Emerging Technologies

November 16, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Future of Cloud-Native Connectivity: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Banzai Cloud

1/15/20 Update: Cisco has completed the acquisition of Banzai Cloud. Welcome to Cisco! As modern cloud-native applications become more pervasive, the environments in which these applications run are becoming thinner (containers, microservices, functions), increasingly distributed and more geographically diverse. Emerging cloud infrastructure technologies give rise to unique implementation challenges as the modern cloud-native application relies […]

October 1, 2020

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Application Security Comes into Further Focus with Intent to Acquire Portshift

10/26/2020 Update: We have completed the acquisition of Portshift. Welcome to Cisco! As the proliferation of cloud-native apps continues to accelerate with the aim to transact business efficiently and securely from anywhere, the security landscape is converging toward protecting both people and applications. Business agility requirements are pushing security up the stack and earlier in […]

October 31, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Sci-Fi Turned Real Life: 5 ‘Spooky’ Innovations in Science and Technology

Happy Halloween from all of us at Cisco! To celebrate, here’s a fun list of the top 5 ‘spookiest’ tech innovations –those inspired by sci-fi, made real life through incredible advances in STEM research and the growing connections in the Internet of Everything: 1. The Bionic Man:  Not quite Steve Austin, Roboticists at Shadow Robot […]

December 3, 2012

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Scouting the Next Big Thing: Cisco’s Technology Radar

Spotting the next innovation that could bring benefits to customers, or that could challenge the continued success of existing products, is a challenge that is front-of-mind for every company. But keeping a finger on the pulse of every innovation that could bring such a disruption is a daunting prospect. That’s certainly true for Cisco. We […]