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The shift to 5G will be seismic: Take full advantage

Video traffic is soaring, and it’s shaking up the mobile marketplace – fast. With the arrival of 5G networks moving ever closer, the shift towards mobile video could be seismic. So how can you take full advantage? The video revolution is happening all around us, and touching every part of our lives. According to the […]

The race to gigabit internet is on, and cable operators can take a shortcut

Nobody loves door-to-door salesmen. Unless, that is, they’re offering fiber. Then, they’re more popular than the ice cream truck. If you’re a cable operator, that’s a big problem. Your competitors—both telcos and new entrants like Google—make fiber sound better than chocolate. They’re rolling it out to the node, sometimes all the way to the home. […]

Cisco Live 2016: 5 top trends in video

Cisco Live Las Vegas saw thousands of people come together to talk tech and get the inside track on the industry. Here’s a look at the top five video trends to emerge from this year’s event. But what does it all mean for Service Providers. Now is the time for cloud TV Cloud TV was […]

Make your enterprise customers more mobile and secure with virtual private networks

The pace of business is accelerating. To keep up companies need to be able to move fast and seize new opportunities. That means keeping employees in touch with the people, tools and information they require, wherever and whenever they need them. If you can help them do this securely, the rewards can be huge. So […]

Protecting Innovation: Investors and Customers Deserve Transparency

On June 23, the International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that Arista’s products infringed three Cisco patents. In roughly a week, the ITC will release a public version of the 60-page opinion laying out the full background and rationale for its decision. Given the importance of transparency for the industry, Cisco is asking the Commission to make the entire ruling public.

June 23, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Protecting Innovation: Final Ruling Confirms Unlawful Infringement

Today the International Trade Commission issued a Final Determination that Arista’s products infringe three Cisco patents. Two of the patents cover Cisco’s private VLAN network security technology which Arista included in its switches. The third covers Cisco’s proprietary core SysDB technology misappropriated by Arista, which Arista’s CEO has ironically referred to as Arista’s “secret sauce.” The case, known as “the ‘944 investigation,” is the first […]

Live #CiscoChat June 30th – Cisco VNI Complete Forecast

On June 7th of this year, Cisco’s Visual Networking Index released its annual Global Traffic and Service Adoption forecasts, for the years 2015-2020. The reports predict fixed and mobile IP traffic growth, as well as application trends for the next few years. Some of the topics covered in the report include how fast IP traffic […]

Networks of the Future: Extreme Times Call for Extreme Measures!

Here’s an observation that happened to serve as the basis of a keynote I had the opportunity to give the other day, at the TIA 2016 “Network of the Future” conference, in Dallas: Yes, it would be wonderful indeed if broadband service providers saw 50% annual revenue growth — if only to offset that 50% […]

May 27, 2016

SMALL BUSINESS

Team Updates including new programs, recent launches and a new video

Hello all. I trust it has been a good week for you. I am happy to report I am back in-country here in Southern California after a week in Shanghai. I went to visit my fantastic technical product team as we kicked off a new program that will bring five new models in the next […]