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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.

November 9, 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.

February 1, 2011 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.

May 14, 2008 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.

January 16, 2006 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.

August 7, 2005 by

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