Cisco ex-CEO challenges networking vendors
After heading Cisco for 26 years, John Chambers founded a startup to compete with his former employer. Nile provides turnkey, secure and fully automated networks.
Cisco grew into a networking giant under Chambers' leadership. Now, the ex-CEO is turning his back on the company. Chambers co-found... Read more
Cisco won’t address vulnerability in legacy VPN routers
Cisco isn't planning on resolving a recently discovered vulnerability in its VPN router models for SMBs. The organization said the models reached end-of-life (EoL) status and won't be updated as a result.
The vulnerability (CVE-2022-20923) was found in the RV110W, RV130, RV130W and RV215W. Acco... Read more
Cisco hit by Lapsus$-related cyberattack
Cisco was hit by a cyberattack in late May. The attackers captured network data. The incident involved an initial access broker that maintains close relationships with several ransomware groups. One is Lapsus$, which previously caused data breaches at major tech companies.
Cisco recently announc... Read more
Tech CEO charged with selling $1 billion in counterfeit Cisco devices
The fraud entailed over a billion dollars in sales to healthcare and government organizations.
Onur Aksoy, the CEO of more than ten resale companies, was indicted for allegedly selling more than $1 billion worth of counterfeit Cisco network equipment to customers worldwide. His brazen activities... Read more
Cisco focuses on integrations and as-a-service in simplification push
More integrations between different parts of Cisco's extensive portfolio in networking and security, combined with as-a-service consumption models meant to make customers' lives a lot easier.
For years, Cisco events were mainly about adding new features, products, services and often entire acqui... Read more
Cisco unveils Nexus Cloud and ThousandEyes WAN Insights
Cisco unveiled updates for Catalyst and ThousandEyes WAN. Additionally, the networking giant is working on Nexus Cloud, an as-a-service solution for managing networks that span public clouds, private clouds, and edge environments.
Cisco shared the news at Cisco Live 2022. A number of Catalyst ne... Read more
Cisco introduces Security Cloud for multicloud
Cisco is launching the Security Cloud, a platform that should provide companies with the best security for their hybrid multi-cloud environments.
With Cisco Security Cloud, companies can secure their IT ecosystem without being confronted with the lock-in of their public cloud environments. Accor... Read more
Cisco survey finds remote workers believe they are more productive
The report also found that people don't trust their colleagues to be as conscientious as they are.
A report by Cisco (via ZDNet) reveals people's attitudes towards remote and hybrid working. Having surveyed 1,050 UK employees, Cisco found that 75% said their manager trusted them to be productive... Read more
Cisco in dire straits, share price plummets by 19 percent
Cisco's latest quarter leaves much to be desired. According to the organization, the disappointing figures are a consequence of COVID lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine. Shortly after the presentation, Cisco's share price fell by 19 percent.
In the third and latest quarter of Cisco's fisc... Read more
Manufacturing defect in Cisco DIMMs causes server crashes
A manufacturing defect in several Cisco dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs) puts systems at risk of crashing.
The manufacturing defect is present in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models from 2020. Users of Cisco DIMMs are advised to use the Serial Number Validation Tool to check whether their model is am... Read more