Cisco partners with power specialist

Cisco Systems is continuing to focus on what is broadly called the smart cities sector to bring technology to buildings and physical infrastructure. In the latest move it announced a Canadian partnership with

Published on: March 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco cuts price of videoconferencing to US$3,999 — or less

It isn't often that you hear Cisco Systems officials talk about going down market with a product. But that's what the company is doing with its latest video conferencing end points. One in

Published on: March 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

At Mobile World Congress focus is on Internet of things

The phrase “internet of things” has been tossed around so much in the last 12 months that it’s in danger of getting worn out. But as you might expect at this week’s Mobile

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco profit drops for second consecutive quarter

Cisco Systems Inc. has often been seen as a bellweather for the IT industry because it is so dominant in its field, which covers networking, servers and security. So Wednesday’s financial results, in

Published on: February 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco says new software to make moving data between clouds easier

Cisco Systems Inc. is expanding its line of cloud technologies including one it calls a “breakthough hybrid cloud solution.” Called InterCloud, the upcoming application will support hybrid clouds by allowing organizations to combine and move

Published on: January 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco unwraps flash storage line, more severs for UCS

Ever since flash hard drives began to be commercially viable, enterprises have hungered for their speed to power certain applications. Cisco Systems Inc. took the hint and last fall bought a New Jersey

Published on: January 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Assume your network has been hacked, says Cisco

Another security vendor has issued a report looking back on the previous 12 months with gloomy words and predictions. “The threat picture in 2013 was pretty bleak,” Levi Gundert, technical lead at Cisco

Published on: January 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Who to follow on Twitter on #FollowFriday

For Facebook, there's sending friend requests, and for Google Plus, you add people to your circles. But as anyone who has a Twitter handle knows, on Twitter, we follow and we tweet at people.

Published on: December 5th, 2013 Candice So