Global Technology Leader Cisco Finishes the Fiscal Year “Strong”

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 fourth quarter of 2018 and fiscal year results from August 15, 2018 after the market close. The company’s Non-GAAP earnings per share saw a 15% year over year increase. GAAP earnings per share were reported at $0.81 and Non-GAAP earnings per share were reported at $0.70.

Cisco saw a quarterly revenue of $12.8 billion, an increase of 6% year over year. Its fiscal year revenue was announced at $49,3 billion an increase of 3% from the previous fiscal year.

Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO of Cisco stated, “We had a very strong finish to a great year and generated our highest quarterly revenue of $12.8 billion. Our results demonstrate a combination of strong customer adoption of our latest innovations, the ongoing value customers see in our software and subscription offerings, and excellent execution across our customer segments and geographies. Our strategy is working and we believe that are well-positioned to capture growth across our portfolio with our pipeline of innovation.”

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Cisco to Acquire Midwestern Authentication Firm, Duo Security, For Whopping $2.35B

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

Recently, it was reported that Cisco will buy a security startup business called Duo Security in attempts to further the company’s software offerings. Duo Security is an authentication service with a focus on two-factor authorization. The agreement with Duo grants Cisco one of the bigger player sin the security market, which could help boost recurring revenue and services.

Duo has raised nearly $118 million in venture funding which includes the investments of major tech players like Workday Inc. and Alphabet Inc. It was previously valued at almost half the total that Cisco is paying, and the deal is expected to close in the first quarter 2019.

Cisco plans to maintain the Duo team in its headquarters of Ann Arbor, Michigan where it was founded in 2009. This will be Cisco’s biggest deal since its acquirement of AppDynamics for $3.7 billion in January 2017. Acquiring the authentication services goes hand in hand with Cisco’s plant to build up its software offerings in order to add steady recurring revenue to its core networking businesses.

David Goeckleler, Cisco Security executive“We’ve been building a world-class security architecture for some time. What Duo allows us to do is extend that architecture to wherever users are.”

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Cisco to acquire security unicorn Duo for $2.35 billion

Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $2.35 billion for security startup Duo Security, the companies announced Thursday morning, beefing up the networking company’s software offerings…

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The Walt Disney Studios StudioLAB Project Chooses Cisco As Founding Member & Innovation Partner

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

The Walt Disney Studios has selected Cisco to be a founding member and an Innovation Partner of Walt Disney Studios’ StudioLAB, which will be located on The Walt Disney Studios Lot in the town of Burbank, CA.

The initiative of the StudioLAB is to focus on using cutting-edge technology to design, reimagine, and prototype the capabilities of entertainment and production in the future.

The 3,500 square foot facility will use Cisco’s hardware and software solutions to extend its services spanning network, storage, collaboration, and orchestration. The areas of focus will be on enhancing the collaboration experience for creatives and studio leadership, offering a more coherent, secure connectivity for filmmakers, the studio, and other parties, and allowing both efficient and reliable ways to deliver production data from the set to the cloud.

David Ward, senior vice president, CTO and chief architect, Cisco stated, “Cisco and Disney are helping to drive innovation in the entertainment industry, combining our expertise, skills, content, technology and passion. This partnership is a game changer for the media industry, and we are excited for the opportunity to work closely with The Walt Disney Studios team to prototype, develop and showcase new technology at StudioLAB. This will be the place where true innovation comes alive in media entertainment.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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