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June 11, 2021
The latest DNA Center upgrade simplifies deploying the campus network controller and scaling the platform to handle more endpoints. Cisco plans to release it in mid-June.
May 20, 2021
Cisco reported higher product demand and sales as massive COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the U.S. led companies to prepare for an economic recovery.
February 24, 2021
Juniper has brought Mist's cloud-based analytics to the 128 Technology SD-WAN that the company acquired late last year. Juniper also launched Mist integration with the SRX gateway.
February 10, 2021
Cisco forecasts revenue growth between 3.5% and 5.5% this quarter, driven by increased sales of wireless networking products and video conferencing hardware and software.
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