• World of Solutions

    Discover the latest partner solutions and talk with Cisco and partner experts.


    From Tuesday to Thursday, thousands of motivated Cisco customers visit the World of Solutions to discover the latest partner solutions and talk with Cisco and partner experts.


    • Explore the Cisco Partner Ecosystem
    • Find answers to your networking challenges
    • Discuss Cisco products and solutions with the engineers who developed them
    • Network with peers and new friends each evening at social events




    Calendar IconHours

    Tuesday: 10:30 – 19:30
    Wednesday: 10:30 – 19:00
    Thursday: 10:30 – 17:00



    World of Solutions Welcome Reception

    18:00 – 19:30
    Connect with your fellow attendees and Cisco partners in the World of Solutions. Have some fun, explore partner booths, and visit the Cisco Campus to see our latest products and services. Food and drinks will be provided.


    World of Solutions Draft Beer Reception

    18:00 – 19:00
    Meet and relax with your colleagues and Cisco partners on Wednesday evening at the World of Solutions Draft Beer Reception. This is an opportunity for you to continue networking with your peers, as well as spending some time with our exhibitors and exploring the Cisco Campus. Food and snacks will be provided.

    What to Do

    There are many activities in the World of Solutions for you to visit. Activities include:

    Broadcast Studio

    Visit the Broadcast Studio, Monday through Wednesday to watch the week-long programming in action.


    Cisco Campus

    Visit the Cisco Live Campus to take a deep dive into Cisco’s products, solutions, and services in the Product Technology areas. Get a more vertical view through the Digital Industry areas. New to the Campus is the Digital Transformation zone.

    Digital Arcade

    Indulge your inner gamer at the Digital Arcade. This entertaining space is a great place for attendees to unwind and play their favorite action or sports game with peers.

    Booth #1357

    Sponsored by: Cisco Infrastructure and Digital Solutions Marketing


    Hop & Brew

    This unique and relaxing environment offers attendees the chance to network while enjoying complimentary espresso service in the mornings and draft beer in the afternoon.

    Booth #2257

    Sponsored by:  sungard

    Network Operations Center (NOC)

    Visit the NOC in the World of Solutions, to experience how Cisco Live rapidly builds and centrally manages a highly available and secure Cisco Enterprise Network. Speak with distinguished engineers and solutions experts to discuss the Las Vegas deployment and to share your own design and build experiences.


    Storage in the Network Operations Center is provided by:

    netapp sponsor logo


    Thank you to our Communications Service Provider:

    centurylink sponsor logo

    Recharge Lounge

    Every Cisco Live attendee needs a little time to recharge. Come find us to relax while you conveniently charge your mobile devices.

    Booth #1143

    Sponsored by: simplivity


    Social Impact

    Be a part of the global Cisco movement for social change. Check back often to learn more about daily social impact activities.

    Solutions Theater

    Two Solutions Theaters provide the opportunity to hear from Cisco subject matter experts and partners during scheduled, focused presentations that complement what you’ll see and do in the Campus and the World of Solutions.


    T-shirt Giveaway

    First come, first served. Pick up your collectible Cisco Live t-shirt in booth 3421.

    Partner Villages

    The Cisco Partner Villages in the World of Solutions bring together the partner companies that can extend and enhance your Cisco investment in key areas: CollaborationSecurity, and Cloud.


    Learn more

    Partner Pavilions




    Booth #1721

    Come learn how Cisco helps companies accelerate the impact of their innovations via direct access to our customers, partners, business leaders, and Cisco IT. We invest in the best teams and technologies that improve how we work, live, play, and learn. Over the last 20 years, Cisco Investments has invested in hundreds of companies across different segments.


    Participating Partners:

    • Cinarra Systems
    • CloudVelox
    • Elastifile
    • Esentire
    • Illusive Networks
    • MammothDB
    • MapR Technologies – Investment
    • Mist Systems Inc.
    • Phunware
    • Sensity
    • Skyport Systems
    • Springpath
    • Verodin





    Booth #1657

    Cisco’s “Digital Ceiling Framework” brings building infrastructure within the scope of the digital transformation which is taking place in the Enterprise world; network-powered smart lighting is just one of its first capabilities.


    Join us to see solutions from lighting and other domain experts who form the Digital Ceiling partner community. Creating a recessed ceiling grid will simulates common office lighting environment. Visitors can experience the difference among incandescent, cold light, and full color spectrum lighting.


    Participating Partners:

    • Innovative Lighting
    • Johnson Controls Inc.
    • Legrand – Digital Ceiling
    • Philips Lighting
    • RelayR – Digital Ceiling
    • The Siemon Company



    Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR)


    Booth #1921

    Cisco EIR is a 6-month startup incubation program that supports early-stage, product-focused entrepreneurs working on the next big ideas in the Internet of Everything/Things (IoE/IoT), Smart Cities, Big Data/analytics, enterprise mobility and security. Come learn how these early-stage entrepreneurs are about to reshape our industry’s future through truly disruptive technologies.


    Participating Partners:

    • CoroNet
    • LISNR
    • Preferred Networks
    • Simularity
    • Tagnos
    • Zoomdata

    Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

    platinum sponsors

    platinum sponsors