Slack beefs up its popular chat-based collaboration service with tools for IT.
Ciena exec gets the CEO job at F5.
Light Reading is launching Enterprise Cloud News, a new way to look at and think about the cloud computing market.
Leveraging its One Marketplace SDN platform, company now targets enterprise with flexible Ethernet-based cloud connection service.
5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
New Unite architecture is designed to help enterprises that need to manage infrastructure across their own and cloud providers' data centers.
After creating a chatbot that spoke with the voice of a man who'd died recently, AI startup Luka Inc. is working on an AI friend that lives on your phone. It'll be available in weeks.
Data center operator opens its second edge facility, marking the first city in which it has two deployments.
The transition to cloud infrastructure helped Juniper overcome a drop in security sales in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Microsoft on track to exceed its internal goal of topping $20 billion cloud revenue by next year, with commercial cloud annualized revenue exceeding $14 billion in the quarter ending December 31.
VMware's fiscal fourth quarter and full-year results show the company's focus on hybrid cloud is paying.
By acquiring AppDynamics for $3.7 billion, Cisco is looking beyond building clouds and into managing, analyzing and securing data for its customers.
There's plenty going on in Asia/Pacific these days, but the past week has been dominated by Samsung's ups and downs.
Cloud computing and other parts of the new IT infrastructure are creating opportunities and job openings, according to a report from jobs site Glassdoor.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Finnish providers asked to cap their wholesale prices; FTTH Council Europe counts the cost of fiber; Microsoft quashes Brexit fears.
Privately held AppDynamics, which provides cloud application and business performance optimization technology, was due to go public this week.
Scott will sit at CEO Satya Nadella's right hand, a further sign that LinkedIn execs are taking leadership positions at Microsoft.
In addition to SimpliVity earlier this month, HPE has also bought Cloud Cruiser, which offers analytics to measure cloud consumption.
Introduces Spark Board, a 55" flatscreen display designed to bring affordable shared whiteboarding, presentations and video conferencing to meeting rooms.
Actress Kristen Stewart, best known for starring in the Twilight movies, has co-authored an academic paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a short film she has directed.
BT's share price goes into freefall after the operator says an accounting scandal in Italy will cost it dearly.
One step toward the ambitious goal of wiping out disease.
Gary Reiner joins the board of the company, which provides performance optimization for cloud apps.
The cloud is disrupting business at traditional software vendors as Microsoft and Oracle plan for more layoffs.
Newcomers such as Zoom videoconferencing and Slack messaging are gaining popularity, but Microsoft Office 365 hangs on to the top spot.
Not content with jeopardizing other people's jobs, AI researchers are targeting their own.
Algorithms and public data alone won't cut it – AI needs expertise and lots of industry-specific data to succeed in healthcare, finance and beyond, an IBM executive says.
Oracle is expanding its cloud offering by acquiring Apiary, a startup with expertise designing and governing APIs.
Network operator chooses VeloCloud technology to launch hybrid MPLS-SD-WAN service with customer portal.
The Department of Labor alleges that Oracle pays white men more than its female and minority employees in the same positions and favors Asians in its recruiting.
Megaport's SDN interconnection platform is now part of EdgeConneX's edge data centers and a bigger cloud connection ecosystem.
Google released a new paper on their infrastructure security: What's in it for IT managers looking for security help?
The US Army has signed a five-year pact with IBM to develop a secure private cloud facility, as well as other IaaS services.
Giant Chinese operator is deploying a Brocade virtual function along with its Nuage SDN platform.
HPE is looking to strengthen its leadership in the hybrid cloud infrastructure market, where it's already strong but losing ground.
Cisco is gaining market share and revenue, Dell is losing both and HPE is losing market share in 3Q 2016 market estimates from International Data Corp.
One of the best known names and faces in the Carrier Ethernet and virtualization sectors has left Colt to join cybersecurity specialist Forcepoint.
Partners Cisco and Ericsson are to build a distributed telco cloud architecture for Vodafone Hutchison Australia and it's a deployment likely to attract a lot of attention.
AI fears are mounting. Billionaires and philanthropists are investing $27 million in making AI ethical, while another report warns of the 'weaponizing' of the technology.
Eric Schwartz, president of EMEA, Equinix, talks about how the company is helping its customers manage the influx of data today, and how it's preparing for an IoT future.
The former Google exec has moved quickly to build a Juniper PaaS and disaggregate its products, all in preparation for a multicloud future.
Heavy Reading's Roz Roseboro talks about how virtualization is impacting data center evolution.
Former Cisco and VCE executive Praveen Akkiraju has taken the hot seat at SD-WAN specialist Viptela.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT draws on Trend Micro security tech; Cato strengthens EMEA management; Telefónica targets gaming; Sunrise joins FreeMove.
Looking to use the emerging technology to secure patient information, clinical trials, genomic data, mobile devices and Internet of Things technologies.
The application containers market remains relatively small, but that's about to change, according to a report from 451 Research. By 2020, this segment of the cloud market is expected to be worth more than $2.7 billion, with more enterprises and developers willing to invest and adopt the technology.
Jeff Cotten will lead global sales, international business and Rackspace's fastest-growing business segments.
As companies virtualize, too many fail to bring anywhere near the same rigor to monitoring their cloud services that they'd applied to their physical networks -- and that's playing with fire.
Cloud revenue increased 25% over the last four quarters, with most enterprises spending on IaaS and PaaS, according to a report from Synergy Research Group. Hosted private cloud and SaaS also helped drive the market.
Using the Nokia subsidiary's technology to connect 2,000 servers.
Looks to help US small businesses sell to China.
Adopting open source requires buy-in from both management and teams.
Cloud Constellation, a startup, is looking to build the SpaceBelt cloud platform on a series of orbiting satellites connected by laser.
By making its NFVi available across open source MANO efforts, VMware hopes to continue effective competition against OpenStack NFVis.
Located 85 feet under the surface of the Earth in a decommissioned limestone mine, Bluebird Underground enjoys reduced cost and enhanced security. See it for yourself in this slideshow.
New Network 3.0 Platform combines SDN, AT&T's ECOMP orchestration and other key technologies to unleash big data/analytics across a broad landscape.
The Bluebird Underground data center is located in posh digs, in a decommissioned limestone mine 85 feet beneath Springfield, Missouri.
The world's biggest equipment vendor is bracing itself for a more turbulent ride this year.
Change is accelerating and CSPs must adapt, says CenturyLink's Bill Walker.
As fog computing starts to play a bigger role in networking strategies, the importance of virtualization to the distributed cloud will become increasingly apparent.
Chinese vendor confirms acquisition of HexaTier and Toga Networks.
It would give Amazon an opportunity to expand its technology/media empire – and stick it to Donald Trump. What's not to like?
Amazon will face major competitive threats in 2017 in hybrid cloud, AI and maybe blockchain.