November 19, 2020


Cisco RF ASIC named “Best Enterprise Wi-Fi Network Technology” by the Wireless Broadband Alliance

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The Wi-Fi market continues to grow and evolve. We are at a point where RF interference directly impacts the performance of our Wi-Fi networks. The Cisco RF ASIC was introduced to solve this challenge by way of a dedicated RF Unified Engine that improves the scanning efficiency of RF bands to provide efficient real-time analytics and enhance Wi-Fi communication.

October 22, 2020


Cisco Silicon Powers the Best Systems

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Learn about the Cisco custom silicon that goes in to our high-performing, specialized networking hardware.

October 7, 2020


Cisco continues its tradition of innovation powering Internet2 and facilitating groundbreaking research

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Cisco is proud to join together with many of the world’s leading researchers to support Internet2, a collective of the leading research universities across the country who are working together to solve the world’s toughest problems.

December 13, 2017


IOS XR, Networking without Compromise

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Discover why IOS XR is the best networking operating system across merchant and Cisco silicons.

December 12, 2017


Hackers are using encryption to bypass your security controls

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As of today more than half of the web traffic is encrypted. That’s a big win for businesses and all of us, since it guards against eavesdropping and tampering with content as it moves from device to server and back again. Of course this rise in encryption comes with one big, obvious downside. Hackers too now […]

June 19, 2017


New Frontiers: Anti-Aging Treatment for your Network

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With Cisco’s Digital Network Architecture (DNA), flexibility sits at the core of the network thanks to programmability all the way down at the chip level.

March 16, 2016


Moving to Cloud? Intelligent Buffer Matters!

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Craig Huitema and Soni Jiandani blogged  about Cisco’s latest ASIC innovations for the Nexus 9K platforms and IDC did a

October 20, 2014


Optimize Your Software-Defined Network by Hardware Requirements

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Software-based techniques are transforming networking. Commercial off-the-shelf hardware is finding a place in several networking use cases. However, high-performance hardware is also an important part of a successful software-defined networking (SDN). As you optimize your networks using SDN tools and complementary technologies such as network function virtualization (NFV), an important step is to strategically assess […]

September 18, 2014


Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Memoir Systems

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Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent to acquire privately held Memoir Systems, a company that develops semiconductor memory intellectual property (IP) and tools that enable ASIC vendors to build programmable network switches with increasing speeds. This acquisition will enable the proliferation of affordable, fast memory for existing Cisco switch ASICs and will help […]