Internet of Things standards groups are rallying the troops for efforts to make thermostats, door locks, sensors and other connected devices find each other and share information.
Cisco has launched Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) with FirePower Services in the Middle East today. Cisco ASA 5500 Series firewall integrates application control, Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS) with Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) to assess threats, […]
Cisco has announced that it will showcase its Smart and Connected Communities (S+CC) technology solutions, aligning with the Dubai Smart City goals, at GITEX Technology Week 2014.
Cisco Systems posted fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and earnings that were roughly flat from a year earlier as the company works through what Chairman and CEO John Chambers called “a tough environment.” The dominant […]
China’s state-controlled press is accusing Cisco of helping the U.S. government in cyberespionage, following its governments claims that it would create a “vetting system” for major IT products.
Cisco will sell cloud services using Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform, including IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) and SaaS (software-as-a-service) offerings of Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint.
Cisco Systems’ CEO John Chambers has written to U.S. President Barack Obama, asking for his intervention so that U.S. technology sales are not affected by a loss in trust as a result of reports of surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Cisco posted lower sales and profit in the third quarter but beat its own forecast, signalling that the company is continuing to work against economic and industry challenges following two earlier weak performances.
Cisco Systems’ point man on the Internet of Things (IoT) has resigned just as industries start to explore how millions of sensors and devices can be connected over networks.
Cisco has announced Managed Threat Defense, a set of security services for the enterprise that it is providing through two new operations centres to remotely support intrusion-detection, incident response and forensics, among other services.
Cisco is this week unveiling an alternative to OpenFlow for software-defined networking and proposing it as a standard, while adding it as a vital component of the company’s new programmable architecture.
Dimension Data has announced that it is extending its portfolio of cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) services to include Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS).
Google and Cisco are teaming up in the enterprise collaboration market, bundling WebEx with Chromebooks and integrating the Cisco Web conferencing and online meeting product with Google Apps.
Cisco has announced that it is delivering the ability to create and integrate new open source application identification capabilities into its Snort engine through the release of OpenAppID.
Cisco Systems reported another tough quarter on Wednesday, saying profits fell by more than half and revenue declined by nearly 8 percent.
Cisco Systems has come to an agreement with patent firm Innovatio IP Ventures in a dispute over Wi-Fi standards-essential patents that targeted its customers.
Networking experts are running out of superlatives to describe the coming tidal wave/explosion/cataclysm of mobile data traffic.
Google has added Cisco to the list of tech companies with which it has struck a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement.
If the hardest part of the “Internet of Things” is getting to the Things, Cisco Systems claims to be offering a lifeline.
The cloud offers senior executives the business control they demand, according to international research from Cisco and Intel, meaning IT departments need to “become more collaborative and innovative”.
Cisco has expanded its Videoscape TV services delivery platform to include a host of new cloud video capabilities, including a Videoscape ‘as-a-service’ offering and open cloud software technologies based on OpenStack.
Every large multinational firm investigated by Cisco for its latest Security Report showed signs of malicious traffic on their networks, the networking company has revealed.
The world’s largest networking vendors have hit back at claims their products have been compromised by the National Security Agency after being named in an NSA spying toolkit.
Cisco used its roundtable event to explore the potential for its Smart+Connected City Wi-Fi and sensor technology, saying Dubai has the power to be a world leader in the technology.
Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype is compatible with European Union competition law, the General Court of the E.U. ruled Wednesday.
Next year will see demonstrable evidence of the Internet of Things, real-time communications on the Web, and SDN-enabled platforms with killer applications for them, says Cisco.
Cisco Systems’s third annual Global Cloud Index forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple, from 1.2 zettabytes in 2012 to 5.3 ZB in 2017. That works out to about 443 exabytes a month, or about 476 billion GB.
Cisco Systems stunned Wall Street on Wednesday with a gloomy financial forecast it blamed on falling demand in developing countries and transitions in some of its product lines.
This year, Cisco has adopted the principal theme of ‘Where Technology Means Business’, where we will discuss current ICT trends such as the Internet of Everything (IoE), cloud and virtualisation, collaboration, bring your […]
Earlier this year we tested several consumer-level 802.11ac routers. Here, we take a look at two enterprise-level access points. They’re a part of the so-called “Wave 1″ phase of the 802.11ac standard: both access […]
Cisco Systems released security patches for Secure Access Control Server (Secure ACS) for Windows to address a critical vulnerability that could allow unauthenticated attackers to remotely execute arbitrary commands and take control of […]
Despite a desire to create open and flexible networks, network managers shouldn’t be fooled into thinking that the best way to achieve this is through building an open-source network from scratch, according to Cisco’s Den Sullivan.
Cisco Systems has released new security patches for several versions of Unified Communications Manager (UCM) to address vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands, modify system data or disrupt services.
Cisco Systems announced Wednesday it will eliminate about 4,000 jobs, saying it needs to pare down middle management to speed up decision-making and execution. The company didn’t say when or in what regions […]
Cisco and NetApp this week expanded their FlexPod storage and switching portfolio with a new design for Big Data workloads.
Cisco is set to expand its security software portfolio with the acquisition of Sourcefire in a deal worth $2.7 billion.
Cisco is building a router for the Internet of Everything, the company’s initiative to connect the billions of devices – or 99 percent of the world – that it claims isn’t already connected.
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) will be the fastest-growing IP traffic region in the world from 2012 to 2017, according to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast for 2012 to 2017.
Cisco waited too long to address the software-defined networking trend now sweeping the industry, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said last week at the Cisco Live conference.
Cisco today announced that 50 schools involved in Azerbaijan’s e-School project have deployed a unified distance learning system based on Cisco Enterprise Networks. The solution provides the schools with secure and reliable access to data […]
Cisco today unveiled its vision for the next-generation data centre, which it calls application-centric infrastructure. The networking firm said its architecture aims to transform data centres to better address the demands of new […]
Cisco today revealed a major product refresh for its enterprise network portfolio, calling it the “the biggest network announcement in years”. The new products, which include the Catalyst 6800 switching line, were unveiled […]
Cisco has overtaken IBM as the leading provider of infrastructure for cloud computing, analysts at Synergy Research reported on Monday. Synergy says there was a $9.7 billion market in the first quarter of 2013 […]
Aruba Networks’ CEO, Dominic Orr, has promised to “fire back” at Cisco, after he attributed underhand tactics — in which the wireless networking vendor’s competitor apparently jeopardised Aruba contracts with discounted offerings — […]
Cisco doesn’t want to kill Microsoft’s marriage to Skype – it just wants a dowry. Cisco CEO John Chambers told CNBC this week that the reason Cisco is appealing the European Union’s approval of the deal is that it […]
What’s rectangular, gold, and 18 percent thinner than a No. 2 pencil? The iPad Air 2, which Apple unveiled Thursday. Sporting subtle refinements like a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a beefed-up iSight […]
No major changes compared to Windows Server 2012 R2, but some very good incremental ones. With this just a very early version, here are some changes you might want to consider as you decide when to start looking at the release.
Although over-priced, the smartphone packs impressive features to meet the demands of the luxury user.