Take a Network Break! Cisco spends almost $2 billion to acquire SaaS-based unified communications provider BroadSoft, and enters a cloud partnership with Google. Gigamon agrees to a $1.6 billion buyout from Elliott Management.
The Trump Administration wants more scrutiny of work visas, including the H-1B; Kaspersky Lab announces a transparency initiative to win back trust; and Microsoft has a stellar quarter.
Juniper struggles with lumpy sales in its recent financial quarter. Amazon rakes in big money from AWS, and pushes the envelope of customer trust by asking for physical access to people’s homes.
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Cisco and Google Find Mutual Interest in Cloud Computing – The New York Times
Activist investor to take Gigamon private in $1.6B deal – Silicon Valley Business Journal
Earnings Release FY18 Q1 – Microsoft
Amazon’s New Plan for Home Deliveries: Hand Over the Keys – Wall Street Journal