Tibco acquires Cisco’s data virtualisation business


Integration, analytics, and event-processing software company Tibco has agreed to acquire Cisco Data Virtualization (formerly Composite Software), reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). The solution powers enterprise-scale data virtualisation and offers associated consulting and support services. Tibco will leverage the new solution to “enhance its portfolio of analytics products and will help clients onboard analytics […]

The age of face-to-face conversation is pretty much over


It wouldn’t quite be June if we didn’t have rain or Cisco’s annual visual networking index (VNI) forecast. We’ve had plenty of rain, now it’s time to tuck into some stats! (Banking Technology‘s sister publication) reports that you probably didn’t need us to tell you, but internet traffic is going to grow. The total […]

Cisco and IBM team up to tackle cybercrime

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

Cisco and IBM Security have joined forces for products, services and threat intelligence as they seek to improve their market share and combat cybercrime. Cisco will integrate its security solutions with IBM’s QRadar for network, endpoint and cloud protection. IBM says this also establishes a new relationship between its IBM X-Force and Cisco Talos security […]

Cisco to cut 5,500 jobs in order to refocus on IoT and the cloud


US networking gear giant Cisco has announced it will be cutting 5,500 jobs to reinvest the consequent savings on strategic growth areas like IoT, cloud, data centres and collaboration, reports Scott Bicheno at The announcement was made as part of the company’s quarterly earnings announcement, which revealed flat revenue growth but improved profitability. It […]

Cisco partners with Fiserv for communications and infrastructure


Cisco has teamed with Fiserv and its Sentry Performance Solutions to provide hosted communications and infrastructure solutions. Sentry Performance Solutions include network, hosting and network security services; hardware and software life cycle management; and unified communications services. Fiserv says its clients now have access to the Cisco workforce experience and branch solutions. The workforce experience […]

BBVA makes Cisco top technology partner


Spanish bank BBVA has signed a strategic alliance with Cisco, allowing it to become its “priority” technology partner. BBVA says it wants to “foster connectivity and collaboration” between clients and employees, and speed up innovation and digitisation. This is the first of a series of alliances and BBVA says it is aiming to create more […]

Cheetah traders to gain new Asian hunting tools

So-called 'cheetah traders' are constantly seeking even the smallest advantage in speed

Market participants seeking the fastest possible trading performance in Asia will soon be able to use new tools by technology companies QuantHouse and Cisco, which promise to provide speeds measured by the billionth of a second.