<a href="http://blogs.cisco.com/news/cisco-announces-news">Cisco this week announced intentions to acquire privately held MaintenanceNet</a>, a provider of cloud-based software to manage recurring customer contracts.
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Cisco has been named a founding member and director of yet anotherInternet of Things standards group to help promote and encourage use of networked machines.
Juniper Networks this week extended its core router lineup with a compact, fixed-configuration model capable of 3Tbps.
Back in March, the issue was raised whether disaggregation -- decoupling network software from hardware for choice and flexibility -- could play in the enterprise as well as the service provider realm.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2857702/ethernet-switch/cisco-lawsuits-aside-arista-forges-ahead-with-eos.html">Arista Networks</a> this week unveiled what essentially is a centralized controller for its data center and cloud switches.
Two hardware vendors this week unveiled products to bring commodity switching and virtualization to enterprises through service providers.
Even though service providers are well on their way with SDNs, enterprise adoption of the technology is slowed by a host of issues.
Just as the industry is becoming more comfortable with SDNs, the NSA says it's using them too.
SANTA CLARA <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2836373/cloud-computing/microsoft-goes-all-in-on-hybrid-cloud-with-azure-in-a-box.html">Microsoft's Azure</a> couldn't scale without SDN.
SANTA CLARA -- AT&T is considering offering bare metal switches and servers to consumers as customer premises equipment for the carrier's services.
Dell has added <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2872683/sdn/sdn-start-up-says-it-is-best-funded-in-industry.html">Pluribus Networks</a> to its lineup of disaggregation partners.
SAN DIEGO -- Cisco this week enhanced its cloud software and lined up a roster of ISVs to create services for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2867988/cisco-subnet/ciscos-business-case-for-ioe.html">the company's Internet of Everything initiative</a>.
SAN DIEGO – Reflecting on a two-decade tenure as Cisco CEO marked by enviable success, John Chambers says he wishes the company could have moved faster.
Cisco this week announced a plan to embed security throughout the network -- from the data center out to endpoints, branch offices, and the cloud -- in an effort to avoid pervasive threats.
Cisco this week announced its leadership team under new CEO Chuck Robbins and three more high-level executives transitioning out of the company.