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Polycom to Get New CEO After Siris Deal Closes

Polycom not only will get a new owner within the next few weeks, but also a new CEO.Mary McDowell, an executive partner with private...

Polycom Shareholders OK Sale to Private Equity Firm

Polycom shareholders this month approved the sale of the company to private equity firm Siris Capital for about $2 billion, paving the way for...

Avaya Pushes IP Office as Alternative to Cloud-Based UC Platforms

Avaya is adding greater security and resiliency capabilities in its unified communications offering for smaller businesses that company officials say are seeing an increase...

Service Providers Are Quickly Adopting NFV, Survey Finds

Most service providers are quickly embracing network virtualization technologies that are designed to make their network infrastructures more programmable, scalable, agile and affordable, according...

Vidyo Wants to Make Embedding Video Easier

Vidyo officials in the fall will roll out a video platform-as-a-service that they say will give developers the tools and services they need to...

Chip Maker Renesas Reportedly Will Buy Intersil for $3 Billion

Japanese chip maker Renesas reportedly is in the final stages of a deal to buy U.S. rival Intersil for about $3 billion as it...

Pivot3 Certifies Hyperconverged Software With Cisco UCS

Pivot3's hyperconverged infrastructure software has been certified to run on Cisco Systems' integrated data center solutions.Company officials announced Aug. 23 that the company's vSTAC...

Extreme Unveils Network Switches for Harsh Environments

Extreme Networks is rolling out a line of rugged network switches designed to provide continuous operation and high performance in harsh environments.The company this...

Cypress Promotes Executive to CEO Position

Cypress Semiconductor officials stayed in-house to find a new CEO to replace T.J. Rodgers, who stepped down in April after 34 years of leading...

Qualcomm Signs Up Another Chinese Smartphone Maker

Qualcomm continues to sign Chinese smartphone makers to licensing deals that allow the companies to use the chip maker's 3G and 4G technologies in...