For the best internship experience at a tech company with an interview of only average difficulty, pick Facebook. The social network tops the 2015 “25 Highest Rated Companies for Internships” rankings from Glassdoor. The newly released report, timed for when college students are thinking about summer internships, puts Facebook in the top spot for the second year running. (Facebook debuted in the number one position last year.) Microsoft, which in 2014 was ranked seventh, dropped to 13th in the 2015 report. But it still maintained an overall rating of 4.3 on a five-point scale where 5 is interns reporting they were “very satisfied.” All … Read More on GeekWire
The software and expanded cloud strategy Cisco is announcing this week is an attempt to leverage the company’s installed hardware base while addressing the software centrism sweeping the industry.
Cisco this week formally launched the Cisco ONE software licensing strategy it hinted at last March, and expanded its cloud offerings by extending the capabilities it came by with the $1.2 billion acquisition of Meraki in 2012. The Cisco ONE software licensing plan seeks to take hundreds of separately priced Cisco, hardware-specific perpetual licenses and offer them as three hardware-independent software suites available via perpetual, subscription-based or enterprise licenses.