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March 20, 2020
VPN hardware has become a bottleneck for companies with a high number of employees working from home as a result of efforts to combat the coronavirus.
December 17, 2019
Cisco plans to acquire Australia-based Exablaze and eventually use its technology in AI applicatons. The acquisition is similar to rival Arista's 2018 purchase of Metamoko.
September 11, 2019
Peer-to-peer content delivery network technology from Streamroot will enable CenturyLink to reach underserved areas and offer more services to customers.
June 26, 2019
Has Cisco outgrown networking? One industry insider seems to think so. Plus, other analysts size up Cisco's future around security and intent-based networking.
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