Cisco to Layoff up to 20% of its Global Workforce

SAN JOSE, CA [CRN] — Cisco Systems is expected to announce the cuts within the next few weeks, as many early retirement package plans have already been offered to employees, … Continue reading Cisco to Layoff up to 20% of its Global Workforce

Verizon to Buy XO’s Fiber-Optic Network

WASHINGTON—CNBC reports Verizon Communications, the No.1 U.S. wireless service provider, would buy Carl Icahn-owned XO Communications’ fiber-optic network business for about $1.8 billion. Verizon said the deal will include XO’s … Continue reading Verizon to Buy XO’s Fiber-Optic Network

H.O.P.E. Project DMV Students Capture 2015 President’s Award

ALISHIA PRIDGEN | President’s Award Here is Alishia’s story I was born and raised in Riggs Park in Northeast Washington, D.C. I graduated from McKinley Tech High School in 2007. I am … Continue reading H.O.P.E. Project DMV Students Capture 2015 President’s Award

Former HUD and Education Department CIO receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Industry Icons and Community Volunteers honored by local BDPA Chapters WASHINGTON — During an annual community and technology awards ceremony, Jerry Williams (left)  receives an industry Lifetime Achievement Award from … Continue reading Former HUD and Education Department CIO receives Lifetime Achievement Award