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HP serves up its open switches

Accton-based hardware, announced in February, certified by OCP and run multiple OSes

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Named Data Networking group preps for workshop, hackathon

The Named Data Networking project, which is working on an Internet architecture designed to better handle data and application access in an increasingly mobile world, is hosting its second annual community meeting and its first...

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Cisco indirect infringement case against Arista dismissed

Patent and copyright litigation continues; Cisco OK with the ruling

Dell adds Pluribus, brings Linux-based OS to its data center switches

Dell will now offer Pluribus’ Open Netvisor Linux operating system on its S6000-ON and S-4048-ON 10G/40G switches.

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Cisco Live!: In pictures

Group shotImage by FacebookOutgoing and incoming Cisco CEOs John Chambers and Chuck Robbins weren’t the only attractions at the annual Cisco event in San Diego this week, though they did seem to be everywhere (Chambers in center,...

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Outgoing Cisco CEO Chambers fesses up to mistakes, touts company’s grit

Reflecting on a two-decade tenure as Cisco CEO marked by enviable success, John Chambers says he wishes the company could have moved faster.

HP, Arista team to take on Cisco, IBM, EMC in converged infrastructure

HP has entered into an arrangement with Arista Networks to market Arista’s data center switches along with HP converged IT infrastructure products.

Cisco bypassed Russia sanctions to continue sales: report

Cisco reportedly skirted sanctions in order to sell networking equipment to Russia’s military.

Cisco CEO feisty til the end

Chambers' last quarterly conference call as chief executive brashly bullish on switching

UK gang arrested for exporting $10 million of fake Cisco gear to US

Companies using fake gear could experience significant network outages, the U.K. police warned

Cisco packing lots into new Catalyst Ethernet switch

Cisco next month will unveil an Ethernet switch designed for campus aggregation but in a space saving form factor that’s smaller than previous models.

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Interview of Everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will...

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New Cisco CEO: Meet the real Chuck Robbins

New man in chargeImage by Shutterstock/CiscoCisco’s choice of Chuck Robbins, Senior VP of Worldwide Field Operations, as the company’s next CEO came as a surprise given that two Cisco presidents were seen as frontrunners for the job....

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Cisco taps veteran Robbins to succeed Chambers as CEO

Cisco's Board has announced that it has appointed Chuck Robbins as CEO effective July 26, 2015. Current CEO John Chambers will continue to be chairman and will also assume the role of executive chairman on July 26.

Juniper still challenged in switching

Solid Q1 doesn't hide sales shortfalls, product gaps

Extreme outlines SDN policy

Extreme Networks this week said it will support a community-driven policy framework in its SDN controller as well as tighter integration with Microsoft’s unified communications platform.

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HP buys Aruba and next thing you know Dell is reselling Aerohive WiFi gear

Aerohive Networks announced Monday that Dell will begin reselling its wireless LAN and related management products -- not a shocker in light of longtime Dell OEM partner Aruba Networks being snapped up by HP in a multi-billion deal...

HP switches fortify campus SDNs

HP this week fortified its campus networking portfolio with modules for a switch chassis it announced almost a year ago, and an SDN-based management application.

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