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Spotlight: Cisco unveils new 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi products for enterprise

Cisco unveiled this Tuesday new enterprise Wi-Fi products based on the next-generation 802.11ac standard that offers data speeds up to 1.3 Gbps for Wave 1, with an upgrade to 6 Gbps when Wave 2 becomes available within 12 to 18 months.

Spotlight: 90 percent of US workers use personal smartphones at work

A full 90 of workers in the United States use their personal smartphones at work, according to a survey conducted by Cisco's partner firms.

BYOD spurs resurgence in network access control market, says Ogren

BYOD is spurring a resurgence in the network access control market.

Spotlight: Within 3 years, employee location will not matter to most firms

Within three years, three-quarters of companies in the United Kingdom and Ireland think operations in their organization will be structured on the basis of the most efficient use of skills and resources, regardless of location, according to Cisco's TechWatch 2013 report.

IDC: Cisco controls over half of enterprise WLAN market

Cisco controls more than half of the worldwide enterprise wireless local area network market, with Aruba Networks coming in a distant second at slightly more than 10 percent market share, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.

Mac v. PC: The next chapter

Macs remain more expensive than PCs to this day, but more companies are discovering offsets--including improved productivity, lower support costs and better security--that justify the price difference.

Startup Think Big Analytics receives $3M in seed funding

As anxious business leaders begin to question the return on investment for big data, another startup launched with the intent to quell their fears. Think Big Analytics this week got $3 million in seed funding from former Cisco executive Daniel Scheinman, with participation from WI Harper Group.

Spotlight: Cisco to buy Israeli-based, wireless tech firm Intucell for $475 million

Cisco Systems has agreed to buy Intucell, an Israeli-based supplier of wireless network technology, for $475 million. Intucell provides wireless network optimization software that enables mobile carriers to plan, configure, manage, optimize and heal cellular networks.

Cisco's BroadHop purchase should expand carrier options for mobile broadband

Cisco's acquisition of BroadHop should help the IT giant offer products to mobile carriers that will enable them to better manage and monetize mobile broadband.

Cisco continues to lead the $1 billion WLAN gear market

Cisco continued to lead the wireless local area network--or WLAN--gear market, which topped $1 billion in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.