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Are Cisco and Red Hat Getting Cozy?

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| Microsoft spent the 1990s ignoring and dismissing competitive threats from
| Linux. Apparently, Cisco is determined to avoid that mistake in the modern
| age of Web 2.0 and open applications.
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http://www.thevarguy.com/2008/06/11/...-getting-cozy/


Recent:

Is Cisco vulnerable to open source?

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| At the heart of Vyatta is VC4, a Linux-based networking system the company
| claims offers better performance than Cisco gear at a fraction of the price.
|
| Early, pre-release views are ecstatic. You have VPN support, QOS
| functionality, even traffic-shaping. Download it here.
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http://blogs.zdnet.com/open-source/?p=2417


Cisco: Networking Is Hot Again

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| Network operating systems are also keeping the networking market hot. Cisco
| has recently expanded its operating system lineup to now include IOS, NX-OS
| and Linux. IOS is Cisco's core internetworking operating system that powers
| many of its switches and routers, while NX-OS is a purpose built OS for
| Cisco's Nexus core switching platform.
|
| As for Linux, Cisco is using the open source operating system in various
| areas including the AXP module that turns ISR routers into Linux app servers.
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http://www.internetnews.com/infra/article.php/3744611


Cisco's Linux-Based ISR Opens Road For Customized Solutions

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| At the Cisco Partner Summit 2008 in Honolulu, the San Jose, Calif.-based
| networking heavyweight unveiled the Cisco Application eXtension Platform *
| (AXP). The AXP consists of open, Linux-based Cisco ISR hardware modules for
| application development and hosting to support a tighter integration of the
| network and applications. * *
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http://www.crn.com/networking/207401...PSKHSCJUNN2JVN


One Router to Rule Them All

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| It's not that often that I get to do first-hand, on-the-scene reporting, so I
| was somewhat surprised last week to open an email from one of Cisco's PR
| reps, offering the opportunity to report an announcement of interest to the
| Linux and Open Source community. Being the curious sort, I couldn't pass up
| such an opportunity. * *
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http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/...-rule-them-all


Cisco Reaches Out to Application Developers

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| First, let’s review the market landscape: Cisco and Microsoft both want to
| dominate the unified communications market. To do so, they will need
| independent software vendors (ISVs) that write applications for their
| respective platforms. *
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http://www.thevarguy.com/2008/04/10/...on-developers/


Cisco Turns Routers Into Linux Application Servers

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| Networking goliath Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is now opening its Integrated
| Services Router (ISR) and Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
| platforms to become Linux-based application server platforms. The move could
| have wide-ranging implications, as Cisco's gear has millions of deployments
| that now can be leveraged to serve applications directly. * *
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http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news...on+Servers.htm
http://tinyurl.com/6abfj3


Related:

Cisco offers up safe mapping tool as open source

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| This is the first we've come across an open source tool from Cisco. What are
| the others it has offered?
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http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/18481


Chambers: We're Not Plumbers Anymore

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| In response to a question about Cisco's views on open source posed
| by internetnews.com Chambers responded, "I think that open source or
| open content is the future. You want to be able to create your own
| content and we want to do that empowerment."
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http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news...21313266324796


Cisco finds that it's not so easy working with Microsoft

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| Apparently Microsoft has "taken limited steps to share users' presence and
| availabilty information," for fear of losing its ability to own all of the
| client. *
|
| Someone should tell Chambers that in reality it's not so easy working with
| Microsoft. *
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http://www.networkworld.com/communit...s0hb=&story=ht


Cisco CEO Says Microsoft Screws Its Partners Everytime...Just Like Apple.

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| If partnering with Microsoft is not a win-win then it must be a win-lose…in
| Microsoft’s favor of course.
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http://www.ceosmack.com/2007/07/25/c...st-like-apple/
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