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Cisco Launches Borderless Access Initiative With New Range Of Products

Networking and communications technology vendor Cisco, has dished out its Borderless Access architecture under the Borderless Network initiative which was announced by the company last year. The new architecture system from Cisco includes new router and switch designs.

According to the company, the new Borderless Access system has been developed to allow business users to communicate effortlessly across an array of devices, under a secure environment which ensures seamless communication irrespective of location and time.

Cisco's senior vice president of Ethernet Switching Technology Group, Robert Soderbery, explained that the Borderless Access architecture is based on technology services which are based on new switches, routers and security components along with five of Cisco's core services including mobility, security, video, application performance and green.

Commenting on the launch of the new borderless networking technology, Inbar Lasser-Raab, Senior Director, Borderless Networks Marketing at Cisco said in a statement that "this is all targeted at the higher performance needs of the Internet, with more cloud and mobile traffic requirements. It's responding to a market today where 65 percent of Cisco network traffic is video.”

The new networking technology will also feature Cisco's video conferencing tool Medianet, which comes equipped with the new Catalyst switches and Integrated Services Router (ISR) G3 routers.

Our Comments

Cisco launched a new set of routers earlier this month which were significantly better than the competition. It is also set to debut a new range of servers based on Intel's Xeon 5600 range and we expect it to become more aggressive. HP, Dell and others should start taking into account the competition brought by Cisco.

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