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Would you like to spend $1,100 on a Cisco Cius or $399 on an iPad?

I have been banging on about the Cisco Cius for a long, long time now. (See my post: “Cisco Cius: an iPad for the enterprise,” June 30th 2010.) Ever since the global networking giant announced their entry into the tablet market, I have been mentioning them in the same breath as Apple’s iPad, BlackBerry’s PlayBook […]

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Cisco’s Cius: An iPad for the enterprise?

That there is the all new Cisco Cius, an ultra-portable ‘mobile collaboration business tablet‘ that ‘offers access to essential business applications and technologies.’  At least, that’s what Cisco reckon.  And I’m inclined to agree. Various people around the industry are describing it alternately as an iPad-killer, an iPad-rival and so on.   I think it’s certainly […]

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Cisco shed’s boring rep by taking us into The Realm

Somebody at Cisco has unplugged their current reality and given the company a personality transplant (for the positive). Have you seen their latest offering? I’d be buying a lot more Cisco equipment if it made me look like the protagonists featuring in The Realm. The Cisco Security team has — and I quote — “come […]

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Amobee lands Moto, Cisco investment

Mobile ad company has announced its landed new investment from the likes of Motorola and Cisco, along with more cash from previous investments Telefonica, Vodafone, Accel Partners, Globespan, and Sequoia Capital. No official word on how much the round is, but it’s thought to be in the region of $22 million. The company, which sells […]

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Moto says hello to mobile virtualisation

According to PC World, today will see Motorola join a list of investors which includes Cisco, Intel, Cisco and Texas Instruments by funding mobile virtualisation company VirtualLogix. VirtualLogix lets a user can access two separate operating systems on the same handset – allowing them to share some resources like memory, but also keeping other areas, […]