Cisco (R) Connected solutions Hotel is designed to deliver superior experiences customized to the guests of its four hotels and future developments. Cisco and Kazakhtelecom JSC extended its cooperation to accelerate the development of the national network of broadband of Kazakhstan and building bridges between rural areas and urban centres.
The Arab National Bank of Saudi Arabia has updated its infrastructure with application of wide area and unified communications services based on the Cisco Integrated Services Router router. Europe: Cisco and Portugal Telecom strengthened his Alliance to deliver experiences of next generation to businesses and consumers. In France, Free (Iliad Group) expanded its range of network with additional deployments of Cisco Carrier Routing System Technology that converge central IP and optical networks. In the United Kingdom, BT successfully completed an Exchange with Cisco TelePresence call between a global supplier of sales to the retail and Kraft with BT Global Video Exchange. Cisco and IBM formed an Alliance to help the Dutch utility Nuon and the city of Amsterdam to focus on a better use of energy by allowing consumers to make better informed decisions about their energy consumption. Acquisitions and investments: Cisco completed its purchase of Pure Digital Technologies Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, creator of the Flip Video brand and pioneer in the development of easy-to-use video solutions and attractive for the media market. .