Why Cisco needs SD-WAN vendor Viptela


Geschreven op 04-05-2017

Cisco already has two SD-WAN solutions—Intelligent WAN and Meraki SD-WAN—so why does it need another? One word: options. Cisco, the acquisition machine, is at it again. It’s been about three months since the company plunked down $3.7 billion for AppDynamics, so I’m sure all that cash was burning a hole in Chuck Robbins pockets and making another acquisition seem long overdue. Well, spec...
Cisco already has two SD-WAN solutions—Intelligent WAN and Meraki SD-WAN—so why does it need another? One word: options. Cisco, the acquisition machine, is at it again. It’s been about three months since the company plunked down $3.7 billion for AppDynamics, so I’m sure all that cash was burning a hole in Chuck Robbins pockets and making another acquisition seem long overdue. Well, spec...
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Cisco buys SD-WAN player Viptela for $610M


Geschreven op 04-05-2017

Cisco has padded its SD-WAN portfolio with fellow player Viptela for $610 million. The deal will be a homecoming for Viptela’s top execs as current CEO Praveen Akkiraju is a former Cisco and Dell EMC. Co-founders of Viptela Amir Khan and Khalid Raza were engineers at Cisco. “Cisco has been providing SD-WAN technology and services to customers for several years; the Cisco IWAN solution delive...
Cisco has padded its SD-WAN portfolio with fellow player Viptela for $610 million. The deal will be a homecoming for Viptela’s top execs as current CEO Praveen Akkiraju is a former Cisco and Dell EMC. Co-founders of Viptela Amir Khan and Khalid Raza were engineers at Cisco. “Cisco has been providing SD-WAN technology and services to customers for several years; the Cisco IWAN solution delive...
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Now Cisco can even network your building systems


Geschreven op 06-02-2017

The company's Digital Building Switch series powers the lights and collects data from them   The latest network hardware from Cisco Systems gives new meaning to the words “light switch.” The Catalyst Digital Building Series Switch is an Ethernet switch designed to link different kinds of building infrastructure over a network. It will be available worldwide in the secon...
The company's Digital Building Switch series powers the lights and collects data from them   The latest network hardware from Cisco Systems gives new meaning to the words “light switch.” The Catalyst Digital Building Series Switch is an Ethernet switch designed to link different kinds of building infrastructure over a network. It will be available worldwide in the secon...
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Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Bets On SD-WAN Future With Aryaka Investment


Geschreven op 01-02-2017

Global Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) vendor Aryaka is announcing today that it has completed a $45 million Series D round of financing led by Third Point Ventures and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP). DTCP is Deutsche Telekom ’s investment management group. With approximately $2 billion under management and advisory and a portfolio of over 70 companies, DTCP provides ...
Global Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) vendor Aryaka is announcing today that it has completed a $45 million Series D round of financing led by Third Point Ventures and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP). DTCP is Deutsche Telekom ’s investment management group. With approximately $2 billion under management and advisory and a portfolio of over 70 companies, DTCP provides ...
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Biggest SD-WAN Trends for 2016


Geschreven op 04-11-2015

Nine of the biggest trends for the SD-WAN market for 2016 are:    The net neutrality debate doesn’t go away and, it won’t matter – The net neutrality fight was all over the news in 2015. 2016 won’t be any different. If you don’t know, the net neutrality fight is about whether companies or customers will be granted a faster lane for bandwidth hungry web-based services and appl...
Nine of the biggest trends for the SD-WAN market for 2016 are:    The net neutrality debate doesn’t go away and, it won’t matter – The net neutrality fight was all over the news in 2015. 2016 won’t be any different. If you don’t know, the net neutrality fight is about whether companies or customers will be granted a faster lane for bandwidth hungry web-based services and appl...
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