Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Broadcom CEO says Symantec will focus on three products

Broadcom CEO says Symantec will focus on three products

CEO Hock Tan expects to nearly quadruple Symantec's enterprise security EBITDA.
Michael Novinson Aug 11 2019, 5:03PM Finance
Broadcom buys Symantec's enterprise business

Broadcom buys Symantec's enterprise business

US$10.7bn deal breaks up the world's largest pure-play cybersecurity vendor.
Michael Novinson Aug 9 2019, 7:39AM Security
Fortinet credits earnings surge to large SD-WAN deals

Fortinet credits earnings surge to large SD-WAN deals

Landed six deals worth at least US$1 million each.
Michael Novinson Aug 2 2019, 10:54AM Security
Broadcom still interested in buying Symantec: report

Broadcom still interested in buying Symantec: report

Discussions could resume if both parties agree to valuation.
Michael Novinson Jul 16 2019, 11:23AM Security
Symantec rejects Broadcom's acquisition bid over price

Symantec rejects Broadcom's acquisition bid over price

Security vendor refused to accept less than US$28 per share.
Michael Novinson Jul 16 2019, 5:45AM Security
McAfee in talks for US$1 billion IPO: report

McAfee in talks for US$1 billion IPO: report

Could come as early as this year.
Michael Novinson Jul 11 2019, 10:56AM Security
EDS founder Ross Perot dies, aged 89

EDS founder Ross Perot dies, aged 89

Former US presidential candidate founded services giants that live on as DXC and NTT.
Michael Novinson Jul 10 2019, 7:43AM Finance
Report: Broadcom in 'advanced talks' to buy Symantec

Report: Broadcom in 'advanced talks' to buy Symantec

Chipmaker wants to diversify, says Bloomberg.
Michael Novinson Jul 4 2019, 5:54AM Finance
Cloudflare outage briefly knocks much of Internet offline

Cloudflare outage briefly knocks much of Internet offline

"Major" issues briefly took down websites around the world.
Michael Novinson Jul 3 2019, 6:42AM Telco
The biggest Microsoft Azure security issues you need to know about

The biggest Microsoft Azure security issues you need to know about

Azure introduces a unique set of challenges to grapple with.
Michael Novinson Jun 17 2019, 10:41AM Cloud
The top six cloud security threats to know about in 2019

The top six cloud security threats to know about in 2019

From compromised credentials to misconfigured containers.
Michael Novinson Jun 17 2019, 6:38AM Cloud
Symantec breach revealed client list, passwords: report

Symantec breach revealed client list, passwords: report

Vendor's Australian demo lab suffered data breach in February.
Michael Novinson Jun 14 2019, 11:07AM Security
Tech Data admits server had security hole, says no data misused

Tech Data admits server had security hole, says no data misused

Distie says no personal data leaked, others dispute that claim.
Michael Novinson Jun 7 2019, 11:10AM Distribution
Sophos buys managed detection and response vendor

Sophos buys managed detection and response vendor

Rook Security is security vendor's third acquisition this year.
Michael Novinson Jun 4 2019, 10:50AM Security
Palo Alto Networks to buy container security startup

Palo Alto Networks to buy container security startup

Develops software for serverless, cloud, and container-based apps.
Michael Novinson May 30 2019, 6:15AM Networking
FireEye acquires security startup Verodin

FireEye acquires security startup Verodin

Paid US$250 million to find security gaps.
Michael Novinson May 29 2019, 9:45AM Security
Google Search fixed after day of stale results

Google Search fixed after day of stale results

New content was hard to find for a day or so.
Michael Novinson May 24 2019, 6:45AM Sales & Marketing
Salesforce outage hits after data leak

Salesforce outage hits after data leak

UPDATE: 'Major issue' follows attempt to repair database errors.
Michael Novinson May 19 2019, 5:06PM Finance
CrowdStrike reveals channel size, looks to raise US$100m

CrowdStrike reveals channel size, looks to raise US$100m

Discloses company details for upcoming IPO.
Michael Novinson May 15 2019, 11:38AM Security
Symantec flags big channel changes

Symantec flags big channel changes

New interim CEO wants the channel to carry Symantec products further.
Michael Novinson May 12 2019, 5:29AM Sales & Marketing

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