Shares of Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) ended Friday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.43 points or 0.49% at $88.93 with 1,703,144 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $87.70, the shares hit an intraday low of $86.99 and an intraday high of $89.06 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $17.78 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 200.00 million shares.
On Sept. 7, 2016 Information Services Group (ISG) (III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, announced that it has been named a Workday Advisory Services Partner. Workday (WDAY) is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
The partnership gives ISG deeper knowledge of Workday’s core applications – Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) – so it can provide more valuable insights to clients considering these products. Workday Financial Management and Workday HCM support a complete range of financial and people-based processes that provide clients with real-time operational visibility along with the speed and agility to adapt to business growth and change.
ISG’s independent advisory services help clients establish their digital transformation strategy and financial business case, then select the best partners to achieve their strategic goals. The firm has alliances with a number of leading technology providers to gain a broader understanding of market offerings and enhance the independent advice it provides to clients. Beyond choosing the best partners, ISG helps clients successfully adopt new technology through process re-design, change management and service integration.
“We are delighted to be named a Workday Advisory Services Partner,” said Todd Lavieri, president of ISG Americas, Australia, and New Zealand. “We’re seeing a clear market shift toward cloud-based finance and HR applications, and increased interest from our clients in these products. Our partnership with Workday will allow us to provide more valuable insights to our clients as we guide them on their digital transformation journeys.”
Shares of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.16 points or -1.81% at $8.94 with 14,213,268 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $9.02, the shares hit an intraday low of $8.91 and an intraday high of $9.08 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3.52 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 400.87 million shares.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) on Sep 13, 2016 announced the Brocade® SLX™ 9850, a next-generation data center routing solution designed to support the exponential growth in network traffic and deliver the advanced functionality that organizations require as they accelerate their digital transformation. The extensible SLX 9850 provides industry-leading density, scale and performance for 10/40/100GbE data center use cases.
Leveraging a unique combination of hardware and software innovations, the SLX 9850 router includes the embedded Brocade SLX Insight Architecture™ that delivers pervasive network visibility for unparalleled insight to meet increasingly stringent service levels. The SLX 9850 also takes advantage of Brocade Workflow Composer™ to provide server-based, DevOps-style network automation that integrates across IT domains for end-to-end workflow automation.
Gartner forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2021, video will account for about 70 percent of mobile data traffic. With cloud services, video streaming, Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile connectivity growing at exponential rates, organizations must ensure that the infrastructure they deploy can support dramatic future traffic growth. At the same time, as network operational complexity continues to grow, improved visibility and automation are becoming essential to achieving business agility.
“Customers tell us that they need networking solutions that not only address their immediate requirements, but that will sustain the next several generations of port speeds and densities, while delivering advanced capabilities to help deeply analyze network traffic as well as automate network operations,” said Jason Nolet, senior vice president, Switching, Routing and Analytics Products Group, Brocade. “The Brocade SLX 9850 routing solution was designed to address these needs with an innovative, extensible architecture providing organizations with maximum platform longevity, combined with advancements to deliver unparalleled network visibility and automation.”