Buying a multi-function router

Shortly after Cisco Systems Inc. introduced its Integrated Services Routers in 2004, the San Jose, Calif. firm reported ISR was one of its fastest growing products.At the time, ISR routers were designed for branch

Published on: August 11th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Cisco Ethernet switches to play broader video, security roles

Cisco Systems Inc.  is unveiling new Ethernet access switches and enhanced routers designed to take on more of the jobs frequently handled by separate devices, such as those dedicated to handling video traffic

Published on: March 18th, 2010 Jim Duffy

Chambers unveils vision for Cisco as IT vendor

By almost any measure, Cisco Systems Inc. is the biggest fish in the networking pond. Thanks to more than 130 acquisitions, a brisk pace of internal development and a much-discussed new organizational structure

Published on: March 11th, 2010 John Gallant

Cisco unveils 322-Terabit-per-second router

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has announced Carrier Routing System 3, a router that could potentially transfer voice, video and data at up to 322 Terabits per second (Tbps). This is 12 times faster than

Published on: March 9th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Avaya announces Nortel product plans

Avaya Inc., which has completed its takeover of the enterprise assets of Nortel Networks Corp., announced its product integration plans Tuesday.Though Avaya plans to drop the Nortel Multimedia Conferencing product, industry analysts said

Published on: January 19th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

BREAKING NEWS: Avaya announces Nortel product plans

Avaya Inc., which has completed its takeover of the enterprise assets of Nortel Networks Corp., is set to announce its product integration plans Tuesday.One analyst who was briefed on the plans said customers should

Published on: January 19th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Industry Canada approves Avaya-Nortel sale

Industry Canada has approved the takeover by Avaya Inc. of the enterprise assets of Nortel Networks Corp., which is operating under bankruptcy protection. Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Avaya announced Friday the federal government completed a

Published on: December 4th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Analyst predicts HP ProCurve will drop its routers

If Hewlett Packard Development Company LP acquires 3Com Corp., HP will probably keep its ProCurve division but stop making its own enterprise routers, a Canadian analyst said. “In the router area they will probably

Published on: November 12th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Juniper claims leap in performance with Trio

  The one thing that can be counted on in the network industry is the power and capacity of infrastructure devices never stops growing.Juniper Networks Inc. is the latest manufacturer to prove that

Published on: October 29th, 2009 Howard Solomon