It’s the Network Break! This week we examine the latest round in the Cisco/Arista legal battle, and speculate on why financial analysts don’t seem too worried about Arista. We discuss why Cisco’s IoT latest acquisition is a smart move.
We delve into two recent reports from IDC; one on the growth of cloud infrastructure purchases, and the other about how lines of business are turning directly to IT suppliers instead of internal IT for services.
Lastly, a security blog warns of serious backlash if the United States government weakens cryptography systems, and Uber expands its data center capacity with new leases of data center space in Dallas, Virginia, and northern California.
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Update On Cisco Vs. Arista: First ITC Ruling
Arista violated 3 Cisco patents: ITC – Network World
Cisco Blog – Protecting Innovation: The Beginning of the End – Cisco Systems
Financial Analysts Aren’t Worrying About Arista
Cisco Buys Into IoT
Cisco buying IoT service provider Jasper for $1.4b – Seeking Alpha
Grow, Cloud, Grow!
Lines Of Business Doing It For Themselves
Would You Get Violent To Protect Encryption?
They are deadly serious about crypto backdoors – Errata Security
Why Uber Is Buying Data Center Space
Uber Scales Up Its Data Centers to Support Growth – Data Center Frontier