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  • Wall Street insiders float idea of a Cisco and EMC merger

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 20 May 2008
  • Either it's wishful thinking or some keen insight. Yesterday Eric Savitz, the west coast editor of Barron's, speculated that Cisco Systems might try to buy storage giant EMC Corp. He wrote that ...

  • Are Cisco knockoffs a modern Trojan Horse?

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 16 May 2008
  • So it's not exactly breaking at this point, but scary nonetheless: The FBI's Operation Cisco Raider has led to a number criminal cases involving counterfeit Cisco products bought by military ...

  • Be a MacGyver -- not a MacGruber

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 09 May 2008
  • Network pros must feel like they carry the world on their backs. One of my big takeaways from Interop was that with the tide of new applications being delivered across the network, network pros ...

  • How sexy is your network diagram?

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 07 May 2008
  • What, you don't know a precise number? Then get over to and find out exactly how pretty your peers think your network diagram is on a sliding 1-10 scale. It's ...

  • FastSoft demonstrates fast data transmission

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 06 May 2008
  • After struggling for several hours to upload the first of my Interop videos to YouTube, I ran across FastSoft's video demonstration of their accelerated file transfer appliance, which struck me ...

  • AdRem's international approach to network monitoring

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 06 May 2008
  • AdRem Sales and Marketing Director Jarek Jerzakowski gives a tour of the company's brand new network management and monitoring product, NetCrunch 5, at Interop Las Vegas 2008. The product, sold ...

  • Aruba Networks at Interop

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 05 May 2008
  • Aruba Networks is one of the top WLAN infrastructure vendors in the market. The last time I checked, they were second to the titan in the market, Cisco. A lot of vendors see the coming generation ...

  • Aerohive wireless at Interop

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 05 May 2008
  • Aerohive is a new company in the wireless networking space. It's developed some innovative access points that work cooperatively with each other. Many vendors rely on controllers to coordinate the ...

  • Vyatta more than just open source routing

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 05 May 2008
  • Since I first encountered Vyatta two years ago, they have grown beyond merely being an open source software router. These days, Vyatta is calling itself an "open-source networking" company, and ...

  • Mushroom demonstrates organic growth at Interop

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 05 May 2008
  • In this video, Cahit Akin, PhD and CEO of Mushroom Networks tells me about Mushroom's broadband bonding device, the "Truffle," and explains the significance of the company's name.