Vendor Profile

In 2011, Cisco Prime debuted as broad based network management suite. Prime is intended to be a holistic network manager that can manage both wired and wireless network assets.

When Prime was launched, Marie Hattar, vice president of Marketing, Borderless Networks, admitted that, in the past, Cisco had been criticized a bit on network management.

"But with Cisco Prime we've moving into the next generation in terms of workflow, ease of rolling out services and the consistency of the GUI from end-to-end," she said.

Spotlight on Cisco: Network Management

Verizon Embraces Cisco for Managed SD-WAN Service

Though there is still money to be made in MPLS, customer demand is driving a need for SD-WAN. Read More>


Cisco Names New CEO to Replace John Chambers

After months of speculation, an heir to the Cisco throne emerges. Read More>


Cisco @ 30: Analytics, ACI, IoT and the Cloud

Cisco announces new analytics initiatives to enable the Internet of Things as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary. Read More>


Cisco Acquires Neohapsis, Expanding Security Services

Privately-held Neophasis will bring Cisco security services for risk management and compliance. Read More>


Cisco Sues Arista for Alleged Patent Infringement

Arista infringed on 14 U.S. patents, Cisco lawsuits allege. Read More>


Cisco Spending "Tens of Millions" on Developers

DevNet effort aims to succeed where other Cisco developer efforts in the past have failed. Read More>


Cisco Acquires Tail-f for $175 Million

Cisco picks up network orchestration technology vendor to aid with Internet of Things and NFV. Read More>


Cisco Advances SourceFire and ASA Security Technology

Cisco has two very different network security technology platforms, both being updated today. Read More>


Cisco Extends InterCloud Vision with ACI

At Cisco Live, more details emerge about the InterCloud effort and how ACI will tie everything together atop an OpenStack base. Read More>


Cisco Teases New Collaboration Tools, Talks Up ACI

Cisco earnings decline, but CEO John Chambers expresses confidence in ACI and hints at new collaboration tools set to debut. Read More>


Cisco Launches Managed Threat Defense Service

Cisco's Managed Threat Defense will use Hadoop Big Data to enable enterprise security. Read More>


Internet of Things is Not about Refrigerators [VIDEO]

Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby explains what the Internet of Things is really all about. Read More>


Does Cisco Need a SIEM? [VIDEO]

Chris Young, SVP of Security at Cisco, explains why Cisco doesn't have its own SIEM product. Read More>


Brocade Builds a Team of Visionaries

What can recent high-profile defections from Juniper and Cisco do for Brocade and the networking industry? Read More>


The Global Intercloud: A Whole New Ball Game for Cisco

Cisco makes the jump into services, but can it make the switch from dominant player to hungry newcomer? Read More>

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