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Cisco ‘Internet of Everything’ Router Looks A Lot Like Carrier-Grade SDN

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Three systems converge Ethernet, optical networking into SDN/NFV-enabling network fabric. continue…

Extreme Networks Buys Enterasys for $180M

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The acquisition gives Extreme new WiFi and security product lines, while forwarding its pursuit of SDN. continue…

Cisco Buys Flash Array Maker to Turbocharge Datacenter Apps

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Cisco acquisition Whiptail’s high-speed, low-latency NAND arrays could act as drop-in application performance booster. continue…

Cisco Slams HP on Blade Deployment Time

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Report claims Cisco’s UCS is 77 percent faster to roll out and takes one-third the steps of HP’s Gen8 blades. continue…

Cisco Cuts 4,000 Jobs Despite Profit Increase

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The cuts reflect Cisco’s continuing reorganization into smaller teams able to respond more quickly to market changes. continue…

Cisco to Lay Off 4,000 Workers

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Cisco plans to lay off 4,000 workers beginning this quarter, the networking giant announced Wednesday. The cuts amount to 5 percent of its workforce. The layoffs come as Cisco anticipates a rocky economic environment and seeks to ensure its expenses remain in line with its revenues, said John Chambers, Cisco CEO, during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter earnings call. “The economy is more mixed and unpredictable than I have ever seen it,” Chambers said. He noted that a large portion… continue…

Cisco’s Sourcefire Buy Will Let It Monitor Users Instead of Packets

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Sourcefire’s intrusion protection will help Cisco analyze secure user activity within specific apps. continue…

Converged Datacenter Market Shows Few Signs of Slowing Down

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Extreme Networks is the latest to focus on a packaged, integrated but multivendor converged system. continue…

Cisco’s Vision Moves Beyond SDN, But Product Plans Don’t

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Cisco lays out a new vision for the next-generation network. But details on how it would actually work are few and far between. continue…

Cisco Buys Ability to Virtualize Data Networks

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Composite Software’s assets will offer Cisco a central point of contact for data, network information. continue…