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Alcatel-Lucent S.A. was a French global telecommunications equipment company, headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.
Ankeena Networks was a US-based new media infrastructure technology company that was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2010 for US$100 million.
An Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), is an integrated circuit (IC) customized for a particular use, rather than intended for general-purpose use.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a vendor of data networking solutions for enterprises and businesses worldwide.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas.
A backdoor is a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication or encryption in a computer system, a product, or an embedded device (e.g. a home router), or its embodiment, e.g. as part of a cryptosystem, an algorithm, a chipset, or a "homunculus computer" (such as that as found in Intel's AMT technology).
Bob Muglia (born 1959) is an American business executive and research and development specialist.
Celestica Inc. is a Canadian multinational electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
A Chief Technology Officer (CTO), sometimes known as a Chief Technical Officer, is an executive-level position in a company or other entity whose occupation is focused on scientific and technological issues within an organization.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.
A core router is a router designed to operate in the Internet backbone, or core.
The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.
Dual_EC_DRBG (Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generator) is an algorithm that was presented as a cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator (CSPRNG) using methods in elliptic curve cryptography.
Elliott Management Corporation is an American investment management firm.
Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson) is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm.
EMEA (EMEIA if India is included) is a shorthand designation meaning Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Flex Ltd. (previously known as Flextronics International Ltd. or Flextronics) is an American multinational technological manufacturer.
Funk Software was a US-based company that was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2005 for US$ 122 million.
Glassdoor is a website where employees and former employees anonymously review companies and their management.
GlobalData Plc, is a digital media company that was established in 1999 and has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2000.
Goliath is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a tall Philistine warrior who was defeated by young David in single combat. Post-Classical Jewish traditions stressed his status as the representative of paganism, in contrast to David, the champion of the God of Israel. Christian tradition sees in David's overcoming Goliath the victory of God's king over the enemies of God's helpless people and interprets this as prefiguring Jesus' victory over sin and the Church's victory over Satan. The phrase "David and Goliath" (or "David versus Goliath") has taken on a more popular meaning, denoting an underdog situation, a contest where a smaller, weaker opponent faces a much bigger, stronger adversary. "used to describe a situation in which a small or weak person or organization tries to defeat another much larger or stronger opponent: The game looks like it will be a David and Goliath contest.".
A hedge fund is an investment fund that pools capital from accredited individuals or institutional investors and invests in a variety of assets, often with complex portfolio-construction and risk-management techniques.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail (individual) investors; an IPO is underwritten by one or more investment banks, who also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or more stock exchanges.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
Juniper EX-Series is a series of Ethernet network switches designed and manufactured by Juniper Networks.
Juniper M Series is a series of Multiservice Edge routers designed and manufactured by Juniper Networks, for enterprise and service provider networks.
The Juniper MX-Series is a family of ethernet routers and switches designed and manufactured by Juniper Networks.
Juniper T-Series is a series of core routers designed and manufactured by Juniper Networks.
Junos OS (more formally Juniper Network Operating System) is the FreeBSD-based operating system used in Juniper Networks hardware routers.
Kagoor Networks was a San Mateo, California-based company that was acquired by Juniper Networks for US$ 65.7 million in 2005.
Kevin R. Johnson (born October 9, 1960) is an American businessman.
Kleptography is the study of stealing information securely and subliminally and it was introduced by Adam Young and Moti Yung in the Proceedings of Advances in Cryptology—Crypto '96.
LexInnova Technologies, LLC, is a legal services and technology consulting company headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Light Reading Inc. is a telecommunications industry information company based in New York City.
Lucent Technologies, Inc., was an American multinational telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Murray Hill, New Jersey, in the United States.
MCI Communications Corp. was an American telecommunications company that was instrumental in legal and regulatory changes that led to the breakup of the AT&T monopoly of American telephony and ushered in the competitive long-distance telephone industry.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The Nasdaq Stock Market is an American stock exchange.
NetScreen Technologies was an American technology company that was acquired by Juniper Networks for US$4 billion stock for stock in 2004.
Network Access Control (NAC) is an approach to computer security that attempts to unify endpoint security technology (such as antivirus, host intrusion prevention, and vulnerability assessment), user or system authentication and network security enforcement.
