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Cisco snuffs HyperFlex development, hands HCI future to Nutanix

Cisco recommends HyperFlex customers migrate to Nutanix hyperconverged software, which can run on Cisco UCS hardware.

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Cisco shapes its strategy for Ethernet-based AI networks

Future-proofing Ethernet for AI is a priority for Cisco, which is positioning its Nexus data center switches as core elements of AI networking infrastructure.

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Cisco software targets enterprise cloud security, risk assessment

Cisco adds Secure Application module to its Full Stack Observability platform.

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Cisco services help enterprises set infrastructure, operations priorities

Cisco Lifecycle Services aim to help companies develop and implement IT optimization strategies that are tied to specific business outcomes.

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Cisco, Kyndryl step up partnership to cut enterprise security threats

IT infrastructure services provider Kyndryl will use Cisco’s Security Cloud platform to help enterprise customers bolster their cyber resiliency.

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Networking vendors highlight AI opportunities as order backlog challenges begin to subside

Cisco, Arista, Juniper, Extreme, and HPE Aruba posted strong quarterly financials and talked up the potential for enterprise AI technologies.

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9 career-boosting Wi-Fi certifications

Network and security pros can benefit from adding vendor-neutral or vendor-specific certifications to their resumes.


Supply chain improvements, AI demand propel Cisco earnings

Cisco was eager to talk up an eased supply chain situation and strong demand for hyperscale AI technology in its fourth quarter earnings call this week.

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Cisco bolsters mobile core technology with Working Group Two buy

Cisco has made nine acquisitions this year to reinforce everything from BGP support, security and application performance to AI development

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Who is selling Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and what do you get?

Vendors are offering cloud-based services that support the ZTNA framework for VPN replacement and access control policy enforcement

Cisco buys Internet BGP monitoring firm Code BGP

Cisco ThousandEyes gains Code BGP’s real-time detection of BGP hijacking, route leaks and other BGP performance and security issues.

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Cisco brings ransomware protection to XDR SaaS package

Cisco has added ransomware detection and recovery support to its recently unveiled Extended Detection and Response (XDR) system. The new features target recovery from ransomware attacks and come courtesy of integration with Cohesity’s...

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Network giants unite to fight security risks

Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, Intel, AT&T and Verizon are among the founding members of the Network Resilience Coalition, which will encourage enterprises to patch systems, fix holes, and prepare defenses for routers and switches.

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Cisco, Arista, HPE, Intel lead consortium to supersize Ethernet for AI infrastructures

Backed by the Linux Foundation, the new Ultra Ethernet Consortium aims to increase the scale, stability, and reliability of Ethernet networks to satisfy AI’s high performance networking requirements.

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Gartner: Generative AI not yet influencing IT spending, but enterprises should plan for it

Most enterprises will incorporate generative AI in a slow and controlled way, Gartner says.

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Cisco hosts containerized firewall on Catalyst switches to protect mixed IT/OT networks

Catalyst 9300 gains Cisco Secure Firewall ASA, packaged as a Docker container, to enable more simplified, secure segmentation of network resources.

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Cisco snaps up Oort to bolster identity management technology

Other 2023 Cisco acquisitions include Accedian for network performance monitoring, Armorblox for large language models, and SamKnows for monitoring broadband networks.

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Cisco amps up security analytics software

Cisco’s updated Secure Network Analytics platform has higher capacity, supports more data flows, and generates more detailed security alerts.

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