Workday CEO and co-founder Aneel Bhusri attributed the better-than-expected results to "a record number of new customers."
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The research firm expects smartphone shipments to grow by 11.3 percent this year, compared to growth of 27.6 percent the market experienced during 2014.
ConteXtream makes software-defined networking (SDN) and network-function virtualization (NFV) software for communication service providers.
The cloud-based identity management service is honing in on Google Apps provisioning, Chromebook password sync and Android for Work.
EMC's move to buy Virtustream positions it to offer infrastructure as a service and take a larger piece of the cloud pie. EMC is also trying to look a lot more like IBM and other tech giants that offer managed services.
EMC said it will use Virtustream's portfolio as part of its new managed cloud services business.
The expected buyout has been confirmed as well as a twist in the story of Bright House Networks. [UPDATED]
According to reports, the two tech giants entered into acquisition talks sometime in early spring, but apparently failed to reach a deal.
A TechPro Research survey shows how large enterprises have little innovation faith in the business tech market. The IT pecking order is shifting, but the game isn't over.
The buyback program represents approximately 2.6 percent of the public float.
The networking solutions provider beat EPS estimates by 2 cents, with IP Networking sales helping to carry the quarter.
Wall Street was expecting earnings of $2.74 cents per share with $2.15 billion in revenue.
Wall Street was looking for earnings of 86 cents per share with $25.63 billion in revenue.
PayPal is building up its One Touch checkout experience, connecting the dots between native mobile app and web experiences.
Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly credited the chain's omnichannel efforts to merge in-store and digital operations as "what has allowed us to consistently outperform the market."