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  • 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
  • Google Plus now minus chief Vic Gundotra

    Vic Gundotra, the man behind Google Plus and one of Google's most prominent executives, announced today that he will leave the company "effective immediately."

    Written by Jon Gold25 April 14 05:57
  • Palo Alto Networks buys endpoint security software maker Cyvera for $200M

    Palo Alto Networks, known for its next-generation firewall, Monday said it is buying Israeli start-up Cyvera for about $200 million to gain access to its endpoint security product for real-time attack prevention. The deal is expected to close in a few weeks.

    Written by Ellen Messmer24 March 14 15:04
  • Another executive shakeup at Microsoft

    Just a month after Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO the executive inner circle is being overhauled, with two key leaders leaving the company and a third assuming significant new power.

    Written by Tim Greene03 March 14 19:05
  • FAQ: The Microsoft leadership change

    Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella has taken charge, but that's not the only thing new with the company's power structure.
    Here are a few questions and answers about the leadership change.

    Written by Tim Greene05 Feb. 14 00:32
  • Why VMware spent $1.5B on AirWatch

    VMware's purchase of AirWatch shows just how important the mobile device management market is for not only end users, but big technology companies too. The move - which at US$1.5 billion is the largest acquisition in company history – also sets VMware on a path to further diversity from its core virtualization and cloud computing markets and almost instantly become a major player in the mobile market.

    Written by Brandon Butler22 Jan. 14 20:28
  • Riverbed suitor takes stake in Juniper

    Activist investor, Elliott Management, which last week made an unsolicited bid to buy Riverbed Technology, this week took a 6.2 per cent stake in Juniper Networks.

    Written by Jim Duffy13 Jan. 14 18:24
  • Juniper SDN veteran lands at Brocade

    Brocade has named former Cisco and Juniper engineer Benson Schliesser as distinguished engineer, responsible for helping shape the company's network virtualization strategy.

    Written by Jim Duffy10 Jan. 14 16:28
  • Microsoft to buy Parature to bulk up Dynamics CRM

    Businesses customers of Microsoft's Dynamics CRM will be able to offer their customers more self-service options, at least that's the idea behind the company's plan to buy up Parature, which specializes in cloud-based customer engagement.

    Written by Tim Greene07 Jan. 14 18:59
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