John Chambers

5 Technology Observations: 13 May 2015

5 Technology Observations: 13 May 2015

Today's update involves Cisco's next announcement; the four easiest ways to build a small business website; major momentum for a certain big data platform; why Samsung could dominate IoT; and plenty more to start your day.

5 Technology Observations: 12 May 2015

5 Technology Observations: 12 May 2015

Today's update involves Cisco's next CEO statement; defining cloud-to-cloud backup; the servers that survived 1 million hack attempts per day; questions to ask before joining a startup; big numbers for a NoSQL startup; why I'm feeling less fanatical about Rackspace; and plenty more.

5 Tech Observations to Start Your Day, Oct 9

5 Tech Observations to Start Your Day, Oct 9

Today's After Nines Inc. blog covers angel investor Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank, Google for Work's next moves, Cisco's CEO successor update, Hubspot's IPO and more.

Cisco Reorg: Setting Stage for CEO Successor

Cisco Reorg: Setting Stage for CEO Successor

Cisco Systems (CSCO) first spoke about its latest reorganization in August 2014, during its quarterly earnings call. Now, the reorganization (which will include about 6,000 jobs cuts) is under way. The big question: Where is Cisco's long-rumored CEO succession plan for John Chambers? I sense that it's drawing closer.