Cisco’s 2007 plans will depend on partners

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cisco's C-Scape conference, held here last month, was a changed beast from the analyst/media conference of past years. The company added outside sources to discussion panels, where previously it

Published on: January 9th, 2007 Adam Pletsch

Cisco makes unified communications more accessible to SMBs

To further its reach into the small and medium business space, Cisco Systems has introduced several enhancements to its unified communications suite of voice, data and video products. As a way of improving

Published on: October 11th, 2006 Buket Oktem

Cisco and Microsoft join forces

Boston - Two years after signing a joint architecture development plan, Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems have unveiled a road map for interoperability around their network access control systemsThe two companies briefed industry

Published on: September 22nd, 2006 Buket Oktem

Cisco goes wide

Hot on the heels of recent wide-area network optimization announcements from competitors, Cisco Systems Inc., has taken its initial step into the growing application acceleration market with a product line the company says

Published on: September 6th, 2006 Buket Oktem

Cisco and Microsoft deal again

Cisco and Microsoft are extending their strategic alliance into the SMB space by integrating customer relationship management solutions that Cisco says will not only create incremental brand awareness in the market but provide

Published on: April 26th, 2006 Buket Oktem

McAfee unveils Total Protection strategy

Anti-virus software developer McAfee Inc. is redefining itself into a security software provider.The company known for its anti-virus products, which only a few years ago was called Network Associates, is coming out with

Published on: April 5th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco extends channel program

SAN DIEGO - Cisco Systems' push toward intelligent information networks has sparked major enhancements to its partner program.The changes, announced at the annual Partners Summit, will be the company’s most significant since it

Published on: March 28th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s most captivating people

SAN DIEGO -- One of the most beautiful stretches of North America was the site for Cisco's 8th annual partner conference. Unfortunately, the weather didn't co-operate for the more than 2,200 partners here.One

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s Master plan

SAN DIEGO -- Cisco Systems' push toward intelligent information networks has sparked major enhancements to its partner program.The changes, announced at the annual Partners Summit here this week, will be the company's most

Published on: March 15th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s Analyst Conference: A Reporter’s Notebook

Well, this is my first Cisco Analyst Conference in lovely San Jose, Calif. Did you know the cab ride from San Francisco Airport to the strip of hotels in San Jose is exactly

Published on: January 25th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco puts together a new framework

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cisco Systems believes that the network will eventually be the platform.That is the overriding statement coming from virtually all of the company's top executives here at this week's annual

Published on: December 7th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco offers trade in opportunities for partners

Cisco partners have the potential to tap into a $2 billion installed base in Canada, according to Ross Pellizzari, the company's new Canadian channel chief.With that market opportunity, Cisco Canada has released the

Published on: November 30th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Airing out wireless problems

Cisco Systems' partners are getting new tools to help mid-size and larger organizations add wireless capability inside and outside buildings.The company has announced a plug-in Wireless Service Module (WiSM) for its Catalyst 6500

Published on: November 23rd, 2005 Howard Solomon