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    1. June 4, 2015

      Cisco’s top female engineer leaves in shake-up

      Padmasree Warrior, one of Silicon Valley’s most senior female engineers, is to step down as the chief technology officer of...

    2. May 14, 2015

      China tensions ‘hurting US tech groups’

      Political tensions with China and Russia mean that US tech companies are facing protracted pressure in what had been two of...

    1. May 11, 2015

      Shed no tears for slow demise of the joint CEO-chair role

      Sometimes a species reaches the end of its natural existence. As its numbers dwindle, disappearance becomes inevitable and...

    2. May 8, 2015

      Cisco’s new boss cut from same cloth as predecessor

      If Cisco Systems was looking for a new boss in the old boss’s image, it could hardly have found a better candidate. Chuck...

    3. May 5, 2015

      Big shoes to fill for Cisco’s new chief

      John Chambers’ exit as chief executive of Cisco will leave only Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as a big tech company boss who has...

    4. May 4, 2015

      Cisco Systems: re-routing

      Is developing software a superior business to building hardware? It is something to reflect on as John Chambers, the chief...

    5. May 4, 2015

      Cisco chief John Chambers steps aside after 20 years

      Cisco Systems on Monday brought the curtain down on one of Silicon Valley’s longest-running chief executive acts as it...

    6. February 11, 2015

      Cisco reports best revenue growth for 3 years

      Cisco Systems on Wednesday reported its best revenue growth for three years, prompting executives to claim the US network...

    7. November 12, 2014

      Cisco chief warns on Obama web plans

      Cisco warned on Wednesday that new internet rules proposed by the White House would badly damage investment in...

    8. August 14, 2014

      Utilities climb amid appetite for haven assets

      Utilities led a languid trading day as markets digested stagnant European economic activity as a drop in yields on German...

    9. Business Blog

      May 22, 2014

      The first skirmish in the cyber espionage trade war

      The Chinese backlash against the US decision to charge five Chinese military officers with cyber-espionage has started. Of...

    10. May 18, 2014

      Cisco boss calls on Obama to rein in surveillance

      Cisco’s chief executive has written to President Barack Obama warning of a collapse of trust in US technology after evidence...

    11. May 15, 2014

      US small-caps slip into correction territory

      The Russell 2000 index, home to America’s small-cap shares, fell into correction territory as investors shift further into...

    12. May 14, 2014

      Cisco shares rise 7% on better sales outlook

      Signs that sales at Cisco Systems could start to stabilise this year after a six-month slide sent shares in the US...

    13. April 16, 2014

      The perils of the chief who stays too long at the top

      To the news that General Electric’s board of directors has been meeting in solemn conclave to debate whether its chief...

    14. February 13, 2014

      Whole Foods Markets falls on growth outlook

      Shares in upscale US grocer Whole Foods Market tumbled on Thursday after the company trimmed the top end of its outlook and...

    15. February 12, 2014

      Cisco unnerves with profit margin squeeze

      Revenues at Cisco Systems tumbled 8 per cent in the latest quarter as it struggled with falling demand from emerging markets...

    16. January 28, 2014

      Analytics and mobility among big 2014 trends

      Cloud computing, data analytics, mobility and socially en­abled business processes are reshaping corporate IT, while the...

    17. The World

      January 22, 2014

      Davos morning: Internet of things, fitness challenges and China

      #Davos Everyone who is anyone is talking about Xi's consolidation of power in China - a combo of Mao and the market —...

    18. January 7, 2014

      CES 2014: Cisco boss hails ‘internet of everything’

      The “internet of everything” connecting devices, people and things, will drive the next wave of global innovation and...

    19. Business Blog

      December 16, 2013

      Golden Flannel Day 4: COC spouting bull

      Today’s prize is for a person, not for a word. It is awarded to a big-name CEO who in the course of 2013 has shown...

    20. December 13, 2013

      Cisco warns emerging market weakness is no blip

      Weak demand in emerging markets was more than a short-term “blip” and likely to have a broad impact on US companies for some...

    21. November 15, 2013

      Cisco and Huawei: spy games

      There was one incredible plotline in Cisco Systems’ fiscal first-quarter numbers this week – and it was not weak revenue...

    22. November 14, 2013

      Cisco: Signalling short-circuit

      When your stock tumbles 10 per cent after a weak sales forecast, no one will dwell on a Freudian slip of the business...

    23. November 13, 2013

      Cisco cites emerging markets backlash on NSA leaks for sales slump

      Cisco Systems warned its revenues could fall as much as 10 per cent in the current quarter, sparking fears that the US...

    24. August 15, 2013

      Cisco leads Wall Street sell-off

      US equities sold off broadly on Thursday with IT equipment maker Cisco down after warning on global demand and cutting 5 per...

    25. August 14, 2013

      Cisco cuts jobs on ‘inconsistent’ global demand

      Cisco warned that global demand for IT equipment and services continued to be unstable and the computer networking company...

    26. May 15, 2013

      Cisco optimism sparks relief rally

      Cisco Systems sounded an optimistic note amid the sluggish recovery in the global IT market, clearing some of the stock...

    27. March 6, 2013

      Tech groups face endgame on foreign cash

      A $500bn game of chicken. That’s what it feels like as a handful of the biggest US technology companies posture over what...

    28. February 26, 2013

      Cisco looks to invest in Europe and Canada

      The chief executive of Cisco said on Tuesday he was looking to invest some of the network equipment company’s $46.4bn gross...

    29. beyondbrics

      January 30, 2013

      CEE tech: Cisco snaps up Czech security group Cognitive

      Nicholas Watson of bne John Chambers is true to his word. Just weeks after the Cisco Systems chief executive said he had...

    30. January 6, 2013

      The first word in mangled meanings

      The bullshit market knows only one phase: the bull phase. So it is no surprise that 2012 turned out to be yet another bumper...

    31. FT Alphaville

      November 14, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Signs of strengthening US demand support optimism about a global economic rebound, according to Cisco’s latest forecast....

    32. November 13, 2012

      Cisco hails recovery in US demand

      Cisco shares enjoyed a 7 per cent relief rally in after-market trading after the US network equipment maker said a recovery...

    33. November 12, 2012

      Rating agencies wait to pass verdict on US

      As Republicans and Democrats manoeuvre to avoid the fiscal cliff they have to remember one crucial constituency: the rating...

    34. August 15, 2012

      Cisco raises dividend as it beats estimates

      Cisco reported quarterly profits and revenues ahead of analysts’ expectations and announced a big boost in its quarterly...

    35. May 10, 2012

      JPMorgan drops on portfolio losses

      JPMorgan Chase fell as much as 5.5 per cent in after-market trading as it reported “significant losses in its synthetic...

    36. May 10, 2012

      Cisco says customers delay tech purchases

      Cisco has cast renewed gloom over the technology sector as it warned that the European financial crisis and increasing...

    37. March 15, 2012

      Cisco back on deal trail with $5bn NDS move

      Cisco Systems has ended an acquisition drought with the announcement of a $5bn deal to buy NDS, a maker of software for TV...

    38. February 9, 2012

      Cisco back on the acquisition trail

      Cisco Systems is back on the acquisition trail after the network equipment maker reported it was emerging “reinvigorated”,...

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