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Empowering Customers at the Edge

Over the past several years, an immense transition has taken place as networks have become more diverse and complex. Companies large and small have many branch sites – users at the edge that need to connect securely and quickly to the network and the cloud. Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) technologies are enabling customers to […]

March 22, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Celebrating the Future of Cisco and AppDynamics

Today, I had the sincere honor to stand with leaders of AppDynamics to ring the Nasdaq opening bell. I can now say that AppDynamics and Cisco are one team. In ringing the bell, we celebrated the amazing company that the founders and leaders of AppDynamics created as well as a new era of innovation that […]

March 21, 2017

WE ARE CISCO

Cisco: The 70,000 Person “Startup”

From startup to Cisco Acquisition, this new employee explains what it's like coming into the Cisco culture, by the numbers.

October 17, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Acquisition of Worklife

I’m pleased to announce the acquisition of Heroik Labs, Inc. doing business as Worklife. Worklife is a privately-held company based in San Francisco, CA that provides software to improve meeting productivity. Worklife’s mission is to help teams be prepared and informed so they can run highly effective meetings. Their application enables people to be more […]

June 28, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco to Expand Cloud Security Portfolio with Acquisition of CloudLock

I’m excited to share that today Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a leading cloud security solution that gives companies visibility and policy control over content shared in cloud applications. CloudLock specializes in Cloud Access Security Broker, or CASB, technology and helps organizations move faster to the cloud. CloudLock delivers cloud security to […]

Cisco and Jasper – Accelerating Enterprise IoT Success Worldwide

Today, Cisco announced the close of our acquisition of Jasper, a leading IoT service platform provider that powers the IoT initiatives of more than 3,500 enterprises worldwide. With Jasper’s cloud-based platform, companies of all sizes – and in any industry – can rapidly and cost-effectively launch, manage and monetize IoT services on a global scale. […]

November 20, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Acano

We are at an inflection point in video adoption. In the enterprise alone, less than 10 percent of the conference rooms in the world are connected via video and only 1 percent of users have video systems on their desktop today. The market is poised for dramatic growth, with IP video expected to represent 80 […]

October 28, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire 1 Mainstream; Helping Customers Deliver Outstanding TV Experiences to Any Device

In today’s rapidly evolving market, the lines continue to blur between PayTV, such as premium subscription content, and over-the-top (OTT) streaming video service offerings. Service providers, content providers, media companies and broadcasters are all launching services of their own. OTT is fast becoming the new normal, where open, cloud-based technologies allow innovation at a rate […]

October 27, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Acquisition of Lancope to Boost Cisco’s Cybersecurity Threat Defense Capabilities

As enterprises digitize their businesses and 50 billion devices come online over the next five years, cyber attackers are perpetually trying to stay one step ahead of these trends and becoming more adept at exploiting security weaknesses and avoiding detection. To help customers address these nascent risks, Cisco is focused on delivering solutions across the […]