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December 14, 2011 by

Technology and the Olympics: 2012 vs 1948

The 2012 London Olympics are approaching fast, and computer technology is absolutely critical to their success — unlike the last time the capital hosted the Games. Here is a tour of the Olympic Park and some of the back-end systems

November 9, 2011 by

Olympics organisers test BT unified comms

Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics are testing BT's cloud-based voice network for the event, the telco said on Wednesday.BT said it has delivered the network, based on Cisco hosted unified communications technology, to connect 25 Olympic venues.

October 25, 2011 by

Inside Telstra's Docklands datacentre

The London datacentre is being revamped to bring full hot and cold aisle containment to every floor, with the aim of increasing power efficiency without forcing customers to change hardware

February 1, 2011 by

Cisco: Smart grid is 'the next phase of the internet'

Cisco is gearing up to invest aggressively in smart grid technology, which it sees as the successor in opportunity and scope to the internet, the networking company's chief executive John Chambers has said.At the Cisco Live show in London on Tuesday, Chambers told ZDNet UK that the smart grid market presents an opportunity at least as big as the original internet did in its infancy and that the networking giant will invest "aggressively" in smart grids.

February 1, 2011 by

Cisco focuses on security as it plots cloud expansion

Security is being embedded in the core of Cisco's engineering efforts as the networking company looks to expand upwards and into the cloud, according to chief executive John Chambers.Chambers, who was speaking at Cisco Live in London after a visit to the World Economic Forum at Davos, told the audience that "economists on a global basis are saying [employee] productivity can grow two, three, four, five percent a year.

May 14, 2008 by

Security Researcher to release Cisco rootkit at EUSecWest

According to good friend Robert McMillan of IDG News, Sebastian Muniz, a researcher with Core Security Technologies, has developed malicious rootkit software for Cisco's routers, which he will release on May 22 at the EuSecWest conference in London. This will mark the first time (at least publicly) that someone has released a rootkit written for the Cisco IOS.

January 16, 2006 by

My three suggestions for Cisco's consumer electronics plans

As the Reuters newswire service reports today, the London-based Financial Times newspaper says that networking giant Cisco Systems is planning to be more aggressive in the consumer electronics market.The article says that Cisco sees phones, radios and home theater equipment that links to the Internet as new product opportunities.

August 7, 2005 by

Cisco to consume Nokia?

Reuters reports (from a story in the "Business" newspaper in London) that Cisco might add to its massive networking equipment footprint with Nokia's handsets and wireless infrastructure.  Nokia is valued at around $71 billion.


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