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Cisco May Be Breaking Up Microsoft's Relationship With A Vital Cloud Partner (CSCO, MSFT)

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Cisco just bought a small stake in Parallels, a small company best known for its software that runs Windows apps on a Mac. And that just complicated things for Microsoft, which has grown closer to Parallels as it seeks to grab more customers for Office 365, the cloud version of its...
Cisco May Be Breaking Up Microsoft's Relationship With A Vital Cloud Partner (CSCO, MSFT)
VMware's SlideRocket finds a home with ClearSlide

New Voxeet Mobile Apps Offer Stereo HD Sound For Conference Calls With No Audio Bridge

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Voxeet has new apps for the iPhone and the Android that provide stereo HD sound for conference calls without any audio bridge. I had a demo last week and I was definitely impressed. My Android HTC Sensation has awful sound quality. My wife can never hear what I say. “Please...
New Voxeet Mobile Apps Offer Stereo HD Sound For Conference Calls With No Audio Bridge
Video Collaboration Service TenHands Launches Free Browser-Based WebEx Competitor

Facebook Told Salesforce To Buy This Company, So It Did (CRM)

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When Salesforce.com made its bid for Rypple for a reported $60 million, the Rypple founders were turning down a bigger offer from SuccessFactors, the story goes. But why did Salesforce.com decide it wanted Rypple in the first place? Facebook told them to buy it, Salesforce exec John Wookey told Business...
Facebook Told Salesforce To Buy This Company, So It Did (CRM)

NEA, the huge low-profile VC firm, is raising $2.3 billion for its fourteenth fund

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New Enterprise Associates (NEA), one of the largest and most successful investment firms on the planet, has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating its intent to raise a major fourteenth fund. NEA is apparently looking to raise $2.3 billion for the fund, which is in line...
NEA, the huge low-profile VC firm, is raising $2.3 billion for its fourteenth fund

Tempo's smart calendar app adds support for 20 providers to its single-touch conference call feature

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Smart calendar app Tempo has updated its iOS app to make it easier to manage conference calls. With this release, the app now supports 20 call providers, including GoToMeeting, WebEx, and UberConference, enabling users to dial in using its one-touch feature. Being able to manage meetings while on the go...
Tempo's smart calendar app adds support for 20 providers to its single-touch conference call feature

Gotomeeting brings web conferences to the iPad

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The headlines today about the opening of the iPad App Store focus mostly on media applications like Netflix, but there are cool work tools for the device too. For example, I spend hours every week using Citrix Online’s Gotomeeting web conferencing service — and now it’s available for the iPad....
Gotomeeting brings web conferences to the iPad

Mirantis takes another $10M in strategic investment for OpenStack clouds

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale OpenStack system integrator Mirantis has raised an additional $10 million in strategic investment to accelerate development for its Fuel product. OpenStack is a cloud operating system that enables any organization to create and offer cloud computing...
Mirantis takes another $10M in strategic investment for OpenStack clouds

Cisco discontinues Android Cius tablet due to BYOD trend in enterprise

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According to a blog post by Cisco’s TelePresence Technology Group OJ Winge (via NetworkWorld), Cisco has announced it is shutting down its Android-based Cius business tablet project. The roughly $1000 tablet solution started shipping less than a year ago and clearly isn’t doing too well. The reason for killing off...
Cisco discontinues Android Cius tablet due to BYOD trend in enterprise

YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy

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With stories of Terminator-esque Google glasses making headlines these days, you’d think a basic task like screen sharing would be something that’d be pretty well solved by now. But while there are many different ways to share your desktop (or some portion thereof) with your friends or coworkers, more often...
YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy
ConnectSolutions shakes off the bootstraps with $10M in initial funding

Top video conferencing services

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Desktop video has come a long way. Today's SaaS-based products are faster, easier-to-use and less expensive than their predecessors. We tested Adobe Connect, Cisco WebEx, Citrix GoTo Meeting, InterCall United Meeting, LogMeIn's JoinMe Pro, Microsoft Lync 2013 (beta), Skype Premium and Vyew.com Professional. Read on to see thumbnail reviews...
Top video conferencing services

MeetingBurner Debuts Sleek, Webinar Platform To Rival WebEx

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Because I live in Chicago, I tend to conduct a lot of demos and meetings with startups and companies over webinar products like GoToMeeting or WebEx. While they get the job done for the most part, the UI is clunky and slow. Today, MeetingBurner is releasing its sleek, fast, and...
MeetingBurner Debuts Sleek, Webinar Platform To Rival WebEx

