Posts tagged “Cisco”

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."

February 20

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Services deliver 55th consecutive quarter of growth

Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.

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February 16

Premium Lock QuintilesIMS, ABB, IBM, Cisco crack 'Most Admired Companies' list

Fortune Life science giant QuintilesIMS and several other companies with a major presence in the Triangle are among the firms cracking the latest "World's Most Admired Companies" list from Fortune.

Updated February 16

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Where CEO Chuck Robbins is looking to hire

As Cisco continues its transformation from hardware-focused to much more software and services under CEO Chuck Robbins, the company also continues to make changes in its work force. Want a job? Robbins spells out where Cisco is hiring.

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February 16

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Look for more M&A in '17 as hardware revenue declines

Cisco's headquarters      After reviewing Cisco's latest financial results, Technology Business Research Analyst Patrick Filkins says the networking giant is likely to accelerate mergers and acquisitions in an attempt to counter declining hardware sales. Cisco has a major campus in RTP.

Updated January 31

Premium Lock Report: Cyber breaches trigger huge customer, revenue losses (+ watch video)

A new report from Cisco spells out the real costs for businesses who suffer cybersecurity breaches with companies saying they suffer huge customer and revenue losses as well as future opportunities. Plus: Watch a video summary of executives' concerns.

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.

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