Take a Network Break! VMware and Amazon announce a joint hybrid cloud offering, and Amazon and Microsoft Azure add IPv6 capabilities to many (but not all) of their services and regions.
Azure Marketplace adds the latest version of the Mesosphere data center OS, Broadcom revs up its silicon with the StrataXGS Tomahawk II, and Cisco’s CTO heads for the exit.
The IT industry lost jobs in September, HP Inc. plans layoffs, Ericsson’s struggles are likely to lead to staff reductions, and U.S. appeals court smacks down the claims of a patent troll and hints at wider reform.
Fortinet has a bad quarter, Barracuda Networks has a better one, a security spending binge may be ending, and Verizon signals potential trouble for its Yahoo bid.
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VMware on AWS is really cool!!! (or not) – Enrico Signoretti
AWS Blinked – Cloud Opinion
Microsoft Azure Finally Supports IPv6 – HowFunky
Mesosphere DC/OS 1.8 available in Azure Marketplace – Mesosphere
Cisco CTO Being Pushed Out – Enterprise Networking Planet
Report: Tech sector growing, but IT is hemorrhaging jobs – Tech Republic
CompTIA IT Employment Tracker – CompTIA
HP Plans Up to 4,000 Job Cuts Over Three Years – Bloomberg
Barracuda Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results – Barracuda Networks
Cybersecurity “Supercycle” Over? UBS Still Likes Palo Alto, Symantec – Investor’s Business Daily
Verizon signals Yahoo data breach may affect acquisition – Network World