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The notion of pairing low andno code development tools with a larger suite of applications or services was made popular by Salesforce with the Force.com offering and has grown in popularity with several companies like ServiceNow offering ...
Atos, a global provider of IT security services, announced an agreement to acquire Paladion, a U.S. based global provider of Managed Security Services (MSS). Paladion, founded in 2000, includes a proprietary Managed Detection and Response ...
Last October, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) CEO Antonio Neri laid out his vision for the company which involved transitioning the company into an "edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company." At the time, he characterized FY20 and beyond ...
On June 22nd Apple kicked off its first-ever, digital-only Worldwide Developers Conference with a set of pre-recorded keynote videos that walked attendees through a dizzying array up operating system updates, new tools for developers, ...
HPE understands that customers need to drive business continuity and create new ways to be productive in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and then in a post-COVID-19 environment. In light of this, the HPE Pointnext business group is delivering ...
IBM's recent announcement of Watson Works demonstrates increased momentum of technology vendors seeking to address the health and safety needs of employees returning to the workplace. By bundling, integrating and extending core Watson, TRIRIGA ...
On May 28, 2020, Salesforce announced its FY 1Q21 earnings. Earnings this quarter were strong, with total revenue of $4.87 billion for the quarter, a 30% year-over-year (YoY) increase from FY 1Q20.
Contact-tracing technology has emerged as an effective way to potentially mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by collecting and analyzing vast amounts of location and proximity data. The benefit to global health will be significant, but vulnerable ...
After little M&A activity in the telco sector for a period, the industry saw two acquisition announcements in quick succession. There is a common thread to these transactions; both sellers are non-telco organisations divesting adjacent ...
On May 4, 2020, Intel Corp. announced that it has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company, for $900 million in cash ($840 million net of Intel Capital equity gain). According to Intel, the addition of Moovit will ...
On April 30, Apple announced its fiscal 2Q20 results, with revenue growing to $58.3 billion. That represented a 1% increase from the year-ago quarter. iPhone revenue was down 6.5% year over year to $29 billion, iPad slipped 10.3% to $4.3 ...
On April 2, 2020, Microsoft held a Business Application Virtual Launch Event. The online event covered highlights of over 400 new capabilities in the 2020 wave 1 release of Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, as well as reminders of recent ...
In announcing its pending acquisition of SD-WAN vendor CloudGenix for approximately $420 million, Palo Alto Networks emphatically confirmed the convergence of networking and security on both the WAN and in the emerging software-defined branch ...
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, Fitbit introduced its Charge 4 fitness tracker and its expanded Fitbit Premium service. The Charge 4 shows incremental improvements over its predecessor, which debuted 18 months ago, and offers new conveniences ...
In acquiring Affirmed Networks, a poster child of the cloud-native telco infrastructure/network functions virtualization (NFV) trend in mobile networks, Microsoft is expanding its foothold in the communications service provider (comm. SP) ...
On March 12, 2020, Oracle announced its fiscal 3Q20 earnings. Here are the top financial highlights for the quarter (all growth rates are presented in constant currency terms):
- Total revenue for the third quarter was $9.8 billion, ...
As the U.S. economy starts to crack under the weight of uncertainty, and with everyday living thrown into increasing disarray, it's clear that COVID-19's impact on 2020 U.S. device markets will not be exclusive to supply chain and production ...
Nokia's decision to install a new CEO comes at a pivotal moment in the high-stakes 5G infrastructure market, as leading mobile operators are signing multiyear 5G contracts today. While Nokia's business results indicate challenges exist, ...
On February 25, Salesforce announced FY 4Q20 and end-of-year earnings. Earnings were very strong, with total revenue of $4.85 billion for the quarter, a 34% year-over-year increase from FY 4Q19. Salesforce's 2020 fiscal year revenue was ...
On January 28–30, 2020, Zoho hosted over 60 industry analysts in Austin, Texas, to spotlight recent developments in its strategy and product portfolio, including all 45+ products. Zoho has been very active in the past 12 months, adding new ...
In the six months leading to December 2019, Spark reported its strongest revenue growth in three years, up 4.0% from NZD1,754 million in FY 1H19 to NZD1,824 million in FY 1H20. The growth markets of mobile, IT services, cloud, and security ...