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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Cisco boosts cloud software, lines up ISVs to write Internet of Everything services

New Cisco CEO sending a message | Outgoing Cisco CEO Chambers fesses up to mistakes, touts company's grit

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Cisco boosts cloud software, lines up ISVs to write Internet of Everything services
Cisco this week enhanced its cloud software and lined up a roster of ISVs to create services for the company's Internet of Everything initiative. Read More


Collaboration 2.0 Death of the Web Conference
This new study from Ovum and by LogMeIn is based on a survey of over 3,900 full time professionals worldwide regarding their collaboration and meeting-related behaviors and activities. Learn More


Caching the Uncacheable
Think dynamic content is uncacheable? Think again. This video, presentation by Hooman Beheshti, VP of Technology at Fastly, dives into why dynamic content is more cacheable that you think. View now

New Cisco CEO sending a message
Incoming Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins doesn't mess around. Once Robbins was named to succeed outgoing CEO John Chambers on July 26, the dominoes fell quickly. In the span of three days, five high level executives – including Cisco's two presidents and its popular female CTO – became lame ducks as Robbins named his own management team. Read More

Outgoing Cisco CEO Chambers fesses up to mistakes, touts company's grit
Reflecting on a two-decade tenure as Cisco CEO marked by enviable success, John Chambers says he wishes the company could have moved faster. Read More

Cisco Live! in pictures
Incoming and outgoing Cisco CEOs John Chambers and Chuck Robbins weren't the only attractions at the annual Cisco event in San Diego this week, though they did seem to be everywhere. Read More


Making Sense of PCI
If your company handles financial data for customers, you must keep current with the PCI-DSS standard not just to protect your company, but to protect your customers too. Even though the PCI Data Security Standard has been around for years, it's still poorly understood by many of the organizations it affects. Learn More

5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100
Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when simply checking channel usage on the wireless bands. They're also needed for Wi-Fi site surveys during the network design and deployment phases, as well as for security audits to look for rogue or misconfigured access points. (Insider Story) Read More

Wi-Fi signals can do rough head counts
We're all walking around in a soup of Wi-Fi signals, but researchers say they can be put to another use—counting people. Read More

US House votes to ban Internet access taxes permanently
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to permanently extend a 17-year moratorium on taxing Internet access and other online services. Read More


Simpler, Smarter Authentication
Your company's reputation and bottom line depend on keeping corporate data secure- yet employee mobility is making this a huge challenge. Read this eGuide to learn how to avoid these challenges with simpler, smarter authentication. Learn more

Orchestration means more than rapid provisioning of carrier services
Service orchestration is important, but there's a lot more to it than being able to allow customers to quickly self-provision connections and bandwidth. Orchestration should also mean being able to rapidly detect and resolve connection problems. Read More

Software-Defined Networking will be a critical enabler of the Internet of Things
Organizations are excited about the business value of the data that will be generated by the Internet of Things (IoT). But there's less discussion about how to manage the devices that will make up the network, secure the data they generate and analyze it quickly enough to deliver the insights businesses need. Read More

The growing demand for Wi-Fi access
When we covered Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecast update earlier this month, one of the noteworthy highlights was how demand for wireless access is growing: by 2019, Wi-Fi and mobile devices are projected to account for 66% of IP traffic. Read More

Cisco has an SDN for you
Cisco is out to prove it has an SDN for everyone. At its Cisco Live conference, the company unveiled offerings to drive programmability across its product line to address the requirements of enterprises, service providers and mega-scale data centers. Read More

Cisco Live 2015: Chambers says goodbye, but asks 'are you ready?'
This week Cisco is holding its annual user conference, Cisco Live, in San Diego. The 2015 edition of Live is unlike any other, as this will be the last time John Chambers will deliver the keynote as CEO of the company. Read More


11 pointless but awesome Linux terminal tricks

Here are some great Linux terminal tips and tricks, each one as pointless as it is awesome.


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