Matrixx Software has appointed board member Glo Gordon to succeed Dave Labuda as CEO.
The change brings cloud and open source front and center for the company, as IBM also names former Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst as president.
The company would not say how many people got walking papers, though it did say the number is fewer than the 1,250 positions it has open.
Judge rules VMware's virtualization products infringe Densify patents; VMware says it ain't over yet.
David Cheriton, co-founder, director and lead investor, becomes the CEO, taking over from co-founder Mansour Karam, who is still active in day-to-day leadership.
Under Jay Parikh's ten-year leadership, Facebook built one of the most sophisticated data and networking infrastructures in the world, and collaborated with telcos on open networking.
128 Technology, a startup founded by the founders and former officers of Acme Packet, aims to separate from the herd with a novel approach to SD-WAN by utilizing session-based routing.
Giant French operator has environmental action at the heart of its new strategy as it aims to become carbon neutral by 2040.
The service provider business is 'challenged,' but declines 'began to moderate,' says CEO Rami Rahim. So, um, yay?
The Linux Foundation is looking to close the gap between conversation and action to make it easier for carriers and vendors to deploy network functions in the cloud.
Formerly glam SDN startup does the walk of shame.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Wind Tre job cuts on the horizon, says union official; Proximus CEO's resume under the spotlight; will UK put cap on Huawei's 5G market share?
Cato says simple SD-WAN doesn't cut it anymore for enterprise customers, who need SD-WAN combined with security, mobile and cloud connectivity, delivered over the cloud. It's all about a new industry buzzword: Secure Access Service Edge (SASE).
Swedish kit vendor says business fundamentals remain strong but warns costs will rise this year.
Partnership bundles 1-Gig Fios with the Stadia Premiere Edition package, with a focus on 4K resolution and plans for Verizon to pitch similar perks to new Verizon 5G Home customers.
Funding from Berkshire Partners and Crown Castle will go to build mini data centers for edge computing around the US.
VMware will acquire networking startup to extend SD-WAN optimization to the LAN, helping service providers build enterprise business.
SD-WAN, multicloud connectivity and security services are among the technologies CenturyLink will bring to bear for the agency's more than 65,000 employees, 280,000 volunteers and 2,400 operating locations.
Some of the world's biggest tech companies are jumping on the green bandwagon, but their efforts are unlikely to be enough.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: South Africa's broadband slowed by subsea cable faults; BT boss says PM's fiber plan won't happen unless rollout rules change; mental health experts demand social media data from tech giants.
The Chinese equipment giant has set up a new business unit that it says marks a big shift in its ICT strategy.
Packet will enable Equinix to go beyond its traditional data center footprint to put compute in central offices, tower basestations and other edge locations.
We asked the industry about the biggest threats to the major vendors and the answer was loud and clear – open source.
Packet provides Equinix with beefed up multicloud and edge services for enterprise customers.
Former Vodafone exec aims to broaden Kaltura's technology and influence around the globe as new and legacy video and TV services head into the cloud.
Masergy's Shadow IT Discovery service tracks 4,300 SaaS applications and provides insight into the risk level these applications present to customers' network security.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodacom in talks with Cell C over prepaid customers; Openreach lowers free FTTP threshold for housebuilders; Boris Johnson talks Huawei.
Never mind the Oscars! The awards season is now properly underway with the launch of the Leading Lights 2020 program, so get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you get swallowed up by MWC madness.
While critics threw shade on NFV last year, support grows for the virtualization technology.
Jeff Baumgartner checks in with Danielle Cassagnol of the Consumer Technology Association to discuss common threads at #CES2020, what new technologies and products are moving the sales needle and what to expect from the massive annual tech-fest next year.
Quibi to debut ad-supported and ad-free service tiers for its mobile-optimized video service on April 6, with plans to pump out 175 shows and 8,500 episodes of premium, short-form fare in year one.
Strategies centered on common platforms and creating smart home 'experiences' alongside a curated blend smart home equipment and services has superseded the market for siloed, one-off IoT products, execs say.
VMware R&D VP Craig McLuckie says Pivotal will help provide SPs with the tools needed to build dynamic, modern, API-driven services that enterprise customers demand.
The semiconductor maker offloads some of the security assets it acquired last year to Accenture, which gains valuable new capabilities.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Synamedia scores at Etisalat; Vodafone's Sanches joins Kaltura; African pay-TV market set for subscriber boom.
Communications service providers are accelerating the adoption of NFV and virtual networking in 2020-21, according to the results of an Ovum survey.
The acquisition is a big step in VMware's march from virtual machines to containers.
Prominent next-generation networking executive leaves Deutsche Telekom to join Amazon Web Services (AWS).