Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Andrew Nusca is a writer-editor for ZDNet, contributor to CNET and the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation. In 2013, his coverage will focus on enterprise startups. He is based in New York.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
The networking giant wants to bolster its data virtualization software and services portfolio with the acquisition, which will build on its existing unified platform.
By integrating Citrix's application delivery controller (ADC), Cisco tightens a partnership that formed in October shortly after VMware bought Nicira to popularize the term "software defined networking."
Still don't understand software-defined networking? You're not alone -- but you should really learn about it now.
Intel is now part of the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) Board of Directors, joining firms including Qualcomm, Samsung and Broadcom.
The FTC is soon to take on firms that exist purely to buy and collect royalties on patents.
The "cloud father" also shares some lessons to be learned from the evidently winning strategy at Amazon Web Services.
Workday's chief offers suggestions for the best approach for dumping legacy systems for the cloud.
The plan was to combine Microsoft with a device maker with scale and then go after the likes of Apple and Samsung.
You may not think Google Glass has any practical applications in the enterprise — not yet, anyway — but one U.S. firm is working on disproving the naysayers by bringing a range of enterprise apps to the search giant's wearable technology by early 2014.