Web Content Display Web Content Display

Re-use, republish, and distribute of our content...for free!

What is The Network?
The Network is Cisco's technology news site dedicated to producing engaging multimedia content about industry  trends, innovation and best practices developed by a creative team of seasoned journalists, editors and artists with the goal of driving conversation.

On this site you will find original, independent stories by veteran technology and business journalists on topics that Cisco cares about including: video, collaboration, data center, cloud, core networking, mobility and security.

We welcome the re-use, republication, and distribution of our content. The only thing we ask is that you credit us. Please cut and paste the following where you use our content: Used with the permission of The Network, Cisco's technology news site. If you have questions or need a specific format for your blog, please let us know.

Latest News Latest News
Date  Type  Title  Topic 
07/17/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 14-18

Expand

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 14-18

07/17/2014

1.) Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?   Post by Cisco .   2.) High-Tech Recycling with The Internet of Everything   Post by Cisco .   ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

Contract
 
07/16/2014

Wearable Robotics Technology Steps Forward

Expand

Wearable Robotics Technology Steps Forward

07/16/2014

Written by: Mary Gorges The final showdown in the World Cup on Sunday shattered viewing records with one billion people from across the globe tuning in. History was also made at the very beginning of these games a month ago when a ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

Contract
 
07/15/2014

High-Tech Recycling with The Internet of Everything

By Amy Cortese
Expand

High-Tech Recycling with The Internet of Everything

07/15/2014 By Amy Cortese

The Internet of Everything is boldly going where it’s never gone before: into the dumpster. Thanks to a new high-tech recycling system created by a Redmond, WA startup, grocery stores and restaurants can not only conveniently recycle their ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Amy Cortese, Internet of Things

Contract
 
07/14/2014

Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?

By Laurence Cruz
Expand

Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?

07/14/2014 By Laurence Cruz

As the UK and the Balkans emerge from their wettest winter in over a century, debate is raging over how to respond to such patterns of extreme weather. But what if there was a way to predict floods and send detailed warnings directly to the people ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Video, Smart Connected Communities, Laurence Cruz

Contract
 
07/10/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 7-11

Expand

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 7-11

07/10/2014

1.) Before, During and After: How to Think About Complex Threats   Post by Cisco .     2.) Making Fast, Reliable Wi-Fi Easy to Access   Post by Cisco .   3.) ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

Contract
 
07/09/2014

The Internet of Everything Meets Water

By Anne Field
Expand

The Internet of Everything Meets Water

07/09/2014 By Anne Field

Researchers and engineers are applying Internet of Everything (IoE) technology to waterways, using it for everything from monitoring real-time flooding conditions to preventing contaminants from spilling into rivers. Here's a look at three such ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things

Contract
 
07/08/2014

Closing the Technology Skills Gap: Can E-Learning Save the Day?

By Kristi Essick
EDUCATION Expand
EDUCATION 

Closing the Technology Skills Gap: Can E-Learning Save the Day?

07/08/2014 By Kristi Essick

Everyone from kindergarten teachers and university professors, to CEOs and government leaders seem worried about the "technology skills gap." It's become commonplace to decry that we're not equipping students with the STEM ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Education, Information Technology, Internet of Everything, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things

Contract
 
06/27/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: June 23 - 27

Expand

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: June 23 - 27

06/27/2014

1) How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation   Post by Cisco .   2) Will the Smartphone Become Obsolete?     Post by Cisco .   3) Tech Training Breaks the Cycle of ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

Contract
 
06/26/2014

New Analyst Whitepaper Roadmaps Development of the Internet of Everything

INTERNET OF EVERYTHING Expand
INTERNET OF EVERYTHING 

New Analyst Whitepaper Roadmaps Development of the Internet of Everything

06/26/2014

A new MachNation whitepaper released today roadmaps the forthcoming development of Internet of Everything (IoE) and its components, including the Internet of Things (IoT).  According to the paper, IoT is driving market attention to the ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything

Contract
 
06/23/2014

How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation

By Jason Deign
INNOVATION Expand
INNOVATION 

How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation

06/23/2014 By Jason Deign

A dog lives in a kennel. A chicken lives in a coop. And innovation, it seems, lives in a hub. Innovation hubs are increasingly a feature of urban development as planners work to spice up economic and employment prospects with an environment ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Jason Deign

Contract
 
06/16/2014

A Simple Framework for Managing Complex Clouds

CLOUD Expand
CLOUD 

A Simple Framework for Managing Complex Clouds

06/16/2014

I magine this: You are the network administrator for a global enterprise doing business on three continents. When your network goes down, your company loses millions of dollars a day. If hackers were to steal your customer data, ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, Power of Cloud

