Extreme Networks names Frank Yoshino as VP of treasury, investor relations; Worldwide server shipments rose 1%, says Gartner

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> Extreme Networks has appointed Frank Yoshino as its vice president of treasury and investor relations. Release

> Worldwide server shipments grew 1 percent in the third quarter of 2014 while revenues rose 1.7 percent, according to a new Gartner report. Release

> CyrusOne is sponsoring the Evanta CIO Executive Summit, which targets CIOs from the transportation, healthcare, food and beverage industries, in Chicago on Dec. 3. Release

> Google is dedicating $1 million to help New York City's library systems supply high-speed connections to residents in all five of the city's boroughs. Article

Cable News
> In an open letter to Reed Hastings dated Tuesday, Dec. 2, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai questioned the Netflix CEO about published reports suggesting that the SVOD company is undermining efforts to develop standards for streaming video. Article

Online Video News
> AOL will spend $50 million to purchase online video management company Vidible. Article

Wireless News
> nTelos Wireless said it is selling off spectrum and its retail business in markets in eastern Virginia to focus on markets in western Virginia and West Virginia where it has a stronger retail presence and benefits from a network deal with Sprint. Article

> Sprint decided to go after Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility and not T-Mobile US with its new half-off billing price promotion because Sprint has seen a positive response in attracting Verizon and AT&T customers with its existing shared data plans, according to Sprint CFO Joe Euteneuer. Article

And finally… @Green House Data: Organizations say cloud simplifies device management. Article

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