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Cisco reports 3% growth for Q3 and sets targets on IoT market

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Cisco has reported 3% year-on-year growth for Q3, topping $12 billion for the quarter, with its security business leading the charge, though the team have reconfirmed IOT, software cloud and collaboration markets are priorities for the future.

Baker Tilly deploys Huddle to improve global collaboration

Baker Tilly is deploying Huddle to standardise its collaboration platform globally

Global accountancy and advisory firm Baker Tilly has deployed Huddle’s cloud-based collaboration platform in a bid to improve efficiency and centralise collaboration management for over 150 member firms and 700 offices globally.

Eurostar taps Box for cloud collaboration

Eurostar plans to deploy Box for its 1,600 employees working in and between the UK, France and Belgium

High speed train operator Eurostar said it plans to deploy Box’s cloud-based file storage and collaboration platform across its European operations. The announcement comes just days before Box is set to IPO.

WPP to bolster big data, collaboration efforts in $1.25bn IBM deal

IBM has inked a $1.25bn deal with WPP to help it deploy big data and cloud-based collaboration technologies

Communications and marketing services group WPP is expanding its partnership with IBM, signing a $1.25bn seven-year deal that will see the tech giant help WPP expand its use of big data and cloud-based collaboration services.

IBM Verse sits in the grey area between email and collaboration

IBM Verse uses machine learning to help curate content and learn more about users' networks

IBM has unveiled a cloud-based email service that uses machine learning algorithms to help curate how users interact with messages and content.

Oxfam rolls Box out to central organisation, 17 global affiliates

Oxfam will initially roll the platform out to 2,000 employees

International not for profit Oxfam has rolled out Box for content storage and collaboration to its organisation, which operates in over 90 countries.

Planview buys Projectplace to bolster collaboration offerings

Planview has acquired Projectplace, a pioneer of cloud-based collaboration tools

Software and service firm Planview has acquired Projectplace, a pioneer of cloud-based collaboration and project management tools, for an undisclosed sum. Planview said it plans to keep Projectplace operating as a standalone business unit to complement the firms existing project management portfolio.

Zimbra acquires Mezeo in cloud-based collaboration tie-up

Zimbra is looking to bolster security capabilities of its collaboration and file sharing suite

Zimbra, a cloud messaging and collaboration service provider has acquired Mezeo in a move that will add security and data control features to the company’s offerings.

Pegasystems buys co-browsing and cloud firm Firefly

Pegasystems acquired Profeatable Corp, a startup offering a collaboration and co-browsing platform in a bid to bolster its customer services offerings

US-based software provider Pegasystems said this week that the firm has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Profeatable Corporation, a startup that develops cloud-based collaboration and co-browsing tools, for an undisclosed sum.

Hamburg Airport deploys Box for content management

Hamburg Airport deployed Box across its business in a bid to ease collaboration across business units

Hamburg Airport Group said Monday that the company has deployed cloud-based storage and collaboration platform Box across its organisation. Danny Heyn, IT project manager at Hamburg Airport’s IT service provider AIRSYS GmbH said the move is intended to make it easier for airport staff to collaborate across business units.