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  • Facebook, Cisco, HP interested in investing more in India: Government July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Leading technology companies Facebook, Cisco and HP are looking to boost their investments in India and engagement in the education space, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. "This is an indication of excitement which new government has provoked. I had meeting with Cisco, now HP, then Facebook...
  • India to have 526 million Internet users by 2018: Report June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Internet user base in India, the third largest after China and the US, is expected to more than double to 526 million by 2018, networking solutions giant Cisco said today. Internet users in the world's second most populous nation stood at 213 million last year, Cisco revealed in its...
  • Google campuses in Bangalore, California to hold hackathon next month April 24, 2014

    Washington: A first-of-its-kind hackathon aimed at creating applications to empower communities in India with technology-based solutions to public service problems will be held next month at the Google campuses in Bangalore and California simultaneously. Non-profit Code for India, which inspires techies to volunteer their time and talent to the developing...
  • Cisco plans to offer cloud computing services, pledges to spend $1 billion over the next two years March 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Cisco Systems Inc plans to offer cloud computing services, pledging to spend $1 billion over the next two years to enter a market currently led by the world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported. Cisco said it will spend the amount to build data centers to...
  • Motorola looking to exit wireless LAN business: Sources October 20, 2013

    New York: Motorola Solutions Inc is exploring the sale of its underperforming wireless LAN business, which has grappled with declining share in a market dominated by rivals such as Cisco Systems Inc, people familiar with the matter said. An exit from the wireless LAN market would come as Motorola, the provider...
  • Google, Cisco, SAP in talks about buying BlackBerry October 5, 2013

    New York: BlackBerry Ltd, on the block as its smartphone business struggles, is in talks with Cisco Systems, Google and SAP about selling them all or parts of itself, several sources close to the matter said. Such a deal would be an alternative to the preliminary agreement reached weeks ago with...
  • Indra Nooyi and Padmasree Warrior have much in common July 1, 2013

    Indra Nooyi Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo Age: 57 Earned her Bachelors in physics, chemistry and mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974. MBA, IIMCalcutta, 1976. Master of Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1980 Married to Raj Nooyi; has two daughters, Preetha and Tara Earned $12.6 million last year High Point: President Obama invited her...
  • Cisco to buy cloudnetworking startup Meraki for $1.2 billion November 19, 2012

    Washignton: Networking equipment company Cisco Systems Inc said it will buy privately held cloud networking company Meraki for $1.2 billion in cash as part of its cloud and networking strategy. Cisco said the acquisition of Meraki, which was founded in 2006 by members of MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science, is expected...
  • Cisco to lay off about 1,300 employees July 24, 2012

    California: Cisco Systems is preparing to lay off about 1,300 workers just a few months after the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment warned that growing economic uncertainty is making it tougher to close sales with its customers. The cuts announced Monday represent about 2 per cent of Cisco System...
  • Networked devices may grow twofold to 2 bn by 2016: Cisco June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With increasing popularity of highspeed internet services and proliferation of tablets and smart phones, the number of networked devices would double to around 2 billion in the country by 2016, networking company Cisco has said. "In India, there will be two billion networked devices in 2016, up from...
  • More mobile devices than people by 2016: Cisco February 14, 2012

    New York: Between 2011 and 2016 the amount of mobile data traffic will grow at a compound annual rate of 78 per cent as the number of mobile devices connected to the Internet exceeds the number of people on Earth in four years' time, according to a study by Cisco...
  • Cisco set on proving tablet success December 3, 2011

    Cisco Systems Inc is stepping up its push to sell its Cius tablet computers to corporate customers, defying sceptics who say the product is short of the sex appeal and brand recognition it would need to win over the workforce. In a sign of its confidence, Cisco says it will soon...
  • Cisco to cut 11,500 jobs; no word on India plans July 19, 2011

    New York: Cisco Systems plans to cut 15 per cent of its staff and sell a settop box factory as part of a plan to cut annual expenses by $1 billion as the network equipment maker tries to revive its fortunes. The company said on Monday that it will cut 11,500...
  • I leave behind a mature leadership: Wim Elfrink June 18, 2011

    Wim Elfrink Age: 59 Designation: EVP, Emerging Solutions and Chief Globalisation Officer, Cisco Education: BA Engineering and Business Administration, Netherlands Career: Digital Equipment Corp, Hewlett Packard, Rank Xerox and Olivetti before Cisco in 1997 Hobbies: Running. Has run 42 marathons After four and a half years, how does your globalisation initiative look like? I would call it...
  • Cisco kills the Flip video camera April 13, 2011

    Boston/New York: Cisco Systems Inc will ditch its Flip video camera division as it overhauls its troubled consumer business, following chief John Chambers' recent admission that the company had lost its way. The move comes less than a week after Chambers said that he had to make some "tough decisions" about...
  • Cisco plans TV, Web video combo settop box January 5, 2011

    Las Vegas: Cisco Systems plans to unveil a television settop box that combines elements of Web video services with live, ondemand and recorded TV, according to the Wall Street Journal. Citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, the Journal said on Tuesday that Cisco would sell the hybrid boxes to cable...
  • South Korea widens lead in global broadband quality October 18, 2010

    London: South Korea has surpassed Hong Kong and Japan in broadband quality for the second consecutive year, setting a new global benchmark for speed and penetration, a study said on Monday. The annual survey by the universities of Oxford and Oviedo and sponsored by Cisco Systems found that broadband quality, as...
  • Cisco unveils tablet PC aimed at businesses June 30, 2010

    San Francisco: Cisco Systems Inc is launching a tablet computing device aimed at business customers, becoming the latest company to wade into the redhot tablet market. The networking equipment maker unveiled the Cius on Tuesday, a lightweight, 7inch tablet based on Google Inc's Android operating system. Cisco is pitching the Cius, which...
  • Cisco to buy ScanSafe for $183 million October 28, 2009

    Boston: Cisco Systems is buying privately held Web security company ScanSafe for about $183 million, a move that will intensify its battle with security giants Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc. ScanSafe sells Webbased services that protect business computer networks and PCs from hackers, saving companies the cost of buying and installing...
  • Canadian co joins iPhone trademark war June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Canadian telecommunications company Comwave has joined the iPhone trademark war saying it has had the longest use of the name over Apple and Cisco. With this, Cisco Systems is now facing a similar challenge following its own step to sue Apple Inc over the use of iPhone trademark. Earlier this...
  • Cisco, Apple 'iPhone' fight to intensify August 31, 2007

    San Francisco: What's a name worth? To find out, Cisco Systems Inc and Apple Inc may spend millions of dollars in a highstakes legal battle and the winner could walk away with the rights to the coveted name "iPhone." In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Cisco asked a judge to forbid...
  • Apple sued over iPhone name June 16, 2007

    San Francisco: Network giant Cisco has sued Apple for trademark infringement, saying that it owned the rights to the name iPhone the mobile device unveiled to ecstatic reviews by Apple. Cisco on Wednesday said it had filed a suit in a federal court in San Francisco, and that it had...
  • Cisco gears up for Indian investment June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Cisco on Wednesday announced that it is on course with its $1.1 billion investment in India that it announced in October 2005 and is expanding its commitment to its initiative in India. The company also expects to triple its workforce in India over the next three to...