After more than 200,000 hours of testing, Cisco is helping launch the network infrastructure for the 2012 London Olympics, which kick off on Friday.
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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.
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.
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.
The US networking giant is focusing on SMEs with its investment of millions in technology, money and manpower, part of which will develop the East London Tech City rival to Silicon Valley
British PM will announce later today a London 'rival to Silicon Valley' ready for the 2012 Olympics, enticing in new graduates to work with backing from Facebook, Google, Cisco and Intel.
London 2012 organizer reveals it has ended its contract with bankrupt infrastructure supplier "on good terms", and appoints tier 2 sponsor Cisco to helm role instead.
Microsoft, Intel and Cisco have met up at the Learning and Technology World Forum in London today, in a bid to transform the classroom into a 21st century technology haven. Prof.
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.
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.
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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