An Acquisition Molds Extreme Networks Into a Cloud Leader

In the world of computer networking, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is the 800-pound gorilla, but Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) is taking a step toward building its own scale to challenge its larger rivals. Last month, Extreme Networks announced it would acquire Aerohive Networks(NYSE:HIVE) for $272 million in an all-cash deal. Once completed, this acquisition will mold the combined company into a top-three cloud networking company

HOW VIRTUAL NETWORKING CHANGES WHEN YOU ADOPT VMM

One of the things that a lot of administrators seem to really like about Hyper-V is its relative simplicity, especially when compared to some of the competing hypervisors. Perhaps nowhere is this simplicity more evident than in Hyper-V’s support for virtual networking. Natively, Hyper-V’s virtual networking capabilities center around one or more virtual switches. Hyper-V supports three

Traces of two unknown archaic human species turn up in modern DNA

Evidence of two unknown, archaic human species has turned up in our DNA(Credit:sprestiges/Depositphotos) Fossils are the most reliable way we can piece together the history of humans, but some clues have been inside us all along. The human genome can tell us where we’ve come from, and it’s hiding more than a few surprises. Now

Banking on breast milk

On 4 April, Shilpa Bharadwaj was admitted to a government hospital in Sanagneri Gate, Jaipur, as soon as she experienced the first twinge of labour pain. Later that day, she delivered a healthy boy. Twelve hours later, she died of complications. Her family, wracked with grief, had to turn its attention to the more pressing

BOOST YOUR NETWORKING STRATEGY AT EVENTS

A new report looked at how people behave and communicate when they network, and then offered up tips to attendees about how do to it more effectively and to event organizers about how to create better environments for it. When it comes to networking, I find that there are typically two camps: those who love

SunTec launches solutions to help banks with digital transformation

With this approach, banks can quickly adopt new technologies, add more functionality and capabilities, offer customised products and enhance the customer experience. SunTec Business Solutions has launched in London the Xelerate Digital Core, a ‘low-risk approach for banks to accelerate digital transformation without having to replace their functionally stable legacy core systems.’ Xelerate seeks to

Grasshopper’s Judith Erwin leaps into innovation banking

In the years following the financial crisis, de novo bank activity in the US slowed to a trickle. But as memories fade, the economy expands and the potential of tech-powered financial services marches forward, entrepreneurs have once again been asking the question, “Should I start a bank?” And by bank, I’m not referring to a neobank, which sits

Rediscovering the ancient practice of Yoga for the future generations

One of the biggest contributions of India to the world is the knowledge of Yoga, now accepted internationally by the United Nations (UN) and the world. International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on the day of Summer Solstice (June 21) since 2014.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO) One of the biggest contributions of India to the world

The 3 Best Strategies to Improve Your Networking

How great would it be if everyone in your firm was excellent at networking? If they all could connect with prospects and clients, engage in interesting conversations and talk about what your firm does in a compelling way? Everyone in your firm should have the tools to network well. It’s vital for the growth of