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Cisco, Microsoft reveal network access product plans, 09/07/06

Cisco and Microsoft this week shared details of their partnership on network access control technologies, which will include interoperable products and "out-of-the-box" capabilities in future product releases.

Cisco launches four-slot CRS-1, 09/11/06

Cisco this week launched the smallest version yet of its biggest router — a four-slot Carrier Routing System-1, intended to extend 40Gbps from a core network to regional carrier POPs, Cisco says.

SAP, Cisco ramp up their partnership, 09/07/06

Enterprise applications vendor SAP and networking company Cisco are touting their new marketing alliance on governance, risk and compliance business processes as a major milestone in their 18-month-old partnership.

Cisco's Chambers: Security risks are tied to mobility, collaboration apps, 09/07/06

Cisco CEO John Chambers described IP mobility and collaboration technologies as one of the largest IT security challenges facing enterprises, and possibly one of the greatest tools for converging physical and digital security.

Cisco tops multifunction security platform lineup, 09/07/06

Since the third quarter of 2003, the top four vendors of multifunction security platforms that include firewalls and VPNs have remained unchanged, ...

View from the Edge Newsletter: Billing, Wiretapping and Security, 09/07/06

Denise Pappalardo reports that a new industry group called the Telecommunications Expense Management Association says it will monitor and publish report ...

Cisco banks on 'quad play' for sustained growth, 09/06/06

Cisco CEO John Chambers Wednesday stoked the network vendor's love affair with IT investors by pointing to the company's unified communications strategy and broad product portfolio as a way to sustain growth over the long term.

Cisco, Microsoft demo network security cooperation, 09/06/06

It has taken nearly two years, but Microsoft and Cisco are finally ready to demonstrate how their network access security products will work together.

Q&A: Winner of Silicon Valley's giant Wi-Fi deal isn't fazed by size of net, 09/06/06

The company that will provision and run the 1,500 square-mile wireless mesh network in Silicon Valley that was announced this week is an almost unknown, privately held network operator based in Grand Haven, Mich., home of the world's largest musical ...

SAP unveils GRC products, announces Cisco collaboration, 09/06/06

Delivering on a promise made earlier this year, SAP has unveiled the first set of products to help businesses meet their compliance requirements, in addition to announcing a marketing agreement with Cisco.

Redback loses Verizon's edge router deal?, 09/05/06

UBS Warburg has downgraded the stock of Redback Networks, citing "industry contacts" indicating that Redback has lost an edge router deal at Verizon.

Network Optimization Newsletter: Cisco targets application performance at branch offices, 09/05/06

Cisco is set to introduce a product suite designed to help enterprise IT managers better manage their branch office operations.


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