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United routes root of outage to router

Cisco says it's offering help; NYSE, WSJ glitches unrelated?


Juniper scales down the Internet core

PTX1000 router features 3Tbps in 2RU for distributed peering

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Cisco Live!: In pictures

Outgoing and incoming Cisco CEOs John Chambers and Chuck Robbins weren’t the only attractions at the annual Cisco event in San Diego this week.

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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.

Cisco bypassed Russia sanctions to continue sales: report

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

Alcatel-Lucent uses SDN to meld IP, optical services

Alcatel-Lucent this week extended its carrier SDN product line with an automation and network control system designed to accelerate service provisioning from multivendor IP and optical infrastructure.

Nuage visualizes the SDN

New application manages physical, virtual operations

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

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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

Cisco’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.

Eyes turn to Ericsson, Juniper

Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent deal could ignite merger mania in telecom

Flaw in common hotel router threatens guests’ devices

Corporate travelers should be warned that a vulnerable Wi-Fi router commonly used in hotels is easily compromised, putting guests passwords at risk and opening up their computers to malware infections and direct attacks.

Cisco programs the cloud

Virtualization and scale enhancements for service provider routers address traffic growth, network agility

At least 700,000 routers given to customers by ISPs are vulnerable to hacking

The devices have serious flaws that enable unauthorized remote access and DNS hijacking, a researcher found

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Does Juniper have too many SDNs?

Last week's product launch extends range of controllers and data center fabrics

Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

The '6-pack' switch design expands on Facebook's Wedge, and both are due to be released through OCP

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Cisco offers ACI alternative for Nexus 9000 switches

Cisco is adding a control plane capability to its Nexus 9000 switches for customers not yet opting for or needing a full-blown application policy infrastructure.

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Is it time to move to beamforming 802.11ac?

No, it’s not a drone. D-Link and Linksys launch two of the fastest Wi-Fi routers ever. And one certainly looks like it.

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