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The Three Letters That Are Setting The Enterprise Tech World On Fire

[credit provider=”YouTube/Ethernet3855″ url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7HldAt2TxA”] Software-defined networking, or SDN, is a new technology that has the hardware industry in a tizzy. But what exactly is it?To answer that, we talked to networking veteran Arpit Joshipura, Dell’s vice president of marketing for its networking business.  He shared the graphic below. 
The Three Letters That Are Setting The Enterprise Tech World On Fire
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New VMware CEO Speaks: Nicira Is Ours Now

[credit provider=”VMworld”] Last Thursday, just before the stroke of midnight, cloud-computing startup Nicira officially became part of VMware, new CEO Pat Gelsinger said.The $1.26 billion deal, first announced last month, is set to make VMware even more of a player in next-generation data centres, Gelsinger, a former Intel executive, told CNBC […]
New VMware CEO Speaks: Nicira Is Ours Now
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Cisco’s Newly Minted Chief Strategy Officer FINALLY Talks About Cisco’s Survival

Cisco’s new chief strategy officer, Padmasree Warrior, is telling the world that VMware and Oracle won’t eat Cisco’s lunch.Last week, VMware spent $1.26 billion to acquire startup Nicira, giving VMware access to technology known as software-defined networking. Then Oracle spent an undisclosed sum to acquire Xsigo, which makes a very […]
Cisco’s Newly Minted Chief Strategy Officer FINALLY Talks About Cisco’s Survival
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Oracle Just Declared War On Cisco

[credit provider=”YouTube/Xsigo” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7806p6MZDlQ&list=UUzCdMxlbyWsRx7Mp6VTzXSA&index=5&feature=plpp_video”] VMware isn’t the only big gun taking on Cisco. Oracle just bought a startup, Xsigo, that also makes “software-defined networking” technology.Xsigo’s technology is broadly similar to Nicira, a startup VMware just bought for $1.26 billion last week.
Oracle Just Declared War On Cisco
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In This World, A Software Engineer Gets Paid More Than The CEO

[credit provider=”Vimeo/Juku” url=”http://vimeo.com/39885492″] VMware’s $1.26 billion acquisition of tiny startup Nicira was as much about grabbing talent as grabbing  technology, Valley insiders say.VMware has been the target of much raiding because the timing is right. The company went public about five years ago. Early employees have likely fully vested their […]
In This World, A Software Engineer Gets Paid More Than The CEO
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Meet Big Switch, The Next Billion-Dollar Network Startup

[credit provider=”Big Switch”] Nicira isn’t the only startup with tech that’s going to disrupt corporate networks. Big Switch Networks is another.With yesterday’s news that VMware was spending $1.26 billion to acquire Nicira, we talked to Big Switch cofounder Kyle Forster, formerly a rising star at Cisco.
Meet Big Switch, The Next Billion-Dollar Network Startup
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With A $300 Million Return On A $17 Million Startup Investment, Andreessen Horowitz Finally Earns Its Hype

[credit provider=”Flickr/Jdlasica” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/3922694824/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Ever since Marc Andreessen formalized his startup investing by creating a firm, Andreessen Horowitz, back in 2009, the firm has been treated like one of Silicon Valley’s top startup investors.But in the last year or so, the whispers started: When will these guys back up all the hype?
With A $300 Million Return On A $17 Million Startup Investment, Andreessen Horowitz Finally Earns Its Hype
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VMware Exec: $1.26 Billion For Nicira Was A Good Buy

[credit provider=”VMware”] Today, VMware spent an astounding $1.26 billion to buy Nicira, a 100-person startup that had just came out of stealth mode in February.We caught up with VMware’s Bogomil Balkansky, senior vice president of Cloud Infrastructure Products, to find out why his team lead VMware into the biggest acquisition […]
VMware Exec: $1.26 Billion For Nicira Was A Good Buy
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VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion

[credit provider=”Nicira”] VMware today announced that it will gobble up one of the hottest startups in the Valley for $1.26 billion: Nicira.Nicira just came out of stealth mode in February and it was one of the hottest, most talked about startups in the network industry. That’s because Nicira makes technology […]
VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion
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17 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On

[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Enterprise tech was once considered dull. But there’s nothing dull about a job with stock options that could make you a millionaire. And enterprise tech is hot in 2012 in every way.
17 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On