Avian Securities reiterates its negative opinion about Juniper Networks

This Thursday, January 28, Juniper Networks will be webcasting its Q4 2009 earnings conference call. However today, Wall Street telecom diva Catharine Trebnick - Sr. Research Analyst at Avian Securities, reiterated her "negative...

Riverbed expected to maintain its WAN optimization market share

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, WAN optimization vendor - Riverbed Technology will release its 4th quarter and fiscal year 2009 financial results. In his research note today, my favorite Wall Street tea-leaf reader - RBC Capital Markets Managing...

Cisco appears to have missed the newest market transition: Don't be evil

Earlier this week Cisco announced it would further embrace China, then the very next day, heroically and gallantly in my opinion, Google announced it would fight cyber attacks that originated in China by potentially closing its...

Cyber attacks: Cisco appears to embrace China while Google fights China

This week Cisco appeared to embrace China. Jan. 11, 2010: "Given the size and growth of the Chinese economy and our significant commitments to our China business, we believe designating Greater China as its own theater marks an...

Cisco CCIE R&S count plummets -110

Last month, Dual CCIE #18532 R&S/Security - George Morton seemed flabbergasted to report that Cisco's CCIE R&S count had fallen by -48 for the first time since 2000. Amazingly, Morton is now reporting that the carnage among...

Will Cisco gear become search engine toll collectors?

Cisco has filed a patent application on a method that seeds search engine crawlers using intercepted network traffic. Cisco's method includes monitoring data packets exchanged in a computer network over which documents having...

Terry Eger was the Cisco executive who hired John Chambers

A year ago I blogged: The mystery of the missing video of Cisco co-founders Bosack and Lerner discussing their termination Fascinatingly this week (at least in my opinion), Kirk Lougheed - who is an original member of Cisco's...

How to absolutely guarantee QoS with network traffic

Below, network performance measuring vendor - Plixer International, gives the Cisco Subnet its How-To Tutorial on guaranteeing QOS with network traffic: "As timely transmission of data across the network becomes increasingly...

John Chambers: Big is back... Cisco is the example

Earlier this month, Cisco CEO John Chambers pontificated to a gathering of financial analysts: "Big is back... Cisco is the example. The only criticism of Cisco now is a question of are we too innovative... And that's where we want...

Harvard Business Review: John Chambers trumps Steve Jobs in market cap change

In a ranking of 1,999 CEOs from 1,205 companies, the Harvard Business Review has John Chambers ahead of Steve Jobs in market capitalization change by $2 billion: Market capitalization change: "We measured the change in equity...

According to a Cisco CTO, the $43B network plans of a large Cisco customer not in best national interest of Australia

Australia appears to be in a tizzy over comments made last week by Cisco's Australian CTO - Kevin Bloch. According to the Australian press, "Networking experts have discussed concerns that the national broadband network will put the...

Widespread component supply shortages may be severe enough to limit Cisco's revenue upside

In his research note today, Matthew Robison - Wedbush Securities' Senior Vice President of Communications Technology Equity Research, remarked: "Manufacturing and sourcing was not a topic of discussion during last week’s analyst...

Annual revenue run rate for Cisco TelePresence is $200 million

During this month's Cisco Financial Analyst Conference, Chairman and CEO John Chambers finally revealed the annual revenue run rate of Cisco's highly touted and much ballyhooed - TelePresence technology. Up until last week, it had...

View the hottest new rap video: The sensational Cisco Catalyst 6509 NetFlow rap song

Network performance measuring vendor - Plixer International, released this evening its new rap video featuring the geeky but highly talented Cisco NetFlow hip-hop rap sensation - Mix Master Mitch: Cisco Catalyst 6509 NetFlow Rap ...

Man lost $127M at casinos owned by Cisco customer, Harrah's Entertainment

Off topic warning: The following post is not really about Cisco, but it did get me wondering about compulsive gambling and technology’s role in it. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that current Bay Area resident - Terrance...

Bankers in Cisco/Tandberg deal set to divvy up $39M in fees

According to a Reuters story today, Cisco's M&A advisers on the Tandberg deal - Lazard and Carnegie, can expect to split fees of $17 to $19 million. Furthermore, dealmaker Freeman & Co. is predicting that Tandberg's...

Cisco statement about SSL VPN Vulnerability is awfully hard to find

Update 12/04/09 On the day after this blog story was originally published, Cisco made a US-CERT vendor statement that in my opinion is very helpful to legions of loyal Cisco customers (as shown in the below screenshot): US-CERT:...

Cisco's worldwide Routing and Switching CCIE count falls by -48

This month, George Morton - Dual CCIE #18532 Routing and Switching/Security, provides his analysis of Cisco's new worldwide CCIE count: "The December Cisco CCIE count shows that the new CCIE R/S test is slowing down the number of...

Alcatel-Lucent takes bite out of Cisco's SP edge router market share

Networking and telecommunications industry market information gurus, The Dell’Oro Group, published its Routers Report 3Q09, which stated the following: "Alcatel-Lucent reported strong performance in 3Q09. It was the only SP Edge...

Are Cisco emerging market product sales in a free fall?

While it moved into 30 plus market adjacencies, did Cisco take its eye off the ball in emerging markets? Cisco CEO John Chambers appears to have admitted as much during the Cisco F1Q10 earnings call: "You saw our numbers in...

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