Kristin Bent

Recent articles by Kristin Bent

Cisco accuses Arista of "pervasive copying"

Cisco accuses Arista of "pervasive copying"

Alleges some Arista manuals still contain Cisco's grammatical errors.
Kristin Bent Dec 7 2014, 10:44PM Collaboration
Mobility revolution: Cisco unleashes 'Project Squared'

Mobility revolution: Cisco unleashes 'Project Squared'

To keep workers connected anywhere in the world, from any device.
Kristin Bent Nov 18 2014, 5:07PM Collaboration
Juniper chief gone after review of conduct with customer

Juniper chief gone after review of conduct with customer

Third CEO in 18 months.
Kristin Bent Nov 12 2014, 11:44AM Collaboration
Ruckus Wireless targets SMB with new 'Xclaim' brand

Ruckus Wireless targets SMB with new 'Xclaim' brand

A separate channel to existing enterprise products.
Kristin Bent Oct 30 2014, 6:47AM Collaboration
Unify unveils long-touted 'Project Ansible' collaboration platform

Unify unveils long-touted 'Project Ansible' collaboration platform

Continue communicating while switching from one app to another.
Kristin Bent Oct 29 2014, 12:22PM Collaboration
NetApp grabs Riverbed's storage range for US$80m

NetApp grabs Riverbed's storage range for US$80m

Acquires backup appliances formerly known as Whitewater.
Kristin Bent , Joseph F. Kovar Oct 29 2014, 6:38AM Data centre
EMC takes custody of VCE as Cisco marriage falters

EMC takes custody of VCE as Cisco marriage falters

What will it mean for future of Vblock?
Steven Kiernan , Kristin Bent Oct 23 2014, 6:48AM Hardware
The future of Cisco according to John Chambers

The future of Cisco according to John Chambers

Vendor's veteran leader on Intercloud, NSA and succession plan.
Kristin Bent Oct 18 2014, 12:00PM Collaboration
Could Cisco be the next company to split?

Could Cisco be the next company to split?

Calls for networking and cloud arms to break free of each other.
Kristin Bent Oct 8 2014, 8:00PM Collaboration
How a hardware reseller transformed into Curvature

How a hardware reseller transformed into Curvature

Company set to open Sydney office, but how did it get here?
Kristin Bent , Tony Yoo Oct 7 2014, 7:00AM Hardware
Marriott cops $600k fine for blocking guests' wifi hotspots

Marriott cops $600k fine for blocking guests' wifi hotspots

FCC alleges the block forced guests to buy wifi from hotel.
Kristin Bent Oct 7 2014, 7:00AM Collaboration
Alcatel-Lucent sells enterprise business to China Huaxin

Alcatel-Lucent sells enterprise business to China Huaxin

Offloads UC, wireless, networking gear and phone systems.
Kristin Bent Oct 3 2014, 7:28AM Collaboration
Gloves are off in VMware and Cisco's SDN battle

Gloves are off in VMware and Cisco's SDN battle

Execs don't hold back debating NSX vs ACI.
Kristin Bent , Steven Burke Sep 23 2014, 5:00PM Collaboration
Cisco speeds up switches with Memoir Systems acquisition

Cisco speeds up switches with Memoir Systems acquisition

Shores up component channel and shuts out competitors.
Kristin Bent Sep 23 2014, 5:21AM Collaboration
US telco giant CenturyLink has eyes on buying Rackspace

US telco giant CenturyLink has eyes on buying Rackspace

Adds to speculation that data centre provider might go private.
Kristin Bent Sep 12 2014, 11:00PM Data centre
Cisco leapfrogs Microsoft back to top of enterprise collaboration

Cisco leapfrogs Microsoft back to top of enterprise collaboration

Recent investments in collaboration pay off.
Kristin Bent Sep 9 2014, 9:31PM Collaboration
Avaya, HP join forces for UC-as-a-Service

Avaya, HP join forces for UC-as-a-Service

Avaya staff will move over to HP.
Kristin Bent Aug 28 2014, 6:00PM Collaboration
Cisco woos developers with new DevNet programme

Cisco woos developers with new DevNet programme

Shifts toward software.
Kristin Bent Jul 23 2014, 6:45AM Software
Avaya announces channel shakeup

Avaya announces channel shakeup

Ditches revenue-only rankings for Silver, Gold and Platinum resellers.
Kristin Bent Jun 20 2014, 10:38AM Collaboration
Cisco's shocking predictions for internet traffic growth

Cisco's shocking predictions for internet traffic growth

Zettabye barrier, M2M modules, African internet traffic.
Kristin Bent Jun 20 2014, 9:13AM Photos

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