SDN evolution: Networking bigwigs unite to move routing up the stack

Maria Deutscher | March 31st

The networking industry is banding together once again to create an open-source routing framework envisioned as the linchpin for the software-defined environments of tomorrow. The initiative completes the last missing piece of an effort to standardize...»

ProsperWorks lands $7.5 million to inject its CRM magic into Google Apps

Maria Deutscher | March 31st

The market for customer relationship management (CRM) in the cloud got a little more interesting today as ProsperWorks Inc. announced that it has raised $7.5 million to boost its CRM technology that integrates tightly with Google's suite...»

Huawei reports 33 percent increase in net profit, invests heavily in R&D

Collen Kriel | March 31st

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has reported a 32.7 percent increase in net profit for 2014. Net profit rose from 21 billion yuan ($3.38 billion) in 2013 to 27.9 billion yuan ($4.5 billion) in 2014....»

Feds subpoena Reddit to find identities of users of Darknet market Evolution

Duncan Riley | March 31st

Users of the now defunct Darknet marketplace Evolution may be in a spot of bother with news Monday that Reddit has been subpoenaed for details of users who participated on a Subreddit related to the service. Evolution...»

Microsoft’s new browser ‘Project Spartan’ unleashed in Windows 10 Technical Preview

James Farrell | March 31st

The successor to Internet Explorer, Project Spartan, is now available in the Windows 10 Technical Preview. The new build (10049) can be downloaded by Windows 10 testers today, and it will feature the new...»

Agents who investigated Silk Road charged with stealing Bitcoin…seriously

Duncan Riley | March 30th

Added to the list of "things you can't make up," two Federal agents have been arrested on charges that they stole Bitcoin from Silk Road. The agents, named by The New York Times as Carl Mark...»

Google gives Gmail for Android a unified inbox, along with some other nice treats

Duncan Riley | March 30th

Google Inc.'s Gmail for Android has received a long-desired upgrade with the app now offering a unified inbox, along with a range of additional features. According to the Official Gmail blog, the new unified inbox will...»

Some Twitch streamers are using illicit botnets to inflate viewer counts

Eric David | March 30th

Getting high viewer counts on Twitch.tv livestreams is not easy. Some already well known brands or personalities, such as the recently launched Geek & Sundry channel, have the advantage of...»

Wikibon: Oracle ZS4-4 storage appliance tops SP2 price/performance

Bert Latamore | March 30th

Based on the latest SP2 performance benchmarks and time-adjusted pricing for competitive systems, the Oracle Corp. ZS-4-4 storage appliance displays by far the best price-performance with high overall raw performance (see chart on right). Based on this...»

Vapor IO predicts the future of the datacenter | #OCPSummit15

Rachel Schramm | March 30th

Cole Crawford may no longer be director of the Open Compute Project (OCP), but he's still over the moon for Open Compute. As founder and CEO of ...»