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Cisco marries AI and security with cloud-based data center offering

April 18, 2024


Cisco is tying together the intelligence of AI with the power of the cloud to deliver a system it says will proactively protect distributed applications, devices and data located across public and private data centers and clouds.

The new architecture, called Hypershield, is comprised of AI-based software, virtual machines, and other technology that will ultimately be baked into core networking components, such as switches, routers or servers. It promises to let organizations autonomously segment their networks when threats are a problem, gain rapid exploit protection without having to patch or revamp firewalls, and automatically upgrade software without interrupting computing resources, according to Tom Gillis, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco Security.

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