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Smartphone Users in India to Double by 2022: Cisco Visual Networking Index

By : CIOL Bureau

The internet is made up of thousands of public and private networks around the world. And since it came to life in 1984, more than 4.7 zettabytes of IP traffic have flowed across it. In India alone, IP networks carried

Digital Disruption to add 1.4M new IT jobs in India by 2027

By : CIOL Bureau

To identify the best opportunities for IT professionals, Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, commissioned International Data Corporation (IDC) to conduct a study which found that India is likely to add over 1.4 million new IT jobs by 2027. This represents

Cisco joins hands with Interpol to fight cybercrime

By : CIOL Writers

Cisco has joined hands with the world’s largest international police organization, Interpol to share threat intelligence as the first step in jointly fighting cybercrime. The alliance will see the two organizations develop a coordinated and focused approach to data sharing. This not

Cisco brings financing options and solutions to help cities achieve their smart city visions

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cisco said that it has added new functionality to its newly renamed connected digital platform, Cisco Kinetic for Cities. The new features provide enhanced support for public safety. Cisco Kinetic is a cloud-based platform that helps customers extract, compute,

Cisco is acquiring BroadSoft for $1.9B in big software push

By : CIOL Writers

Cisco is acquiring BroadSoft for $1.9 billion, the company announced on Monday. Cisco will pay $55 per share, in cash, in exchange for each share of BroadSoft, or an aggregate purchase price of approximately $1.9 billion net of cash, assuming fully diluted shares including conversion of debt. The

Akshaya Patra banks on digitization to run its mid-day meal prog more cost-effectively

BANGALORE, INDIA: Akshaya Patra Foundation, the nonprofit organization which is working towards bringing more children to school and serving them with wholesome food now looks to digitize its operations to run in more efficient and cost-effective manner. Akshaya Patra Foundation implements the Mid-Day

Cisco acquires hyperconvergence software company Springpath

By : CIOL Writers

Cisco is acquiring software company Springpath for $320 million in a cash and equity deal, plus additional retention-based incentives. Founded out of Sunnyvale, California in 2012, Springpath is known for the development of a distributed file system for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems.

Cisco and IBM working together to address cyber security issues

INDIA: Cisco and IBM Security said that they are working together across products, services and threat intelligence to address the growing global threat of cybercrime. One of the core issues impacting security teams is the proliferation of security tools that

A third of all completed IoT projects are not considered success: Cisco survey

By : CIOL Writers

While IDC predicts that the worldwide installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints will grow from 14.9 billion at the end of 2016 to more than 82 billion in 2025, a new study by Cisco reveals that 60 percent of IoT initiatives

Cisco to buy SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610mn

By : CIOL Writers

Cisco has announced that it is acquiring Viptela, a privately held software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) company based in San Jose in a deal worth $610 million. Founded in 2012 by former Cisco engineers Amir Khan and Khalid Raza, Viptela has

Cisco opens Cyber Range lab in India to offer technical training on cyber security

Cisco India today inaugurated its Cyber Range Lab in Gurgaon to provide highly specialized technical training workshops to help security staff build the skills and experience necessary to combat new-age threats. As cybersecurity threats have become more complex, targeted and

India will host its 1st Mobile World Congress in September

By : CIOL Writers

India will be organising its first mobile congress in September with a special focus on reaching out to the South East Asian markets. “There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing in between

Global mobile data traffic will increase seven-fold to reach 587 exabytes by 2021: Cisco

By : CIOL Writers

With the burgeoning growth of mobile phones and usage of 4G, global mobile data traffic is expected to increase seven-fold from 2016 to 2021, according to Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Index forecast. According to Cisco, by 2021 more members of

Cisco, Bosch, and others to develop blockchain protocol to secure IoT applications

By : CIOL Writers

Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is dramatically transforming everything from homes to factories, by making them smart and more efficient, it also poses several challenges including identifying, connecting, securing, and managing the devices. Hence, Cisco, Bosch, and several other

Cisco buys AppDynamics for $3.7 billion just before its IPO

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Cisco has announced that it would be acquiring application intelligence software company AppDynamics that had filed to go public just last month, for $3.7 billion in cash and assumed equity awards. This is Cisco’s second big acquisition after Jasper Technologies

Cisco LaunchPad to consider 6-8 innovative digital startups for the second cohort in April

Soma Tah After the successful graduation of its inaugural cohort of eight startups, Cisco LaunchPad announces the opening of the application process for the second cohort which would begin in April 2017. Cisco intends to take abut six to eight startups in

Cisco launches new cloud service to enable smart cities take action in real-time

By : CIOL Writers

Cisco has announced an interesting cloud service feature to enable leaders and smart cities to take action in real-time using their cities’ data collected from sensors, cameras, and other devices. Unveiled at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2016, Cisco

Cisco announces manufacturing operations in a huge boost up for ‘Make in India’

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to provide a boost up for “Digital India” and “Make in India” initiatives, Cisco announced the launch of its India manufacturing operations in Mumbai yesterday. The Internet company also unveiled new local strategic initiatives in partnership with

Rajasthan govt collaborates with Cisco to promote digital learning in the state

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Rajasthan’s Education Department will now promote digital learning across the state using virtual digital rooms and has partnered with Cisco to establish Digital Learning Solution Rooms (DLSRs) which will deploy virtual digital classrooms across 12 institutes. Cisco’s Connected Learning solution

Cisco confirms restructuring plan, to cut 5,500 jobs

USA: Cisco Systems has confirmed its restructuring plan after declaring its Q4 earnings. The networking major will cut about 5,500 jobs globally, representing nearly 7% of its global workforce. Earlier reports suggested the company plans to cut more than 14,000