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Cisco attacks SD-WAN with software from Viptela, Meraki acquisitions

New Cisco software will address SD-WAN challenges with help improving application performance, planning bandwidth allocation, and modeling how policy changes might affect network performance.

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How Cisco’s newest security tool can detect malware in encrypted traffic

Cisco’s Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA), which monitors network packet metadata to detect malicious traffic even if its encrypted, is now generally available.

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Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

From Cisco's big plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, 5G and IoT, the networking industry is in the midst of big changes. Network World's Brandon Butler explains what's happening, and why.

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Inside Cisco’s DNA Center – the dashboard for intent-based networking

Cisco’s DNA Center is a new network automation software that the company has positioned as the interface for its ambitious intent-based networking (IBN) strategy. +MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: What is intent-based networking? | Why...

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VMware targets cloud and container networking with latest NSX-T launch

VMware today released a new version of its NSX virtual networking software that aims to make it easier to manage network requirements of cloud-native and application container-based applications. The move represents the latest example...

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What to expect from Cisco in 2018

As Cisco transitions from hardware to software, it’s rolling out a whole new line of products for IoT and cloud.

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What to consider when deploying a next-generation firewall

Firewalls have become ubiquitous across enterprises over the past decade, but the combination of new and varied access methods combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks has forced network operators and security professionals to...

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With Spark Assistant, Cisco adds voice-activated A.I. to videoconferencing

Cisco envisions a phased rollout of Spark Assistant, a new service designed to end some of the pain out of setting up office meetings.

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Cisco snaps up streaming-data startup Perspica

Cisco today announced plans to acquire San Jose-based startup Perspica, a company that specializes in using machine learning to analyze streams of data. Cisco says it will integrate the Perspica technology into its AppDynamics...

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Chambers stepping down from Cisco’s board

John Chambers, who served two decades as CEO of Cisco and for the last two years has been executive chairman, announced today that he will be leaving Cisco’s board of directors this year. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins will become chairman...

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What is intent-based networking?

Cisco jumped head-first into the intent-based networking market, saying the technology that uses machine learning and advanced automation to control networks could be a “paradigm” shift in how networks are managed. But what exactly is...

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Mingis on Tech: What Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where the big story is Cisco's efforts to reinvent itself and push "intent-based networking."

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Why Cisco’s new intent-based networking could be a big deal

Cisco has announced hardware and software capabilities that use machine learning to provide advanced network automation The system allows users to express policies and includes a software platform that executes the policies and...

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Cisco: Secure IoT networks, not the devices

Cisco’s IoT Threat combines network segmentation rule creator product TrustSec, network behavior analytics platform Stealthwatch and device visibility offering named Cisco Identity Service Engine, all used in conjunction to secure IoT...

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Small Cell Forum seeks advice from large enterprises

The carrier-led Small Cell Forum has revealed the names of the founding members of an Enterprise Advisory Council designed to help address the need for more wireless coverage to meet rising demand.

Cisco taps into AI, collaboration with $125M MindMeld buy

Cisco gets MindMeld’s Deep-Domain Conversational AI technology for voice-embedded apps

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Arista infringed on two original Cisco patents, ITC finds

The legal ping-pong battle between Cisco and Arista today found Cisco on the winning side as In the International Trade Commission ruled that Arista switches infringe two additional Cisco patents

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Extreme offers glimpse of integrated Avaya, Brocade technology future

Extreme said it expects the Avaya and Brocade deals to push its revenues to over $1 billion for its Fiscal 2018

Cisco bolsters analytics clout with Saggezza buy

Cisco bolsters analytics clout with Saggezza buy

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Cisco drops critical security warning on VPN router, 3 high priority caveats

Cisco today warned user of a critical vulnerability in its CVR100W Wireless-N VPN router execute that could let an attacker issues arbitrary code or cause a denial of service situation.

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