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David Goeckeler Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Networking and Security Busi
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20 hot jobs ambitious IT pros should shoot for

4M ‘well-paying’ IT jobs over the next decade will require practitioners certified in IoT, converged infrastructure, cloud and more, IDC/Cisco study says

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SD-WAN: What is it and why you’ll use it one day

SD-WAN, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices.

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4 resources to find free Cisco skills and certification labs

Cisco offers a wealth of instruction - some of it free - for increasing networking skills or prepping for certification exams.

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Cisco rolls out Cisco Enterprise Agreement for software

As Cisco evolves into more of a software company, it’s offering customers a new enterprise agreement to help them manage their Cisco software.

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Cisco to network engineers: Get comfortable with software. It’s here to stay

In this digital software-driven world, where companies must move with speed, software skills are now a must for network engineers.

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Cisco: Secure IoT networks, not the devices

Cisco’s IoT Threat combines network segmentation rule creator product TrustSec, network behavior analytics platform Stealthwatch and device visibility offering named Cisco Identity Service Engine, all used in conjunction to secure IoT...


Cisco taps into AI, collaboration with $125M MindMeld buy

Cisco gets MindMeld’s Deep-Domain Conversational AI technology for voice-embedded apps

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Cisco patches critical IOS security fault found after CIA WikiLeaks dump

Cisco this week said it patched a critical vulnerability in its widely deployed IOS software that was disclosed in the WikiLeaks dump of CIA exploits earlier this year.

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Arista infringed on two original Cisco patents, ITC finds

The legal ping-pong battle between Cisco and Arista today found Cisco on the winning side as In the International Trade Commission ruled that Arista switches infringe two additional Cisco patents

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Extreme offers glimpse of integrated Avaya, Brocade technology future

Extreme said it expects the Avaya and Brocade deals to push its revenues to over $1 billion for its Fiscal 2018


Cisco bolsters analytics clout with Saggezza buy

Cisco bolsters analytics clout with Saggezza buy

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Cisco drops critical security warning on VPN router, 3 high priority caveats

Cisco today warned user of a critical vulnerability in its CVR100W Wireless-N VPN router execute that could let an attacker issues arbitrary code or cause a denial of service situation.

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Cisco fires back at VMware decision to whack third party virtual switches

Cisco today said it would offer its virtual switch users technology to get around VMware’s recent elimination of support for third party virtual switches.

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Why Cisco needs SD-WAN vendor Viptela

Cisco already has two SD-WAN solutions—Intelligent WAN and Meraki SD-WAN—so why does it need Viptela? One word: options.

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Cisco grabs-up SD-WAN player Viptela for $610M

Cisco has padded its SD-WAN portfolio with fellow player Viptela for $610 million.


Cisco Jasper package manages everything enterprise mobile

Cisco Jasper today announced an enterprise management package designed to help users monitor and control the data usage operation of the tons of mobile devices in their networks.

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Cisco switch taps into Time Sensitive Ethernet; software bolsters industrial network mgmt.

Cisco introduced three products aimed at increasing the speed of communications while controlling and analyzing the substantial data stream of the factory floor.


Juniper takes a swipe at Extreme’s network buying spree, plans

This acquisition has hindered Brocade/Extreme's ability to meet your long-term goals. They can no longer deliver networking solutions that will help you embark on your digital transformation journey. Juniper Networks can

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