Stories by Stephen Lawson

Cisco posts revenue, profit gains for Q3

Cisco has reported revenue in its fiscal third quarter was $US7.3 billion, up from $US6.2 billion in last year's third quarter, as the company's business grew in the US and emerging markets.

Cisco pushes channel toward one-stop shopping

Cisco Systems will make its certified channel partners broaden their own areas of expertise as the networking vendor itself expands the role of networks, Cisco was set to announce this week at its annual partner conference.

Cisco expands carrier Ethernet lineup

Cisco Systems is getting ready to sell more gear into the burgeoning market for Ethernet services from carriers, preparing to introduce new switches and hardware modules at the Telecom 05 show in Las Vegas this week.

McAfee readies home Wi-Fi security tool

All home Wi-Fi gear comes with the bricks and mortar to put up at least a basic security wall against intruders and eavesdroppers, but McAfee wants to sell consumers a better trowel for building it.

Wireless USB moves closer to reality

A cable-free version of USB (Universal Serial Bus) took a big step forward on Tuesday with the completion of the Wireless USB 1.0 specification, but there is still some work to be done and questions remain about its prospects for widespread adoption.

Juniper gets cosy with Avaya

Juniper Networks and Avaya say they intend to tighten their partnership to include joint product development as well as resale and support of each others' products.