It was a good week for seeing software-defined and virtualized IT infrastructure in action. Three prominent companies talked shop in the media, providing some details about how these trends work in real-world settings: Goldman-Sachs, Microsoft and Cisco.
Mobility can be a frustrating experience for employees and a security nightmare for enterprises, according to data compiled by Cisco.
FierceCIO:TechWatch had the privilege of interviewing Sanjit Biswas, Cisco VP and former CEO of Meraki. Read on to learn his thoughts on 802.11ac Wi-Fi adoption.
Cisco, after some early dawdling, has been pushing hard lately into Software Defined Networking.
Software-defined networking is ready for its closeup. Or it should be. The technology is still new-ish, but major vendors have defined product strategies at last--Cisco being the foot-dragger through the door.
This week, Cisco bought Collaborate.com, a tool that provides a central place to collaborate around a variety of cloud services.
The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/2 including: a switchup in the game of mobile-first players, growth in the wirless LAN market, a software glitch that affects six states, Lowe's new in-store locator app and the latest on Android malware stats.
IT behemoth Cisco and automaker giant Toyota are locked in a struggle over a chunk of radio spectrum in the 5 GHz band. Cisco wants it for Wi-Fi, Toyota for auto safety technology. While there are strong arguments on both sides, it seems to me that the interference issue has to be studied by the FCC very closely because lives would be at stake.
The BYOD trend is putting a strain on Wi-Fi networks and spurring demand for wireless local area network equipment deployments, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.