Contract
 
06/16/2014

Mobile Cloud Accelerates the Pace of Change

Expand

Mobile Cloud Accelerates the Pace of Change

06/16/2014

by Padmasree Warrior Mobile communications have fundamentally changed the way business works, as organizations all over the world strive to make lasting connections with both their workforce and customers. And when you factor in the added ... Continue Reading

Tags: Padmasree Warrior, FOCUS, Power of Cloud

Contract
 
06/16/2014

Cloud Set to Burst in India

By Laurence Cruz
Expand

Cloud Set to Burst in India

06/16/2014 By Laurence Cruz

Indian online ticketing giant BookMyShow.com grew out of a simple idea hatched by three vacationing friends: What if you could buy movie tickets online? But simple can be incredibly powerful—especially in a country with 100 million people ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, FOCUS, Laurence Cruz, Power of Cloud

Contract
 
06/16/2014

Will The Smartphone Become Obsolete?

By Kerry Doyle
Expand

Will The Smartphone Become Obsolete?

06/16/2014 By Kerry Doyle

In the current mobile manufacturing competition, device makers strive to give users a distinct product with unique features. So is it possible to imagine a common, ubiquitous device? That is, a mobile handset virtually the same as every other? ... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Kerry Doyle, Power of Cloud

Contract
 
06/16/2014

7 Things You Need to Know about the Cloud-In Lyric Form

Expand

7 Things You Need to Know about the Cloud-In Lyric Form

06/16/2014

From the Clouds - Jack Johnson The tech world is  watching from the clouds, and you can’t stop this anyhow -Cisco is ready to bring multiple clouds together by building the world’s ... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Power of Cloud

Contract
 
06/16/2014

Intercloud and The Internet of Everything

Expand

Intercloud and The Internet of Everything

06/16/2014

Intercloud and The Internet of Everything The Network's Karen Snell talks to Gee Rittenhouse about the latest news on Intercloud at Cisco Live. ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, FOCUS, Power of Cloud

Contract
 
06/12/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: June 16-20

Expand

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: June 16-20

06/12/2014

1.) Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service   Post by Cisco .   2.) 2014 Cisco VNI Forecast: It’s not just about big numbers   3.) What's Next In ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

Contract
 
06/11/2014

What's Next In Mobile Innovation?

By Melissa Jun Rowley
Expand

What's Next In Mobile Innovation?

06/11/2014 By Melissa Jun Rowley

The imperative "innovate or die" has been loosely thrown around tech and media landscapes for the last two years. Fast-growth companies are all racing to be dubbed the most creative, and the most disruptive in their sectors, to avoid ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Melissa Jun Rowley

Contract
 
06/09/2014

Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service

By Kerry Doyle
Expand

Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service

06/09/2014 By Kerry Doyle

Increasingly, technicians are using a range of logistical and emergency apps via their mobile devices to perform damage assessment, access online training and respond to customer needs once a storm occurs. “Field workers can get ... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Video, Collaboration, Kerry Doyle

Contract
 
06/05/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead:June 2-6

Expand

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead:June 2-6

06/05/2014

1.) Venture Capital Flocks to the ‘Quantified Self'   Post by Cisco .   2.) Inside Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab   Post by Cisco .   3.) Connecting ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

Contract
 
Contributing Writers Contributing Writers
Contributing Writers

Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.

Amy Cortese
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)

Laurence Cruz
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.

Jason Deign
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.

Kerry Doyle
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.

Kristi Essick
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.

Anne Field
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Scott Gurvey
Scott Gurvey was the New York bureau chief of the Nightly Business Report on PBS.

Melissa Jun Rowley
Melissa Jun Rowley is an award-winning journalist, on-air host, and content strategist with a passion for all things tied to social innovation.

Prasanto Kumar Roy
Prasanto K Roy is a New Delhi-based veteran journalist and speaker on technology, social media and greentech.

Kevin Maney
Kevin Maney is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.

Joanne Taaffe
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.

Sue Tabbitt
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.

Steve Wildstrom
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.

Staff Contributors

Kirsten Chiala
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.

Karen Crocker Snell
Karen Crocker Snell is an award winning content producer and The Network's Digital Content Lead.

John Earnhardt
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.

Joie Healy
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.

Past Contributors

Elizabeth Corcoran
Elizabeth Corcoran covers education and technology. She was the Silicon Valley bureau chief at Forbes.

Lee Gomes
Lee Gomes has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.

Julie Pitta
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.

Eric Rabkin
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.

David Rogers
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.

Wendy Tanaka
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.

Ad Ad

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Take , share, or repost my articles

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Web Content Display Web Content Display

 Facebook

Web Content Display Web Content Display