The ongoing realignment of data center architecture, including the migration to higher speeds, is driving growing demand for providers to upgrade network security throughput and performance, says Dell'Oro Group.
Router and switch vendors Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Juniper are reaping the rewards of carriers' hesitation to deploy SDN and move to 100 Gigabit Ethernet.
Apple and Cisco Systems are collaborating to optimize Cisco's networking gear for iOS enterprise users, part of a larger push Apple is making to get its iPhones and iPads into more business customers' hands.
Matthew Strauss describes the creation of company's X1 platform as a "big moment" for Comcast. He said the X1 takes "all the learnings we had from mobile and all the learnings we had from on-demand, and brings it back to the television."
In a new FCC filing, Charter Communications offered a glimpse into its deployment of its cloud-based Worldbox set-top box. The company said it "deployed its first new Worldboxes to paying customers using downloadable security in April, 2015, and continues to ramp up the deployment of the downloadable security system throughout Charter's systems. Enabling the Worldbox in any given footprint requires changes and additions to many pieces of the video delivery system, and those deployments are underway."
Cisco CEO and Director Charles Robbins sounded an optimistic note on the future of the company's service provider division, saying that its overall growth in the fiscal fourth quarter signals an alignment of the manufacturer's "architectural vision" with that of its customers.
Despite its move to sell its customer premises equipment (CPE) division to French media technology conglomerate Technicolor in a deal announced last week, don't think of Cisco as leaving the video business.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has put more elements of his leadership team in place, naming Zorawar Biri Singh as senior VP and CTO of Platforms and Solutions and Kevin Bandy SVP and chief digital officer.
Cisco has decided to discontinue its Invicta data-storage hardware line, marking the latest in business units dropped from the roster by incoming CEO Chuck Robbins.
Cisco continues to be the service providers' top-choice core/edge router and carrier Ethernet switch vendor, according to a new IHS Infonetics report.