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Cisco announces updates to Application Centric Infrastructure capabilities

Cisco has announced an update to its industry-leading software-defined networking (SDN) solution, Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The update hopes to create a more seamless process for customers adopting intent-based networking for their data centres. With added network automation agility, better container security and simplified management, Cisco hopes that the new developments (ACI 3.0) along with public cloud integration will allow… Read More

Cisco plans to acquire hyperconvergence software startup Springpath

Networking giant Cisco has announced its intention to acquire Springpath, a leader in the hyperconvergence software space. Springpath, based in Sunnyvale, California, was founded by Mallik Mahalingam and Krishna Yadappanavar, both former senior engineers at VMware. The acquisition marks the culmination of a long-standing relationship between the two firms which began in 2012 when Cisco’s investment team first… Read More

Cisco Meraki suffers data loss caused by human error

Cisco’s cloud management company Meraki has suffered a data breach caused by a staff error. Meraki’s engineering team made a configuration change on August 3rd that applied a policy to the company’s North American object storage service. The erroneous policy caused particular types of data that had been uploaded before 11:20 am Pacific Time (PT)… Read More

Technology giants allowing Russian government access to source code

Western technology companies such as Cisco, IBM and SAP are granting Russian agencies access to proprietary information when requested, ostensibly to ensure that access to the lucrative Russian tech market is not blocked. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and MacAfee have reportedly allowed the Russian government source code reviews of their products as well. However, some companies are… Read More

Verizon partners with Cisco for cloud-based VNF

Verizon has announced that it will now offer Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) through Cisco’s Virtual Managed Services. The introduction of VNF services is expected to provide Verizon customers with faster business processes and more efficient use of technology resources. Enterprises will have access to cloud-based versions of all services offered through the Verizon SD-WAN, with… Read More

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