- American City Business Journals•7 days ago
Virtualized networking upstart Viptela on Thursday named Praveen Akkiraju as CEO, reuniting the 19-year Cisco Systems veteran with some of his longtime colleagues from that tech giant. Akkiraju in his long tenure led every major routing business at Cisco (CSCO). After that he was CEO for three years at VCE, which was a cloud computing infrastructure joint venture between VMware, Cisco and EMC that EMC eventually bought control of and then became part of Dell.
- American City Business Journals•9 days ago
Sales of personal computers fell for the fifth year in a row, with Apple posting one of the steepest declines. PC sales have been steadily falling every year since 2012, as consumers increasingly hold onto laptops and desktop computers for longer, and shift simple tasks, like email and social media, to their smartphones. Unsurprisingly, 2016 marked the fifth consecutive year of declining PC sales, according to a pair of research reports out this week from IDC and Gartner.
- American City Business Journals•last month
Tenable Network Security Inc., backed by $300 million in venture capital, has named the CEO of a Dell Inc. unit as its new chairman and CEO. Amit Yoran will take the place of the Columbia-based cybersecurity company's founder, Ron Gula, who left the position earlier this year . Tenable co-founders Jack Huffard and Renaud Deraison had been acting as co-CEOs during the search for a new CEO.
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