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Cisco backdoor patched. Huawei the lads!
Published in Network


Sorry, China - not you. It is Cisco

US Cisco networking giant Cisco patched a security vulnerability in some of its network switches that could take over IT equipment and spy on people.

British cows get 5G connectivity before humans
Published in News


Mooving ahead of the herd

While Britons mull Russian propaganda which claims 5G is a health risk, a herd of UK dairy cows have said “pull the udder one” and have moved ahead of the rest of the UK when it comes to 5G connectivity.

US orders Germany to dump Huawei
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:50

US orders Germany to dump Huawei


Intelligence. They've heard of it

In a remarkable escalation of the tech wars between the USA and China, a missive to Germany instructed the independent country not to use Huawei kit.

Cisco beats analysts' expectations
Published in News
Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:17

Cisco beats analysts' expectations


Software moves are paying off

Cisco beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly revenue and profit thanks to demand for its routers and switches as well as growth in newer areas of focus such as software.

Cisco and Amazon to help businesses in the clouds
Published in Cloud


Big and powerful team up

Networking gear outfit Cisco has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to offer software tools that would make it easier for Cisco’s customers to use Amazon’s data centres.

Amazon Web Services to take on Cisco
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 16 July 2018 11:21

Amazon Web Services to take on Cisco


That is a nice router business you have there... it would be terrible if something happened to it

Amazon Web Services already dominates the market for cloud services and now it wants to take over Cisco's control of the $14 billion global market for data centre switche

Cisco's moves to software not reaping benefits
Published in News


But it is still making a killing

Cisco reported third quarter profit and revenue that beat the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street’s estimates on Wednesday, but shares fell four percent after bleak current quarter forecasts indicated that the transition to a software focused business was not happening yet.

Cisco sees quarterly profit rise as turnaround works
Published in News


Software better than hardware

Cisco Systems reported its first rise in quarterly revenue in more than two years and forecast upbeat current quarter profit, as the network gear maker’s years long efforts to transform into a software focused company appears to be paying off.

Google and Cisco team up on cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:44

Google and Cisco team up on cloud


Kubernetes and Istio service mesh

Google and Cisco have teamed up on the hybrid cloud.

Cisco set to buy BroadSoft
Published in News
Monday, 23 October 2017 10:51

Cisco set to buy BroadSoft


Will write $2 billion cheque

Networking giant Cisco is close to a deal to buy telecommunications software firm BroadSoft for $2 billion.