Cisco Systems

Study to be a Cisco networking master with nine certifications for just $49

If you’re going to be an IT specialist, knowing all there is to know about Cisco Systems hardware and networks isn’t a bad place to start. Cisco remains the preeminent tech titan for bringing complex business networking into alignment – so being an expert in their universe of products is a …

Networking

How Cisco Can Win Big From Small Businesses

Cisco is trying to get in early with small and medium-sized businesses to make the most of a multibillion-dollar opportunity.<p>IDC forecasts that small …

Investing

MIT to unload 8 million IPv4 addresses to fund IPv6 conversion

With the growth of cellphones, tablets, and the Internet of Things (IoT), IPv4 addresses are scarce. This scarcity doesn't come as a big surprise, of …

Internet of Things

Secure Access Done Right: Cisco ISE Wins the SC Magazine 2017 Award for Best NAC Solution

Security<p>Dan Stotts - April 21, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>At the most recent RSA Conference, SC Magazine awarded Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) the top spot for Best NAC Solution. In the words of the award panel, “this honor goes to vendors and practitioners who make a difference… and detect, respond …

Networking

VGA Cables and WiFi Access as Cloud Adoption Predictors

Cloud<p>Pete Johnson - April 21, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>I spend most of my time educating channel partners, most of them Value-Added Resellers (VARs) on how Cisco CloudCenter can help them help their customers with a hybrid cloud strategy. What I’ve noticed in my first year at Cisco after being part of the …

Cloud Computing

9 Tools You Should Be Using in Your VMware Environment

<i>by Jason Boren</i><p>One of the many things we do as TAMs is ensure that our customers don’t have “shelfware” lying around. If we spend money on something, …

DevOps

Fibre Channel SAN Switching – Cisco Has Your Back

The Platform<p>Frank Palumbo - April 20, 2017 - 8 Comments<p>Back in 1984 the desire to connect across campus gave birth to the first multi-protocol router, and to Cisco. Much has changed since then, but one thing remains constant. No, I’m not talking about my love of the New York Yankees – I’m talking …

Networking

Cisco CloudCenter (formerly CliQr) Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Acquisition by Cisco

Data Center<p>David Cope - April 20, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And there probably isn’t a better phrase to sum up our experience since Cisco acquired CliQr and we became the Cisco CloudCenter team just one short year ago.<p><b>A Quick Look Back</b><p>Time <i>has</i> moved …

Microsoft

Cisco Opens New Solar Facility to Power San Jose Campus

Corporate Social Responsibility<p>Catherine Paquette - April 20, 2017 - 6 Comments<p>Today, I attended the opening of Cisco’s new solar energy facility in Blythe, California. This facility, built by NRG Energy, Inc., will generate renewable power for use at our San Jose headquarters. Though we have …

Renewable Energy

Why the Cultural Side of DevOps Matters to Networks Facing Containerization

Data Center<p>Ravi Balakrishnan - April 19, 2017 - 2 Comments<p>On Feb 3, Lori guest blogged about “programmability is the future of NetOps”. Lori is a frequent guest blogger and you can check her other blogs here. Cisco Insieme Business Unit and F5 have been innovating on the DevOps front for several …

DevOps

How to Choose a Next-Generation Endpoint Security Solution

Security<p>John Dominguez - April 19, 2017 - 1 Comment<p>When organizations begin their search for an advanced, next-generation endpoint security solution to protect PCs, Macs, servers, and mobile devices, they have a lot of different vendors to choose from and a lot of questions. Can it prevent attacks? …

Cybersecurity

Get Ready For The Next Wave Of Container Adoption

Cloud<p>Amit Sharma - April 19, 2017 - 1 Comment<p>On the heels of announcing the strategic alliance with Docker, today at DockerCon, Cisco announced that we are joining Docker in the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program. MTA is a turnkey program consisting of products and consulting services …

DevOps

Ramping Up Collaboration for U.S. Government Agencies

Cisco Blog > Collaboration<p>Collaboration<p>Rowan Trollope - April 19, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>Communication and collaboration between employees, anywhere, using any device has never been more important. Secure communication is critical for all organizations. But it has never been more top of mind for U.S. …

Collaboration

The Sex Pistols, The Clash and Siouxsie and the Banshees on early TV documentary ‘Punk’ from 1976

There had been a killing. But no one was quite certain where it had happened or where the body was hidden. Maybe it was in the library bludgeoned …

Cisco issues 7 'high priority' security advisories; Firepower, IOS and ASA issues among them

Cisco had a pretty large dump of security advisories today – seven “high priority” and one “critical” – impacting a variety of products many with the …

Information Security

vSphere Integrated Containers 1.1 Delivers New User Experience Enhancements - Cloud-Native Apps

