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  • Vocus to buy Nextgen Networks in $700m deal

    Vocus has entered into a binding agreement to purchase Nextgen Networks in a deal which will add 17,000 kilometres of fibre cable to the company’s infrastructure portfolio.

    Written by Chris Player29 June 16 10:20
  • Telstra buys into CBO as part of mining tech play

    ​Telstra has bought the mining communications technology services business from CBO Telecommunications, forming a part of its new Mining Services unit.​

    Written by Julia Talevski23 June 16 15:05
  • Cisco to acquire malware prevention company

    Cisco this week announced its intent to acquire ThreatGRID, a New York-based maker of malware analysis and threat intelligence technology.

    Written by Jim Duffy22 May 14 02:26
  • FireEye buying nPulse for $70M to gain security analytics 'flight recorder'

    Threat protection company FireEye Tuesday announced it's acquiring nPulse Technologies, a privately-held maker of high-speed packet-capture, network analysis and forensics gear, for $70 million in a cash-stock deal expected to close during the second quarter.

    Written by Ellen Messmer07 May 14 06:36
  • Forget about Nokia; remember Microsoft Mobile.

    Microsoft completed its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia today, bringing on board Nokia's smartphones, its not-so-smart feature phones and a Windows RT tablet.

    Written by Tim Greene26 April 14 02:00
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  • When tech titans join forces: The verdict on 6 big mergers

    Some things go together like peanut butter and jelly. Others are more like peanut butter and motor oil. The joining of tech titans is no different. Here we discuss whether six high-profile mergers have made a tasty combination or a gross one.

    Written by John Brandon04 March 14 13:37
  • 10 Software Defined Networking Startups to Watch

    As the software-defined data center evolves from dream to reality, many Software Defined Networking (SDN) startups are being snatched up by established networking vendors. Here are nine SDN startups (and an important new standards body) that intend to push SDN into the mainstream.

    Written by Jeff Vance22 Aug. 13 22:52
  • How to Hire, Manage and Even Appreciate Millennial IT Workers

    A recent survey reveals that hiring managers are far more likely to hire IT pros from Generation-X or baby-boomers than they are to hire from the millennial generation. Find out what's behind this trend and why you have to learn to stop worrying and love millennials.

    Written by Rich Hein20 Nov. 12 14:22
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