Ciena Deepens Foray Into Access with Two Acquisitions

Optical WAN pioneer Ciena announced two acquisitions in the broadband access arena, where its switches and routers have proved a lucrative new business


MetaCX Launches a Digital Ecosystem Network

MetaCX, co-founded by former Salesforce Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle, draws on graph database and blockchain to create a neutral collaboration service for B2B partners

By: Mary Jander
February 15, 2022

The Top 3 Public Cloud Providers Compared

Recent earnings reports reveal how each of the three public cloud giants -- AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform -- compare to one another in the market

By: Mary Jander
February 09, 2022

NVIDIA and SoftBank Scotch Arm Deal

NVIDIA won't buy Arm from SoftBank, thanks to regulatory and customer disapproval. Instead, SoftBank will seek an Arm IPO

By: Mary Jander
February 08, 2022

Pluribus Beefs up NetVisor for Kubernetes, 400G

Pluribus' Netvisor 7 adds application visibility features including insight into Kubernetes workloads

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 04, 2022

Cato Adds CASB to SASE

Cato Networks has added cloud access security broker (CASB) functionality to its SASE services, including the ability to create and control access security policy

By: Andrew Braunberg
February 03, 2022

Directus Takes Aim at Database Democracy

Directus, a small firm from Brooklyn, N.Y., has revamped its data management platform to unify SQL data from multiple databases without changing underlying schema or content

By: Mary Jander
February 02, 2022

Gauging the Cost of Cloud

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Demand for cost optimization of cloud services -- including for hybrid and multicloud environments -- is gaining momentum. Here's what to know about leading platforms

By: Mary Jander
February 02, 2022

Citrix Sold for $16.5 Billion

Citrix will be taken private and combined with TIBCO by investment firms Vista Equity Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital Partners in a cash transaction worth $16.5 billion

By: Mary Jander
January 31, 2022

Is IBM Turning Around?

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Fourth-quarter 2021 was a watershed for IBM, but can its new segment strategy carry it forward to true turnaround?

By: Mary Jander
January 29, 2022

The Broadband Renaissance Is Here

As passive optical networks (PONs) grow in popularity with the spread of broadband services, Nokia, Adtran, Calix, and others are seeing dramatic growth that's forcing some soul searching

By: Mary Jander
January 25, 2022