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Spotlight: Cisco goes head-to-head against Arista in intellectual property war

Legal battles between Cisco Systems and Arista Networks are about to heat up. Cisco alleges that Arista has infringed on 14 of its patents.

Choosing between Cisco and Microsoft in UC? It's not so easy

Selecting and deploying a unified communications solution is no easy task. But sometimes it is. Only the boldest of the bold truly like to play office politics, but choosing the right UC solution can be a very political decision, according to a  TechTarget  article.

News Scan: Chuck Robbins to assume Cisco CEO post; IT outsourcing reports worst quarter in a decade; More.

The top news stories for May 4, 2015.

Cisco takes aim at white box switches in new video

Whether it's just friendly advice or a shot across the bow of white box switch vendors, Cisco posted a video that aimed to do some "myth busting" about the bargain--or lack thereof--of white box switches.

Spotlight: Security researchers find a way to thwart ransomware--decrypt it yourself!

The Talos Group at Cisco did excellent work in unraveling a criminal ransomware scheme. Read the post for details on how to decrypt TelsaCrypt yourself and avoid paying to get your data back from greedy, heartless criminals.

In IoT, every 'thing' might not need an IP address

When IPv4 addresses ran out a few years ago, IPv6 had already been designed to help fill the void and ensure there would be more than enough IP addresses to go around for years to come, if not forever.

DHL, Cisco trend report looks at Internet of Things in logistics

The report estimates that the number of devices connected to the Internet will be up from 15 billion today to 50 billion by 2020 and that the new connections will generate around $8 trillion. What we're facing now is extreme data with little useful filtering. Harnessing the IoT will require much more than just connecting everything and bracing for the deluge.

Making sense of the 3 approaches to SDN

Even as enterprises embrace software-defined networking, there's still some confusion about what SDN is--and, maybe even more importantly, what it is not.

Dell targets Cisco in the data center

It appears that Dell is the next vendor to take aim at networking juggernaut Cisco.

Cisco plans to expand SDN portfolio with Embrane buy

A small investment Cisco made in software-defined networking startup Embrane could lead to a new set of solutions for the vendor's SDN portfolio. Last year, Cisco invested $14 million into Embrane, but now the networking giant is looking to acquire Embrane to beef up its SDN solutions portfolio.