Evolving Cisco’s Unified Computing System for Big Data and the Internet of Everything
In an earlier blog, I discussed the incredible success behind the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) in Darwinian evolutionary terms. Since I wrote that blog three months ago, we’ve continued to grow rapidly and have strengthened our position as the #2 blade server player worldwide from 19.3% to 21.5% revenue share (per IDC 2CQ2013 server […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Composite Software
Big data and cloud are drastically changing today’s IT landscape. The proliferation of traditional and new data sources plus the movement of data to the cloud complicate a company’s ability...
Inflection Point: Cisco Sets the Pace of Mobility Innovation
At Cisco, we take very seriously our ability to anticipate and catch market transitions. A few years ago, we saw a market transition that would affect our Service Provider customers in the area of Mobility. With 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi deployments rising, the world was clearly shifting from Coverage, Capacity to Services… and the importance […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire SolveDirect
The network is emerging as the central nervous system for business in today’s hyper-connected world. As a result, it will be expected that people, things and sources of data are...
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Intucell
Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent to acquire Intucell, a privately held company headquartered in Ra’anana, Israel for $475 million in cash and employee retention incentives. Intucell provides software platforms for Self-Optimized Network (SON) that support mobile carrier networks worldwide. This acquisition will allow Cisco to extend network intelligence and tightly align different […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire BroadHop
With global IP traffic projected to increase threefold over the next five years – after having increased eightfold over the past five years – policy control and services creation at large scale has never been more vital for mobile and fixed communications service providers. Cisco plans to add a critical piece of service creation technology to […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Meraki
Cisco is dedicated to innovation as the path to growth as well as the key to sustaining our market leadership position. Our build, buy, partner strategy has always been driven by customer need and on capturing market transitions. Today, we are excited to announce an important acquisition that addresses the rapidly occurring shift to cloud […]