<i>Authored by Karthik Narayan, Senior Product Manager, Cloud Native Applications</i><p>Today, we are pleased to announce the release of vSphere® Integrated …

DevOps

Meraki network alerts in your favorite collaboration tool « Cisco Meraki Blog

Lots of teams are making use of new collaboration tools and services in place of email to help increase productivity and transparency. Of course these tools also make it far easier to share our favorite GIFs, a feature paramount to a productive work day. In this post we’d like to share a quick and …

Internet Marketing

Compliance: Not Just a Necessary Evil; Good for Business

Cisco Blog > Collaboration<p>Collaboration<p>Lowell Johnson - April 18, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>Does corporate compliance have you in a conundrum? Sure, we all dread compliance as we dread doing our taxes every year. It takes time and effort. It and keeps us away from the interesting stuff in our jobs — like …

Collaboration

Cloud Unfiltered Episode 04: Cisco’s Dave Lively

Cloud<p>Ali Amagasu - April 18, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>Dave Lively is up to his neck in cloud. He’s been with Cisco for 20-ish years, he’s been involved in our cloud efforts for quite a while now, and he’s been involved in the open source community just as long. And the best part is—he really gets it. Gets …

Cloud Computing

The 3 Best Dividend Stocks in Silicon Valley

We break down the income-investing case for three of Silicon Valley’s elite companies -- Apple, Intel, and Cisco Systems.<p>The terms "Silicon Valley" …

Investing

Cisco HyperFlex vs. Public Cloud

Data Center<p>Bill Shields - April 17, 2017 - 8 Comments<p>Late last year, I compared Cisco’s S3260 Storage Server to Amazon’s S3 service. The results shocked a lot of people and spurred a lot comments on the blog.<p>It’s worth repeating from the last conversation on this topic that there is a long list of …

Cloud Computing

Cisco @NAB’17: That Cloud Momentum You’re Feeling? It’s For Real

SP360: Service Provider<p>George Tupy - April 17, 2017 - 1 Comment<p>It’s April, and that means it’s time to pack back out to Las Vegas for the National Association of Broadcasters convention, scheduled for the last week of the month. And because we’ve lots to talk about, and you probably have limited …

Cloud Computing

Growing at the Speed of Marketing Velocity

Partner<p>Michelle Chiantera - April 17, 2017 - 4 Comments<p>The Marketing Velocity Live Event (Chicago, April 25-27) is just around the corner. To say I’m excited is an understatement.<p>This is our 10th year conducting this invitation-only event that challenges and educates our partners about how they …

Marketing

What Meraki can teach you about simplicity | The Network | The Network

Cisco's Meraki offices in San Francisco reflect a philosophy that aligns with the company's beliefs on quality and simplicity. With pod desks, coffee bars, mini golfing and colorful yurts spread across the floors, Meraki lets physical space speak loudly to the team's philosophy of creativity and …

Networking

3 Reasons Why Cisco Is A Better Dividend Growth Stock Than Intel

<i>Written by</i> <i>Bob Ciura</i> <i>on April 16th, 2017, for Sure Dividend</i><p>The technology sector is a surprisingly good source of dividend stocks. This wasn't always …

Investing

DevNet: Introducing Python and Guest Shell on I...

Introduction<p>I’ve been long waiting for the latest version of IOS-XE to ship, and on April 13th IOS-XE 16.5 “Everest” posted to https://cisco.com/go/software for the ISR, ASR, and CSR routing platforms (still to come are the Catalyst Switching lines). The “Everest" release of IOS-XE is jam packed …

Linux

Boost Your Yield On Cisco To 4% Using Options

Cisco recently increased its quarterly dividend by more than 10%.<p>Based on this new dividend payment, the shares currently yield 3.6%.<p>However, using a …

Stocks

What to Know About Investing in the Internet of Things

CalAmp focuses primarily on the fast-growing niche of wireless machine-to-machine communications technology, while Cisco has struggled to find …

Internet of Things

Augmented Reality: A New Reality for Utilities

Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities<p>Jon Judson - April 13, 2017 - 2 Comments<p>Cisco has worked to bring the cloud closer to the ground through Fog and Edge Analytics, but what if we could bring the cloud right to the point of origin, to the place where the data is needed most? This is where IoT crosses …

Augmented Reality

Cisco Coverage for Shadow Brokers 2017-04-14 Information Release

Threat Research<p>Talos Group - April 15, 2017 - 0 Comments<p>On Friday, April 14, the actor group identifying itself as the Shadow Brokers released new information containing exploits for vulnerabilities that affect various versions of Microsoft Windows as well as applications such as Lotus Domino. …

Edward Snowden