Cisco to buy network service orchestration solution firm

Cisco Systems Inc. is again on the acquisition trail, announcing Tuesday it will pay US$175 million to buy Sweden's Tail-f Systems, a network service orchestration solutions for traditional and virtualized networks. Tail-f’s software helps enterprises IT departments and service

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Why Lenovo and IBM are looking good

IBM Corp.’s sale of its low-end server unit to Lenovo will benefit both companies when the deal is complete. Lenovo agreed to acquire the unit for US$2.3 billion, and Lenovo expect the deal

Published on: June 8th, 2014 Chris Lau

Google adds satellites to global Internet plans

First it was high-altitude balloons. Then it was solar-powered drones. Now, Google says it will launch a fleet of high-capacity, low-orbit satellites to bring wireless broadband Internet access to the 4.8 billion people

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Cisco extends anti-malware, data centre security portfolio

New network security products from Cisco Systems Inc. address zero-day exploits and advanced persistent threats (APTs) from the enterprise network to the endpoint to the cloud, the company says. The new malware and

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Telus drops hunt for Mobilicity

Sober second thought. That's what the Senate's there for, or so we're told. But you don't always need a plush red chamber full of politicians to prompt a serious change of heart, especially

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Wind Mobile posts strong first quarter

Wind Mobile has posted better-than-expected ARPU (average revenue per user) and subscriber growth in Canada for the first quarter of the year, according to the company's leading shareholder VimpelCom. The Wind Mobile numbers

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

EMC betting on flash array’s stability

LAS VEGAS – You might say EMC Corp. is in a gambling mood. At its annual EMC World conference here the storage vendor said it will pay US$1 million for the first customer of

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Moore casts doubt on Telus’ latest try for Mobilicity

Ottawa will likely slam the door again on Telus Corp. if it continues to ask permission to buy financially struggling wireless startup Mobilicity, Industry Minister James Moore has hinted. In a conference call

Published on: April 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft to finally get hands on Nokia

A new era will dawn at Microsoft at the end of the week when the software giant becomes a smart phone maker. It's US$7 billion deal to buy the handset division of Nokia

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon