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Stories by Jim Duffy

Cisco shows Brazil the money

Cisco this week said it would invest close to $550 million in Brazil to expand its presence in the country and spur economic growth.

Written by Jim Duffy04 April 12 08:38

Cisco acquires home network management company

Cisco this week said it plans to acquire privately held ClearAccess, a provider of service provisioning and device management software to service providers.

Written by Jim Duffy29 March 12 02:28

Arista embeds applications into Ethernet switch

Arista Networks this week rolled out an Ethernet switch designed to improve the performance of latency-sensitive applications like those found in financial trading and high performance computing environments.

Written by Jim Duffy28 March 12 00:36

Figuring out the data center fabric maze

Despite vendor pledges to support existing or developing industry standards, users are expected to deploy single-vendor data center and cloud switching fabrics from their primary suppliers.

Written by Jim Duffy23 March 12 03:32

Cisco pays $5 billion for video company buy

Cisco this week said it will acquire NDS Group Ltd., a provider of video software and content security systems for service providers and media companies, for $5 billion.

Written by Jim Duffy16 March 12 02:32

Alcatel-Lucent switch pushes Cisco, HP at the edge

Alcatel-Lucent this week will unveil a new Ethernet switch for enterprise campus networks that is designed to extend voice, data and video convergence to the wiring closet and access tier.

Written by Jim Duffy15 March 12 02:07

Extreme Networks takes on BYOD challenge

Extreme Networks this week is rolling out Ethernet switches and a network management application designed to address the BYOD phenomenon at enterprise campuses.

Written by Jim Duffy07 March 12 01:42

Brocade takes on Cisco, HP, Juniper in network ease

Brocade this week is looking to simplify the campus edge with two additions to its ICX switch line and plans to more easily mix and match ICX switches in and between stacks.

Written by Jim Duffy07 March 12 01:34

Cisco bridges Wi-Fi, cellular nets

At <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshow/33643">Mobile World Congress</a> this week, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/cisco/">Cisco</a> unveiled products designed to provide cellular-like roaming among <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wi-fi.html">Wi-Fi</a> hotspots, and disclosed deployments among several <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">wireless</a> service providers.

Written by Jim Duffy29 Feb. 12 06:37