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Data protection and data security are no longer separate disciplines or tasks for IT organizations. IT leaders are now approaching data protection and security in a holistic manner and vendors are responding with integrated platforms to ...
Nokia announced an exclusive one-year partnership and an integrated solution with Irish private company Asavie to enable communication service providers (comms SPs) and enterprises with the capability to extend centralized policy-driven ...
IBM's first quarter earnings report release on April 20 was closely watched, with observers having three question in mind: (1) Will IBM’s momentum from its 2019 shift toward growth continue? (2) How did COVID-19 impact IBM's business in ...
On April 10, 2020, in a rare show of united front against a novel common adversary, Google and Apple announced a joint partnership with the intent of providing an anonymous contact tracing capability for COVID-19 infections. The unique proposal ...
On April 15, 2020, Apple unveiled the highly anticipated update to its 2016 iPhone SE, offering a slightly refreshed design based on the iPhone 8 with improved performance under the hood. The iPhone SE will replace the actual iPhone 8 model, ...
On April 9, 2020, Cohesity announced that it has secured a $250 million investment in a Series E round of funding. This round brings the total investment in the company to more than $650 million and puts a $2.5 billion valuation on the company. ...
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 ...
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) ...
Unlike IT equipment, where consumption can drop (and recover) quickly, datacenter construction is a two- to three-year project. Fortunately, 2017–2019 witnessed the biggest additions of modern datacenter capacity in history so space, power, ...
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 edge computing becomes pervasive in the industry, technology suppliers and service providers have been using its concepts to develop new offerings that create differentiation in the market and drive growth.
Limelight recognized ...
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 ...
Application virtualization, business service management, and digital workspaces are the backbone of a business' response to the COVID-19 worldwide outbreak. Vendors in this market are trying to meet the need in a variety of innovative ways, ...
Google Cloud's Global Mobile Edge Cloud (GMEC) strategy reflects a recognition of several key communication service provider (CSP) industry insights including 5G's potential as a platform for enterprise innovation and digital transformation ...
On March 10, 2020, VMware formally announced the April general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4, powered by vSphere 7 with Kubernetes (formerly Project Pacific). It also announced immediate availability of a portfolio of new and ...
On March 3, 2020, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) held a and disclosed its 1Q20 financial results. The company reported that first-quarter net revenue decreased 8% YoY to $6.9 billion. This was the second consecutive quarter of YoY revenue ...
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, ...
Many in the ediscovery world have shunned public cloud instances in favor of those that are on premises or private cloud hosted because of security concerns. The high-profile ransomware attack on Epiq Global may have shattered its reality ...
On February 27, VMware announced its fourth quarter and full fiscal year financial results. The company delivered annual revenue of $10.81 billion and growth of 12% year over year with subscription and SaaS revenue increasing 52% year over ...
Recently, Dynatrace held Perform, its annual customer event in Las Vegas, where over 2,000 customers, partners, and prospects attended keynotes and breakout sessions. The company made a number of key event announcements, including new capabilities ...
Initially conceived inside of Deutsche Telekom, MobiledgeX has been building a marketplace of edge resources and services that connect developers with network operators since 2018. The company recognized that telecommunications providers ...
On February 27, 2020, Dell Technologies held a quarterly earnings call and disclosed its 4Q20 and FY20 financial results. Dell Technologies maintains two primary business units: Client Solutions Group (CSG) and Infrastructure Solutions Group ...
On February 19, Epson announced two new A3 business inkjet MFPs, the WorkForce Pro WF-C879R and WF-C878R, and debuted its cloud-based printer fleet management tool called Epson Remote Services.
Amid a swirl of rumors and even news reports that preceded confirmation of the deal, Arista Networks announced the acquisition of datacenter SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks on February. While the acquisition primarily bolsters Arista's capabilities ...