Cisco is the enterprise and telecom networking leader, but the company's expansion into new markets such as telepresence, collaboration, video conferencing and consumer electronics may be more notable. Cisco reloads well in an economic downturn, makes smart acquisitions such as Pure Digital, WebEx and Tandberg, and plots a long-term strategic vision well.
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Cisco is offering prizes worth up to $300,000 for those who can solve security issues surrounding the "Internet of Things" concept.
"We’ve got not only a proliferation of attack vectors but also an advanced set of adversaries willing to innovate themselves,” according to the SVP of Cisco Security.
A total of six vulnerabilities in Cisco hardware and software products have been disclosed and patched by the company.
The Business Software Alliance managed to settle 16 software piracy cases in 2013, an all-time best for the global software advocate.
Cisco CEO John Chambers had many questions to answer at the Goldman Sachs summit following a mixed earnings report this week.
UPDATED: Cisco executives warned that revenue will continue to decline.
Emerging markets, routers and switching sales growth and future strategy are among the Cisco worries in the second quarter.
With OpenDaylight software-defined networking, rivals and users are united by open source to create software-defined networking for everyone. Believe it or not, the group's already made great progress and more is in store.
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.
Australians are hungry for mobile data, but won't be nearly as hungry as people in other countries by 2018, according to a Cisco forecast.
M2M technology might be seeing one of the biggest five-year growth spurts, with connections expected to surpass two billion by 2018.
Patent lawsuits and disputes are so 2012. Cross-licensing deals are fueling an emerging trend in 2014.
Internet of Things example use case #1,001: A remote oil pipeline set up with a networked router and sensors to detect leaks. Cisco says it is making it happen.
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.
At Symantec, Jordan will be responsible for leading the security giant's IT strategy and operations on a global level.