IT major events

This timeline show all major events in the IT ecosystem I think they are worth to mention :

  • Announcement of Merger or Acquisitions intention,
  • Partnership announcement,
  • Influential people moving, stepping down, etc …

 

2017-07-27

Amongst other things, Hive-IO propose his own VDI solution (tagged as DaaS) and a Hadoop-as-a-Service offering.

2017-07-11

Kirill Tatarinov steps down as Citrix’s CEO and the former CFO is now in charge. That follow Mark Templeton’s retirement two years earlier.

2017-05-02

Cisco aims to step up his game on the SD-Wan market with one of the most brilliant startup in this space.

2017-04-10

Deis is a company developing solutions for Kubernetes container management. Their flagship product is “Helm – The package manager for Kubernetes”.

2017-01-25

AppDynamics is a leader on the Application Performance Monitoring space (APM). The transaction cost Cisco 3.7 billions USD.

2014-01-22

This major acquisition marks VMware’s entrance to the EMM Market (Enterprise Mobility Management), and will slowly but deeply reshape the company’s EUC strategy.

Two years earlier, Citrix was acquiring Zenprise.

2013-06-02

Up to 18 cores,
Cluster on Die (CoD),
DDR4.

2008-11-17

Up to 8 cores,
QPI,
HT reintroduced,
Turbo Boost 1.0,
VT-x, VT-d.

2006-01-01

Intel’s first multi-core CPU architecture, a radical strategy change to keep pace with Moore’s law 🙂

65nm,
up to 4 cores.