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Cisco is making a round of announcements today of new products and services that are aimed at boosting network security systems and the delivery of cloud security services. The company noted that, in these offerings, the line between client-based and cloud-based services is beginning to blur - as Cisco thinks it should.
After an earlier snub, Broadcom Corp. (BRCM) today made an unsolicited offer to buy Emulex Corp.
Yahoo will unveil its first quarter earnings on Tuesday and there plenty of sideshows to distract observers from the actual financial figures.To wit:Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz reportedly has a restructuring planned to make things more efficient.
Australia's largest telecom provider Telstra said it will migrate its 45,000 employees to Windows 7 from XP. Telstra had skipped the Vista upgrade.
The RSA show kicks off Tuesday in San Francisco and one of the larger questions will be focused on attendance. Will the Moscone Center be a morgue?
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VMware on Tuesday will announce its cloud operating system---dubbed vSphere 4---with plans for general availability in the second quarter. With the effort, VMware is attempting to bridge virtualized data centers---now known as "private clouds"---and growing cloud computing services from the likes of Amazon and others.
IBM CFO Mark Loughridge fielded the inevitable question about Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Loughridge did the conference call equivalent of a shoulder shrug.
I wonder if the keynote speeches scheduled to be delivered tomorrow at the MySQL Conference and Expo in Silicon Valley are being re-written today. After all, the news of Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems left a few people in today's tutorial sessions wondering - but not speculating - what might become of MySQL.