- Webex Calling is natively integrating with the AT&T mobile
network to provide a powerful, mobile-first, and unified
collaboration experience via a single business mobile number.
- AT&T and Cisco are working together to bring SD-WAN
connectivity with add-on services such as 5G and broadband to
deliver an optimized experience for businesses of all sizes.
- AT&T is launching a self-service digital purchasing
experience for small and medium businesses, bundling fiber and
mobility, and adding Cisco Meraki's cloud-managed solution.
VEGAS, June 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CISCO LIVE
-- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and AT&T announced new solutions to
enhance connectivity and advance the calling landscape
for hybrid workforces. Whether on the shop floor, the top
floor, at the branch office, the home office, or the commute in
between, the modern workforce is not tethered to a single space,
device, or geography. With the new offerings, including Cisco's
Webex Calling and SD-WAN solutions alongside AT&T mobile
network, businesses of any size can offer employees a simple,
secure, consistent experience to thrive in any setting.
Seamless, Flexible and Native Integration with Webex
The companies today announced plans that will help
ensure a seamless and reliable mobile-first collaboration
experience, allowing users the flexibility to take calls across
multiple devices while traveling for work, running errands, and
With the dramatic increase in the use of mobile phones as the
primary business device, enterprises need connectivity solutions
that are easy to manage, secure, and provide the flexibility and
reliability desired for work from anywhere. This integration
addresses this need with key features including:
- Single number mobile identity: Combining the
capabilities of an AT&T wireless smartphone with the native
integration of Webex Calling will provide greater functionality and
flexibility for on-the-go communication.
- Reduce costs: This integration helps enterprise
customers lower costs by reducing or eliminating the need for
traditional fixed business lines.
- Crystal clear voice: AT&T Cloud Voice with Webex Go
allows users to securely make and receive business calls using
AT&T's fast, reliable nationwide mobile network and seamlessly
elevate calls to a fully immersive Webex collaboration experience
across the Webex App and devices1, with capabilities
like closed captioning, noise removal, and white boarding.
- Fast, efficient, and secure collaboration: AT&T and
Cisco's joint solution will increase the ability to
effectively and securely collaborate no matter the location,
resulting in improved knowledge sharing and faster decision
AT&T Cloud Voice with Webex Go2 will be
available for all Webex Calling users from Cisco partners in
the United States later this
SD-WAN Connectivity without Compromise
unified experiences over secure connectivity to the cloud and
site-to-site continues to surge. Cisco and AT&T are working
together to bring secure on-demand connectivity for SD-WAN with
add-on services that may include over mobile 5G and fiber broadband
to businesses of every size.
For small and medium businesses, AT&T is launching a new
self-service option to simplify and accelerate SD-WAN deployment.
Businesses can now easily connect, protect, manage, and scale their
networks using AT&T Business Wi-Fi with Cisco Meraki.
For larger enterprises, AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco is a fully
managed connectivity solution with embedded security and analytics.
Enterprises can now confidently connect a user or device to any
application in their multicloud using a secure access service edge
(SASE)-enabled architecture. This delivers integrated security and
application optimization for end-to-end visibility.
Cisco will also provide the ability to embed AT&T wireless
connectivity into Cisco devices enabling zero touch provisioning
for Cisco and AT&T customers, through AT&T Control Center
powered by Cisco.
"The network is at the core of the modern workforce. The ability
to get things done is no longer reliant on where you are, but how
you are connected," said Jonathan
Davidson, Executive Vice President and General Manager of
Cisco Networking. "Hybrid work only works when there is a seamless,
consistent, and secure experience for workers, regardless of
location. Together with AT&T, we are giving businesses what
they need to securely connect everything and everyone—wherever they
are. Because when everything is connected, then anything is
"Mobility is key to enabling hybrid work. Businesses want a
seamless and reliable communication experience," said Mike Troiano, Senior Vice President, Business
Products, AT&T. "At the heart of our collaboration with Cisco
is a shared vision to empower organizations with secure
connectivity, unmatched reliability, and deep network expertise. By
deeply integrating our technology, businesses can be assured their
communications are built on a solid foundation. Together we are
unlocking new levels of productivity, agility, and connectivity—
enabling teams to thrive in the modern work landscape."
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1 Requires compatible device; not available in
2 Customers will need to procure and pay for the
required AT&T Wireless CRU Plan from AT&T or authorized
AT&T partner and Webex Calling License and required Webex GO-M
SKU from Webex Reseller/VAR.
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