Cisco: Turning Promise into Reality with iOS 10
A year ago, Apple and Cisco announced a partnership to transform business through mobility. Lofty goal to be sure. Since then we’ve been hard at work behind the scenes. Over the summer, more than 30 customers and partners participated in early field trials to help us refine our solution. And today we’re delivering our first wave of innovation.
As the head of engineering for enterprise networking at Cisco, I’m especially proud of what my team has accomplished. We’ve worked together with Apple so that with iOS 10, iOS devices and Cisco network can recognize each other, similar to a handshake, which then turns on Wi-Fi optimization and prioritization for business critical apps. (The third iOS 10 feature enables Cisco Spark to provide a first-class voice and video calling experience on iOS devices. and Jonathan Rosenberg goes into details here).
So let’s get into the details. What exactly have we been up to over the last year.
Optimizing Wi-Fi connectivity:
Our challenge was to deliver intelligent and efficient roaming for iOS devices, giving apps the best connection. And that’s exactly what we’ve done. Let me explain.
Read the entire article here, Turning Promise into Reality with iOS 10
via the fine folks at Cisco Systems.