These vendors, large and small, are shaking up the status quo with their new products, approaches and models.
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Unlike most of the other vendors on this list, AMD is a large ($5.4 billion in revenue last year), established player. But few enterprise IT vendors shook up their sector like AMD did back in 2003 with its release of Opteron, creating a new category of 32/64-bit processors. That shot over Intel's bow led to a series of multicore chip battles between the two vendors and huge advances in server-processor performance.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.