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Arista stock up on review of Cisco patent claims

Possible positive development for rival in intellectual property litigation

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Arista adds security to cloud software

Macro-segmentation services inserts firewalls into physical, virtual workloads

Cisco ups investment in PHY supplier

Cisco Systems has made another investment in a chip supplier it’s been funding since 2005. Cisco Investments contributed to Aquantia’s $37 million Series H funding, joining new investors Credit Suisse’s Direct Equity Partners,...

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HP goes after Cisco, Arista with open source OS

Allies with Broadcom, Intel and VMware on OpenSwitch NOS

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18 companies launched by former Cisco people

A small sampling of companies -- some successful, some not -- started by Cisco alums.

Cisco lands 1,000th SDN customer

Danske Bank allows company to reach APIC milestone

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The 25 most powerful enterprise networking companies

These are our picks for the biggest influencers on the network.


Dell expands campus, data center switches

New C9010 intros director/node architecture for enterprise; modular 25/50G added for data center

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Juniper lines up Aerohive for cloud WLANs

Partnership follows Ruckus arrangement and gives it another option for enterprise customers

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Arista joins Cisco, Dell at 25G

Rolls out new switches based on Broadcom Tomahawk chipset

Cables give Cisco switches the boot

Forget Spygate -- Catalyst connector flaw is the exhumed travesty of the week

Ethernet switching in high gear in Q2

$5.9 billion market stoked by campus and China

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.

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