Networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. reported good news/bad news numbers in its fiscal first-quarter 2024 results this week, handily beating expectations but lowering its outlook. Revenue and earnings for the quarter were $14.67 billion and $1.11 per share, respectively, compared wth Street expectations of $14.61 billion and $1.03 per share. However, Cisco’s outlook was lower than expected.
The onslaught of press, research and perceived urgency has done little to prepare business and information technology leaders to deploy artificial intelligence-powered technologies. That’s according to the first Cisco AI Readiness Index, issued Tuesday. The company used a double-blind survey of over 8,000 business and IT leaders worldwide.
Cisco recently held its WebexOne event. One of the aspects of events like this that I like is the opportunity to hear from customers about how they are using technology to transform their organization.
High-performance network leader Arista Networks Inc. announced today that it’s partnering with cloud security pioneer Zscaler Inc. to enhance network security for businesses by integrating its cloud networking solutions with Zscaler’s Zero Trust Exchange platform.
Extreme Networks Tuesday introduced a cloud-based universal zero-trust network access or ZTNA solution that will provide remote access, network access control, ZTNA and mobile device management integration in one software-as-a-service offering.