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Cisco's hyperconvergence strategy continues to take shape as vendor unveils HyperFlex

Cisco's hyperconverged data center strategy will take form later this year when the company launches HyperFlex Systems, a UCS-based compute platform the vendor has been developing for more than two years.

Cisco furthers hybrid cloud strategy with CliQr acquisition

Cisco is taking another step toward helping enterprises embrace hybrid cloud infrastructure. The company just announced its intent to acquire CliQr, a provider of application-defined cloud management products.

Brother OmniJoin adds telepresence interoperability feature for communications between Cisco, Polycom and Lifesize systems

Brother's OmniJoin division is trying to bring together various telepresence systems so they can more seamlessly work together. The company's new OmniJoin v7 Interoperability feature aims to connect the OmniJoin meeting service with other traditional videoconferencing systems.

Former Cisco global services head joins HERE as CEO

Former Cisco global services head Edzard Overbeek, who stepped down from his position when Chuck Robbins assumed the role of CEO but stayed on as an advisor for a period of time, has surfaced as the new CEO of HERE, a digital mapping company owned by BMW Mercedes-Benz and Audi.

Rumor indicates Cisco is looking to buy Samsung's business network division

Cisco may be looking to boost its Asia-Pacific presence through the acquisition of Samsung's business networking division. According to The Korea Times, Cisco has twice approached Samsung about acquiring its network business division, but it has so far been rejected.

Arista shows strong growth in fiscal 2015 despite legal woes

Arista closed out its fiscal 2015 on a high note, showing a significant revenue increase that its CEO indicated came from the enterprise shift to the cloud.

Spotlight: Microsoft joins with Cisco, Intel and others to create open IoT standards body

Microsoft is joining a number of other tech giants to create the Open Connectivity Foundation, which will develop open industry standards for Internet of Things devices.

Red Hat expands Ansible's automation capabilities to network devices

Red Hat has made good use of Ansible since it acquired the company and its technology in October. It's great to see the continuous delivery and configuration automation tool continue to get regular updates. And that brings us to today's news. Red Hat has expanded those capabilities to bring its agentless automation framework to the network.

Cisco Live! Berlin kicks off with a focus on digital transformation

One of Cisco's areas of focus right now is digital transformation. The vendor used its Cisco Live! Berlin event to unveil several new products designed to improve workforce and customer experiences, as well as new Digital Ceiling products.

Cisco's switches likely to be the highlight of Q2 financial report

Cisco will release the financial report for its fiscal second quarter today after the markets have closed, and there's a good chance it will show similar trends to those in its first fiscal quarter of the year. That means a decline in routing revenue even as switches and appliances grow.