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Rackspace not a good fit for Cisco, says Chambers | Windows RT isn't dead -- yet

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Tech's top-paid CEOs
We examined 62 tech CEOs' pay -- including salary, bonuses, incentive awards, and perks -- and found 15 tech leaders who made more than $14 million in 2013. Read More


Corvil & EMA Webcast: Unlock the power of the network today!
Thu, May 29, 2014 at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm GMT. See how powerful in-flow network data can be as a source of vital business and operational intelligence. Three real world examples will show how a combined app and network analytics approach enables the transition to converged, service-oriented IT. Register here today. Attendance limited to first 100.

WEBCAST: Network Instruments

5 Best Practices for Optimizing UC Monitoring
This webcast discusses five best practices on how to successfully optimize and manage UC, as well as how to gain clear picture of overall performance and quickly troubleshoot when the inevitable issues arise. Learn More

Rackspace not a good fit for Cisco, says Chambers
Rackspace doesn't fit Cisco's acquisition profile, CEO John Chambers told a room packed with reporters this week at the company's annual conference and exhibition. Read More

Windows RT isn't dead -- yet
The troubled Windows RT operating system got nary a mention at Microsoft's Surface event today, but don't plan for RT's funeral just yet. Read More

OpenStack: Still waiting for the users
OpenStack has an impressive list of corporate backers. Red Hat, Rackspace, HP, IBM and AT&T are contributing thousands of lines of code to the open source project and helping deliver an updated version of the cloud computing platform twice a year to allow for easier installation and better manageability. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Kemp Technologies

Planning a Private Enterprise Cloud?
What you should know about SDN and Load Balancing/ADC's From Gartner & Kemp Technologies. Enterprises Planning Private Clouds should include Software Defined Networking with major network changes Learn More

Why IT needs to drive the risk conversation
It's a familiar complaint: Executives from a business department learn about a new, often cloud-based product and they want to try it. Only they can't, because IT has decreed that this wonderful new product creates too much risk. The frustrated business execs gripe that IT is standing in the way of progress. As one business executive said, IT is "where dreams go to die." Read More

Startup OnlyBoth turns IBM's Watson on its head
OnlyBoth, a Pittsburgh startup whose first offering is an app that generates often surprising insights about U.S. colleges and universities, has seriously been a long time coming. Read More

Cisco will lead SDN and win IT, Chambers says
There's a big showdown coming in IT pitting no-name hardware with overlaid software against purpose-built architectures that stretch from data centers to the edges of networks, Cisco CEO John Chambers says. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Mobiquity Inc.

BYOP: How Mobile and Social Are Creating New User Personas
The digital world of mobile + social creates new customer segments and behaviors. Companies need to reorient their customer interactions around these segments to drive business impact. Learn More

Microsoft doubles down on 2-in-1, enterprise-first Surface strategy
Microsoft today doubled down on its strategy of pushing the Surface tablet as a 2-in-1 device that does duty as laptop or tablet, serving not consumers but business customers. Read More

Career Watch: How IT can be influential
The co-founders of business-growth consulting firm Growth Vault discuss how IT can be influential within a business. Read More

Without net neutrality, ISPs would destroy U.S. broadband speeds
Verizon actually argued for a slower internet - slower than most internet connections in Bulgaria - in its Federal lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission and net neutrality earlier this year. In arguing for a snail-slow internet, Verizon challenged the very powers that underlie the draft net neutrality rules the FCC released last week for public comment. Read More

Ex-Cisco CEO reflects, looks ahead on 25 years of Networkers
John Morgridge was Cisco's first CEO. He took the company public and presided over its growth until John Chambers took over as CEO in 1995. On the 25th anniversary of the Networker's user conference this week, Morgridge, 80, reflects on the past and looks ahead to the future as Cisco's Chairman Emeritus. Read More


Celebrating 25 years of Cisco Networkers

This year, Cisco recognizes the 25th anniversary of its Networkers user conference.


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