Tag Archives: Cisco Systems

Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown Named to Cisco’s Board of Directors; John Chambers Comments

Cisco Systems has appointed Greg Brown, chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions, to its board of directors, according to a Cisco statement. “As more people manage their lives and businesses from mobile platforms, Cisco will benefit from Greg’s deep expertise in global business,” said John Chambers, Cisco chairman and CEO. Brown joined Motorola …

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Cisco Names Iron Bow Managed Series Advanced Partner; Rene LaVigne Comments

Cisco Systems has awarded Iron Bow Technologies a managed services advanced certification, Iron Bow announced Tuesday. According to Cisco, this certification is for partners who provide Cisco-managed services through a network operations center. Cisco also certifies partners who are entering the managed services space and are following Information Technology Infrastructure …

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Cisco Adds Former Juniper Exec Paul Mankiewich as CTO for Mobility

Cisco has named former Juniper Networks executive Paul Mankiewich as the new chief technology officer for Cisco’s mobility business, according to a CED Magazine report. Maisie Ramsay wrote that Mankiewich oversaw Juniper’s end-to-end network architecture and that company’s installation of its products into operator networks. He’ll now serve as CTO for …

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Oracle Honors Recipients of the High Technology Industry Excellence Award

Oracle has honored the recipients of the inaugural 2011 High Technology Industry Excellence Award at Oracle OpenWorld 2011. The recipients include Cisco Systems, Avago Technologies and NetLogic Microsystems. The awards recognizes Oracle customers for business achievements that drive operational excellence and enable growth using technology, innovative strategies and best practices. Cisco …

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Contracting Firms Make the Green List

Every year, Newsweek publishes its Green Rankings, where it ranks the top 500 large public companies in the U.S. and the world on environmental performance. The list compares the environmental footprints, environmental management and reporting practices of large companies. Firms with major contracting operations made their presence known this year, accounting for …

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Cisco, USAID Sign $50M Deal to Grow Russia High-Tech Sector

Cisco Systems has signed a $50 million deal with the U.S. Agency for International Development in the largest partnership that Cisco’s Russian unit has ever entered. Cisco will contribute between $30 million and $40 million as well as make available staff and in-house services for training centers, technology related services …

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Cisco Systems Hires New Executives

Cisco Systems has recently hired two former Juniper Networks employees for its own service provider sales force. Sales executives Neal Oristano and Jim Labovites will join Cisco as the firm’s newest vice presidents. Oristano’s role at Cisco will be as vice president of global service provider market segment sales and …

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FBI Cracks Down on Company Selling Counterfeit Computers

BIZI INTERNATIONAL, INC., a company in Tyngsboro, Mass., was earlier this week sentenced to two years’ probation and ordered to pay $219,439 in restitution to Cisco Systems, Inc. for selling counterfeit computer equipment, the FBI announced. According to the bureau, the company pleaded guilty in March to trafficking in counterfeit …

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NetApp Recognized by GovMark Council

GovMark Council, a not-for-profit forum that facilitates education and networking for senior-level marketing executives who serve the government IT and telecommunications market, announced today the winners of the sixth annual GovMarks Awards, a program which honors the best government IT marketing campaigns. Of the 12 awards presented by the council, …

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