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  • How Smart Wi-Fi Improves Wireless Network Performance

    If poor Wi-Fi performance in your busy office is a problem for your organization, smart Wi-Fi is worth investigating. Here's why one company ripped out it Cisco wireless network gear and went with a new hardware-and-software-based Wi-Fi approach.

    Written by Paul Rubens02 Jan. 13 14:24
  • 13 events that defined Cisco's 2012

    From software defined networking challenges to killing Cius and corporate restricting moves, it was a busy year for Cisco.

    Written by Jim Duffy12 Dec. 12 17:58
  • Video conferencing: The business case

    It could be any meeting room, anywhere, with one major difference: The room, within Sheraton on the Park hotel in Sydney, is a gateway to the world. At the push of a button, we are chatting to colleagues in Toronto, Canada, speaking to each other as if we were seated across the table. We see the nuances of facial expressions, hand gestures and presentations, full-size, clear and uninterrupted.

    Written by Georgina Swan07 Aug. 10 09:00
  • Cisco's Cius business tablet: A visual tour

    Cisco gets down to business with its Cius business tablet that will let you perform video conferencing and is optimized for apps such as WebEx Meeting Center.

    Written by Jared Newman08 July 10 16:07
  • Networks go green and save money

    Servers get most of the glory when it comes to energy management, but networking gear is about to catch up.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell22 April 10 07:37
  • HP sets sights on Cisco in networking battle

    It was nearly an hour into the opening keynotes at the Americas Partner Summit on Monday until a Hewlett Packard executive finally used the C-word: Cisco. But the one-time networking partner was certainty front of mind though as HP re-affirmed its commitment to become the leader in every business segment it competes in including networking.

    Written by Jeff Jedras28 April 10 03:49
  • Seven Questions with Cisco CEO John Chambers

    By almost any measure, Cisco Systems, Inc. is the biggest fish in the networking pond. Thanks to more than 130 acquisitions, a brisk pace of internal development and a much-discussed new organizational structure that the company is using to attack a slew of new markets, Cisco's reach extends from the consumer to the enterprise and deep into service provider networks. The company offers everything from personal video cameras to high-end telepresence systems, set-top video boxes to, lately, servers for the data center, in addition to more traditional network gear like routers and switches.

    Written by John Gallant15 March 10 06:46
  • Ausenco virtualises to 95 percent, upgrades DR capability

    Australian engineering, project management and operations company Ausenco has undertaken a major virtualisation and disaster recovery (DR) upgrade as a foundation to developing a private cloud for its core enterprise applications.

    Written by Tim Lohman07 Aug. 09 10:58
  • Cisco: SMS, smartphone attacks on the rise

    New research released today by Cisco warns criminals are rapidly adapting to a more modern economy and continue to find new ways to exploit people with mobile phones and through social networks and text messages.

    Written by Joan Goodchild14 July 09 23:54
  • HP vs. Cisco: A data center smackdown looms?

    Despite an overwhelming dominance of the networking business, Cisco has a target painted on its back, in the eyes of Hewlett-Packard.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty12 June 09 03:48
  • Networks will offer 48/7 service by 2013, says Cisco

    Forget 24/7 availability: By 2013, telecommunications operators will deliver at least 48 hours of Internet connectivity to their customers, every day of the week, according to a study by Cisco Systems.

    Written by Peter Sayer10 June 09 04:05
  • Cisco, EMC, VMware form private cloud pact

    The current ratio of IT spend on maintaining IT systems against innovation has become unsustainable according to EMC’s Australian president, David Webster.

    Written by Tim Lohman02 June 09 14:22
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