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Jul 17 2017   6:23AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (7/10 – 7/17)

Michael Tidmarsh Michael Tidmarsh Profile: Michael Tidmarsh

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Azure
Citrix
IBM
Skype
Symantec

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Are you surprised by Citrix’s latest CEO change? Find out why the move was made in this week’s roundup.

1. Tatarinov out as Citrix CEO in surprise shake-up – Ramin Edmond (SearchVirtualDesktop)

Citrix has named its fourth CEO in less than two years, appointing its CFO to replace Kirill Tatarinov. The move has analysts and IT pros questioning the company’s motivation.

2. Symantec certificate authority business reportedly for sale – Peter Loshin (SearchSecurity)

As Google and Mozilla prepare plans to reduce trust for Symantec’s certificate authority, the antivirus vendor is reported to be seeking a buyer for its web certificate business.

3. Microsoft partnerships boost Skype for Business capabilities – Katherine Finnell (SearchUnifiedCommunications)

Microsoft partnerships highlighted new products and services at its Inspire conference. Several partner companies had a keen focus on improving Skype for Business integrations.

4. IBM to debut z Systems mainframe with beefed-up security – Ed Scannell (SearchDataCenter)

IBM is poised to leap forward in cybersecurity with a refreshed z Systems mainframe built to handle pervasive encryption.

5. Azure SQL Data Warehouse turns up the heat, expands processing power – Jack Vaughan (SearchSQLServer)

Spirited competition is under way among cloud providers as they enhance large-scale relational data warehouses in the cloud. An Azure SQL Data Warehouse update by Microsoft is the latest example.

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