Routers & Switches News
What Are The Top Competitive Threats For Cisco? (Video)
11:45 AM EST Tue. Jun. 18, 2013
Solution providers discuss the biggest challenges facing the networking giant today and in the future, from cloud competition to collaboration rivals.
Juniper: New Network Automation Tools Simplify Data Center Operations
5:37 PM EST Mon. Jun. 17, 2013
Juniper's Junos operating system now includes features from Puppet Labs' IT automation software, an update Juniper said will streamline network management processes in the data center.
Cisco Explains The Internet of Everything (Video)
2:20 PM EST Mon. Jun. 17, 2013
Cisco CEO John Chambers took part in a detailed demonstration of intelligent, connected systems at the company's recent Partner Summit 2013 event.
Cisco Announces pxGrid For Identity, Device Context Awareness
6:09 PM EST Thu. Jun. 13, 2013
Cisco said its framework extends its security technology partnerships for addressing mobile device control and identity management through the network.
HP Partners: Excited About Moonshot Servers, Not So Much MicroServer Gen8 Servers
7:59 PM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
HP's solution provider community is finding the new HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 servers underpowered for most SMB customers, but they love what HP is planning for its Moonshot modular servers.
Cisco To Invest $150 Million In Midmarket Channel Push (Video)
11:20 AM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
Cisco's Bruce Klein says the networking giant is doubling down on the midmarket this year.
Channel Beat: Cisco's Bold 'Internet Of Everything' Vision
12:20 PM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
This week's recap also looks at new details for Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update as well as scary findings from a new data breach study.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
For the week ending June 7, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Cisco Revs Up Services Play Around Internet Of Things
2:13 PM EST Thu. Jun. 06, 2013
Edzard Overbeek, senior vice president for Cisco Services, said at Cisco's Global Partner Summit this week that industry services -- such as those related to the Internet of Things -- represents a $120 billion opportunity for Cisco and its partners.
Cisco Takes Aim At Competitors (Video)
11:25 AM EST Thu. Jun. 06, 2013
Cisco has had its share of challengers over the years, but CEO John Chambers tells partners that his company has left them all behind.
Cisco To Partners: Don't View SDN As A Hardware Killer
1:09 PM EST Wed. Jun. 05, 2013
Cisco told partners Wednesday that any talk in the industry about SDN commoditizing network hardware is simply "not true."
Cisco Partner Summit: Chambers Gets Candid On 5 Pressing Industry Questions
10:00 AM EST Wed. Jun. 05, 2013
Cisco CEO John Chambers met with members of the press Tuesday to discuss some of the hottest questions surfacing at this year's Cisco Partner Summit. Here's a look at that conversation.
Cisco Puts Its Midmarket Offensive In Full Swing
1:30 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
Cisco this year will double its investment in midmarket-focused initiatives like Partner-Led, while also rolling out new products and resources for partners selling to this space.
Cisco Partner Summit Preview: 10 Things Partners Hope To Learn
12:49 PM EST Thu. May. 30, 2013
It's still a few days until Cisco kicks off its annual Partner Summit in Boston, but, for Cisco partners, the event is already top-of-mind. Here at 10 pressing questions they hope to explore on-site.
The World's 20 Most Valuable Technology Brands
12:00 PM EST Wed. May. 29, 2013
Brands have value, and some brands are more valuable than others. See which IT brands are generating the most buzz and which ones aren't, according to MillwardBrown's BrandZ ranking of the most recognized global brands.
Huawei Enterprise Shows US Channel Partners Its Channel, Product Strength
3:32 PM EST Fri. May. 24, 2013
Attendees at this week's Huawei Partner Summit got a peek at upcoming Huawei offerings including a 2U portable eLTE trunking solution, a new SDN gateway designed with Microsoft, and a tool for designing a Huawei-based network based on Cisco specifications.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. May. 24, 2013
For the week ending May 24, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Juniper And Guavus Join Forces, Create New Network Analytics Suite
2:39 PM EST Thu. May. 23, 2013
Juniper Networks has teamed up with analytics company Guavus to build a suite of tools that blend the world of big data analytics with network management and monitoring.
HP Shares On Rise After Better-Than-Expected Q2 Earnings
5:40 PM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
HP beat analysts earnings expectations for its second fiscal quarter despite year-over-year revenue declines across many of its businesses.
Privacy Please: 5 Efforts To Take IT Companies Private
10:00 AM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
Going private is a hot topic these days, with Websense's $1 billion deal this week and Dell's ongoing effort to become a private company. Here's a look at five "going private" cases -- some that succeeded and some that didn't get off the ground.
Cloud, Services And SDN: Juniper Networks' New Americas Channel Chief Outlines 2013 Goals
5:08 PM EST Mon. May. 20, 2013
Juniper Network's new vice president of Americas Partners Sales said helping partners embrace services, move to the cloud, and work more closely with Juniper's internal sales force are priorities for 2013.
Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
8 Buzzworthy Networking Products
12:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Nearly 150 entries were considered for this year's Best Of Interop Awards, with only seven products taking home the gold. Here's a look at the winners.
Will Software-Defined Networking Doom Hardware Vendors?
10:15 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Hardware vendors and software makers are clashing over SDN and how far it will remove hardware differentiation from the future of networking.
Software-Defined Deluge: Promises, Pitfalls And Players
3:00 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
The software-defined environment is developing at breakneck speed as the industry looks at how -- and how much of -- the functionality of traditional data center hardware can be addressed via software.
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