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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.


Pivot3 Certifies Hyperconverged Software With Cisco UCS

August 23, 2016 1:30 PM
The certification comes a week after rival Nutanix announced it had independently validated its software to run on Cisco's converged infrastructure.
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Extreme Unveils Network Switches for Harsh Environments

August 12, 2016 7:20 AM
The Industrial Services Switches include rugged design and high resiliency features for workloads in such areas as manufacturing and smart cities.
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Cypress Promotes Executive to CEO Position

August 11, 2016 8:25 AM
Hassane El-Khoury has spent nine years with the company and was a key figure in integrating Spansion and Broadcom's IoT unit after acquisitions.

Qualcomm Signs Up Another Chinese Smartphone Maker

August 09, 2016 8:15 AM
The chip maker reaches a licensing agreement with Vivo to enable the company to use Qualcomm's 3G and 4G technologies in its devices.
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Qualcomm Reaches Licensing Agreement With Chinese Device Maker OPPO

August 01, 2016 9:00 AM
More than 100 Chinese companies have reached deals with Qualcomm since the chip maker's settlement last year with Chinese antitrust regulators.
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Extreme Helps Businesses Keep Pokemon Go Off the Network

July 26, 2016 9:50 AM
The vendor's customized application fingerprint for its Extreme Analytics offering can detect devices on the network playing the popular mobile game.
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Nintendo Unveils Mini Version of Its Original NES Game System

July 14, 2016 3:13 PM
Pokémon Go isn't the only trick up Nintendo's sleeve. In November, it will launch a mini version of the original Nintendo gaming system.

Glue Networks Enables Orchestration of Multivendor Infrastructures

July 14, 2016 11:55 AM
The company upgrades its Gluware platform with initial support of network technologies from such vendors as Cisco, Riverbed, Palo Alto and A10.
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Former AMD Executive to Head Combined Dell-EMC Channel Program

July 13, 2016 7:30 AM
John Byrne, who has been with Dell for a year, will oversee global channel operations after Dell completes its $62 billion acquisition of EMC.
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Blackphone 2 Privacy-Centric Smartphone Having Sales Challenges

July 08, 2016 2:25 PM
Silent Circle, the company that offers the Blackphone, bet big that buyers would want a privacy-ready phone that sells for an iPhone-like price.  

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