switches

Taking your industrial networking deep into the ground: Cisco IoT and Sandvik modernize mining operations in Sweden

Tucked into the pastoral landscape of northern Sweden, Boliden, a mining and smelting company that concentrates on the production of copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver, quietly hums away at operations. Mining for precious metals and other resources was once traditionally manual, grueling work. Miners would go underground for hours, often in unsafe working conditions. […]

November 19, 2018

NETWORKING

Simplicity without Compromise with Catalyst 9200

Catalyst 9200 Series offers ‘Simplicity without Compromise’ through flexible management options including WebUI, DNA Center, 3rd party tools (e.g. Ansible playbook), and a step above in security and resiliency.

June 4, 2018

NETWORKING

Cisco redefines Networking for the Audio-Video Industry

Cisco made a conscious decision to show industry leadership on promoting open standards and creating ecosystem partners through hardware innovations. #CiscoDNA

April 5, 2017

SMALL BUSINESS

New Addition to Cisco SMB Switch Family

This month, we made another big step in completing our full vision of next generation SMB switches. The Cisco Small Business Team is pleased to announce 19 new models in the successful 550X and 350X series switching product line. These new models provide Gigabit or Fast Ethernet with 10-Gigabit uplinks and advanced features to deliver […]

OFC 2017 Demo: Cisco 400GbE Optical Module

We’re excited to announce that Cisco will have two demonstrations of the QSFP-DD form factor at OFC 2017. The QSFP-DD standard is important because of these reasons. Read more.

September 19, 2016

MANUFACTURING

The top 5 reasons to avoid unmanaged switches on your machines

What many manufacturers don’t know is that managed switches can protect against major security risks, guarantee your machine performs its best, and maximize uptime.

September 7, 2016

NETWORKING

Upgrade Your Cat5e Cable Without Ever Touching A Wall

Today is the 17 year anniversary of my first video download. In September 1999, I was so excited to use the new robust 802.11a for an incredible 11 mbps download. Do you remember wireless networking 1999? Back then, if you had challenges at 11 mbps to download a video what did you do? You went […]

May 23, 2016

NETWORKING

Scan. Analyze. Secure!

Let me begin with some nostalgia. Allow me to transport you back to the 1990s… when fashion got rid of shoulder pads, a new rock sound was coming out of Seattle, South Park and The Simpsons brought crude humor to the masses, and the Internet became more available. Access became faster and cheaper, and email […]