Cisco News & Articles
| Monday Jun 7, 2010
If choosing between Google and Microsoft gives you too much anxiety, but you still need an enterprise-level collaboration platform, Cisco (news, site) might have an answer. The company is prepping to release an online environment that includes key business apps, as well as everything we love about social networking.
| Thursday May 13, 2010
Microsoft officially took Office 2010 out of beta this week, so naturally the Web's reverberating with SharePoint this and SharePoint that. As a matter of course, competitors of all sizes have taken this opportunity to push their own office solutions, Google and Cisco included.
| Thursday Apr 15, 2010
While there has been anecdotal evidence that SMBs are beginning to spend on IT again, this week a number of reports show that it’s actually happening, although not in the areas you might expect. CRM is a big winner, with British SMBs taking to hosted CRMs rather than on-premise options
| Friday Apr 9, 2010
Apple (news, site) unveiled the main features for its forthcoming update to the iPhone software with some big news for enterprise.
| Thursday Apr 8, 2010
Norwegian firm Global IP Solutions brings video conferencing to Android devices with VideoEngine Mobile.
| Thursday Jan 28, 2010
We continue our weekly SMB Tech Rollup this time with the news that many SMBs are getting worried about IT security, but are happily embracing the cloud.
In addition, Microsoft and Intuit are getting together in the cloud, HP and Cisco could be helping SMBs with new pricing arrangements, and Spigit is focusing on better collaboration tools.
| Friday Jan 9, 2009
Web-based meetings are certainly nothing new. The problem with web meetings is, despite the convenience of being able to meet with others a world away, you are still tied to your office usually.
With WebEx for iPhone you no longer need to stay late on a Friday for a meeting you can attend from the golf course or the comfort of your home.
| Tuesday Oct 21, 2008
When Cisco acquired WebEx, the technology world waited in anticipation for what the combined company would bring to market. Cisco answered back recently by releasing a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) communications platform that brings users a combined presence, instant messaging, Web meeting and team space for workplace collaboration.
The company aims to offer an attractive set of communication tools that will deter enterprise users from looking for external options that are outside organizations’ firewalls. Cisco WebEx Connect is designed around enabling communication and collaboration while respecting the security and management surrounding an enterprise application.
| Monday Feb 11, 2008
A few weeks ago we covered that Cisco/WebEx and California-based enterprise wiki provider eTouch Systems were integrating SamePage, an enterprise wiki, into the WebEx Connect collaboration environment. Since that time, I had the opportunity to ask a few questions of Aniruddha Gadre, CEO of eTouch.
eTouch is very focused on usability and their Same Page wiki allows customers and employees to “access a secure wiki that enables them to communicate, collaborate and organize energetic ventures.”
By closely integrating the collaborative content editing capabilities of SamePage with the application mashup capabilities of WebEx Connect, the new platform is expected to be available to more than 2 million Cisco customers in an effort to allow users to create content and collaborate on the go.
| Thursday Jan 17, 2008
In anticipation of what has already been deemed a year of exciting Enterprise 2.0 developments, Cisco/WebEx and California-based enterprise wiki provider eTouch Systems announce the integration of SamePage, an enterprise wiki, into the WebEx Connect collaboration environment.
| Tuesday Aug 14, 2007
With word that it’s getting dubbed “the new Google” by Stateside investors, VMware’s share cost on the NYSE have leaped from a forecast of US$ 23 to about US$ 27, per yesterday’s numbers.
| Thursday Jul 26, 2007
Cisco, better known for its networking knowledge than its server-side savvy, is leaping into the deep end of the latter pool with a virtual server option.
The VFrame Data Center (VFrame DC) is a software/hardware platform that, seeking to whittle down the number of physical devices in corporate data centers, provisions services with the simple acts of point-and-click. Cisco is branding this as part of their Data Center 3.0 movement.