Cisco predicts the "Internet of Everything" will generate $14.4 trillion in value through 2020, creating a significant business opportunity over the next decade.
Juniper Networks on Thursday unveiled a software-defined networking (SDN) roadmap and launched a number of SDN-based software and services, including its virtualized Mobile Control Gateway (vMCG) designed to enable mobile operators to handle the increase in traffic generated by the explosion of smartphone use.
Macs remain more expensive than PCs to this day, but more companies are discovering offsets--including improved productivity, lower support costs and better security--that justify the price difference.
As Microsoft prepares to hold its first Lync user conference this week, competitors are taking aim at the IT behemoth and its unified communications platform.
Acquisitions of cloud and big data firms increased significantly despite an overall decline in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the technology sector last year, according to the latest figures from accounting firm Ernst & Young.
As anxious business leaders begin to question the return on investment for big data, another startup launched with the intent to quell their fears. Think Big Analytics this week got $3 million in seed funding from former Cisco executive Daniel Scheinman, with participation from WI Harper Group.
Cisco has added a new Catalyst switch and wireless local access network (LAN) controller to complete the network equipment component of its Unified Access platform.
Cisco Systems has agreed to buy Intucell, an Israeli-based supplier of wireless network technology, for $475 million. Intucell provides wireless network optimization software that enables mobile carriers to plan, configure, manage, optimize and heal cellular networks.
Belkin on Thursday announced that it is planning to acquire Cisco's home networking business division, Linksys, including its products, technology, employees, and the Linksys brand.
Our sister publication FierceTelecom has compiled its annual roundup of the major wireline mergers and acquisitions in 2012. Consolidation in the wireline industry took place in three areas: vendors, service providers and private equity.