Cisco CEO and president John Chambers said the decision to cut 6,500 jobs was the toughest of his life, but it was necessary to ensure the future of the company.
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Cisco builds out its storage lineup as the company creates a complete data center arsenal that's integrated and a potential threat to partners.
iiNet has announced it will build what it claims is the largest free WiFi network in Australia, with the company joining forces with the ACT government to blanket 12 Canberra business districts with over 700 Cisco wireless access points.
A total of six vulnerabilities in Cisco hardware and software products have been disclosed and patched by the company.
Korean electronics giant inks a cross-licensing agreement with Cisco Systems to avoid legal tussles over technology patents, giving each company use of the other's existing and future patent portfolio.
Cisco's main pitch is that it wants to be in the middle of hybrid clouds and be the glue that connects everything. If successful, Cisco starts to look more like a software company.
Cisco CEO John Chambers said the company was executing well and that the company's "innovation engine" was humming, but he acknowledged that "revenue growth was below our expectation."
CEO John Chambers noted that the company posted records for earnings and revenue and customers are seeing Cisco as an architecture partner. But to hit its numbers in the quarters ahead, Cisco will cut 4,000 employees.
The consensus view for Cisco appears to be that macroeconomic conditions have improved and the company is grabbing share in the data center courtesy of its servers, switches and routers.
UPDATED: Cisco reiterated that it is executing well in a tough market. According to CEO John Chambers, the plan is to become the No. 1 IT company in the world.
Cisco will buy cloud infrastructure company Meraki for US$1.2 billion
Cisco is making some significant changes to the way the company sells UC licenses to better cater to mobile employees.
Cisco CEO John Chambers said that the company is executing well and poised to capitalize on cloud computing, mobility and video traffic among other trends.
The fifth acquisition for the networking giant this year, Cisco has announced the purchase deal of NDS has been completed.
Companies are learning how to be media companies...
Cisco is aligning former Quad and Callway brands under WebEx so that the company can provide a stronger portfolio of web conferencing and instant messaging solutions.
Torti Gallas says that overhauling your IT infrastructure doesn't need to be a big ordeal. Technologies from Cisco, NetApp and VMware were a foundation the company is using to support its growth.
Cisco Anyconnect is now available for Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The preview version allows Android phones and tablets to access sites behind company firewalls, clearing the way for greater enterprise adoption of Android.
Cisco encourages companies to build their public, private and hybrid clouds on its routers, switches and servers, but doesn't have any storage technology itself, which could be a mistake.Almost three years ago the networking company started selling servers under the Unified Computing System (UCS) moniker.
Cisco has today announced it had found an executive to head up the company in Australia and New Zealand.
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