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Belkin buys Linksys

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Belkin has announced that they've bought the Home Networking Business Unit from Cisco, which includes Linksys, for an undisclosed amount. With the purchase, they'll occupy around 30% of the market

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Cisco goes green with EnergyWise

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Cisco Systems announced in a press release on Tuesday the launch of a three-stage plan to help IT businesses reduce their carbon emissions, through the use of their new EnergyWise technology. Primarily designed for Cisco's...

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Cisco guns for Exchange

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Network giant Cisco has acquired email and calendaring software vendor PostPath for $215m, in a move seen as an attempt to compete with Microsoft in both the email and online collaboration markets. Cisco said PostPath's...

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Cisco Develops 3D Holograhpic Telephony

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Cisco has developed 3D holographic telephony to create the world's first real time virtual presentation. Cisco CEO John Chambers, who was live on the Bangalore stage, 'beamed up' Martin De Beer, the Senior Vice...

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Antivirus is 'completely wasted money' says Cisco CSO

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Companies are wasting money on security processes — such as applying patches and using antivirus software — which just don't work, according to Cisco's chief security officer John Stewart. Speaking at the AusCERT 2008 conference...

Giancarlo to Retire from Cisco

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Today seems to be executive switch-up day in the technology industry. We've already reported on Red Hat's CEO change, and now networking company Cisco has announced in a press release that executive vice president and...

Cisco Boosts Stock Buyback Program

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Cisco Systems has boosted its stock buyback effort by $10 billion, a sign the Internet networking supplier still believes its shares are undervalued. The move, announced Friday, is a way for the San Jose-based company...

UN, Google and Cisco team up against Global Poverty

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The United Nations, Google and Cisco have put together a global campaign, the Millennium Development Goals, that tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the project, called MDG Monitor,...

Cisco Blesses Wireless-N

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Cisco Systems Tuesday answered one of the biggest questions surrounding the 802.11n high-speed wireless standard by unveiling plans to ship draft-based products within the next two months. Cisco plans in October to begin shipping its...

Cisco wants peace with Microsoft

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Customer demand is driving Cisco to prevent a clash with Microsoft, but the networking giant seems uncertain about whether the firms can avoid a confrontation. Cisco chief executive John Chambers said in a meeting...

Former Cisco exec lands at Joost

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Mike Volpi, who previously headed up Cisco's routing business, has been appointed chief executive at online video start-up Joost. He left Cisco in February citing personal reasons after working for 13 years with the networking...

Apple, Cisco try to make iPhones compatible

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Apple Incorporated plans to start selling its iPhone (mobile phone, mp3 player & camera) in June while Cisco Systems Incorporated's iPhone (VoIP phone) is already on sale. The two companies agreed to share the iPhone...

Cisco fixes wireless security holes

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Cisco has issued two sets of patches that address a number of security flaws in the software used to manage its wireless networking products. One fixes flaws in the Wireless Control System software used to...

Cisco serves up $3.2 billion to buy WebEx

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Cisco Systems plans to spend $3.2 billion to buy the online conferencing company WebEx, both companies confirmed Thursday. The WebEx software and hosted service allows for on-demand collaboration between businesses and is to be a...

Cisco buys another social-networking firm

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Cisco Systems bought selected assets of Utah Street Networks, a seven-person San Francisco company founded in 2003, and in this way effectively continues to buy its way into social networking. The San Jose, California-based company...

Apple, Cisco reach agreement on iPhone name

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Thank you to Tech_Dude_5000 for submitting this to our front page. It seems Apple Incorporated has successfully evaded a particularly problematic trademark issue with network equipment maker Cisco Systems Incorporated. Cisco sued Apple for trademark...

Cisco Routers Affected by Security Problems

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Cisco is warning of three vulnerabilities within its Internet Operating System software; the company has published workarounds and issued an updated version of the software. A denial-of-service attack, running arbitrary code and a device having...

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