I spent six years of my life as news editor at Network World and there was plenty to cover. Like the early days of software, there were vendors galore -- Cabletron, 3Com and a little company called Cisco. Today, most of the independent networking companies are gone, having either gone out of business or been bought by Cisco.
A former powerhouse, 3Com, just got snapped up by HP for a bit less than $3 billion. That's chump change compared to what the company used to be worth.
This market change has been hell on networking publications. Network Computing, where I was editor in chief for a while, died a few years ago, as did Network Magazine. Meanwhile, Network World, which has outlasted nearly all of its rivals, just went from a weekly to a biweekly.
What is your favorite old networking company and favorite dead networking magazine? Vote at [email protected]
Posted by Doug Barney on 11/16/2009 at 1:17 PM
IT professionals overseeing operations in organizations increasingly will need developer expertise associated with cloud services as well, according to an IDC study, announced on Monday.
Microsoft was ordered to pay $20 million and take measures to assure child privacy under the terms of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), per a Monday U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement.
Microsoft 365 services, including Exchange Online and the Outlook on the Web App, were disrupted on Monday, June 5 due to a problematic Microsoft service update.
Microsoft is ending support for Cortana -- the company's voice-activated virtual assistant -- in Windows 10 and 11.
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