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Cisco partners with FANUC on product to fix robots before they break

Cisco has partnered with Japanese robot maker FANUC on its Zero Downtime product that knows manufacturing robots need to be fixed before they break down, known as proactive maintenance.

Spotlight: Cisco and whitebox can coexist, says CEO

Cisco Systems has taken a rather hard line against the emergence of whitebox networking products, but CEO Chuck Robbins seems less concerned than his predecessor.

Arista gains small victory from patent review board

The legal dispute between Cisco Systems and Arista Networks isn't over yet, but it looks like in regards to two of the patents Cisco lays claim to, Arista may end up winning.

Cisco ACI to support Layer 4-7 devices from non-partners

Cisco may not generally be a fan of open networking, even though it is a member of the OpenDaylight Project, but the company is at least interested in making its Application Centric Infrastructure software-defined networking architecture a little more open in its next release.

Identiv bridges network and physical security using IoT devices

Security vendor Identiv launched the Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager, an Internet of Things access control system that provides both network and physical security by integrating with Cisco routers, switches, video and telephony products into what is touted as a low-cost monitoring and protection product.

Spotlight: Cisco says it has signed on 1,000 SDN customers

If Cisco Systems' claims of hitting the 1,000 customer market for its software-defined networking technology is true, then it may show a significant increase in enterprise adoption of the technology.

HP open networking now supports Pica8's PicOS

HP added support for Pica8's PicOS networking operating system to the Altoline family of open networking switches – something HP first started talking about a month ago, according to eWeek. But now, PicOS is supported across Altoline products.

Cisco tool will detect SYNful Knock malware on your router

The bad news is almost 200 Cisco routers are infected with the SYNful Knock malware, but the good news is now there's a tool to use to find out if your system is one of them.

Spotlight: SYNful Knock now discovered in 200 Cisco routers

The SYNful Knock infection discovered last week continues to get worse as even more Cisco devices are found to have been exploited by an unknown person or group.

Apple's iOS 9 might improve security, but not if you need a VPN connection

While Apple and vendors are touting the security benefits of the latest Apple mobile operating system, at least one security feature has been disrupted by the release of iOS 9. It seems iOS 9 breaks virtual private network connections to corporate servers.