Zoom CEO Eric Yuan on the challenges of adapting an enterprise product for consumers

There’s been a lot of talk about the consumerization of IT in the workplace. But in the case of Zoom, the pandemic forced the high-flying video conferencing service to rapidly shift gears in the other direction, resulting in some painful lessons along the way.

Zoom founder and CEO Eric Yuan said despite the company’s culture of always trying to see the world through its customers’ eyes, it had to rethink many of its assumptions when suddenly a wide range of consumers began using Zoom for everything from distance learning to having virtual cocktails with friends.

“On the one hand, we were very excited, because after many years of hard work your dream is coming true of helping people stay connected,” Yuan said. “But then suddenly, you have 30 times more growth than you were expecting, so how do you handle that? You’ve got to work harder.”

Yuan spoke on day

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Enterprise Networking Market Overview, Development History and Forecast to 2026 shared in Latest Research

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Dec 03, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
The global Enterprise Networking market report provides geographic analysis covering regions, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The Enterprise Networking market for each region is further segmented for major countries including the U.S., Canada, Germany, the U.K., France, Italy, China, India, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and others.

The analysts forecast the Global Enterprise Networking Market to grow at a CAGR of 4.78% during the period 2018-2024.

An enterprise network is an enterprise’s communications backbone that helps connect computers and related devices across departments and workgroup networks, facilitating insight and data accessibility. The businesses of today demand instant access to their data, remote connectivity, interoperability, and integration with their partners, all with security that does not impact performance. the enterprises are accepting network management solutions to manage network

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise to move headquarters to Texas

SPRING, Texas (AP) — Tech giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it is moving its global headquarters to the Houston area from California, where the company’s roots go back to the founding of Silicon Valley decades ago.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s office announced that the relocation will increase the company’s presence in the area, which is already home to more than 2,600 employees. The company also has locations in Austin and Plano.

HPE is building a 440,000-square-foot campus in two five-story buildings in the Houston suburb of Spring. The campus is set for completion in 2022.

“As we look to the future, our business needs, opportunities for cost savings, and team members’ preferences about the future of work, we are excited to relocate HPE’s headquarters to the Houston region,” CEO Antonio Neri said in a written statement Tuesday.

Adam Bauer, a company spokesperson, said that employee relocation is voluntary.

The Fortune

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise moving headquarters from Silicon Valley

One of the Bay Area’s oldest tech companies is moving its headquarters out of Silicon Valley.

Houston will be home to the new headquarters of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. A company press release said Houston is an attractive market to recruit and retain future diverse talent and is where the company is currently constructing a state-of-the-art campus.

The company will keep the current campus in San Jose and will consolidate a number of sites in the Bay Area to this location.

“The global pandemic has forced businesses to rethink everything from remote work and collaboration to business continuity and data insight,” President and CEO Antonio Neri said in the company’s fourth-quarter earnings release.

No layoffs are associated with this move. There are almost 5,992 employees in the Bay Area, according to LinkedIn.

As more companies shift to permanent remote work, Bay Area companies are reconsidering large office footprints. In August, Pinterest

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Kubernetes will deliver the app store experience for enterprise software, says Weaveworks CEO

Commentary: Google Cloud, Red Hat, and now AWS are serving up Kubernetes in a way that will make it dramatically easier to deploy and consume enterprise software, says the CEO of Weaveworks.


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As consumers, we’re used to getting and installing apps via Apple’s App Store or Google Play. As enterprise buyers, we undergo Dante’s nine circles of hell just to get garbage cobbled together by an overpriced systems integrator. Or we used to, until Kubernetes came along.

Talking to Alexis Richardson, CEO of Weaveworks, which popularized GitOps, a new way to operate and manage Kubernetes in production. The reason enterprises have missed the “app store moment” is because “everybody’s infrastructure has been different for so long.” He went on, “Containers are the way to solve that problem because they provide the next level of abstraction to encapsulate applications.” Containers come close to this app store

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Enterprise tips for managing the multicloud (free PDF)

More companies than ever are using multiple cloud providers to deploy their applications. 

A recent TechRepublic Premium poll shows that 81% of respondents use or plan to use services from multiple cloud vendors in the next 12 months. In F5’s 2020 State of Application Services Report, nearly a third of respondents reported that more half of their applications will be in the cloud by the end of 2020.

While taking a multicloud approach offers plenty of advantages, if organizations lack a management strategy those perceived advantages could evolve into challenging obstacles.

In this special report, TechRepublic and ZDNet journalists investigate how multiple cloud providers can be managed to an organisation’s best advantage. 

You can download all the articles as a free PDF ebook (free registration required)  

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Special Report: Managing the Multicloud (free PDF)

More companies than ever are

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Enterprise AI software maker C3.ai sets terms for $504 million IPO

C3.ai, which provides a SaaS platform for deploying enterprise AI applications, announced terms for its IPO on Monday.

The Redwood City, CA-based company plans to raise $504 million by offering 15.5 million shares at a price range of $31 to $34. Insider BlackRock and new investor Capital Research Global Investors intend to purchase a combined 20% of shares in the offering. Koch Industries and Microsoft intend to purchase a combined $150 million in a concurrent private placement. At the midpoint of the proposed range, C3.ai would command a fully diluted market value of $4.3 billion.

The company provides SaaS applications that enable the rapid deployment of enterprise-scale AI applications on Azure, AWS, the IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, or on-premise. Its two primary families of software solutions include the C3 AI Suite, which is a comprehensive application development and runtime environment that is designed to allow its customers to

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Europe Print Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Deployment, Enterprise Size, and Industry

New York, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Europe Print Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Deployment, Enterprise Size, and Industry” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05989536/?utm_source=GNW
Print management software helps to find out true cost per-page, discover the actual cost of ownership for each printer, provide printing error and history reports etc.For example, Equitrac is a print tracking and cost recovery software solution that can be integrated with multifunctional printers, such as those offered by HP, Sharp, Canon, and Konica Minolta.

Once implemented, it assists organizations in reducing waste, recovering costs, increasing security, and simplifying IT support which is boosting the print management software market growth in this region.Equitrac reduces overhead costs by automatically capturing, tracking, and allocating every print job.

It also increases productivity (by streamlining operations), offers document security, and minimizes print waste and toner consumption.Thus, factors

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Asia Pacific Print Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Deployment, Enterprise Size, and Industry

New York, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Asia Pacific Print Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Deployment, Enterprise Size, and Industry” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05989507/?utm_source=GNW
Security breach is a major concern associated with printing tasks, and print management software protects confidential documents, ensuring that sensitive documents are printed and collected by authorized users only.Also, print management software can be configured to demand print approvals by authorized personnel, including managers, teachers, or system administrators hence driving the growth of APAC print management software market.

In many companies, employees regularly report the presence of papers displaying confidential correspondence, salary information, and other sensitive information in print trays.Print management software addresses such vulnerabilities with its capability to facilitate secure print release.

The software also prevents premature release of confidential documents to unauthorized audiences to keep the company’s information safe.Additionally, print

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