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Cisco fights to keep videoconferencing screens relevant

Admitting "the experience sucks" for videoconferencing systems priced at $1,000 and under, a Cisco exec announces plug-and-play room systems that give something back to smartphones.

Goldman-Sachs, Cisco, Microsoft show off their software-defined, virtualized infrastructure

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.

Infographic: Mobility frustrating for employees, risky for firms

Mobility can be a frustrating experience for employees and a security nightmare for enterprises, according to data compiled by Cisco.

Upgrading to 802.11ac today is a 'no-brainer', says 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.

JP Morgan slaps Cisco's stock (and SDN claims)

Cisco, after some early dawdling, has been pushing hard lately into Software Defined Networking.

SDN: Time to get down to business in 2014

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.

Cisco buys Collaborate.com

This week, Cisco bought Collaborate.com, a tool that provides a central place to collaborate around a variety of cloud services.

BYOD demands spur 12.8% growth in enterprise WLAN market, says IDC

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.

News Scan: Mobile-first players challenge status quo; WLAN market on the rise; more

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.

When lives are at stake, proceed cautiously

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.