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Hadoop Market to hit $50 Billion by 2020

Sales of Hadoop-related software, hardware and services are forecast to tip $50.2B by 2020 worldwide, according to Allied Market Research (AMR).

Facebook Open-Source SDN Switch Could Reignite Whitebox Market

Facebook lift the veil off its first open-source switch, Wedge, build for software defined networks (SDN). The appliance is not only less expensive, but customizable. It could reignite the whitebox market and, in the process, disrupt networking vendors, such as Cisco.

Network Security Revenues Down Double Digits

First-quarter appliances and software sales worth $1.54 billion, report says. Of the five leading vendors only Palo Alto Networks grew sales in Q1.

Server Market Poised for a Shakeup

New server market share numbers show Hewlett-Packard remains in the front position, and will likely stay there after the transition of IBM’s x86 server unit to Lenovo. However, HP’s security at the top will be challenged by upstarts.

Cisco Tries Video Desktop Hardware Again

Aiming to lead the video conferencing and collaboration segment, Cisco unveiled two desktop video conferencing devices to make collaboration easier and cost-effective. The effort is reminiscent of its defunct Cius tablet.

Under Pressure, Juniper Cuts 6% of Workforce

To satisfy investors who want to see higher returns, Juniper Networks is cutting 6 percent of its global workforce and withdrawing from the application acceleration market.

Amazon Reacts to Google, Slashes Cloud Prices

Amazon Web Services, the market leader for hosted infrastructure, didn’t waste time responding to Google’s price drop, by slashing the base price for its cloud services by 51 percent. The price war is heating up and sending the wrong message to the market.

CDW Scores With Charles Barkley Videos

Direct market reseller CDW drafts NBA legend Charles Barkley and an all-star cast of IT vendors to produce the humorous “The 7th Man” video series to demonstrate the power of IT investments in optimizing business operations.