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Verizon, Cisco lead $22M investment round for startup Veniam to drive Internet of Moving Things

Nobody's sitting still when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), so it seems fitting that investors are putting $22 million in Series B funds toward the Internet of Moving Things, a space that startup Veniam is trailblazing. The round was led by Verizon Ventures with new investors Cisco Investments, Orange Digital Ventures and Yamaha Motor Ventures contributing.

Cisco's router, security performance drive up profit to $11.8B, but switch business takes a hit

Cisco saw that growing demand for its routers and network security products were a key factor in driving up its fiscal second quarter revenues to $11.8 billion, but switches remained a weak spot.

CableLabs partners with Cisco for new open-source cable network virtualization software

CableLabs has partnered with Cisco to create a new open-source software project for Remote PHY Device (RPD). Remote PHY works together with DOCSIS 3.1 to expand capacity of the cable hybrid fiber coax (HFC) plants.

Apple, Cisco dis 2.4 GHz, favor 5 GHz for enterprise Wi-Fi

Apple and Cisco are making it pretty clear they don't want their enterprise customers thinking about using the 2.4 GHz band.

Cisco's Jasper acquisition raises questions over Ericsson partnership- analysts

Cisco's $1.4 billion (€1.2 billion) acquisition of Internet of Things specialist Jasper Technologies raises questions about the workings of the U.S. vendor's recently announced partnership with Ericsson, analysts at Machina Research said.

Cisco to buy Jasper for $1.4B to pursue IoT

Cisco said it will spend $1.4 billion to acquire Jasper Technologies as it steps up its pursuit of the IoT market. Jasper powers a number of IoT applications like Amazon's Kindle book downloads, and the company works with a wide variety of mobile operators including AT&T.

Cisco: Mobile data traffic to increase 800% within 5 years

Smart devices, demand for mobile video, the continued growth of 4G networks and an ever-increasing number of wireless users will drive an 800 percent increase in mobile data traffic during the next five years, according to Cisco's latest forecast.

Comcast Business lights up Wi-Fi for SMBs, enterprise branch locations

Comcast Business has begun offering its small to medium business and enterprise branch office customers a Wi-Fi solution, playing into the growing BYOD (bring your own device) and Wi-Fi usage trends within businesses.

Italy's TIM, Kumu test full duplex relay technology to double LTE capacity

Italy-based TIM tested full duplex relay technology from U.S. start-up Kumu Networks that is designed to enable the transmission capacity of LTE networks to be doubled from current levels through the use of self-interference cancellation (SIC) techniques.

Cisco invests in Internet of Things platform provider Kii

Cisco Investments is making an undisclosed investment in Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider Kii, which will use the funds to create solutions and expand distribution, including with carriers. Separately, Arrayent, which provides its platform to well-known brands like Whirlpool and Maytag, completed a $15 million Series C funding round as ORIX Ventures joined previous investors that include Intel Capital, DCM Ventures, Opus Capital and Comerica Bank.