Posts tagged “Cisco”

October 18

Premium Lock Cisco acquires meeting software firm - its 17th buy under CEO Robbins

Cisco continues its binge of acquisitions under CEO Chuck Robbins, buying collaborative software firm Worklife.

Updated October 10

Premium Lock Cisco exodus: CTO leaving after only 15 months on the job

Zorawar Biri Singh, named chief technology officer at tech giant Cisco just 15 months ago in one of the first executive moves made by new CEO Chuck Robbins, is leaving. The departure is the latest in a series of engineering executive departures under Robbins.

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September 28

Premium Lock Report: IoT revenues soar to $6B in second quarter with IBM topping list

Internet of Things Want more proof that the Internet of Things has moved from hype to reality? A new report from Technology Business Research says that IoT ecosystem revenues soared 18 percent year-over-year to $6 billion in the second quarter with IBM leading the way However, IaaS limits growth in hardware infrastructure.

September 22

Premium Lock Cisco, Salesforce team up for cloud, IoT efforts

Internet of Things As competition in the cloud intensifies, tech giants Cisco and Salesforce are joining up in an effort to drive more sales across a variety of products, including cloud, Internet of Things and collaboration.

August 30

Premium Lock Cisco buying startup Container X in latest software move (+ video)

Just two weeks after disclosing plans to cut 5,500 workers as part of a pivot away from its traditional hardware focus, Cisco on Tuesday said it plans to buy two-year-old cloud-focused startup Container X.

August 19

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Growing services revenue a bright spot in pivot to software

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Cisco this week announced plans to cut 5,500 jobs as the networking giant continues to pivot from its traditional networking hardware reliance to software and services. Those revenues have grown for 53 consecutive quarters. Technology Business Research analyst Elitsa Bakalova takes a look at what's happening.

Updated August 18

Premium Lock Cisco to lay off 5,500 workers as focus shifts to software from networking gear

Cisco's campus on Kit Creek Road in RTP  Cisco Systems said Wednesday that it will lay off 5,500 employees as the Internet gear maker scrambles to adapt to technology changes that have reduced demand for its main products.

August 18

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: What 5,500 job cuts mean for tech giant's transition

Analysis: Cisco is cutting 5,500 jobs as part of a transition toward an increasing reliance on software, not hardware. Notes Technology Business Research analyst Patrick Filkins: "Monetizing software solutions will help Cisco mitigate the negative impact that virtualization is expected to have on its network and IT hardware businesses."

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August 11

Premium Lock Report: Public cloud spending to double, hitting $195B by 2020

In the cloud Good news for Red Hat, IBM, Cisco, Oracle and all those other firms focused on "cloud" computing: Business is going to get even better in terms of cloud-related software and services.

July 1

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo, IBM, NetApp losing cloud IT market share

Cloud Network Cloud IT infrastructure spending continues to grow, but IBM, NetApp and Lenovo are not sharing in the growth, a new report shows. Cisco, Dell, EMC and HP all grew sales. So what's going on in the market?

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