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  • Cisco, Saudi Arabia Sign Digitization Partnership Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco, Saudi Arabia Sign Digitization Partnership Agreement

    Cisco has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia in an effort to facilitate adoption of digital platforms in the country. The company will help Saudi Arabia develop its information, communication and technology infrastructure as well share its experience and skills in the implementation of digital government and connected education and healthcare programs through the memorandum […] More

  • Cisco Executive Chair John Chambers Joins OpenGov Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco Executive Chair John Chambers Joins OpenGov Board of Directors

    John Chambers, executive chairman and former CEO of Cisco, has joined the board of directors of OpenGov and invested in the latter company's cloud-based financial intelligence and planning services. OpenGov said Thursday the company seeks to draw on Chambers' experience in work with local and county governments, special and school districts as well as state and federal public […] More

  • Cisco CEO John Chambers: Internet of Things Could Drive IT Transformation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco CEO John Chambers: Internet of Things Could Drive IT Transformation

    John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems, forecasts that Internet of Things and digital technologies will transform organizations and be at the forefront of market transitions, he told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday. “I think in this next decade, information technology will be in vogue again,” he told WSJ reporter Scott Thurm. […] More

  • Cisco Launches IT Training Program for Veterans; John Chambers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco Launches IT Training Program for Veterans; John Chambers Comments

    Cisco and its channel partners have launched a training and certification program aimed at helping military veterans find jobs in the information technology sector, according to a CRN article. Kristin Bent writes in the story that the new program is part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Joining Forces initiative to assist military families. Cisco’s team will […] More

  • GovCon Executive Unveils New Theme, Follows Firms That Back STEM - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GovCon Executive Unveils New Theme, Follows Firms That Back STEM

    GovCon Executive‘s mission is to give executive-level readers a vast landscape of information about leading figures in the GovCon sector, ranging from industry-standard profiles of the industry’s top executives to awards recognizing their business achievements. Awards recognizing philanthropic efforts of both GovCon executives and companies are also a staple of the site, along with appointments […] More

  • Cisco Helps Launch STEM Mentor Program at White House Science Fair; John Chambers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco Helps Launch STEM Mentor Program at White House Science Fair; John Chambers Comments

    Cisco and nine other U.S. technology companies and education non-profit organizations have launched a new program to mentor students from grades kindergarten through high school senior in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Companies participating in the US2020 initiative will aim to have 20 percent or more of their employees volunteering at least 20 […] More

  • Cisco Aiding A National Telehealth Initiative; Laura Quintana Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco Aiding A National Telehealth Initiative; Laura Quintana Comments

    Cisco has unveiled new telehealth initiatives for a strategic public-private partnership between the company and the government of Jordan. The Jordan Healthcare Initiative uses Cisco products and services as it aims to grow information and communications technology-enabled healthcare delivery, as well as facilitate collaboration and access to information, AMEinfo.com reports. Laura Quintana, Cisco senior director […] More

  • Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown Named to Cisco's Board of Directors; John Chambers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 in January 2003. In 2007, […] More

  • Report: Cisco Preparing to Sell Home Wireless Router Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Cisco Preparing to Sell Home Wireless Router Business

    Cisco Systems is trying to find a buyer for home wireless router maker Linksys as part of its plans to expand in the corporate software and technology services sectors, Bloomberg reports. Serena Saitto and Jordan Robertson report Cisco has hired Barclays to help sell Linksys as the bank is also working with Google to sell […] More

  • Cisco Promotes EVP Robert Lloyd to Development, Sales Lead - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco Promotes EVP Robert Lloyd to Development, Sales Lead

    Cisco Systems announced Thursday that Robert Lloyd, formerly executive vice president of worldwide operations, will move up to the president ranks and lead development and sales. The company said Chuck Robbins, who previously ran the Americas sales region, will immediately succeed Lloyd and lead worldwide sales. Both Lloyd and Robbins have been identified by CEO […] More

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