Tag: Cisco


Who’s Going to be a 5G Winner?

May 15, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

The first hands in the 5G game have been laid down on the table. Some service providers have focussed on wowing the consumer with online gigs and glitzy launches, while others have concentrated on showing connectivity speed and coverage. The […]

Analysis, Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

Leading the Way in 5G xHaul

May 7, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

As we move into the exciting era of 5G and witness an ever-growing number of new devices coming online, the transport network is finding its overall capacity tested in ways we’ve never seen before. Millions of mobile voice, data, and […]

Analysis, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Why Do Modern Service Provider Networks Not Fail?

May 5, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

With remote work and distance learning creating a surge in network usage, one would think the network might fail. But it hasn’t. Why? Because architecture experts are continuously planning and building out ways to anticipate the unanticipated. And, build network […]


Cisco’s AI/ML can make your Wi-Fi 6 upgrade a success

May 1, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Upgrading to Wi-Fi 6 is not just about replacing your oldest access points. The true value proposition is in locating areas where specific Wi-Fi 6 features will improve the network performance and user experience. The AI/ML capabilities in Cisco DNA […]


Cisco Helps Competitive Carriers Deliver 5G Service Agility

April 24, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

5G promises revolutionary new consumer experiences and lucrative new business-to-business (B2B) services that were never possible before: wireless SD-WANs, private 5G networks, new edge computing cases, and many others. Actually delivering these groundbreaking services, however, will require much more than […]


Cisco integrates SD-WAN connectivity with Google Cloud

April 21, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Cisco and Google deepened their relationship this week by rolling out a turnkey package that lets customers tightly mesh SD-WAN connectivity with applications running in a private data center, Google Cloud or another cloud or SaaS application. The jointly developed […]


Ethernet consortium announces completion of 800GbE spec

April 17, 2020

Via: Networkworld Software

The industry-backed Ethernet Technology Consortium has announced the completion of a specification for 800 Gigabit Ethernet technology. Based on many of the technologies used in the current top-end 400 Gigabit Ethernet protocol, the new spec is formally known as 800GBASE-R. […]


Cisco, Altiostar and WWT Develop Blueprint to Accelerate Deployment of 4G/5G Open Virtualized RAN

April 14, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Cisco, Altiostar and World Wide Technology (WWT), a leading systems integrator announced that they are working together on an Open vRAN blueprint that will accelerate the deployment of 4G/5G OpenRAN solutions in service provider networks. The combined solution will help […]


Cisco goes after wireless IoT with Fluidmesh acquisition

April 6, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Cisco is looking to reinforce its wireless IoT portfolio by acquiring Fluidmesh Networks for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2005 by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Polytechnic University of Milan, the firm specializes in wireless backhaul […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

March 19, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Cisco has issued five warnings about security weaknesses in its SD-WAN offerings, three of them on the high-end of the vulnerability scale. The worst problem is with the command-line interface (CLI) of its SD-WAN Solution software where a weakness could […]