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Cisco, Amartus co-develop MEF OpenCS packet WAN usage case

Cisco and Amartus are jointly developing the new OpenCS (Open Connectivity Services) Packet WAN Use Case that is part of the Metro Ethernet Foundation's Open Initiative to accelerate the industry transition to orchestrated "Third Network" services.

Peak Hosting declares bankruptcy following legal action

Data storage vendor Peak Hosting has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy and laid off 135 workers after its primary customer, game developer Machine Zone, Inc., sued it over failures contributing to an outage for its IP Game of War.

Cisco sharpens focus on network security, stays positive on Brexit aftermath

Cisco is fine-tuning its network security portfolio, announcing several new products at its Cisco Live event that it says improve and simplify security within network infrastructure as well as at endpoints, utilizing the cloud.

Wi-Fi Alliance launches expanded Wi-Fi Certified ac program for Wave 2 features

Qualcomm, Huawei Wireless, Cisco, Aruba, Broadcom and Quantenna are just a few of the companies throwing their support behind the next wave in Wi-Fi, appropriately called "wave 2" features that more efficiently handle high-bandwidth applications.

Cisco acquires CloudLock, enhances cloud security portfolio

Cisco is acquiring Waltham, Massachusetts-based cloud security provider CloudLock for $293 million, signaling the vendor's ongoing desire to become a bigger player in the cloud infrastructure market.

MulteFire needs support from wireless, cable to stand out amongst LTE-U, LAA and Wi-Fi

MulteFire later this year will see the release of its first technical spec. The unlicensed technology, which allows for LTE-like deployments in the unlicensed 5 GHz band without the need for a licensed spectrum anchor channel, is the raison d'etre for the MulteFire Alliance, an industry group that is quickly recruiting member support from mobile operators like SoftBank and network vendors like Cisco.

Mun: At $9 per GB, mobile internet is a 20-60x premium to fixed internet

The ratio of service revenue pulled in by U.S. mobile operators is over twice that of fixed cable operators. Based on these revenue and traffic loading stats, it is clear that consumers value mobility. They seem more than willing to pay a premium for mobile access versus (Wi-Fi and) fixed access. So, what is this  mobility premium?

Arris and Cisco cable access sales up almost 50% in Q1, research group says

After struggling in 2015, vendors of cable access equipment saw the category spike as much as 50 percent in the first quarter, with operators committing to aggressive orders of DOCSIS 3.1-compatible gear.

Cisco, Neul join MulteFire Alliance

While the MulteFire Alliance is hosting an Open Day and Technical Workshop in Beijing today, the organization has announced that Cisco and Neul, a subsidiary of Huawei, have joined the alliance.

HPE maintains lead over Cisco in the cloud infrastructure market, says analyst firm

HPE, Cisco and Microsoft are enjoying a comfortable lead in the cloud infrastructure market-- one that includes private cloud hardware, public cloud hardware and cloud infrastructure.