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WLAN sales dip as enterprises wait for 802.11ac

Revenues from wireless LAN products saw a dip of seven percent in Q1 2013 compared to the previous quarter, according to market research firm Infonetics Research, in a new report. The decline of $1 billion includes enterprise access points, WLAN controllers and Wi-Fi phones, and was attributed to the impending transition to newer 802.11ac products.

Cisco continues to dominate enterprise router market, says Infonetics

Cisco took close to three-quarters of enterprise router revenues in the first quarter of 2013, jumping 1.2 percent, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.

Cisco, Polycom, Logitech's LifeSize lead healthcare videoconferencing market

Cisco, Polycom and Logitech's LifeSize are leading the telemedicine movement by providing videoconferencing capabilities to healthcare organizations, according to research firm TechNavio.

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: Business IP traffic to triple between 2012 and 2017

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.

IDC: Cisco, Polycom post double-digit declines in videoconferencing revenues

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.

Enterprises hanging up on telephony, says Infonetics

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.

Cisco turns to Skyhigh Networks to shine light on shadow IT risks

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.

BT, Ciena demonstrate support for terabit-rate speeds over BT's core network

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.

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.