Worth Watching Stocks Buzz: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

On Friday, Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), added 1.05% and closed at $31.72 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $31.56 and $31.80. Celestica Inc. (CLS) (CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it has received the 2016 Excellence in Sustainability award from Cisco®.

This prestigious award recognizes Celestica for Excellence in Sustainability for demonstrating sustainability leadership above and beyond standard sustainability practices, and leading the industry through its approaches to reduce negative environmental impacts and raise positive social impacts. The distinction was awarded during Cisco’s 25th Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held September 8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.

“The theme for our Silver Anniversary SAE event, ‘Celebrating the Journey’, puts the spotlight on our continued journey towards Digitization and the tremendous opportunities that come from connecting people, processes, data and things,” said John Kern, senior vice president, Supply Chain Operations, Cisco. “Cisco’s supply chain has evolved into the recognized leader it is today with suppliers and partners playing an instrumental role in the company’s growth, development and success. We’ve come a long way, but we must continue to evolve, innovate and accelerate.”

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), jumped 0.35% and closed at $57.60 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $57.34 and $57.70. The company’s Market capitalization is $450.41 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 7.79 Billion. Reflecting the noteworthyinvestment Microsoft Corp. is making in cloud computing in Europe, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith on Monday shared new details about how this momentum is taking shape. Nadella stated that Microsoft has more than doubled its cloud capacity in Europe in the past year, noted that the company has invested over $3 billion (USD) across Europe to date, and shared that Microsoft intends to deliver the Microsoft Cloud from datacenters in France, starting in 2017. These new investments in cloud are assisting customers — counting the UK Ministry of Defence, the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Ireland’s Health Service Executive and ZF from Germany — to innovate in their industries and move their businesses to the cloud while meeting European data sovereignty, security and compliance needs. Furthering its commitment to make the cloud more trusted, responsible and inclusive, Microsoft also released a new book titled “A Cloud for Global Good.” The declarements were made in Dublin this morning as the two leaders began a four-day visit to Europe to meet with business and government leaders.

“We continue to invest heavily in cloud infrastructure to meet the growing demand from European customers and partners,” said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. “Building a global, trusted, intelligent cloud platform is core to our mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. There’s never been a better time for organizations across Europe to seize new growth and opportunity with the Microsoft Cloud.”

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