Extreme said it expects the Avaya and Brocade deals to push its revenues to over $1 billion for its Fiscal 2018
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Avaya's pre-filing debt will be reduced by more than $4 billion
Avaya has rolled out products it says will help enterprise customers more easily segment traffic between widely dispersed networked resources and effectively protect corporate data.
The news that sprawling networking company Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is being treated with nonchalance by at least some of its customers, for whom the saga of the firm’s financial troubles has been ongoing.
ARN spoke to partners about the state of play in Victoria’s capital.
ARN Deputy Editor, Hafizah Osman, asked five partner leaders to file reports on their growing companies.
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ARN quizzed Perth-based IT service providers on the main issues impacting business in 2016.
“Industry-standard server (ISS) has a growing impact on the global data centre hardware market."
In a recent interview, HP Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman discusses her firm's RD strategy and how it differentiates itself from other IT vendors in areas including cloud computing and hyper-converged infrastructure, among others. She also talks about HP's image problem.
Deloitte Consulting says augmented and virtual reality, Internet of Things, advanced analytics and blockchain software offer the most promise in 2016.
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“Aside from exchange rate volatility, IT spending has been relatively stable for the past five years.”
“With the global economy entering a new and uncertain phase, IT spending will be heavily influenced by economic cycles and wild cards over the next five years."
“Over the past several years, the software industry has been shifting to a Cloud-first (SaaS) development and deployment model."
"There's a re-think among channel suppliers about what they offer as part of their core business and how to offer it."
“Datacentres, with their monolithic energy consumption, will benefit from cheaper electricity as wholesale gas prices decline."
“By 2018, most software vendors will have fully shifted to a SaaS/PaaS code base."
Despite advances in data centre technology, management, and automation, there is still a lack of visibility into the business drivers that influence infrastructure costs.
WebRTC enables web browsers to support voice and video calling without special software on the client
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