Articles By Jim Duffy

Cisco nabs Juniper sales execs

Cisco nabs Juniper sales execs

Cisco Systems Inc. has nabbed a couple of Juniper Networks Inc. sales executives for its own service provider sales force.Neal Oristano is...

August 9th, 2011 Jim Duffy
War breaks out between Brocade,  A10 Networks

War breaks out between Brocade, A10 Networks

FRAMINGHAM -- Brocade Communications Systems wants to stop sales of a competitor's application controllers it claims infringe on its intellectual...

July 29th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Alcatel-Lucent says enterprise business may be sold

Alcatel-Lucent says enterprise business may be sold

Alcatel-Lucent has confirmed it is "exploring strategic options" for its Enterprise business, a non-core asset that's been reported to be shopped...

July 21st, 2011 Jim Duffy
Cisco’s resolve unflagging: Analysis

Cisco’s resolve unflagging: Analysis

LAS VEGAS -- Despite the specter of perhaps the largest layoff in Cisco Systems Inc.'s history overhanging its annual customer...

July 15th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Extreme slashes 16 per cent of workforce

Extreme slashes 16 per cent of workforce

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Looking to cut US$20 million in expenses, Extreme Networks Inc. says it will cut 110 employees, or 16...

July 15th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Cisco injects new life into Catalyst 6500 switch

Cisco injects new life into Catalyst 6500 switch

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.  -- Cisco Systems Inc. has taken dead aim at Hewlett-Packard Co. and its own shrinking profit margins by introducing a...

July 14th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Sidebar: 10 apps for Cius

Sidebar: 10 apps for Cius

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Along with Cisco System Inc.’s announcement this week that its Cius tablet computer will ship on July 31...

June 30th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Sales of 10G top-of-rack switches to surge

Sales of 10G top-of-rack switches to surge

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.  -- Even though sales of Layer 2/3 Ethernet switches declined 12 per cent sequentially in the first quarter, sales...

June 6th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Cisco adds IPv6 migration features to routers

Cisco adds IPv6 migration features to routers

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Cisco Systems Inc. has rolled out products and services designed to ease the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 for...

May 24th, 2011 Jim Duffy
Cisco restructures, streamlines operations

Cisco restructures, streamlines operations

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Responding to criticism of its management structure after consecutive quarters of uninspiring performance, Cisco Systems Inc. this week restructured...

May 6th, 2011 Jim Duffy