Cisco boss says tech needs to be simpler
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Features are good but if you can’t deploy them, they are useless

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins told Cisco Live 2023 in Las Vegas that technology needed to become more straightforward.

Cisco WANs hit by expired security certificate
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Don't turn it off and then turn it on again

Cisco's wide-area network customers have been hit with the fall out of the company having an expired security certificate and turning the equipment off and back on again makes matters worse.

Cisco retreats from Russia
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Scorched earth policy

Networking outfit Cisco Systems has left the Russian market, destroying tens of millions of dollars worth of equipment and components in the process.

Florida bloke flogged a $1 billion worth of fake Cisco gear
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Cisco kidding 

A man has been charged with selling $1 billion worth of fake Cisco networking equipment, which he illegally imported from China.

Cisco slashes earnings forecast
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Blames Covid and Putin

Cisco cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after COVID lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine dragged sales below estimates in the third quarter, sending shares down 13 per cent in extended trading.

Cisco comes up with network predictive technology
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Your router is going to meet a tall dark stranger with a Russian accent

Cisco has released technology that it says can predict issues on enterprise networks before they happen to help prevent problems and increase reliability.

Cisco wants to copy Microsoft
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Adapt to cloud era

Networking giant Cisco says it has turned a corner in its attempt to adapt to the cloud era.

Cisco says staff don't have to come into the office
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No return is needed for the Cisco Kid 

Cisco has surprised everyone by saying that it will not require its workers to come into the office to be bored by middle managers and whiteboards ever again.

Cisco walloped with $1.9 billion demand
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Copied tech and shut the inventor out of government contracts

Cisco has been hit with a massive $1.9 billion patent-infringement bill after it apparently nicked Centripetal Networks technology to shut the outfit out of lucrative government contracts.

Huawei fights back
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Trade wars move to patent wars

Looks like Huawei is going to fight back against the US for the sanctions it has imposed on the company using the US patent system.