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How Dell's acquisition of EMC affects VMware EUC, Citrix

Tue, Oct 13, 2015 - 12:00pm

by Ramin Edmond

Dell made the biggest bet the IT industry has ever seen this week with the acquisition of EMC and VMware, and while it's a risky move, it is one that gives the legacy IT vendor a massive presence in the mobile market.

Dell bought EMC for $67 billion in the largest tech acquisition ever, and VMware is part of this deal as EMC owns it.

VMware will remain its own publicly-held company, independent from...

Three-Peat: University of North Texas wins IANA's fifth annual Student Competition

The student team fielded by the University of North Texas (UNT) won the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) fifth Intermodal EXPO Academic Challenge, earning the university its third consecutive victory. The competition is an integral part of IANA's Scholarship Award Program, allowing students the opportunity to apply classroom learning to real-world intermodal issues.

"Our annual student competition, held during the Intermodal EXPO, is a wonderful opportunity for industry executives to observe the next generation of intermodal transportation leaders as they display their insight and knowledge," said Joni...

Top Management Degrees publishes 2016 Top 50 Best Online MBA Super Ranking

Online business education and career guide Top Management Degrees has published a meta-ranking of the 50 best online MBA programs.

The 2016 Online MBA Super Ranking brings together the most respected MBA rankings from US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Financial Times, and Quacquarelli Symonds, while also taking into consideration each program's estimated cost and the average early career salary of graduates. MBA programs making the list offer the highest quality and reputation with the highest return on investment.

The ranking lists Indiana University Bloomington's Kelley School of Business as #1,...

Oshkosh Corporation announces retirement of CEO; UNT alumnus named as successor

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, today announced a planned succession of the Company’s senior executive leadership.

Charles L. (Charlie) Szews, chief executive officer (CEO), has decided to retire, effective December 31, 2015. Consistent with the Company’s long-range succession plan, the Oshkosh Corporation Board of Directors elected Wilson R. Jones as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Jones has been with the Company since 2005 and is currently Oshkosh Corporation president and chief operating officer (COO).

Mr. Szews, who has...

McNatts give University of North Texas $2.61 million

By Holly Haber

Jim and Linda McNatt of Corinth have given $2.61 million in grants to the University of North Texas to support academic and athletic initiatives.

The gifts include $1.36 million to establish endowments for logistics research, autism studies and the Kuehne Speaker Series and to fund grants to National Merit Scholars. The other $1.25 million will be used to enhance Mean Green Athletics.

Some of the grants are eligible for matching funds from Texas, which could augment the donations by $790,000, according to university officials.