Microsoft is getting out of a couple of businesses, including display ads and collecting map information. The moves come just days after CEO Satya Nadella told employees to brace for tough choices ahead and to prepare for a new company strategy of focusing on core strengths, and forming partnerships for everything else.
Today marks exactly one month before the much-anticipated release of Windows 10. It also marks the beginning of a new mission for Microsoft to help every individual and every organization "achieve more' that will shape the company's strategy going forward.
Deploying wireless technology in the steel and concrete jungle of Manhattan is no easy task. With poor line of sight in most buildings, as well as the overly saturated nature of radio signals in the area, it can be a difficult task to get a new network up and running. In an interesting customer deployment story, though, Fastback Networks partner Perseus seemed to have overcome those challenges and built an outdoor wireless network for a financial services firm in lower Manhattan.
Cisco introduced several new products that make up what it's calling the IoT System, following up on comments outgoing CEO John Chambers made about the digitization of the workplace in his Cisco Live keynote speech.
As departing Cisco executives get ready to leave the networking giant, it's hard not to speculate on where they're going to end up for the next phase of their careers. And the rumors are already starting. According to The Times of India, outgoing CTO Padmasree Warrior is being wooed by Wipro, one of India's largest IT service providers.
Bowing to pressure from Microsoft, Samsung said it will stop the practice of changing or disabling the settings for Windows Update on its PCs and tablets.
With the third release of OpenDaylight coming up, it appears that the project has come into its own relatively quickly. With new features and the hardening of existing features, Lithium represents a much more methodical and collaborative approach by its members and staff.
There are many software-defined technologies being hyped, and the number of software-defined networking pilots and production projects is increasing. Network Computing provides a list of seven...
Cisco is following suit with other big companies looking to green-ify its power usage and rely more on clean energy. The company is planning to purchase energy from an NRG Energy-owned solar farm in the Sonoran Desert in California.
Solarflare wants to make it easier for network administrators to deploy data packet capture products for monitoring, identification and interception of line-rate 10 GbE traffic. Its own technology, more specifically. The company rolled out two new Solution Paks that the company indicated do just that.