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Cisco Plans to Eliminate 1300 Jobs in Drive to Cut Costs
Cisco Systems Inc., the biggest maker of computer-networking equipment, plans to eliminate about 1,300 jobs, or 2 percent of the workforce, as Europe's debt crisis and sluggish corporate spending threaten sales.
Cisco's Problem  Forbes
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of NDS by Cisco in pay-TV sector
The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the UK-based NDS Group Limited, which provides technology and software to the pay-TV sector, by the internet company Cisco Systems, Inc. of the US.
Cisco wins EU approval for $5 billion NDS acquisition  Reuters
Why Cisco passed, and Palo Alto Networks prospered
When Cisco Systems Inc decided years ago to drop a network-security project known internally as “Apollo,” little did it know it had paved the way for a startup to blossom into a formidable competitor.
Cisco Acquires Virtuata, Cloud Security Startup
Danzig, a visiting lecturer at Stanford University, co-founded Wirama, which specialized in radiofrequency identification technology systems before its acquisition by Checkpoint Systems (NYSE: CKP). Then he worked for security specialist Ironport ...
Alcatel-Lucent to chop 5000 jobs
The fate of staff at Alcatel-Lucent Canada is unknown after the French company announced Thursday it will lay off 5,000 of its 76,000 employees around the world after reporting a US$308 million second quarter loss.
Cisco Walks Back ?Cloud? Service Default On Routers, Denies Update Blocks Porn ...
Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO)has responded to a customer backlash against a default setting in routers that connected users to its Cloud Connect service, allegedly blocked their ability to check out porn sites and tracked their Internet usage.
Cisco's ugly bait and switch  InfoWorld (blog)
Buy Cisco To Avail Yourself Of Attractive Valuations, Growth Opportunities
We believe Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), owing to its leading market shares in high growth switching, video conferencing, and WLAN markets, is the most appropriately positioned to take advantage of this growth.
In This World, A Software Engineer Gets Paid More Than The CEO
The company went public about five years ago. Early employees have ... This team was responsible for Cisco's super successful server product, UCS, and its next-generation Nexus switches from a previous spin-in called Nuova Systems. But Nuova had a ...
Software: The new networking paradigm  GigaOM
VMware to Buy Nicira Network Software for $1.26 Billion  Bloomberg
Cisco changes privacy policy for Linksys routers after uproar
Cisco Systems said a privacy policy for the Cisco Connect Cloud service that alarmed some customers was a mistake and has been removed.
Cisco Backpedals from Creepy Privacy Position on Linksys Upgrade  All Things Digital
Cisco: Cloud Connect No Longer Default Setting for Linksys Routers  eWeek
SDN startup Contrail Systems gets $10M led by Khosla Ventures
His co-founders in the company are Pedro Marques who was at Google (and was a distinguished engineer at Cisco and Juniper) and Harshad Nakil, who in his past life was the lead architect for routing and switching platforms at Cisco. “I think there has ...