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Learning: Cisco Self-Assessments with Study Guides

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Cisco have released several free Self-Assessment tools which are designed to measure your knowledge of Cisco networking technologies. They are aimed at students and professionals who are interested in pursing a career utilising Cisco technology. By using their Self-Assessment tools, you can discover what you already know and focus your studies on less knowledgeable areas.

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Cisco acquires NDS Group for $5 billion

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Cisco is acquiring the UK based NDS Group for a whopping $5 billion! NDS Group (owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. and PE firm Permira) makes software for pay-TV channels so Cisco will be using the acquisition to grow their Videoscape product for online media providers.

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Cisco to buy Axioss management software from Comptel

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September will see the service fulfilment software assets from the UK subsidiary of Comptel, acquisitioned by Cisco. The move is set to help operators speed up the launch of new services. £19 million in cash is the price Cisco will pay for acquisition of the Axioss software, if the reports from the two companies are […]

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Cisco lined up to cut 5,000 – 10,000 jobs

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To remove $1bn per year from operating costs Cisco are expected to cut 7-14% of their 73,400 workforce, in a move reminiscent of their last large cull back in 2001/2002. This time round we understand the cuts are due to a) competitors such as Juniper, HP and Huawei taking market share from their main switch and […]

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