Cisco agrees to buy AppDynamics for $3.7 billion

San José, California-headquartered Cisco Systems Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of networking gear, has agreed to acquire fast-growing software maker AppDynamics Inc. for $3.7 billion.

Cisco, Google team up to put WebEx collaboration service on Chromebooks

Cisco, Google team up to put WebEx collaboration service on ChromebooksIn a highly noteworthy move which marks an alliance between Cisco and Google in the enterprise arena, the two companies have revealed in a recent announcement that they have joined forces to bring the WebEx collaboration service on Chromebook machines.

Review places UAE in top 10 broadband nations

broadband-uaeAccording to the third yearly study by the University of Oxford and Cisco, the UAE has landed into the top 10 nations for broadband leadership and infiltration.

The investigation, carried out by the University of Oviedo’s Department of Applied Economics and saïd Business School , discovered that the emirates observed of the major leaps in broadband dissemination this year, together with Ireland, Malta, Cyprus and Greece.

Cisco and Verizon to opt for 3D video

John ChambersCisco has proclaimed its plans to create its own offering of 3D video products.

According to the news report of Seer Press, Cisco CEO John Chambers stated that the firm will be looking to extend its IP video offerings.

The voiced out opinion at a visit in the Meadowland Stadium, Chambers stated that the latest offering of voice-on Internet Protocol technology offers more interactive and media rich content video.

Cisco and Abu Dhabi government agree on network agreement billing

Software system provider Cisco has made a pact with the government of Abu Dhabi to train locals in the subject of advanced telecommunications.

Further detailing upon the matter it was revealed that Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) a government based arm has struck a deal with Cisco systems that will help teach small and medium-sized businesses the basics of computers in order to improve the computer operations.

Two regional heads appointed by Cisco

As per the media reports, two new business heads have been appointed by Cisco in the Middle East region. While Tarek Ghoul will now act as general manager of Cisco's Gulf operations, which encapsulates the Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar markets; Wayne Hull will now be the incharge of the vendor's UAE business, as the director and general manager for the UAE.

Meanwhile, the former general manager for Cisco's Gulf region, Samer Alkharrat, has moved to acquire the post of senior director of the Emerging Markets Public Sector.