According to EducationSuperhighway, most schools lack fast enough connections to teach students digital skills, like basic computer programming. So the San Francisco-based nonprofit is working with K-12 school districts to remove any roadblocks to high-speed broadband Internet.
Tellabs, once a big player in the networking world, announced today that it’s selling to a private equity firm — a sign of just how far the company has fallen.
VMware will need to beat out a number of fast-growing storage upstarts, or it could lose its grip on the virtualization market.
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Microsoft is outed as the company behind a mystery data center in West De Moines, Iowa. The plan has been dubbed “Project Mountain.”
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Such routers will enable corporations to process web-based data much faster.
PernixData provides software to virtualize server-side flash memory. The first product will be launched in the next three months, and is aimed at large enterprises that use virtualization in their data center.
Cisco Systems announced on its blog today that it will acquire Denver-based BroadHop for an undisclosed sum. The technology will be used to shape mobile data traffic and will be folded into Cisco’s service provider networking group.
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AutoGrid, a Bay Area-based startup founded in 2011, pulled in $9 million to develop its “big data” technology to help utilities and businesses control their energy usage.
Michigan-based Yottabyte claims to have a cloud-based operating system to control and manage virtually anything.
Cisco is working with a community in Orlando, Florida to create a “Smart+Connected” city in Lake Nona, one of eight global iconic cities — and the first in the U.S. — built with ubiquitous connectivity and interconnected building, transportation, utility, and civic systems, for a truly smart, networked city created for innovation.
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When you buy a car with a warranty, you still have to get it serviced. Your cloud infrastructure is no different. Cloud monitoring is a complex, highly competitive space. The experts break it down so you can avoid a full server meltdown.
According to an SEC filing, Linqia, a stealth startup that describes itself as a pay-for-performance network for advertisers, has pulled in its first round of funding.
Enterprise networking startup Aerohive Networks has raised $22.5 million in its fifth round of funding — cash that will help it gear up to go public in 2013.
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Boundary, a San Francisco-based startup developing a networking monitoring solution, has introduced some new capabilities for dev-ops to track traffic in real-time on cloud-based applications.
Stealth network virtualization startup Plumgrid has raised $10.7 million in its first round of funding, the company announced today.
[vimeo 28220509 w=640 h=360] Earlier this year, VentureBeat sat down with Kyle Forster, the co-founder of Big Switch Networks, to talk about network virtualization, a key cloud technology.
With consumers watching more and more video content over the web via tablets and smartphones, carriers and ISPs are going to need help preparing their networks for the onslaught of traffic.
Beginning Thursday, Verizon will no longer offer new customers an unlimited data plan for smartphones, the company confirmed to FierceWireless.
As expected, Apple has released a refreshed AirPort Extreme base station. However, it’s barely an upgrade, unless Apple’s just playing coy about revealing any major tweaks.
Cisco Systems is expected to cut thousands of jobs in what could be the biggest layoffs ever for the world’s largest maker of networking equipment, Reuters said.
Proving that its acquisition of Flip camera maker Pure Digital in 2009 was indeed boneheaded, Cisco announced this morning that it will shut down its Flip division as part of a broader restructuring of its consumer business.
A company called Graphight just announced a new service that it describes as “eHarmony meets Mint.com for professional networking,” which it says will make salespeople more effective.
If you’ve ever attended a tech event in the hopes of networking but ended up spending most of your time in the corner, startup MingleBird is launching an iPhone application to make the process a little easier.
Companies keep using the phrase “cloud computing” to describe their services. I don’t think it means what they think it means.
The guys over at Unsocial, a mobile app that helps people find business connections in a nearby geographic area, have certainly kept themselves busy. Since launching at VentureBeat’s DiscoveryBeat conference just a few weeks ago, Unsocial has added a new CEO, executive vice president and 10,000 users — just in time to return as the official conference app of GreenBeat 2010.
Gild, a Web service that lets job seekers prove their mettle to employers with challenges and tests, announced it is coming out of a closed beta test today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.
Sumazi, a Web application that helps people create new connections for both business and leisure, announced it is launching its iPhone application at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.
IBM announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Blade Network Technologies, a company that specializes in networking switches for data centers.
SolarCity could be looking at an IPO in 2013, CEO Lyndon Rive told the Wall Street Journal. The solar installer is expanding — it hired 300 people in the past year and expects to add 100 more to its staff in the next six months. Key to its growth: the company’s energy savings for primarily residential customers has started to attract commercial customers. The company announced its biggest deal to date last week with Wal-Mart, which will install 15 megawatts of solar panels in 20 to 30 of its stores.