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Cisco To Pay $5 Billion for NDS, Video Services Provider


[March 19, 2012] Vendor says acquisition for U.K.-based video software specialist will quicken delivery of its Videoscape streaming platform, open new markets.

HP Boost Networking Channel Program


[January 03, 2012] Vendor lists upgrades to trade-in program, new networking certification, training, education to help partners grow margins.

SonicWall Acquired By Investors For $717 Million


[June 10, 2010] Deal said to enable faster growth for network security appliance vendor.

HP Outlines 3Com Integration, Channel Opportunity


[April 23, 2010] Vendor sets up new networking group to include 3Com and ProCurve products, promises enhancements to certification programs, incremental VAR recruitment.

Cisco Plumbs Home Wireless Market With New Routers


[April 03, 2010] Vendor unwraps new Valet consumer line, adds models to Linksys portfolio.

Novell Dismisses $2 Billion Buyout Bid


[March 29, 2010] Claims $5.75 per share cash proposal by institutional investor "undervalues" the company and its growth prospects

Cisco Receives EC Approval For Tandberg Acquisition


[March 29, 2010] Commission insists on vendor's commitment to open standards and interoperability for its TelePresence protocol.

Cisco Energizes Fixed-Switching Portfolio, Offers Incentives for Channel Partners


[March 26, 2010] New Borderless Access initiative adds new switches, energy, security and video services, router upgrades.

Cisco Quietly Snaps Up Network Security Start-up


[January 07, 2010] Vendor acquires Rohati Systems, led by former Cisco employees.

Cisco Ups Tandberg Offer to $3.4 Billion


[November 16, 2009] Vendor sets December 1 deadline for acceptance, says offer is final.

HP To Acquire 3Com for $2.7 Billion


[November 12, 2009] Deal broadens networking portfolio, cements data center strategy, widens position in China market.

Juniper Unwraps New Software, Silicon, Systems and Partners


[November 02, 2009] Networking vendor opens Junos OS API’s to developers

Westcon Taps Cisco Managed Services for U.S. Rollout


[July 15, 2009] Networking distributor hopes Cisco's Smart Care helps American channel partners deliver service tailored to customer requirements.

Unified Computing Will Shake Up Channel


[March 20, 2009] Analysts say Cisco's new blade offering will simplify virtualization

Milestone Moment for The Web


[January 26, 2009] Internet reaches 1 billion users and Google is its most popular site.

Clearwire Rolls Out WiMAX Service in Oregon


[January 07, 2009] Service provider unveils its second "pure" WiMAX network in Portland. Service still must overcome technical and commercial obstacles.

SaaS, Green Tech in Top 2009 IT Growth Areas


[December 12, 2008] It's all about doing more with less in order to survive, according to a new report by Verizon.

A Networking Idea That's Out of This World


[November 26, 2008] NASA's space internet will benefit networks on Earth and there is an open source version too.

FCC's Martin: Open Networks Becoming the Norm


[November 19, 2008] On the eve of a new administration, the FCC chairman reflects on his tenure and looks ahead to unfinished business.

Cisco Network Setup Scores for 'Magic' Johnson


[November 17, 2008] The former Los Angeles Lakers' star goes one-on-one with the press to discuss how his company is cutting costs with unified communications.

Cisco Unleashes Big Routers For Video


[November 11, 2008] Cisco claims new ASR 9000 offers the best platform ever for video and other service delivery with Terabits of capacity.

FCC Gives Thumbs-Up to White Spaces


[November 04, 2008] After contentious lobbying, the commission moves to open access to unused spectrum for new wireless devices.

Wi-Fi Networks Growing in Number, Security


[October 29, 2008] Survey finds advanced encryption in play from enterprises to home networks, but gaps remain.

Sun, Cisco Vets Join Linux-Based Networking Play


[October 23, 2008] Sun's co-founder, Andreas von Bechtolsheim, officially joins Arista, a startup he's been funding for years.

Intel Buys NetEffect in Bet on InfiniBand Rival


[October 16, 2008] Snapping up the firm adds to Intel's presence in the networking arena.

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