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Cisco reaffirms its support of remote-based workforce

In the midst of reports that some leading technology companies are reining in their remote workers, networking giant Cisco reaffirmed its policy last week that remote workers are a valued and critical part of its workforce.

Data centers will be engulfed by clouds by 2017

Data center cloud traffic is on track to more than triple over the next four years, according to networking giant Cisco.

Encryption flaw in WhatsApp could allow attackers to decrypt messages

A major design flaw in the cryptographic implementation of the popular WhatsApp chat application could let attackers decrypt messages--should they succeed in intercepting them. The vulnerability was discovered by Thijs Alkemade, a student at Utrecht University in the Netherlands and also the lead developer of the open source Adium chat client for Apple's OS X operating system. 

Call center activity taking off, says Cisco's Hernandez

While Cisco has been in the contact center business for a few years now, the company has seen tremendous growth in this market in the past year, according to John Hernandez, vice president and general manager of Cisco Collaboration Business Applications.

Spotlight: Getting a leg up on SDN skills

Analysts predict that the software-defined networking market could grow to $35 billion by 2018 and influence between 30 to 40 percent of total network spending.

Aruba unveils cloud-based Wi-Fi management

Aruba Networks this week unveiled a cloud-based Wi-Fi management service designed for medium-sized businesses as well as enterprises with multiple branches.

Cisco, Aruba, Ruckus leaders in enterprise Wi-Fi market, says IDC

Cisco, Aruba Networks and Ruckus Wireless are leaders in the enterprise Wi-Fi market according to IDC's latest MarketScape report.

Open vs. proprietary, round 10, in the cloud

Remember Microsoft versus Apple, circa 2001? Microsoft placed its bet on commodity hardware, while Apple insisted that tight software/hardware integration was the way to go.

Spotlight: Aruba, Cisco, HP top Gartner's Wired, Wireless LAN report

Aruba Networks, Cisco and HP Networking have been named market leaders in Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure.

Cisco buys into flash storage market (and so does everybody else)

Networking giant Cisco has put another toe into the storage waters, possibly causing quite a few waves.