MobileDay delivers users from mobile conference calling hell

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My plans to chat with Brad Dupee about his startup were not going according to plan. Though he sent me a conference call dial-in, I got caught running late to make the call at my office desk, where I usually chat from. Flustered, I fumbled with the dial-in number from...
MobileDay delivers users from mobile conference calling hell
BlackBerry 10 launches with a ton of big apps, including Skype, Kindle, Facebook & more

8 Video Chat Services You Should Be Using

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The front facing camera is a requirement on today's gadgets, whether it's a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. In our experience the front camera isn't used as often as it should be. Spice up your next meeting by sharing your computer's screen, showing your face, collaborating on a document, or chatting...
8 Video Chat Services You Should Be Using

The Cloud's Important Role for WebEx on the iPad

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The cloud computing story for the iPad will fill out as more applications become available. The first few applications we've seen give a glimpse into how the cloud plays a role in the iPad's future, especially with collaborative services such as online meetings. Cisco is launching a WebEx client for...
The Cloud's Important Role for WebEx on the iPad

Cisco Execs Plumb The Limits Of Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing has become the all-purpose buzzword of business computing - it can mean pretty much whatever you want it to mean, but every product better have some cloud in it. Networking giant Cisco has totally bought in to the concept, but a couple of top execs also described...
Cisco Execs Plumb The Limits Of Cloud Computing

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Jan. 28 and Feb. 1. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Jan. 28 Backspaces sets its sights on dissatisfied Instagram users Puzzle & Dragons reaches 7 million downloads, GungHo...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

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Moxtra, the new organizational app from the team behind WebEx, wants to classify your media and help you collaborate better.  What’s most interesting is how well the iPhone/iPad app plays well with other software. The free app allows you to add virtually any type of multimedia, including documents, photos, web...
WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration
Zoom Raises $6M Series A, Launches Version 1.0 Of Its Radically Different Virtual Conferencing Tool

What I Learned From John Chambers And Marc Benioff (CSCO, CRM)

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Former SuccessFactors president Doug Dennerline has landed his dream job: He's now CEO of a fast-growing startup that he'll soon take public, Alfresco. Landing a CEO gig was probably inevitable for Dennerline given his mentors: Cisco CEO John Chambers; Salesforce.com founder and CEO Marc Benioff; and most recently, SuccessFactors founder...
What I Learned From John Chambers And Marc Benioff (CSCO, CRM)

Tibco welcomes third-party online meeting products into its Tibbr ESN suite

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Tibco has made it possible to plan, manage and launch third-party web meeting and video chat services from its Tibbr enterprise social networking (ESN) suite.The new feature, called Tibbr Meetings, gives users the ability to trigger web meeting and video conferencing sessions from within the suite's interface on Microsoft's...
Tibco welcomes third-party online meeting products into its Tibbr ESN suite

Startup SalesCrunch Makes Unsolicited Bid for Cisco Unit WebEx

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For months the rumor mills have whispered here and there about WebEx, the remote meeting service owned by the networking giant Cisco Systems. As that company has gone through numerous contortions, shedding jobs and business units, WebEx has stood out as another acquisition that might find itself on the chopping...
Startup SalesCrunch Makes Unsolicited Bid for Cisco Unit WebEx
First rule of DevOps fight club, don’t talk about DevOps fight club

LIVE: Cisco Reports Earnings! (CSCO)

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Technology giant Cisco Systems is set to report quarterly results after markets close in the U.S., with analysts forecasting top line results to grow moderately. Click here for updates > The world's largest maker of networking equipment is expected to post earnings per share of $0.46 on sales of $11.6...
LIVE: Cisco Reports Earnings! (CSCO)

Axcient Adds CFO From ShoreTel and Two VPs From WebEx

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Axcient, a start-up that a specializes in a hybrid data backup that keeps corporate systems running, said it has named John Finegan, the former CFO of ShoreTel and Cornerstone, as its new CFO. It also named Jeff Teddleton, a former exec with Cisco Systems unit WebEx, as its VP of...
Axcient Adds CFO From ShoreTel and Two VPs From WebEx

Google Buys Real-Time Video Communications Company

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Google announced early this morning that it would acquire Global IP Solutions Holding. The company provides the VOIP engine behind Yahoo, AOL, WebEx and Lotus conferencing and had said last month that it would be the first to bring video chat to Android phones. Google has offered $68.2 million for...
Google Buys Real-Time Video Communications Company

OpenStack systems integrator raises $10 million from Dell, Intel and others

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Mirantis, an OpenStack systems integrator and early advocate of the open source project, recently joined Dell and Intel as founding members of the new OpenStack Foundation. Today, the company is announcing that both tech heavyweights have invested $10 million in its business alongside China-based VC firm WestSummit Capital to accelerate...
OpenStack systems integrator raises $10 million from Dell, Intel and others
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