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Alan Weissberger Networking

Analyst Opinions on Cisco’s CRS-X Core Router & Its Impact on Competitors

Product Announcement: The Cisco┬« CRS-X, which will be available this year, is a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) per slot core router system that can be expanded to nearly 1 petabit per second in a multi-chassis deployment. The CRS-X provides 10 times the capacity of the original CRS-1, which was introduced in 2004 as a […]

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Alan Weissberger Technology

Cisco’s turn around strategy is working, but for how long?

Networking-equipment-maker Cisco Systems said its fiscal second-quarter revenue and profit gains illustrate that its turnaround strategy and internal revamp are working. The vendor reported a 43.5% increase in net income for the quarter and revenue improvement of about 11%, higher than its forecast. “We believe our vision and strategy are working,” said CEO John Chambers. […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 11/09/2009

Minneapolis was the no nonsense setting for last week’s OPASTCO Technical and Marketing Symposium. What I like about this particular conference is its intimate nature and the way it mixes marketing and technical topics making them relevant for both management and staff. The theme of this conference was, “Tools to compete in the global economy.” […]

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Alan Weissberger

Broadband Wireless and the Connected Home: Telecom Council Meeting Review

Introduction This article covers the wireless networking aspects of the Connected Home – both inside and out. It is primarily based on the Telecom Council’s[1] May 14, 2009 meeting titled, “The Connected Home: Services and Models.” Trends in delivery of multiple residential services, mobile broadband, home networking, and remote access to the connected home are examined. We also […]

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Alan Weissberger

Gary Reback: US Government Must Enforce Antitrust Laws to Encourage Innovation

On the need for government intervention in the free market to protect competition and encourage innovation Gary Reback is one of the nation’s most prominent antitrust attorneys, best known for spearheading the efforts that led to the federal lawsuit against Microsoft.   Gary spoke to an attentive and eager audience on May 14th in Santa Clara, […]