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Posts tagged “Cisco”

July 23

StubHub hacked; Viamet's new exec; LinkedIn's $175M buy; Cisco boosts Euro startups; 4K TVs boost LG

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: StubHub is hacked; Viamet names chief development officer; LinkedIn makes an acquisition; Cisco takes entrepreneur program to Europe; and 4K TVs for World Cup boost LG.

July 15

Premium Lock Cisco, Microsoft strike 3-year agreement targeting data centers

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP includes 12 buildings Tech giants Cisco and Microsoft are teaming up for data center solutions with each company providing sales, engineering and marketing resources. Cisco, the leader in cloud infrastructure share based on a recent report, "doubles down on data center," it says in the announcement.

Updated June 24

Premium Lock AT&T-DirecTV merger; Bell and Howell spinoff; IBM analytics at Wimbledon; Facebook vs. Cisco; parking app blocked;

Bulldog In today's Bulldog blog wrapup of technology news: AT&T goes to Congress to pitch DirecTV deal; Triangle firm Bell and Howell spins off a software operation; IBM analyzes Wimbledon; Facebook switch a threat to Cisco?; San Francisco says "no" to parking space app.

Updated June 19

Premium Lock Cisco's love affair with Canada intensifies with $150M for startups

Networking giant Cisco loves North Carolina, to be sure. It's bringing another 550 jobs to RTP and is a limited partner in the new Bull City Venture Partners fund. But Canada - now there is a love affair between a company and a country. O Canada!

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Updated June 18

Premium Lock Red Hat earnings; Lenovo lawsuit?; Cisco leads 'cloud;' YouTube music; 'Nest' back on sale; Apple ebook deal

Bulldog Today's Bulldog wrap-up: What will red Hat report today?; Lenovo's price snafu in Canada may trigger class-action lawsuit; Cisco tops HP in latest "cloud" report; YouTube's new music service; 'Nest' detectors back on sale; Apple reaches a deal in ebook case.

Updated June 17

Premium Lock Cisco to buy software-defined networking startup for $175M

Networking giant Cisco Systems is acquiring Sweden-based Tail-f Systems as part of its efforts to broaden software-defined networking services in the growing cloud and virtualization marketplace.

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June 16

Premium Lock Latest broadband news on FCC, Net Neutrality, Cisco, TWC, AT&T, Telehealth

The Broadband Report    The Broadband Report: Broadband providers should not treat all bits the same; Former Time Warner Cable CEO passes; FCC head says bad state laws are blocking high-speed broadband; public comments on net neutrality open; AT&T sells DirectTV merger in filing; and surgery in high-definition. Some of the latest broadband news from the Triangle, North Carolina, the southeast, and the world is just a click away.

June 11

Premium Lock Report: Cisco's Chambers mulls retirement, company reorganization possible

Networking industry publication LightReading is reporting that Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers "may be planning to announce his retirement soon." A major reorganization of the company may also unfold, affecting thousands.

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Updated June 10

Premium Lock Looking for work? 'Bullish' hiring in Raleigh-Cary, Manpower says

Jobs    Job seekers in the Raleigh-Cary metro area can expect better hunting in the third quarter of this year, says a new survey of employers from talent management firm Manpower. Across the state, hiring is forecast as "strong."

June 9

Premium Lock NC 29th for Silicon Valley talent; you wouldn't guess who is No. 1

A new report breaks down where Silicon Valley firms draw their talent and, yes, North Carolina is on the list. But the state ranks below Missouri (??) and other states not known as high-tech hotbeds. But where is the top talent source? Hint: It's not what you think.

Cisco engineer and NCSU grad Bil Dry wows Pat McCrory Cisco engineer and NCSU grad Bil Dry wows Pat McCrory

Updated June 6

Premium Lock NC wins Cisco expansion - 550 more jobs for RTP

Cisco Systems Inc. is adding more jobs and investing additional money in its RTP campus. State officials formally agreed to a contract with Cisco early Friday as part of a tax incentive package to help lure the new jobs to North Carolina, which beat out Texas and Georgia for the jobs.

Cisco engineer and NCSU grad Bil Dry wows Pat McCrory Cisco engineer and NCSU grad Bil Dry wows Pat McCrory

Updated June 6

Premium Lock Cisco's D-Day salute to USofA: New jobs in RTP

Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers has been fighting corporate U.S. tax policy for years and has said more than once the networking giant wasn't going to hire or grow in the U.S. until policy changed. Then came Friday's news that 550 new jobs - and 143 lost through layoffs - will be added to Cisco's RTP campus. So what's going on?

In constant motion, leaders talk new jobs at Cisco In constant motion, leaders talk new jobs at Cisco

Updated June 5

Premium Lock Cisco's COO: 'Thank God we had a crisis' that triggered layoffs

In a candid presentation to Wall Street, Cisco's chief operating officer and president says the tech giant was "fat around the middle" and that he can "actually thank God" for the crisis that triggered thousands of layoffs and a restructuring three years ago. Those comments likely offer no comfort to the people who lost jobs, even if Cisco is better off as a company today after all the changes.

Gary Moore Gary Moore

Updated June 4

Premium Lock Microsoft tops Cisco; Ubuntu beats Red Hat; 'conflict minerals' in RTP; new Fedora leader; smart home interest grows

Bulldog The Bulldog wrapup: In a new survey, Microsoft tops Cisco for the first time in collaboration-related sales; Ubuntu leads in OpenStack, not Red Hat; tracking conflict minerals in RTP; a new Fedora Project leader; 43% of homes with broadband eye smart home services.

May 30

Premium Lock NetApp's new lab means 'on order of 150' new RTP jobs

Storage technology firm NetApp dedicates a new 155,000 square facility building - the fifth at its RTP campus - and will add "on the order of 150 new positions" to man it, says the company executive who oversees its Triangle operations.

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Updated May 27

Premium Lock RTP is one of 7 winners in $1M STEM education program

STEM Education News A coalition of 41 corporate and educational partners from the Triangle area focused on improving science, technology, engineering and math education will share in a $1 million prize from the US2020 organization. The winners were announced at a White House event Tuesday.

May 15

Premium Lock Be patient, Cisco investors - Revenue growth will return soon

Analysis: Weak customer demand for switching and routing products in emerging markets remains a drag on Cisco's revenue. However, look for revenue growth to return in the second half of this year as Cisco balances product transitions and invests in growth areas such as the "cloud."

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Updated May 14

Premium Lock Cisco's revenue declines but earnings top Street expectations

Cisco's headquarters     Cisco's quarterly financial report might look weak to some, but the networking giant's performance still beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts who expected a worse performance.

April 22

Premium Lock Cisco picks RTP as a hub for new 'Threat Defense' service

Cisco Cisco is rolling out a new "Managed Threat Defense" offering to help networks deal with mounting security challenges. RTP will be one of two hubs for the service, according to Network World.

March 24

Premium Lock Cisco to invest $1B in creating 'global intercloud'

Cisco says it plans to spend more than $1 billion over the next two years to build up its cloud computing network in what the company calls the "World's Largest Global Intercloud."

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