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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.

Amazon shipping

Amazon Gives No Notice, Raises Free Shipping Minimum Order to $49

March 01, 2016 3:10 PM
Sure, Amazon can do what it wants to do, but an unannounced move like that is an insulting slap in the face to its longtime customers.
HPE CEO

HPE CEO Whitman Slams Chris Christie for Endorsing Trump

February 28, 2016 7:00 PM
The NJ governor's former backer calls Christie's decision "political opportunism" and says Trump is "unfit to be President."
tech money

IEEE Urges Congressional Support for Obama's Tech Education Plan

February 25, 2016 9:20 AM
In a letter sent this week, IEEE executives ask House of Representative members to approve the president's three-year, $4 billion proposal.
VMware exec

VMware SDN Executive Casado Leaves for VC Firm

February 25, 2016 7:10 AM
Martin Casado, a pioneer in the SDN field and head of VMware's NSX business, will be a general partner of venture capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz.
IT business

UC Vendor Unify Has a New CEO

February 18, 2016 7:25 AM
Atos, Unify's new owner, appoints channel chief Jon Pritchard to replace Dean Douglas to lead the company and its efforts around the Circuit platform.
cloud builders

Juniper, Affirmed to Help Service Providers Become More Mobile

February 17, 2016 8:05 AM
The two vendors are combining technologies to create a reference architecture to make it easier for telcos to build virtualized mobile networks.
networks

Brocade Unveils New Offerings for Mobile Network Operators

February 16, 2016 1:55 PM
The products use SDN and NFV to help customers ready their networks for 5G to better manage the demands of the IoT and M2M computing.
tech legal

Nvidia Wins Patent Trial Brought by Samsung

February 11, 2016 12:59 PM
A jury finds against Samsung in its lawsuit claiming Nvidia had violated a patent pertaining to its memory chip technologies.
cloud communications

BroadSoft Buys Cloud Contact Center Vendor Transera

February 08, 2016 8:50 AM
The acquisition adds to BroadSoft's growing portfolio of offerings for a UCaaS market that is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years.
Qualcomm SoC

Google Reportedly Ready to Support Qualcomm Server Chips

February 03, 2016 12:10 PM
Such an endorsement would give the mobile chip maker a boost as it works to compete in the data center against Intel and other ARM SoC makers.

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