Enterprise mobility is driving demand for Wi-Fi equipment, spurring an 18 percent year-over-year revenue increase in the first quarter to $1 billion, according to the latest report from Infonetics Research.
Business IP traffic is forecast to triple between 2012 and 2017, reaching 21.7 exabytes per month in 2017, predicts Cisco in its latest Visual Networking Index (VNI) report.
Cisco and Polycom posted double-digit declines in enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment revenues in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from IDC.
The enterprise telephony market took a nosedive in the first quarter, dropping 10 percent year-over-year to $1.8 billion, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research. Enterprise PBX spending, which includes TDM, hybrid and IP-based PBX systems, declined in the first quarter to its lowest point since mid-2009.
High-tech behemoth Cisco has turned to startup Skyhigh Networks to tackle the problem of employees and business units using cloud services without IT's knowledge, a phenomenon known as shadow IT.
British carrier BT has teamed with network gear provider Ciena to demonstrate support for terabit-rate speeds over BT's core network using Ciena's WaveLogic 3 transceivers, according to a release by the two companies.
BYOD employees are gaining an average of 37 minutes of productive time per week, and BYOD implementation generates $350 of value each year per mobile employee, according to a recent report by Cisco.
Usually, techno wars have only two camps, usually comprised of major vendors and their flagship customers pushing for one standard or another like TDMA vs. CDMA or ATM vs. IP. But it is different this time.
A full 82 percent of business leaders surveyed by Forbes Insights said cloud-based collaboration tools help businesses execute faster by shortening time to market, quickening product upgrade cycles and enabling faster responses to competitive challenges.
Aruba Networks unveiled on Tuesday its next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi product that includes Aruba 220 series Wi-Fi access points and its ClientMatch technology to lessen "sticky" clients that do not automatically stay connected to the best access point.