Networking startup Pertino thinks there’s a hunger in the market for cloud-based networking services — but not just its own.
Intel’s Jason Waxman puts micro servers in perspective as change comes to the data center.
Mobile? Wearables? Small change. For several years, Cisco has been thinking bigger, when the Internet fully becomes the Internet of Everything … and it has released its most recent study on the subject, which says about $99 billion is being left on the table this year by retailers that aren’t as connected to their operations as they could be.
“You cannot rest on your laurels, you need to continue to innovate,” Ramakrishnan told me in a Blue Jeans videoconference. “We want to build a platform for one billion annual minutes, so we need to scale.”
Editor's Pick Flash memory is getting cheaper and faster, and the companies that specialize in it are becoming major acquisition targets.
Collaboration software providers have popped up all over the place. Here are a few tips for succeeding amid such a crowded market.
Sanjit Biswas sold Meraki to Cisco for $1.2 billion last year, and primary investor Sequoia Capital made $400 million off that sale. Partner Doug Leone and Biswas dicussed their relationship at Disrupt.
VMware and Cisco Systems are partners, not competitors. At least that’s the line both companies kept pushing at last week’s VMworld conference.
“What we are doing is legal. I’m rather perplexed by this debate, which has been going in the UK for some time, because I view taxes as not optional,” the former Google CEO and current chairman said today.
Blue Jeans unveiled a massive update to its standard pricing today, adding a new licensing model that offers companies unlimited “all you can meet” videoconferencing plans for as low as $10 per user, per month.
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
“We want to price equivalent to a voice call,” Shapiro says. “Our competitors offer an inferior product for more money: Blue Jeans 15 time more, and other competitors 300 times more.”
Femtocells, human organs, and space: funding daily for April 3 is full as 13 companies raised money, financing, or were sold.
In 2012, 2,357 private technology companies were bought for a combined total of $84 billion, according to a new report from research firm PrivCo. That’s slightly up 22 percent from 2011, but the real surprise is who is doing the acquiring.
Both grew spectacularly, with Samsung up 28.9 percent, and Apple up 13.6 percent, while HP and Dell dropped 12.7 and 13.4 percent, respectively.
Cisco Systems announced on its blog today that it will acquire Denver-based BroadHop for an undisclosed sum. The technology will be used to shape mobile data traffic and will be folded into Cisco’s service provider networking group.
Cisco is working with a community in Orlando, Florida to create a “Smart+Connected” city in Lake Nona, one of eight global iconic cities — and the first in the U.S. — built with ubiquitous connectivity and interconnected building, transportation, utility, and civic systems, for a truly smart, networked city created for innovation.
Networking giant Cisco Systems plans to lay off 6,500 employees as part of a massive restructuring plan, the company announced Monday.
Verizon has teamed up with Exent Technologies to launch a PC game portal that gives users access to more than 1,800 games from 70 publishers.