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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.

Mitel, Black Box Partner on Cloud-Based UC

August 28, 2013 8:00 AM
Black Box will resell, implement and service Mitel’s MiCloud UCaaS offering to businesses in the United States.

Federal IT Workers Say SDN Has Value, but Many Are Unfamiliar With It

August 26, 2013 8:20 PM
A Juniper survey found that many government IT pros say SDN will help cut costs and increase efficiencies, but only a third have plans to adopt it.

HP CEO Whitman: Dell Swapping Challenges by Going Private

August 23, 2013 2:45 PM
While being a private company means the PC maker won’t have to worry about Wall Street, it still will need to meet debt obligations.
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Ubuntu Linux Edge Misses Funding Goal: What's Next?

August 22, 2013 12:15 PM
A crowdfunding effort to raise $32 million in 30 days fell short, but that's doesn't mean it's the end for the Ubuntu Linux phone dream.

SDN Market Will Reach $3.52 Billion, Report Says

August 21, 2013 1:20 PM
Transparency Market Research says the industry will be driven by the need for greater programability and efficiency in networks.

Dell Upgrades Foglight for Virtualization Management Suite

August 20, 2013 2:30 PM
The enhanced software offerings come less than a week before the VMware-hosted VMworld 2013 conference.

Storage Startup Maginatics Gets $17 Million from Intel, Others

August 20, 2013 10:10 AM
The three-year-old company is getting support from some big-name companies, including Intel and VMware.

HP Unveils Latest Flexible Series Thin Client

August 19, 2013 10:45 AM
The new t820 will offer powerful Intel chips, AMD graphics capabilities and wide virtualization support.
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VMware's Love-Hate Relationship With OpenStack

August 16, 2013 12:40 PM
VMware is one of the leading enterprise virtualization technology vendors, but where does it stand in relation to the open-source OpenStack cloud?

Acer to Focus on Android Devices Over Windows 8 PCs

August 09, 2013 10:30 AM
Company executives said Google’s operating system is not only dominant in smartphones and tablets, but that Chromesbooks are growing in popularity.

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