Posts tagged “Cisco”

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Cisco earnings top expectations + a graphical view

Cisco's headquarters      "We delivered a strong Q2, and are managing the business extremely well in a challenging macro environment," says Chuck Robbins, Cisco chief executive officer. "We're managing the company on two fronts. We're focused on continued strong execution in the near term while investing in the innovation to lead our customers into the future."

June 8

Premium Lock Google, Cisco, SAP ramp up their IoT offerings

Internet of Things As the Internet of Things world continues to expand, analysts at Technology Business Research take an inside look at the latest IoT efforts at Google, Cisco and SAP.

Updated June 7

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo's server revenues, shipments plunge

Despite changes in management and sales strategy, Lenovo is not changing the trends in its sales and shipment numbers for its Triangle-based server business group, a new report shows.

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May 31

Premium Lock Cisco, IBM team up to tackle cybercrime plague (+ video)

Tech giants Cisco and IBM - both of which have a major presence in the Triangle - are joining forces to help businesses fight the growing threat of cybercrime. And a security intelligence website sees promise in the alliance.

Updated May 24

Premium Lock How to make sure your IoT project doesn't fail - Advice from Cisco

Internet of Things Cisco shook up the Internet of Things world on Tuesday with news that some 75 percent of IoT projects have or are failing, according to a global survey. The report made headlines around the world. But for those of you who are IoT project leaders and others wanting to pursue IoT, there is hope. Cisco offers tips on how to improve the survival chances of your project.

May 23

Premium Lock Cisco: Nearly 75% Internet of Things projects are failing

Despite all the hype about the Internet of Things transforming our world, a new survey finds that reality is quite different. According to a survey released at the Internet of Things World Forum, Cisco finds that most IoT projects are failing - for lots of reasons.

What's hurting IoT projects? What's hurting IoT projects?

May 22

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Don't panic - Acquisitions speeding up transformation

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Cisco's most recent earnings report last week shows that the tech giant is accelerating its transformation as well as making more layoffs, says Technology Business Research Analyst Michael Soper.

May 18

Premium Lock Cisco's 55 consecutive quarter growth of service revenue is over, but ...

Analysis: Cisco services revenue growth hits a pothole after 55 consecutive quarters of year-over-year expansion, but security and data analytics are coming to the rescue, says Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesiczka.

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Updated May 18

Premium Lock Cisco announces 1,100 more layoffs; stock plunges 7.5%

Cisco's campus on Kit Creek Road in RTP  Cisco Systems said Wednesday that it is laying off 1,100 more workers, deepening job losses at the internet gear maker battling declining revenue. But Cisco's top exec says the tech giant is making progress as the company continues to make acquisitions.

May 11

Premium Lock Why Cisco is buying AI startup MindMeld for $125M (+ video)

Networking giant Cisco is making a move into artificial intelligence for Internet of Things applications by acquiring a Silicon Valley startup. Cisco's vice president of corporate business development explains why. Plus: Watch a video about MindMeld's technology.

May 4

Premium Lock Cisco acquires analytics tech team, IP in expanding software embrace

Internet of Things Cisco, which recently struck an analytics development deal with Cary-based SAS, is pushing further into analytics software by acquiring the advanced analytics team and related intellectual property from a Chicago firm.

May 2

Premium Lock Cisco makes $610M SDN play, brings ex-engineers back into fold (+ video)

Cisco is making a major move in its strategic shift to becoming more focused on software networking solutions by acquiring a startup, Viptela, that a team of Cisco engineers left the tech giant to start in 2012.

April 4

Premium Lock SAS, Cisco team up to bring faster analytics to Internet of Things

SAS is bringing the power of its data analytics and networking giant Cisco is utilizing its networking expertise to deliver almost instant analysis across devices linked to the Internet of Things.

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March 13

Premium Lock HPE steps up threats to Lenovo, Cisco with Nimble Storage deal (+ video)

Nimble Storage represents the most recent fuel for HPE's acquisition-accelerated portfolio evolution and presents challenges for Lenovo as well as Cisco which were Nimble Storage partners, reports Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research. Plus: Watch Nimble Storage's latest video.

March 9

Premium Lock HPE exec: Lenovo, Cisco deals with Nimble Storage are 'over'

HPE A senior HPE executive tells employees at Nimble Storage that its strategic partnerships with Lenovo and Cisco are "over."

Updated February 20

Premium Lock 'Booth babe' ban a welcome move for cyber security conference

Tony Rice, a Senior Information Security Engineer at Cisco and a contributor to on astronomy topics, reports about what happened at the annual RSA cybersecurity conference - including a ban he welcomes on "booth babes."

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