New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins hosted the company's fourth quarter and end-of-year earnings call, closing out the last quarter in which former CEO John Chambers led the networking vendor. And for the new CEO, he's stepping into is a company that's on solid financial ground.
If Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure is a little tricky to monitor, then ScienceLogic may have the solution for you. The company introduced a monitoring, dependency mapping and visualization tool that aims to provide network administrators with greater visibility into Cisco's software-defined networking product.
Based on the number of emails in my inbox about upcoming (or just past) networking vendor earnings calls, it's that time again when investors, the media and other interested parties take a hard look at how the biggest publicly traded networking companies are faring.
The CEO switch at Cisco officially happened a couple of weeks ago, but Wednesday's quarterly and fiscal year-end earnings call will truly mark the end of the John Chambers era.
The legal battle between Cisco Systems and Arista Networks continues and even seeped into Arista's earnings call late last week. CEO Jayshree Ullal spoke about Cisco's two patent lawsuits against Arista, and general counsel Marc Taxay accused the larger networking vendor of acting like a patent troll.
Chuck Robbins is only into his second week as new CEO of Cisco Systems, but ever since his appointment (and John Chambers' retirement) was announced in May, Cisco has been shedding superfluous businesses and streamlining its operations at the top.
Puppet Labs and Cisco are working together to put more automation into networking infrastructure. Through their continuing partnership, Puppet Labs Enterprise is now integrated with Cisco Open NX-OS, Cisco's upcoming operating system for its Nexus series of switches.
The new TeleCommunication Systems Lynx portfolio of portable routers may be of limited use to the majority of enterprises, but it's an interesting piece of technology, nevertheless.
Software-defined networking – and OpenFlow, in particular – got a boost last week when CERN signed a deal to have Brocade to help create a long-term SDN strategy. So in some ways, SDN...
Last Monday, a 20-year post as CEO of the largest networking vendor came to an end as Chambers abdicated in favor of Chuck Robbins, who hopes to turn Cisco into a more agile networking company.