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  • Video will account for bulk of mobile data in four years, Cisco says

    Cisco has been saying for years that mobile video data traffic content is exploding, and it now expects the amount of video traffic in 2014 to be 66% of all mobile data traffic by 2014. That prediction came in a new forecast by the networking company.

    Written by Matt Hamblen11 Feb. 10 05:04
  • Curtin CIO cements future in cloud computing

    If successful, cloud computing will enable IT departments to concentrate of managing information rather than physical assets, according to Curtin University of Technology CIO Peter Nikoletatos who is leading a trial of a hybrid public-private cloud infrastructure.

    Written by Rodney Gedda10 Feb. 10 15:33
  • Cisco, Juniper push new mobility-focused products

    The two biggest router companies are focusing their attention on mobility this week with products to address operator needs for rich 4G multimedia services.

    Written by Jim Duffy10 Feb. 10 02:50
  • Cisco to unleash data center extensions

    Cisco is expected to unveil new and enhanced data center products that are designed to more easily interconnect and allocate resources among multiple data centers and are optimized for cloud computing and virtualization.

    Written by Jim Duffy05 Feb. 10 17:32
  • Cisco, NetApp, VMware team up on virtualization security

    Cisco, NetApp and VMware Tuesday announced a project to improve the security of virtualization deployments, with a focus on isolating applications that use the same physical network, server and storage resources in multi-tenant systems.

    Written by Jon Brodkin26 Jan. 10 17:27
  • Austar tunes UC for better customer service

    With around 750,000 customers and 3 million calls a year, pay TV provider Austar has improved its customer service through unified communications by reducing average call handling times by 15 per cent.

    Written by Rodney Gedda11 Jan. 10 14:17
  • Cisco's Chambers demonstrates home TelePresence

    Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers demonstrated on Wednesday how the company's TelePresence videoconferencing technology could be developed into a consumer product, showing off the long-awaited system at a press conference ahead of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    Written by Sumner Lemon07 Jan. 10 10:12
  • Cisco buys Rohati Systems

    Cisco has just acquired start-up Rohati Systems, according to Rohati’s president and CEO Prashant Gandhi, who says the acquisition price is not disclosed.

    Written by Ellen Messmer06 Jan. 10 11:44
  • Cisco? HP? IBM? Choose one and only one

    In the last couple of newsletters we discussed some of the long-standing concepts that underlie cloud computing. We also discussed a few somewhat newer concepts, such as the dynamic movement of virtual machines (VM). In this newsletter we will discuss how the concept of dynamically moving VMs is causing us to lose sleep.

    Written by , Jim Metzler Steve Taylor21 Dec. 09 23:29
  • Cisco's UCS powers Taser police video service

    Cisco Systems' UCS data-center architecture provides the backbone of a service from Taser International that collects and stores video from police cameras.

    Written by Stephen Lawson18 Dec. 09 07:47
  • BT and Cisco launch cloud-based IPT solution

    BT and Cisco have announced the launch of a global cloud-based Internet protocol telephony (IPT) solution from BT's Onevoice unified communications and collaboration (UCC) portfolio.

    Written by Anuradha Shukla12 Dec. 09 07:23