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With considerable fanfare, Xerox announced its Baltoro High Fusion (HF) inkjet press, a new cut-sheet machine targeted at high-volume transactional work and high-quality direct mail and catalogs. Baltoro HF is the first product based on ...
In early June, Cisco welcomed almost 30,000 customers and partners to San Diego for its annual Cisco Live U.S. conference, where the company announced a series of enhancements to its network management products. These included a vision for ...
In announcing its intent to acquire software ADC vendor Avi Networks, VMware both enters the ADC market and transforms its NSX datacenter and multicloud network-virtualization overlay (NVO) into a Layer 2-7 full-stack SDN fabric. The acquisition ...
On Monday, June 10, Intel announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Barefoot Networks, a supplier of Ethernet datacenter switch silicon and software. Intel expects the deal to close in this year's third quarter, and it intends to ...
On June 11, 2019, Western Digital — a consumer and datacenter systems and components supplier — launched Zoned Storage, an initiative to bring together innovations in media storage and industry standards for cloud and hyperscale datacenters ...
On June 1, South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy announced that Korea's exports in May decreased by 9.4%, mostly because an intensifying United States–China trade dispute and an ongoing market correction in the memory area ...
In a jam-packed, two-hour-plus keynote on June 3, Apple announced plans to update its increasingly wide range of operating systems including macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The company also unveiled iPadOS, an offshoot of iOS that offers ...
Service providers have steadily implemented software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) platforms over the past few years. This has facilitated the demand from enterprises to rationalize the WAN with a more ...
On June 4, HP Inc. and Xerox Corp. jointly announced an expansion of their business relationship. This expansion goes beyond the established partnership between Xerox and Samsung that HP Inc. inherited in the 2017 acquisition of Samsung's ...
On June 3, 2019, Infineon Technologies AG announced that it intends to acquire Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for $23.85/share for a total transaction size of $10 billion. According to Infineon, the strategic rationale for this acquisition ...
On May 23, Lenovo announced results from its fiscal 4Q19 ending March 31, with revenue reaching $11.7 billion, up 10.1% from the year-ago quarter. Pretax income was up 389% from the prior year to $180 million. For the full fiscal year, the ...
A report from Japan indicates that Ricoh, a major MFP manufacturer, is in the process of moving production of its MFPs intended for sale in the U.S. market from China to Thailand. The move is in anticipation of another round of U.S.-China ...
On May 23, 2019, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) held a quarterly earning call and disclosed its 2Q19 financial results. HPE reports financial results for three primary business units: Intelligent Edge, Hybrid IT, and Financial Services. ...
Actions taken on May 15, 2019, by the Trump administration and the U.S. Commerce Department threaten to damage Huawei's ability to do business across markets outside of China, including telecom infrastructure, enterprise hardware and software, ...
Cisco once again impressed investors with strong quarterly earnings for the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year. Revenue growth has been consistently positive for six quarters as the company continues to execute on key initiatives, including ...
On May 17, 2019, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), a datacenter solutions provider, announced that it intends to acquire Cray Inc., a leader in supercomputing. The deal price was set at $35/share in cash, in a transaction valued at approximately ...
On April 30, Apple announced fiscal year 2Q19 revenue of $58 billion, a decline of 5% from 2Q18. Apple's net income declined 16.36% from $13.82 billion in 2Q18 to $11.56 billion in 2Q19. The segment highlights for the quarter, as compared ...
Juniper Networks announced its 1Q19 results on April 25. Net revenue for 1Q19 was slightly more than $1 billion, a decrease of 7% y/y and a sequential decline of 15% but above the midpoint of prior guidance that Juniper provided. GAAP operating ...
Containers running on bare metal servers appears to be the unmistakable direction that carriers have chosen for the upcoming buildout of 5G and multi-access edge infrastructure. However, significant work remains to be done in the open source ...
At the Intel 2019 Spring Media and Analyst event, which was held in Taipei on April 24, 2019, Intel announced the launch of its latest-generation of CPUs for notebooks. The 9th generation of CPUs by Intel is designed to cater to the higher-performance ...
Verizon released its 1Q19 earnings results on April 23, 2019, exceeding Wall Street expectations with solid operations and earnings performance, with reported earnings per share of $1.22. The company reported total revenue of $32.1 billion, ...