Changes to how Cisco is dealing with and licensing software, which we wrote about last week here on FierceEnterpriseCommunications, is having an impact on how the company is targeting the cloud market.
If the promises being made about the speeds of the 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless protocol come true, then network administrators may want to consider it for organizations that are running hefty unified communications applications.
As you can imagine, software-defined networking was a hot topic at last week's Cisco Live! event in Milan, Italy, but its competitors aimed to downplay Cisco's big announcements around software.
Mandating BYOD even for employees that need powerful computers makes no sense from any perspective. But allowing BYOD benefits the employees and company.
Simplification is the general trend at Cisco Live! in Milan, Italy. In addition to simplifying network operations, Cisco also introduced a new software licensing model that is intended to make selecting and buying the vendor's networking and infrastructure software easier.
A brilliant idea or simply wishful thinking? Cisco is finally being a little more proactive with its Meraki acquisition, and what it's aiming to do is make operating the network as easy as operating an iPhone.
With any luck, you're sipping espresso in Milan, Italy today with Cisco executives and partners, gearing up for Cisco Live!
A10's Thunder ADC has been fully integrated with Cisco ACI, offering enterprises a new option for automatic provisioning of application delivery and security services. A10 says it's a lower cost alternative to other ADC offerings.
Polycom introduced a handful of new products, including one that tracks how many people were in a meeting and how long they stayed.
Cisco plans to roll out in the second quarter new LAN switches that will serve as a stopgap for businesses that want to roll out faster WLANs but don't want to update their cabling just yet.