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Extreme faces challenges, girds for future networking battles

Extreme Networks is grappling with how to best integrate and sell technologies it acquired from Avaya and Brocade, as well as incorporate and develop its own products.

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Cisco's buying July Systems to bolster its Wi-Fi application options

Cisco says July Systems offers an enterprise-grade wireless location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.

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Cisco’s David Goeckeler talks security, networking, software and SD-WAN outlook

Goeckeler, Cisco executive vice president and general manager, masterminds the company’s network and security strategy which now features ever more emphasis on software.

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Cisco makes SD-WAN integration a top priority

After acquiring Viptela last year for its SD-WAN technology, Cisco says integration of the technology is progressing with plans to integrate it into Cisco’s DNA Center.

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Cisco opens DNA Center network control and management software to the DevOps masses

Opening up Cisco DNA Center's network controller, assurance, automation and analytics platform to developers holds the promise of customers building strategic network applications.

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Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins: Get ready for the network's next act

At Cisco Live, CEO Chuck Robbins outlines Cisco’s vision for the future of networking -- and it’s never been brighter.

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Automation critical to scalable network security

With Tufin Orchestration Suite R18-1, Cisco Firepower customers can make changes and update all the firewalls in minutes instead of having to touch each box one at a time.

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Network-intelligence platforms, cloud fuel a run on faster Ethernet

At 45 years old, Ethernet, the ubiquitous networking technology, is having a banner year in the data center where in the first quarter alone it's recorded the strongest year-over-year revenue growth in more than five years, and 100G...

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Cisco taps AMD to power a hyper-dense server for data centers, edge computing

Cisco announces the C-Series C4200 server, a 2RU box comprised of the C4200 chassis and C125 server nodes that boosts processor-core density 128% using AMD EPYC 7000 CPUs.

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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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How Cisco’s Multigigabit Technology can increase network speeds

Cisco's Catalyst Multigigabit switches with NBASE-T will help users get more than 1 gig of speed from their existing infrastructure -- without having to rip everything up and replace it.

Cisco loses key software exec

Cisco Sr. VP Rowan Trollope is moving on to cloud startup Five9.

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What's behind Cisco's comeback?

Cisco shares have risen nearly 20 percent in 2018, making it the best performer in the Dow. What changes have energized this surprising push to the top of tech?

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Why intent-based networking is important to the Internet of Things

Cisco brings the benefits of intent-based networking (IBN) to the IoT to help customers scale, secure, and optimize their environments.

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5 reasons to buy refurbished Cisco equipment

Shiny new Cisco equipment is appealing, but it is also pricey and could be overkill. Meanwhile, refurbished network equipment has many benefits you might be overlooking.

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Software opens up new career opportunities for network professionals

Network engineers need to embrace the shift to software as a way to do their jobs better and faster. Cisco’s DevNet Create event is one way to help them get those skills.

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Cisco emboldens its disaggregation strategy

Cisco is separating the operating system and applications from the underlying hardware, and it is making it possible to host apps on certain switches and routers.

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Does the Cisco 4000 router series redefine the traditional role of routers?

Cisco’s 4000 router family is a serious upgrade from the older 1900/2900/3900 router families.

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