Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) CEO John Chambers threw down the gauntlet this evening, predicting the networking company will lead the shift to software defined data centers — a hot topic as Cisco strives to balance relationships with VMware, EMC, NetApp, IBM, Intel, Citrix and Microsoft.
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) wants to lead the market for software defined data centers and software defined networks. But Cisco must balance relationships with EMC (NYSE: EMC) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) — which recently acquired Nicira in the network virtualization market. How will Cisco move forward?
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) broke off its seven-year reseller relationship with Chinese telecommunications provider ZTE after an internal investigation confirmed earlier reports that the company had sold computer gear from the networking giant and other U.S. manufacturers to an Iranian telecom firm in violation of U.S.
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) this week promoted both Gary Moore and Rob Lloyd (pictured, l.) to president, positioning both executives as potential successors to CEO John Chambers (r.) — who plans to stick around for another two to four years. If The VAR Guy was a betting man, he’d put money on Lloyd as the networking company’s next CEO.
The Cisco VPN client, vpnc, enables your Linux workstation to connect to a Cisco 3000 series VPN concentrator PIX firewall. Until vpnc existed, corporate employees were often relegated to connecting to their company's network via a Windows machine or with Cisco's problematic VPN client for Linux. Thankfully, those days are over, but not without slight configuration effort.
This tutorial explain how to install Cisco VPN client on ubuntu 11.10.On Ubuntu, you don’t need to install the Cisco VPN Client: NetworkManager includes support for Cisco IPSec VPNs.
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Cisco Systems Senior VP Keith Goodwin is retiring, and Bruce Klein will replace him. For The VAR Guy, that means time is extremely short. Is it possible to grab one last latte — er, a first latte — with Goodwin before he exits Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) for good?
For several years now, The VAR Guy has tracked Goodwin and his Starbucks habit.