Posts tagged “Cisco”
A high-profile startup backed by Intel, Goldman Sachs and several high-profile venture capitalists has scored a big victory in the hunt for talent to lead product development for software defined networking, or SDN. And Cisco is the big loser.
The global environmental group gives high marks to Google and Cisco for their efforts to adopt sustainable energy. Greenpeace especially likes Google's deal with Duke Energy in providing power to its soon-to-be-expanded data center in Lenoir.
A national Big Data consortium is launching from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Renaissance Computing Institute with the goal of identifying problems with and finding solutions for working with large amounts of data.
John Chambers is already pursuing an acquisition strategy focused outside the U.S. due to his tax dispute on foreign earnings. Now he says he is "betting my future" on India, plans 30 percent of the company's talent to be based there, and is considering an India native to succeed him.
A new IT engineer salary survey from employment website Glassdoor and Business Insider ranks the top 25 firms for pay to U.S.-based engineers. While IBM isn't on the list, Cisco and Citrix are. Both have a major presence in the Triangle.
Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers has vowed the networking giant will emphasize growth outside the U.S. in his continuing battle to change U.S. tax policy. A deal announced Monday is Cisco's third straight overseas.
The dispute with VirmetX was over virtual private networks, through which a website owner can securely interact with a customer or an employee can work at home and have protected access to a company's electronic files.
Cisco Systems Inc. should pay $258 million for infringing patents over secure private communications technology, a lawyer for VirnetX Holding told a federal jury Monday. VirnetX recently won a $368 million verdict against Apple for the same technology in question,
IBM has made noise about getting out of hardware sales, but a new report on servers might change that. Big Blue rebounded to show a strong performance in 2012. Cisco and Red Hat also can find plenty of encouraging data in IDC's update.
Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers apparently has given up hope for tax changes in the U.S. Therefore, he plans to "go ahead and move" on threats to create jobs elsewhere. Others in tech industry will do likewise, he tells the Financial Times.
The Cisco blog: Cisco is rolling out new routers and software designed to help service providers better manage the growing amount of wireless data and also to capitalize on opportunities to monetize ot with new services.
Overlooked in Cisco's discussion of earnings last week was Chairman and CEO's John Chambers making a threat to Congress and President Obama: Lower U.S. taxes or he won't hire - even buy - companies in America.
Cisco's performance and is widely regarded as a way to assess the state of the technology industry because the company cuts a broad swath while selling its routers, switches, software and services to corporate customers and government agencies around the world.
Mobile network speeds are soaring, encouraging the world to embrace a mobile "Internet of things" with data-to-go soon to surpass landline transmission totals. Amazing.