Network address translation (NAT) is a method of remapping one IP address space into another by modifying network address information in the IP header of packets while they are in transit across a traffic routing device.
Network management is the process of administering and managing computer networks.
Network security consists of the policies and practices adopted to prevent and monitor unauthorized access, misuse, modification, or denial of a computer network and network-accessible resources.
A network switch (also called switching hub, bridging hub, officially MAC bridge) is a computer networking device that connects devices together on a computer network by using packet switching to receive, process, and forward data to the destination device.
Networking hardware, also known as network equipment or computer networking devices, are physical devices which are required for communication and interaction between devices on a computer network.
Nortel Networks Corporation, formerly known as Northern Telecom Limited, Northern Electric and sometimes known simply as Nortel, was a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
The Open Compute Project (OCP) is an organization that shares designs of data center products among companies, including Facebook, Intel, Nokia, Google, Microsoft, Seagate Technology, Dell, Rackspace, Cisco, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity, Lenovo and Alibaba Group.
An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.
Options backdating is the practice of altering the date a stock option was granted, to a usually earlier (but sometimes later) date at which the underlying stock price was lower.
Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.
Pacific Broadband Communications was a former broadband telecommunications company based in San Jose, California.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
PARC (Palo Alto Research Center; formerly Xerox PARC) is a research and development company in Palo Alto, California, with a distinguished reputation for its contributions to information technology and hardware systems.
Peribit Networks was a US-based company that was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2005 for US$ 337 million in cash, stock and assumed stock options.
Pradeep Sindhu is Indian American entrepreneur who is the co-founder and chief scientist of Juniper Networks Inc.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
Qwest Communications International, Inc. was a large United States telecommunications carrier.
Redline Networks was a US-based company that was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2005 for US$ 132 million in cash and assumed stock options.
In computing, the term remote desktop refers to a software or operating system feature that allows a personal computer's desktop environment to be run remotely on one system (usually a PC, but the concept applies equally to a server), while being displayed on a separate client device.
Research and development (R&D, R+D, or R'n'D), also known in Europe as research and technological development (RTD), refers to innovative activities undertaken by corporations or governments in developing new services or products, or improving existing services or products.
A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Scott Kriens is an American businessman.
ScreenOS is a real-time embedded operating system for the NetScreen range of hardware firewall devices from Juniper Networks.
A security appliance is any form of server appliance that is designed to protect computer networks from unwanted traffic.
Seed money, sometimes known as seed funding or seed capital, is a form of securities offering in which an investor invests capital in exchange for an equity stake in the company.
A service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a style of software design where services are provided to the other components by application components, through a communication protocol over a network.
Shaygan Kheradpir (born December 19, 1960) is an American businessman and technology executive.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Software-defined networking (SDN) technology is an approach to cloud computing that facilitates network management and enables programmatically efficient network configuration in order to improve network performance and monitoring.
Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC.
Sunnyvale is a city located in Santa Clara County, California.
SWOT analysis (or SWOT matrix) is a strategic planning technique used to help a person or organization identify the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats related to business competition or project planning.
TM Forum is a non-profit industry association for service providers and their suppliers in the telecommunications industry.
Trapeze Networks, Inc. was founded in 2002.
Unisphere Networks (formally Unisphere Solutions) was a Westford, MA based networking equipment manufacturer and subsidiary of German corporation Siemens AG.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Venture capital (VC) is a type of private equity, a form of financing that is provided by firms or funds to small, early-stage, emerging firms that are deemed to have high growth potential, or which have demonstrated high growth (in terms of number of employees, annual revenue, or both).
In computing, a virtual machine (VM) is an emulation of a computer system.
WHOIS (pronounced as the phrase "who is") is a query and response protocol that is widely used for querying databases that store the registered users or assignees of an Internet resource, such as a domain name, an IP address block or an autonomous system, but is also used for a wider range of other information.
A wide area network (WAN) is a telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance/place.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a wireless computer network that links two or more devices using wireless communication within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building.
Xerox Corporation (also known as Xerox, stylized as xerox since 2008, and previously as XEROX or XeroX from 1960 to 2008) is an American global corporation that sells print and digital document solutions, and document technology products in more than 160 countries.
1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.
3Com Corporation was a digital electronics manufacturer best known for its computer network products.