HP Tuesday announced its plans to acquire EDS for US$13.9 billion in a deal that would double HP's services business and revive EDS' position as a leader in global technology services. The acquisition will catapult HP's annual revenue for services from less than $20 billion to nearly $40 billion and position HP as the second largest services provider in the world. Here is a look at what is happening and why now.
Not just professional athletes and actors thank their mothers for helping them succeed. Women in IT also credit their mums for making them realise they could conquer any career -- even the male-dominated high-tech industry.
Troubleshooting performance problems, configuring routers or responding to help-desk calls might not bring images of mum to everyone's mind, but network managers say that without applying key lessons learned from their mothers, they couldn't have succeeded in IT.
Cisco Tuesday is set to introduce a product suite that couples the company's Wide-Area File Services and content distribution technologies with optimization features to deliver an integrated feature set that tackles application performance over the WAN and at branch offices.
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