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Cisco Walks the FineGround

Cisco Systems announced that it will be taking over data center networking systems maker FineGround Networks, a privately-held company based in Campbell, California.

Cisco VoIP Phones Have DoS Problem

A software flaw in Cisco’s Internet phones could create problems for users by crashing their phones.

Alleged Cisco Hacker Detained In Sweden

Last year’s penetration of Cisco’s network and theft of source code was only one of thousands of incidents, investigators find.

Cisco Assault Last Year Just Tip Of An Iceberg

Thousands of machines were penetrated just like those on Cisco’s network, investigators are finding out a year later.

Reuters Thailand Rides the Cisco Express

Cisco announced the today the worldwide news agency called Reuters deployed Thailand’s Internet Protocol (IP) telephony site in Thailand with 700 Cisco IP Phone 7960Gs, Cisco IP Phone 7940Gs and Cisco Wireless IP Phone 7920s.

ASA 5500 From Cisco Systems At Interop Helps Security

Networking juggernaut Cisco Systems Inc. will unveil their newest offering in the world of networking technology during Cisco CEO John Chambers’ keynote address at Interop this morning. The ASA 5500 combines many new features in a sleek new device for organizations that like to one stop shop.

Cisco VPN Has Tiger By The Tail

Apple’s latest operating system update won’t have support for the widely used Cisco VPN client.

Cisco Certification: The OSI Model Isn’t Just For Exams Anymore!

There’s nothing I enjoy more than teaching Cisco technologies, especially CCNA candidates. Whether it’s in-person or online, everyone’s excited to be there.

IBM, Cisco To Develop Speech Recognition Apps

Their goal is to better enable contact centers to do their work without a live customer service representative in the mix.

Cisco Buys Sipura Tech

For $68 million in cash and stock, Linksys, a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, acquired VoIP specialist Sipura Technology.

Cisco Routes New Routers to ISPs

Cisco Systems announced major advancements in their Internet Protocol Next Generation Networks yesterday in the form of router enhancements and new products that will allow ISPs to go the next level of service for their customers.

Cisco Takes Routers Up a Notch

Cisco Systems introduced the Cisco XR 12000 Series routers, which represents the combination of the Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS) XR software with the proven market-leading capabilities of the Cisco 12000 Series routers.

Cisco Intends To Acquire TopSpin

Cisco Systems intends to purchase server fabric switch maker TopSpin Communications for $250 million.

Cisco Adds Some TopSpin To Their Line-up

Yesterday, Cisco Systems announced their intentions to purchase TopSpin Communications, makers of server fabric switches, which allow multiple server connections onto a grid.

Cisco Wants Topspin

Today, Cisco Systems announced their intentions to acquire Topspin Communications, a developer of server fabric switches. Server fabric switches are designed to connect servers together into a grid, and then provide network and storage connectivity to said grid.

Cisco CCNA Certification: Why You MUST Have Hands-On Experience

CCNA and CCNP candidates hear it all the time: “you have to get some hands-on experience to pass the exams”.

Cisco CCNP Certification: Introduction To BGP

Cisco certification candidates are introduced to BGP at the CCNP level, but the reaction to its introduction always reminds me of something I see often as the CCNA level.

Bottom Up vs. Top Down Corporate Blogging

As business blogging becomes more widespread, two main approaches have emerged. There are bottom up bloggers and top-down bloggers …

Configuring Basic Cisco Router Security

Network security is a hot topic today, and will only increase in importance in the months and years ahead.

Cisco Updates Storage Virtualization Solutions

Cisco Systems unveiled significant updates to its network-based storage virtualization solutions.

Surviving The Cisco Cable Jungle

One of the most confusing parts of beginning your Cisco studies is keeping all the cable types separate in your mind, and then remembering what they’re used for.