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Dell'Oro: Vendors offering enterprises unified Wi-Fi, Ethernet equipment

Vendors are increasingly offering enterprises unified Wi-Fi and Ethernet equipment to ease deployment and management of their networks, according to research firm Dell'Oro.

Cisco prepares for 'insanely fast' Internet

In Cisco's crystal ball, Internet traffic will triple during the coming five years, and the company is preparing for the mad rush with new core routing technology called CRS-X, reports David Goldman at  CNN Money.

Cisco widens lead over Aruba in enterprise Wi-Fi market

Cisco posted a strong growth of 23.4 percent year-over-year for its enterprise Wi-Fi revenue in the first quarter of 2013, pushing its market share up to 52.9 percent, its highest share since the fourth quarter of 2010

Enterprise mobility drives 18 percent year-over-year growth in Wi-Fi gear revenue

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.

Cisco: BYOD improves employee productivity, lowers enterprise costs

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.

There's a battle brewing over the soul of big data

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. 

Aruba makes enterprise Wi-Fi less 'sticky'

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.

Where is the center of big data?

The New York Times  today profiled Cisco CEO John Chambers' new strategy for big data and in the process, put a fine point on the most important question for the big data market, one being answered with four different approaches by some of the biggest names in networking and computing: "The question could ultimately be whether the center of the system is in the data, as EMC thinks, or in H.P.'s servers, IBM's software, or Cisco's network."

MGM Resorts merges Wi-Fi, mobile apps

MGM Resorts, which runs nearly half of the major hotels on the Las Vegas strip, is working with Cisco to leverage Wi-Fi and location-based apps to more effectively target sales.

Networks are not ready for BYOD

During his Interop keynote address on Wednesday, Rob Soderbery, Cisco's senior vice president and general manager for the Enterprise Networking Group, unveiled the results a survey of 1,300 IT professionals. It found that 41 percent of respondents said their networks were not ready to support BYOD, despite deploying more applications than a year ago.