“Hello Volatility” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 6-16-18

Vista Partners has published “Hello Volatility” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 6-16-18 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s Coverage Universe that spans the Dow 30, International and Select Emerging Growth Companies & “Investor Picks”, where we have begun to selectively add those companies/ideas that we are receiving from investors around the world.

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Cisco & NetApp’s New FlexPod Solutions Accelerating Application Delivery & Enabling Transitioning to a Hybrid Cloud

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

Cisco along with NetApp has announced their new cloud solution, FlexPod®. The new solution joins together Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure and with the NetApp® data services. The combination will assist organizations in accelerating application delivery and transitioning to a hybrid cloud that offers new consumer options for more adaptable access to powerful IT infrastructure and applications. FlexPod carries on a platform of innovation and investment protection while introducing certified solutions for the most recent virtualization software, enterprise applications, and databases that include the latest technologies from both Cisco and NetApp.

One of the new features built on FlexPod, the new Managed Private Cloud allows the consumer to reach a cloud-like, As-a-Service model for their on-premises IT. The infrastructure is located on-premises but can be controlled remotely. The new FlexPod solutions also gives consumers the platform to quickly set up key applications that are often challenged by data that is progressively diverse, dynamic and distributed by nature.

It’s no surprise that FlexPod continues to lead the market as the fastest growing converged infrastructure solution. Our long-running relationship with Cisco has combined best-in-class technology and expertise to create one of the strongest and most successful partnerships in the industry. Together, we are enabling organizations to truly access the full value of their data despite the rising complexity of applications and workloads.

– Ranjeet Sudan, vice president of Converged Infrastructure at NetApp

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Cisco and NetApp Simplify the Delivery of Cloud Infrastructure and Industry-Specific Applications with New FlexPod Solutions

Cisco (CSCO) and NetApp (NTAP) today announced new FlexPod® solutions. FlexPod combines Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with NetApp® data services to help organizations accelerate application delivery and transition to a hybrid cloud with a trusted platform for innovation. The new Managed Private..

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Tech Talk With Cisco & Oppenheimer Regarding AppDynamics In the Marketplace

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

AppDynamics reports that it delivers real-time access to every aspect of a business and operational performance, so a business can anticipate problems, resolve them automatically, and make smarter, more certain business decisions. Application Intelligence provides the business and operational insights into application performance, user experience and business impact of software applications.

Cisco’s David Wadhwani, Senior Vice President and General Manager, CEO, AppDynamics and Thomas Wyatt, Chief Strategy Officer of AppDynamics will speak about AppDynamics role, portfolio and position in the market during a conference call hosted by Cisco and Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer’s Managing Director, Ittai Kidron, will moderate the call.

Those interested can dial in Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. ET by using the Toll-Free number 800-344-0695 with the passcode 3399724. The International Number for the call is 706-679-5238 with the passcode 3399724.

The call can be replayed until June 13, 2018, with the Toll-Free number 855-859-2056 or the International Number 404-537-3406, both with the passcode 3399724.

The conference call will also be available via webcast at investor.cisco.com.

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Cisco Q3 Earnings Quick Review

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

Cisco reported its Q3 earnings of $.66/share on May 16, 2018, after the market close. The company met the estimates that called for $.664/share.

Revenue was reported at $12.5B for Q3 2018, a 4% YOY increase. Non-GAAP net income was at $3.2B, an increase of 6% from Q3 2017.

Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO, Cisco, stated “We are executing well against our strategy, our innovation pipeline has never been stronger, and we continue to make great progress in transforming towards more software and subscriptions. I am confident with our position in the industry and the impact we will continue to drive with our customers.

To learn more about Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Cisco Systems, Inc. Coverage Page.

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Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings

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Cisco’s Acquisition of AI Technology Provider Accomany is Complete

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

Cisco announced its $270M completion of the obtainment of the privately held Accompany on May 10, 2018. The Los Altos, California-based company provides Cisco with AI technology that will allow the company to find new prospects, navigate the selling process, and strengthen relationships. With this acquisition, Cisco is also expected to accelerate its priority areas across its portfolio.

Amy Chang, the Accompany Founder, and CEO has been named senior vice president in charge of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group.

To learn more about Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Cisco Systems, Inc. Coverage Page.

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of Accompany

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Cisco is Recipient of 2018 AT&T Supplier Award

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

This year’s 2018 AT&T Supplier Award will be received by Cisco for its outstanding performance and service to AT&T affiliates throughout the past year.

