Broadcom Bids $130B for Qualcomm to Remake Network and Mobile Chip Market

The unsolicited offer of $70 per share would be one of the largest tech deals in history, when and if it ever is completed.

CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Acquisition

A year after the massive acquisition was first announced, the final hurdle has been passed.

Cisco Acquiring BroadSoft for $1.9B to Bolster Cloud Collaboration and Communications

Cisco makes another big software bet with its 201st acquisition.

Cisco Spark Gets a Voice

Cisco integrates technology from its MindMeld acquisition to provide a voice-assistant for collaboration and meetings.

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Data Center

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Intelligent Networks Need More Visibility

Eventually, the enterprise may move toward data-driven networks that are managed by AI, and those networks will need better monitoring. Read More >

Hardware

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Extreme Networks Builds on Avaya Gear to Automate Campus Deployments

Avaya networking technology is now integrated into the Extreme Management Center. Read More >

Software

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Teneo Embraces Riverbed for WAN Optimization as a Service Offering

Technology integrator now aims to help organizations improve WAN connectivity, without the need for fixed capital costs. Read More >

Security

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Inside the DEF CON 25 Network

VIDEO: Volunteers (Goons) explain how the DEF CON WiFi network is set up with maximum security. Read More >

WAN and LAN

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Ethernet Alliance Roadmap Points to 800 Gbps and Beyond

Will 800 Gigabit Ethernet be the next big milestone or will it be 1.6 GbE? Read More >

Management

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Unified Communications

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Cisco Spark Gets a Voice

Cisco integrates technology from its MindMeld acquisition to provide a voice-assistant for collaboration and meetings. Read More >

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