NEC and Cisco partner to advance 5G IP transport networks
NEC and Cisco have announced they have entered a Global System Integrator Agreement (GSIA) to expand their partnership for accelerating the deployment of innovative 5G IP transport network solutions worldwide.
Cisco updates server portfolio for hybrid cloud world
Cisco has announced new server solutions supported by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors to bring new performance and security capabilities to customers’ hybrid cloud infrastructure. Cisco and Intel, building on more than twelve years of technology innovations, continue to provide solutions to help customers solve new challenges posed by major technology shifts, including 5G and WiFi 6, artificial intelligence and machine learning,...
Eyeing 400GbE, Cisco snaps up a semiconductor company
Cisco is to buy Luxtera, a privately-held semiconductor company based in Carlsbad, California. It uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data centres, service provider market segments, and other customers.
Facing the cyber security challenge
The cyber security landscape is changing and there are a number of challenges emerging for industry and businesses, particularly from an IoT perspective. Speaking at the Drives & Controls show in Birmingham, Andrew Johnston, a cyber security specialist with Cisco, highlighted the concerns.
Securing the connecting car
Often dubbed a 'data centre on wheels,' the connected car is one of the fastest-growing markets in the ecosystem that makes up the Internet of Things (IoT). The convergence of IoT and in-vehicle technologies, like remote diagnostics, on-board GPS, collision avoidance systems and 4G LTE WiFi Hotspots, has paved the road for new and exciting opportunities in this industry. Author: Shaun Kirby, Director, Automotive and Connected Car, Cisco
The top five IoT predictions for 2017
As another year has raced by, one thing we know for sure is that the Internet of Things (IoT) is not just hype – it’s transforming how companies do business and delivering real results. And as more and more businesses make the IoT shift to focus on connected services, the demands for advanced wireless technologies and heightened security will accelerate.
Lack of female computing A-level students
Computing A levels has a particularly low number of students to begin with but new figures reveal that the particular A level has a very low number of female students. Even despite a 16% increase in the last year, only 10% of these students are female, according to A-level results released today.
Once more unto the breach
Steve Rogerson reports from last month’s Cisco Live in Las Vegas on how the networking company is tackling security.
Programme aims to accelerate IoT innovation
At Mobile World Congress 2015, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom and Intel announced Challenge Up!, a joint IoT accelerator for startups from the EMEA region. The programme aims at helping IoT startups market faster through joint projects, mentoring, high-value networking and corporate assets. Selected companies may also receive strategic investment and support in commercialising their product or service.