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  • The top 100 best tech products of 2010

    One of the best parts of our job is looking at hundreds of products every year. Many perform well, some are silly, and a select group rises above the pack. Here are the hardware, software, services, sites, and apps that we decided - after much discussion - stood out this year.

    Written by PC World Staff28 Oct. 10 10:34
  • Corporate Express deploys Cisco infrastructure

    Business support specialist Corporate Express has deployed Cisco’s combined server and network infrastructure as part of plans to fully implement virtualisation and private cloud computing within its operations.

    Written by Renai LeMay26 Oct. 10 15:01
  • The trouble with supply-chain best practices

    Best Practices: It's an often overused term that can apply to literally any decision-making process: parenting quandaries, personal finance questions, buying a house, getting a job, or selecting a puppy breed.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum23 Oct. 10 02:39
  • HP replaces its Cisco core

    Staying true to its <a href="">word</a>, HP this week said it has replaced Cisco and other "non-HP" networking gear with its own in all six of its worldwide internal data centers.

    Written by Jim Duffy29 Sept. 10 04:12
  • Cisco to pay its first dividend

    Cisco plans to pay a dividend to shareholders for the first time in its history.

    Written by Jim Duffy15 Sept. 10 06:24
  • Has Microsoft Blown the Timing on Tablet PCs?

    When CEO Steve Ballmer gave a quick peek at an HP Slate running Windows 7 at CES in January, Microsoft seemed prepared for battle against the iPad, which, at the time, had not even been announced yet.

    Written by Shane O'Neill27 Aug. 10 03:17
  • Optus quadruples HFC cable speeds with DOCSIS 3

    Optus has completed a substantial upgrade of its HFC cable network in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney that will allow residents in supported areas access to speeds ranging up to around 80Mbps or more, using the improved DOCSIS 3 standard.

    Written by Renai LeMay02 Aug. 10 13:02
  • SharePoint 2010: Four Big-Name Social Networking Rivals

    Microsoft became decidedly more social with SharePoint 2010, adding social networking tools like improved wiki and blog integration, tagging and microblogging into its SharePoint MySites feature.

    Written by Shane O'Neill29 June 10 06:10
  • Cisco launches line of desktop storage devices

    Cisco Systems today announced the launch of Cisco Smart Storage, its first line of networked-attached desktop storage devices aimed at businesses with fewer than 100 employees.

    Written by Lucas Mearian10 June 10 04:03
  • iPad and UMDs set for business adoption

    While Apple's iPad, a device belonging to the ultra-mobile device (UMD) category, is all the rage among consumers, enterprise suppliers are already preparing it for business use, even though UMDs add even more support and control complexity for IT managers currently trying to manage an expanding base of smartphone platforms such as the iPhone 4.

    Written by Lexton Snol09 June 10 02:29
  • With iOS, Apple gets the OK to borrow a Cisco name

    Three years after being sued by Cisco Systems for giving its iPhone the same name as a Cisco product, Apple has taken another page from the Cisco playbook, renaming its iPhone operating system, iOS.

    Written by Robert McMillan08 June 10 06:32