Amazon Internet of Things PaaS platform was announced yesterday with the buzz line “Cloud Services for Connected Devices”. I am comparing the strategic differences with Cisco Fog Computing.
John Chambers steps down as CEO, remains Executive Chairman & Chairman of Board. Chuck Robbins, sales & operations executive, will become CEO suggesting not much will change. Some thoughts and speculation.
I was reviewing the non-ACI Nexus 9000 products this week and started thinking that the Nexus 9000 will become Cisco’s response to whitebox disruption.
Chambers pointed the finger at Net Neutrality for a slow down in purchasing by carriers in US markets and that he perceives it as damaging to Cisco business interests. I find it more credible that SDN/NFV is slowing capital investments than some far off political change.
A blog post on the Cisco’s website announces Cisco joins Open Compute Project as a Gold member: To that list, I am pleased to announce that we recently joined the Open Compute Project as a Gold member. The motivation behind our membership is similar to our involvement in the aforementioned open networking projects: we see […]
Following the breakups of IBM and HP as they divest the low profit divisions and EMC under a some pressure to disband the Federation, the same question is often raised about Cisco but what could go ?
When we spend millions of dollars on a network product we don’t actually expect it to work. That’s why it is completely normal to see job advertisement for a 5 day contract engagement to perform a validation that product doesn’t have any bugs. Think about the cost incurred by this company to check if this Cisco Nexus is actually fit for purpose.
It has been a while since Cisco acquired Tail-F but no one seems to have noticed how this acquisition impacts Cisco’s competitors by upsetting the software development plans.
I’ve been reading the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Design Guide. Sometimes I see a product of genius and wondrous use of technology, other times I’m like ‘did they do it the hard way or what’ ?
Cisco announced another 6000 job cuts in the Q4 2014 Results announcement yesterday in addition to the 5000 job cuts announced last quarter. Cisco has (or had) approx. 75000 employes so that’s a lot of jobs (more than 20%) in a short period of time and this leaves me pondering the impact to the products […]