Juniper Buys Ankeena to Better Compete Against Cisco

Juniper Networks (JNPR), the second-largest networking gear maker behind Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), is buying privately held Ankeena Networks to help operators handle soaring Internet video demand. Juniper did not disclose any of the transaction’s details, expect to say it’s paying less than $100 million for Ankeena. The deal pits Juniper even more directly against Cisco, and […]

Cisco Rival? Juniper Networks, Polycom Partner

Juniper Networks (JNPR) and Polycom Inc. (PLCM) have announced an alliance focused on improving the reliability, cost-effectiveness and quality of the customer experience for telepresence and video conferencing services. Scheduled for release in mid-2010, the alliance will deliver an intelligent service provider solution that enables assured-quality managed video services over a converged network. As the industry’s first […]

Partners Try To Decide Between HP and Cisco

April is shaping up to be a busy month for some partners as Hewlett Packard (HPQ) and Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) will hold their partner conferences concurrently. HP’s meeting is set for April 26-28 in Las Vegas, while Cisco’s event is planned for April 26-29, in San Francisco. Forcing partners to choose which event to attend – […]

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