Industry News

Industry Voices—Walker: Huawei chaos will define the rest of 2019

by Matt Walker on June 17, 2019
Faced with lawsuits and restrictions from the U.S. and other countries, Huawei's troubles are rippling across the company's product portfolio. With the increased pressure, vendors and telcos need to take a second look at their exposure to Huawei.
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How to Convince Wary Customers to Share Personal Information

by John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author on June 17, 2019
Burned by past abuses, consumers are guarding their data with an iron fist. You can win back their confidence and gain the insights that provide targeted services.
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FCC’s Pai proposes new order to gather better broadband mapping data

by Mike Robuck on June 14, 2019
To better gauge which rural areas in the U.S. lack broadband services, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is proposing a new mapping process. During a Wednesday Senate Commerce FCC oversight hearing, Pai outlined his plan for providing more accurate broadband maps.
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What’s Driving the Tech Sector’s Extreme Turnover Rate?

by Zoe Morris, President, Nelson Frank on June 14, 2019
The answer is multifaceted, but two of the biggest reasons for employee turnover in tech are lack of scope for career development and flat salaries.
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VMware nabs Avi Networks to bolster public cloud for data centers

by Mike Robuck on June 13, 2019
VMware announced Thursday afternoon that it was buying application delivery controller startup Avi Networks but didn't disclose the financial terms. Once Avi Networks is in hand, VMware said it will be able to deliver the industry’s only complete SDN s...
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Google pours $600 million into Oklahoma data center expansion

by Mike Robuck on June 13, 2019
Google continues to execute on its $13 billion U.S. investment plan by announcing on Thursday that it's expanding a data center in Oklahoma. Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in Oklahoma to announce the $300 million expansion of the company's Mayes County d...
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Barracuda offers firewall analytics platform for SD-WAN

by Mike Robuck on June 13, 2019
To help IT teams sort through mounds of security and performance data, Barracuda has rolled out a security analytics platform for SD-WAN. Barracuda's Firewall Insights platform ingests security, application flow, and connectivity data from hundreds or ...
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Industry Voices—Raynovich: What’s Next for SD-WAN M&A?

by Scott Raynovich on June 13, 2019
The SD-WAN market is headed toward a M&A shakeup, according to analyst Scott Raynovich. While several large deals have already taken place, there are still quite a few companies with momentum that are being scoped out for acquisitions, which could happ...
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Huawei targets Verizon for $1B in patent fees

by Mike Robuck on June 13, 2019
Huawei is going on the offensive by demanding more than $1 billion in patent licensing fees from Verizon even though Verizon isn't a customer. The Wall Street Journal reported that a Huawei intellectual property licensing executive sent a letter to Ver...
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Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation

by Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps on June 13, 2019
Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
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