Despite a number of positive announcements, including a major contract win with NTT Communications and the launch of a new enterprise cloud product, Alcatel-Lucent saw its stock price on Wall Street decline from a high of $1.50 on Wednesday to close at $1.40 on Friday, around a 7 percent drop.
IBM edged out HP for top revenues in the high-performance computing (HPC) technical server market, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.
ORLANDO, Fla.--The topic of WebRTC emerged over and over again at EnterpriseConnect this week. The conference kicked off on Monday with a full day of WebRTC panels, billed as a "conference-within-a-conference."
After a contentious annual shareholders meeting, HP's current board won re-election on Wednesday evening, but some board members barely received a majority vote, according to a report by the New York Times. Meg Whitman, HP's current CEO, received a vote of confidence with 90 percent plus shareholder support. But board members who were involved in the controversial $11 billion acquisition of the big data analytics firm Autonomy in 2011 barely squeaked by.
AT&T is adding Microsoft Lync to its enterprise unified communications (UC) portfolio, AT&T announced Tuesday.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- The explosion in data traffic generated by unified communications and other applications is benefiting firms that supply networking equipment and applications to enterprises.
Blackstone Group is considering a counterbid to Michael Dell's $24.4 billion offer to acquire the struggling computer maker he founded, according to a report by Bloomberg.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- There will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, generating $14.4 trillion in value, said Robert Lloyd, president of development and sales at Cisco, here at Enterprise Connect Orlando 2013.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- Cloud communications firm Twilio launched on Monday its SIP from Twilio product, which is designed to expand its position in the enterprise market. Twilio enables enterprise app developers to build voice, VoIP and messaging features into their applications using a web-based application programming interface.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- Enterprises are adopting WebRTC "as fast as it is coming out," David Jodoin, chief innovation officer at Thrupoint, told an audience Monday at EnterpriseConnect 2013.
ARCEP, the French telecom regulator, has told the Paris prosecutor that Skype's failure to file as an electronic communications operator in France could be considered a criminal offense.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- Vidyo has completed the virtualization of its core videoconferencing infrastructure with the launch of virtual editions of VidyoGateway and VidyoPortal, the company announced here at the Enterprise Connect conference on Monday. The virtual products provide enterprises with a videoconferencing infrastructure that scales across large, geographically dispersed facilities.
Around 42 percent of IT leaders surveyed by Gartner have invested or plan to invest in big data technology within a year. Fueling this investment is a recognition among enterprises that there are business opportunities that cannot be exploited using traditional data sources, technologies or practices. There are also demonstrated use cases for big data.
Deutsche Telekom is launching multi-cloud management services for enterprises designed to ensure cloud service redundancy, according to a report by GigaOM. The German telecom service provider is providing two complementary services, NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, to ensure cloud service redundancy and improve performance-to-cost ratios.
Data center traffic is exploding and networking firms like Cisco, Juniper Networks, F5 Networks and Alcatel-Lucent are expected to benefit, according to Zacks Equity Research.
Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs is shifting its research and development (R&D) strategy to projects with short-term market gains, according to the famed research division's new chief.
Next week, I'll be heading to the Enterprise Connect conference and trade show in Orlando, Fla., where WebRTC is going to be a major theme for the first time at the conference.
Blue Jeans Networks on Wednesday unveiled a remote videoconferencing capability for its cloud-based videoconferencing product, which includes an iOS app.
Southeastern Asset Management, which holds an 8.4 percent stake in Dell, is getting access to Dell's books as part of a settlement to calm the investor's concerns about Michael Dell's bid to take the PC maker private, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Enterprises have not shown interest in Windows 8 so far, which is concerning Wall Street, according to Nomura Securities analyst Rick Sherlund.