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EMC to Cut Jobs as Dell Acquisition Looms

January 05, 2016 8:05 AM
The unspecified number of layoffs will be part of a larger restructuring effort at EMC to reduce annual expenses by $850 million.
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Cisco Wins Patent Case Regarding WiFi Technology

December 29, 2015 12:45 PM
Five years after a jury awarded Commil USA $64 million in the case, an appeals court tosses out the verdict and rules in favor of Cisco.

HPE, China Telecom Open NFV Lab in Beijing

December 28, 2015 12:40 PM
By using HPE's Helion OpenStack cloud platform, the services provider can develop and test the performance of virtualized network functions.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 620, 618 SoCs Renamed 652, 650

December 18, 2015 8:20 AM
The mobile chips, introduced in February, offer high-end features that separate them from other products in the company's Snapdragon 600 portfolio.
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Ex-Cisco CTO Warrior Signs On With Chinese Electric Car Maker

December 17, 2015 3:55 PM
Former executive Cisco Padmasree Warrior will oversee U.S. operations for NextEV, a startup that is looking to take on Elon Musk's Tesla company.
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Longtime F5 CEO Returns to Post in Management Shakeup

December 15, 2015 8:45 AM
John McAdam, who spent 15 years in the position before retiring in July, replaces Manuel Rivelo, who resigned due to personal conduct issues.
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Pluribus Unveils SDN Fabric for Virtualized Networking

December 11, 2015 9:05 AM
The company's VCF offers a virtualized networking fabric that enables organizations to run their virtual and physical networks as a single unit.

Broadcom Grows Protocol Support in WICED IoT Chips

December 08, 2015 2:00 PM
The company is introducing its WICED Core ELO SoCs that support such protocols as ZigBee, Bluetooth, 6LoWPAN and IEEE 802.15.4.
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Cradlepoint Buys Pertino in SD-WAN Deal

December 08, 2015 8:55 AM
The acquisition of the network virtualization startup will enable Cradlepoint to bring SDN capabilities to WANs for enterprises and SMBs.
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Apple's Enterprise Business Expanding at Expense of PCs: Analyst

December 07, 2015 8:20 PM
As Apple's enterprise sales continue to boom, an analyst argues that the demise of the PC and traditional apps are on the horizon.

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