Symantec reportedly has approached storage providers EMC, NetApp and a number of private equity firms in the past few months to test the market to sell its Veritas business or perhaps the entire company.
Kurt DelBene, who officially retired from Microsoft in December, 2013 after 21 years at the company, has returned to Redmond to advise chief executive Satya Nadella on business and technology strategy.
Within six hours of opening the pre-order online window to nab an Apple Watch, the vendor had sold out all models of the device with backorders set at a minimum of 4 - 6 weeks to ship, according to a number of media reports.
The PC industry performed better than expected in Q1 2015, with worldwide shipments of desktops and laptops totaling some 68.5 million units, sliding 6.7 percent from the 73.4 million units shipped at the same time last year but exceeding previous projections.
Mobile device makers HTC and Samsung both issued advisories on their expected financial results for Q1 2015 with former appearing to make more headway to reverse a long losing streak and the latter’s string of six quarterly operating losses perhaps stabilizing a bit.
A top HP cyber security expert said businesses should invest in training staffers and perfecting internal processes rather than relying solely on new technology to guard against cyber criminal intrusions.