John Chambers exits Cisco
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 11:52

John Chambers exits Cisco


Longest serving big-tech CEO


Cisco Systems had announced that its Executive Chairman John Chambers would not seek re-election after his term expires in December.

Nokia launches faster network chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 15 June 2017 13:19

Nokia launches faster network chips


Kicking Juniper and Cisco right in the router

Nokia launched what it thinks are the world's fastest network chips and delivered a swift kick to the bottom line of Juniper and Cisco.

Cisco misses current quarter revenue
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Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:26

Cisco misses current quarter revenue


Will fire more workers and not those who got it in this mess


Cisco has widely missed what industry experts were expecting for its revenue and rather than sacking senior managers who have been leading the company down the toilet, it has decided to sack 1,100 more workers.

Cisco and Oracle cheer the end of net-neutrality in the US
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If these guys want it you know it must be good


Oracle announced its support for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's controversial plan to roll back the agency's net neutrality rules.

Cisco releases a smartboard
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 12:46

Cisco releases a smartboard


$4,990 with a $199 monthly subscription for a giant tablet


Cisco is pushing a new "smart" whiteboard to the market with a $4,990 price tag and a $199 monthly subscription.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 11:51

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

92 percent of workloads will be on the cloud
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Friday, 11 November 2016 11:38

92 percent of workloads will be on the cloud


Cisco predicts it will be off our desktops by 2020

Networking giant Cisco’s latest Global Cloud Index suggests that more than 92 percent of computer processing will be done in cloud centres by 2020.

French outift installs back-doors in 12 million PCs
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Cisco outs Tuto4PC

Cisco’s Talos security intelligence and research group has found a nasty piece of French software that has quietly installed backdoors on 12 million computers around the world so its owners can spam the chaîne d'oignons out of users.

Cisco patches router flaw
Published in Network
Friday, 11 March 2016 09:54

Cisco patches router flaw


Problems across key devices

Cisco has patched high-impact vulnerabilities in several of its cable modem and residential gateway devices which are popular among those distributed by ISPs to their customers.

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
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Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.