Incubation

November 16, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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

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 on the network to provide application and API connectivity and a runtime platform […]

October 1, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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 […]

March 20, 2017

INNOVATION

The Innovation Funding Board Process in Action

There are four main phases involved in the Innovation Funding Board process, including ideas, rapid evaluation, incubation, and implementation.

Cisco Challenges Digital Entrepreneurs Worldwide

The Innovation Grand Challenge is calling on all innovators, entrepreneurs, developers, researchers and students to submit disruptive ideas for digital transformation in industry and government.