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  • New Cisco Ethernet switches to play broader video, security roles

    Cisco Wednesday is unveiling new Ethernet access switches and enhanced routers designed to take on more of the jobs frequently handled by separate devices, such as those dedicated to handling video traffic or ensuring network security.

    Written by Jim Duffy17 March 10 23:51
  • Cisco battered by large fall in security market

    'Nobody fires you if you buy Cisco' it was once said but it seems somebody should tell the corporate security sector which has deserted the giant in droves in late 2009, new figures show.

    Written by John E. Dunn18 March 10 01:30
  • Cisco CEO Chambers: 'I did not want to compete against IBM and HP'

    In this installment of IDG Enterprise's "CEO Interview Series," Cisco CEO John Chambers talks with IDGE Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Computerworld Editor-in-Chief Scot Finnie and Editor-in-Chief Eric Knorr about Cisco's changing relationship with IBM, HP and others as it forges ahead into new enterprise IT markets.

    Written by John Gallant and Scot Finnie, Eric Knorr13 March 10 01:55
  • Cisco tries to expand video calling with IME

    Cisco Systems plans to extend unified communications beyond individual enterprises, introducing a new appliance and a protocol that the company hopes will become an industry standard.

    Written by Stephen Lawson12 March 10 12:40
  • Cisco unveils next Internet core router

    Cisco Systems on Tuesday introduced its next-generation Internet core router, the CRS-3, with about three times the capacity of its current platform.

    Written by Stephen Lawson10 March 10 06:55
  • Cisco: Monster CRS-3 router paves way for more powerful 'Net

    Cisco Tuesday announced a major upgrade to its Internet core router, which is designed to serve as the foundation of the next-generation Internet and support growth of video transmission, mobile devices and new online services through this decade and beyond.

    Written by Jim Duffy10 March 10 08:08
  • Cisco quits WiMax radio business

    Cisco Systems will stop developing and making WiMax base stations to concentrate on the IP (Internet Protocol) networks that sit behind them.

    Written by Stephen Lawson06 March 10 12:47
  • Cisco outlines new plan for securing mobile, cloud apps

    <a href="">Cisco</a> on Monday outlined its security product-development strategy aimed at providing a new type of "always on" security protection for mobile devices as well as a way to establish controls over cloud-computing applications used by the enterprise. Cisco is calling the initiative its Secure Borderless Network architecture.

    Written by Ellen Messmer03 March 10 02:46
  • CEBIT: Cisco develops VPN client for PCs, smartphones

    Cisco Systems will soon release a VPN client for smartphones and PCs aimed at enterprise administrators who want to provide secure access to their networks and ward off malicious software.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk03 March 10 00:16
  • Cisco invests in virtualization security start-up

    Cisco and several other investors have given $10.5 million to HyTrust, a start-up that is tackling some of the thornier security problems posed by the growing popularity of VMware's virtualization platform.

    Written by Jon Brodkin25 Feb. 10 06:27
  • Cisco, Juniper, HP drive Ethernet switch market in Q4

    The Ethernet switch market grew almost 20% sequentially during the fourth quarter, with Cisco, HP and Juniper Networks adding almost $600 million in incremental revenues, according to a recent study by Dell'Oro Group.Cisco's share actually declined for the full year, however, and at a quicker pace than the 1% drop in 2008, according to separate research from investment firm UBS.

    Written by Jim Duffy23 Feb. 10 09:39
  • Cisco-HP split may not be too painful for customers

    Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard probably won't force their mutual customers to take sides after the end of their partnership, though the vendors are deadly serious about competing against one another, analysts said on Friday.

    Written by Stephen Lawson20 Feb. 10 12:13
  • Cisco drops HP as certified reseller, service partner

    Cisco Systems today said it will not renew its systems integrator contract with HP, meaning HP will no longer be a certified reseller or service partner after April 30.

    Written by Lucas Mearian19 Feb. 10 08:25
  • Juniper hit with $US169m backdating settlement

    Juniper Networks has reportedly agreed to pay $US169 million to settle a 4-year-old lawsuit over backdating stock options, a practice that entrapped and embarrassed many high-tech firms over the past decade.

    Written by Jim Duffy12 Feb. 10 08:03