Posts tagged “Cisco”

Updated January 26

Premium Lock Why did Cisco buy cloud tech startup AppDynamics for whopping $3.7B?

Analysis: Cisco made headline news worldwide Wednesday with the announcement it was buying pre-IPO cloud tech firm AppDynamics for $3.7 billion. That's nearly double AppDynamics' valuation. So why make such an expensive deal? And what else is happening in the cloud business? A lot. Here's an analysis for our Insiders.

January 25

Premium Lock Cisco buys AppDynamics for $3.7B + Why Cisco wants app intel startup

Cisco's headquarters      Just ahead of a planned IPO, AppDynamics is being acquired by tech giant Cisco in a deal valued at some $3.7 billion. Plus: Why Cisco made the deal.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Dell EMC threaten HPE, Cisco in cloud sales as Cisco drops its AWS rival

As Cisco confirms its exit from providing its "Intercloud" cloud services, new data shows that the networking giant along with HPE face increasing competitive pressure from the recently merged Dell EMC.

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Updated December 8, 2016

Premium Lock Bull City Venture Partners, Cisco team up for startup pitch event

Startups looking for potential investors will have a one-on-one opportunity with Bull City Venture Partners and Cisco at a "pitch" event coming in February.

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November 21, 2016

Premium Lock Cisco increases mix of subscription revenue, but hardware remains sales volume driver

Cisco HyperFlex routers Analysis: Cisco's latest earnings report demonstrates a growing focus on software will benefit the company over the long term, but for now, hardware remains the big sales driver, says Technology Business Research Analyst Michael Soper.

November 17, 2016

Premium Lock What a streak: Cisco services revenue growth stretches to 54 straight quarters

Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 54th consecutive quarter as the company focuses on Security, IoT and collaboration efforts to expand portfolio.

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Updated November 11, 2016

Premium Lock NCTA Tech Awards go to Red Hat, Cisco, Stealz

NCTA The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) hosted the NC Tech Awards on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center, recognizing organizations and individuals that have demonstrated excellence in technology and business.Winners included Red Hat, AvidXchange, Stealz, Cisco, SciQuest and other top regional tech firms.

Updated October 26, 2016

Premium Lock SAS ranks No. 2 in global Great Place to Work list

Cary-based SAS is ranked No. 2 in the 2016 World's Best Multinational Workplaces list from the Great Place to Work institute. Rankings are based in large part on survey responses from employees.

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October 18, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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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