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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.

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 PC Hardware
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
Published in News
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.