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December 3, 2009  6:28 PM

IDC: IBM will buy Juniper in 2010



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, data center networks, HP ProCurve, IBM, Juniper, mergers & acquisitions, Routing and switching

IBM will step back into networking in a big way in 2010 by buying Juniper Networks, according IDC.  The New York Times "Bits" blog says IDC will unleash some of its year-end predictions for...

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November 23, 2009  5:49 PM

Who started this food fight? Cisco or HP?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, Cisco, HP 3com acquisition, HP ProCurve, Networking, Routing and switching

BusinessWeek asked a question a few days ago that I asked last June. Is

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October 21, 2009  9:32 PM

What’s the hoopla over at Juniper? It better be a data center strategy!



Posted by: rivkalittle
Cisco, converged enhanced ethernet, data center architecture, Juniper Networks, Stratus Project, Unified Computing

Juniper Networks is planning a huge technology announcement next week. So big that the company has invited press to a gala Wednesday night and then a day packed with a press conference in...


September 29, 2009  2:41 PM

Cisco launches blade switch just weeks after HP ProCurve



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Blade Network Technologies, blade servers, blade switches, Cisco, converged Ethernet, data center networks, HP ProCurve, Networking, Nexus, Unified Computing System

Two weeks ago HP ProCurve launched a new line of blade switches, the 6120XG and the 6120G/XG, which plug into the same blade enclosures as HP's BladeSystem servers. These switches were meant to...


September 25, 2009  5:23 PM

Hey network engineers, you’re not doing enough! Try facilities management too



Posted by: rivkalittle
Cisco, EnergyWise, IP smart objects, network device management, Network management

It is ironic that right as Gartner released research showing engineers are managing 20% to 30% more network components than they were last year, networking pros are about to receive even more on...


September 1, 2009  2:55 PM

Brocade continues to exploit friction between Cisco and systems vendors



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Cisco, converged Ethernet, data center networks, Dell, Ethernet, Foundry, HP ProCurve, IBM, Storage, Unified Computing System

It's debatable just how much Cisco's move into the server market with its launch of the Unified Computing System (UCS) has truly soured the networking giant's strategic alliances with IBM and Dell,...


August 19, 2009  7:29 PM

Arista continues to drain Cisco’s brain



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Arista Networks, Cisco, cloud computing, data center networks

Arista Networks, a networking start-up that sells high-end Ethernet switches for cloud computing environments, continues to hire former Cisco Systems executives. ...


August 13, 2009  7:11 PM

Is Cisco killing your network? End-of-life blues



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Catalyst, Cisco, end-of-life, Networking, Networkingchannel

No, Cisco isn't killing your network, but quite a few of its products reached end-of-sale/end-of-life status this month, as Amy Kucharik noted on our sister blog, Changing the...

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July 21, 2009  1:45 AM

How will Cisco’s core businesses fare as it expands?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Catalyst, Cisco, Networking, Nexus, Unified Computing System

In the early days of Barack Obama's presidency, a new meme emerged among the pundits who make their living assembling straw men and tearing them down again on the various cable news networks. Is Obama trying to do too much? Shouldn't he be focusing on the economy and leave things like health-care...


July 13, 2009  4:10 PM

Nortel out, Cisco in, as 2012 London Olympics sponsor



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, nortel, Nortel bankruptcy, Olympics

As E.T. would say, "Ouch." [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/-yVLoJjEJrE" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Nortel received another black eye this week when the organizers of the 2012 London Summer Olympics announced that it has


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