Cisco will receive recognition for its exceptional contributions in all of the selection criteria. The Supplier Award is selected based on supplier diversity results, teamwork, creative cost management solution, customer service, sustainability, and product/service performance.

“Over the last year, Cisco aligned themselves with AT&T’s priorities and exceeded our expectations in helping provide for our customers.” – Susan Johnson, executive vice president – Global Connections Management and Supply Chain, AT&T Services, Inc.

Cisco stated that it also looks forward to continuing its long-standing relationship with AT&T.

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Vista Partners Publishes March 2018 Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter

Vista Partners (“Vista”) has published March’s FREE Macroeconomic & Investment Monthly Newsletter, “Strong Economic Growth Predicted Despite Volatile Stock Market.

Vista’s monthly newsletter contains investment considerations for Banks, Biotech, Cloud Services, Energy, Fintech, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Materials, Real Estate, SaaS, and Technology.

Vista Partners centers its Coverage on the Dow 30 Components, Select Emerging Growth Companies & Vista’s Featured Companies, with exclusive, broad-based commentary from Managing Director, John F. Heerdink, Jr.

In March’s edition of the Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter, Mr. Heerdink states, “The bottom line is that the economy is in good shape. What’s not to like? Well, more immediate concerns….” Read full newsletter.

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Apple (AAPL), Atossa Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATOS) | Boeing (BA) | Cisco (CSCO) | Disney (DIS) | Facebook (FB) | Fusion, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSNN) | Intel (INTC) | & | Nokia (NOK).

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Cisco Commits $50 Million to Help End Homelessness In Santa Clara

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

Cisco has committed $50 million to Destination: Home to help end homelessness in Santa Clara County. The money will be used to help build more housing for vulnerable residents, improve technology capacity across the homeless services sector, and invest in practices that will most effectively help those in need of support.

Despite Silicon Valley being a prosperous community, Santa Clara County has nearly 7400 residents without homes and 2000 that are chronically homeless. This is the third highest chronic homeless rate in the US.

We can put an end to homelessness in Santa Clara County and there is no better partner in this work than Destination: Home. I hope to join together with other business leaders across the technology industry so that with our collective creativity and innovative spirit, we can create a thriving community for all—including those who need our help the most.” -said Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO of Cisco.

Cisco has put the first $20 million towards this project through the Cisco Fund at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

To learn more about Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Cisco Systems, Inc. Coverage Page.

Cisco to Provide Destination: Home with $50 Million Over Five Years to Help End Homelessness in Santa Clara County

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Cisco Works With STC To Bring 5G To Saudi Arabia

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

Cisco will be collaborating with the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to develop 5G communication systems and networks in Saudi Arabia. This collaboration will help to transform STC into a a digital service provider. The two company’s signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress. The signing of the MoU will also play an important role in Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Transformation Plan. Working with Cisco will allow STC to provide advanced network services and differentiate its service delivery as well.

As businesses increasingly digitize, mobile carriers will need the speed, low latency, reliability and dynamic provisioning capabilities that 5G networks are expected to deliver. Our collaboration with STC will enable their network infrastructure to evolve into the new era of digitisation by taking advantage of the 5G momentum.” -Ali Amer, Managing Director, Global Service Provider Sales, Cisco Middle East and Africa

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Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco Sign Strategic MoU to Bring the Benefits of 5G to Saudi Arabia

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Cisco Demonstrates Multicloud Video Innovation at CES

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other communications technology.

Cisco has been demonstrating its cloud-powered, app-driven video service – Cisco® Infinite Video Platform at CES this week. Cisco® Infinite Video Platform, allows service providers to utilize a virtual cloud stack to deliver the best possible and highly secured video experiences to all of a consumer’s devices from a single platform.

Service providers today are using a multiple clouds or a “hybrid cloud” that is made up of their private cloud and public clouds in order to make operations simple and speed time to market.

“Our customers seek the agility a cloud platform provides to deliver video entertainment to their subscribers in new ways. We are helping them deliver on their future vision for video with our Infinite Video Platform and cloud DVR to facilitate recordings to any device, and with our innovation around IP delivery, we are leading the market in simplifying how service providers can efficiently manage their networks and deliver video services faster.” -Damian Mulcock, vice president and general manager, Cisco Service Provider Video Software and Solutions.

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Cisco Showcases Multicloud Video Innovation at CES 2018

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