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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.

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.

Nvidia Rumored to Be Developing Its Own High-End Tablet

August 08, 2013 2:05 PM
The device, which would compete with Apple’s iPad, would be powered by its next-generation Tegra 5 chip, dubbed “Logan.”

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