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Why it might have been time for new leadership at SAP – TechCrunch

Why it might have been time for new leadership at SAP – TechCrunch

SAP CEO Bill McDermott announced he was stepping down last night after a decade at the helm in an announcement that shocked many. It’s always tough to measure the performance of an enterprise leader when he or she leaves. Some people look at stock price over their tenure. Some at culture. Some at the acquisitions […]

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott today announced that he wouldn’t seek to renew his contract for the next year and step down immediately after nine years at the helm of the German enterprise giant. Shortly after the announcement, I talked to McDermott, as well as SAP’s new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein. During the call, […]

Bill McDermott steps down as SAP’s CEO – TechCrunch

Bill McDermott steps down as SAP’s CEO – TechCrunch

SAP today announced that Bill McDermott, its CEO for the last nine years, is stepping down immediately. The company says he decided not to renew his contract. SAP Executive Board members Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein have been appointed co-CEOs. McDermott, who started his business career as a deli owner in Amityville, Long Island and […]

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Sophos said it is fixing a vulnerability in its Cyberoam firewall appliances, which a security researcher says can allow an attacker to gain access to a company’s internal network without needing a password. The vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely gain “root” permissions on a vulnerable device, giving them the highest level of access, by […]

Xage now supports hierarchical blockchains for complex implementations – TechCrunch

Xage now supports hierarchical blockchains for complex implementations – TechCrunch

Xage is working with utilities, energy companies and manufacturers to secure their massive systems, and today it announced some significant updates to deal with the scale and complexity of these customers’ requirements including a new hierarchical blockchain. Xage enables customers to set security policy, then enforce that policy on the blockchain. Company CEO Duncan Greatwood […]

Okta wants to make every user a security ally – TechCrunch

Okta wants to make every user a security ally – TechCrunch

End users tend to get a bad rap in the security business because they are often the weakest security link. They fall for phishing schemes, use weak passwords and often unknowingly are the conduit for malicious actors getting into your company’s systems. Okta wants to change that by giving end users information about suspicious activity […]

Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates – TechCrunch

Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates – TechCrunch

Suse, the newly independent open-source company behind the eponymous Linux distribution and an increasingly large set of managed enterprise services, today announced a bit of a new strategy as it looks to stay on top of the changing trends in the enterprise developer space. Over the course of the last few years, Suse put a […]

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, delivering the keynote at the Microsoft Government Leaders Summit in Washington, DC today, had a message for attendees to maintain user trust in their tools technologies above all else. He said it is essential to earn user trust, regardless of your business. “Now, of course, the power law here is all […]

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