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Cisco Systems, Inc. is a U.S. multinational corporation that is based in San Jose, California. Cisco was founded in 1984 by Leonard Bosack, Sandy Lerner, and Richard Troiano. Cisco is one the first companies to sell commercially successful routers that are supporting multiple network protocols. The company's portfolio of products and services can be categorized into three sections - Enterprise and Service Provider, Small Business, and Home. As an enterprise and service provider, Cisco offers routers and switches for borderless networks. Cisco's products for small businesses also includes routers and switches; as well as IP cameras for security and surveillance, VoIP solutions, and network storage systems. For home users, Cisco has its Linksys product line of switches and access points.

Belkin Announces Plans To Purchase Linksys From Cisco

01/25/2013, It looks as though last month’s rumor of Cisco looking to sell its Linksys division turned out to be true as we have just received a press release from Belkin announcing they plan to buy Linksys. Belkin has entered into an agreement with Cisco to...

Cisco Selling Linksys Division Likely At A Loss (Rumor)

12/17/2012, Back in 2003, Cisco purchased Linksys for $500 million as a way to get its foot into the door of consumer electronics as it previously had focused mainly on corporate software and technology services, but according to a new Bloomberg report, it looks as...

Cisco shaves 1,300 people from its payroll

07/23/2012, Cisco is touted to be the largest manufacturer of computer-networking equipment, but that does not mean they are in an invincible situation financially, being subjected to the laws of global economics as well. In fact, we have word that Cisco intends to...

Cisco to discontinue its Android-powered Cius tablet

05/25/2012, Cisco is announcing that it will be shutting down its Android-based Cius tablet project. OJ Winge, Senior Vice President of Cisco’s TelePresence Technology Group, said that the company will no longer invest in the Cisco Cius tablet and that no...

Cisco unofficially pulls the plug on Umi

01/04/2012, It seems that Cisco has quietly gone about to stop their consumer home videoconferencing system known as Umi, which might just be the death blow dealt to Cisco’s originally well crafted plans to make home (and office, probably) video conferences...

Cisco Wireless Video Client picks up FCC approval

07/21/2011, Cisco’s latest device known as the Wireless Video Client has just picked up FCC approval, where it is also goes by the model number VEN402-XX if that is your cup of tea. Gemtek Technology is the manufacturer of choice for Cisco, where the Wireless...

AT&T offers Cisco Cius to business customers

05/11/2011, AT&T has announced that they will be making available the Cisco Cius to business customers in the future, and before you go “What the heck is the Cius?”, let us explain – the Cisco Cius will function as an ultra-portable mobile...

Cisco Portable Data Center

05/02/2011, Cisco has introduced their latest Portable Data Center, where this containerized data center comprises of 16 data center racks, and each of them will support 25 KWh of power – in an all-new ISO-standard steel shipping containers, according to Keith...

Cisco REN301 Residential Gateway goes through the FCC’s scrutiny

04/27/2011, For folks who are sick and tired of checking out those blinking red and green lights on the wireless router, here is something from Cisco that might just be able to remove such a burden – we are talking about the Cisco REN301 Residential Gateway,...

The Flip is dead, long live the FlipLive

04/15/2011, We covered news of Cisco deciding to kill off the Flip camcorder yesterday, and it seems that if Cisco did not pull the plug on what was the perfect portable casual camcorder device, the world would have had at least one last hurrah in the form of the...

Cisco pulls the switch on their Flip line of camcorders

04/12/2011, It has long been known that Cisco owns Pure Digital after forking out $590 million for it, where the latter has the Flip video camera as part of its hardware portfolio. Well, it seems that the networking giant is about to shut down the Flip business,...

Cius Android-powered tablet FCC

03/30/2011, Cisco made an announcement of its 7″ Cius Android tablet last year, and to see it hit the FCC is encouraging since that means the Cius will be able to arrive in the market soon. Approved by the FCC for its 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth...