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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Companies

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Cisco Announces Major Updates To Webex In Play To Remain Competitive...

Cisco has announced around 50 major updates to Webex that are set to make the video conferencing app a more direct competitor with Zoom, Slack, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams. The revamp was released at Cisco’s WebexOne conference in December 2020...

Capital

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SAP’s Qualtrics Files For U.S. IPO, Valued Up To $14.4 Billion

Survey-software seller Qualtrics, which was acquired by SAP in 2019 has filed for a U.S. initial public offering of up to $100 million. The initial pricing range of $20 to $24 per share would value Qualtrics at $12 billion to $14.4 billion, up from the $8 billion SAP paid...

Leaders

Billionaire Beat: Trilogy Tycoon Joe Liemandt Builds Software Empire from Behind...

Twenty-five years after landing on Forbes’ Class of 1996 as the youngest self-made millionaire on The 400, Joe Liemandt is still content with keeping a low profile, even as Austin, Texas, grows around him. Trilogy Software, the company Liemandt founded in 1989, is among the enterprises that have fueled tech growth in the Silicon Valley of the South...

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Lessons Learned For IT Operations Leaders From The Recent SolarWinds Cyberattack

On December 14, it was revealed that 18,000 organizations around the world downloaded network management tools containing a backdoor that was used to install malware in organizations that used the software from SolarWinds. The attacks hit the Department of Homeland Security, as well as the U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce, parts of the Defense Department and the State Department, and National Institutes of Health...

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Billionaire Beat: Eric Yuan And Zoom Rise To The Top Amid Uptick In Remote...

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