Business Cloud News

SingleHop buys Datagram to bolster enterprise private cloud strategy

SingleHop has acquired Datagram to strengthen its private cloud strategy

Hosting and cloud service provider SingleHop has acquired infrastructure specialist Datagram this week, a move the company says will allow it to expand more quickly into the US hosted private cloud market.

CloudBees buys ClinkerHQ to strengthen Jenkins cloud

CloudBees has acquired ClinkerHQ to strengthen its Jenkins-based cloud service

Belgium-based CloudBees has acqui-hired ClinkerHQ, a continuous delivery and open source software development specialist based in Spain.

WordPress whiz Pantheon buys NodeSquirrel in cloud backup play

Pantheon has acquired NodeSquirrel, a cloud backup tech specialist

Pantheon, a large website managemet platform for Drupal and Wordpress-based sites has acquired NodeSquirrel, a hosting provider specialising in open source cloud-based data backup technology.

Equinix: Telecity acquisition is better alternative to Telecity, Interxion merger

Equinix said its acquisition of TelecityGroup would be better for shareholders than a Telecity-Interxion merger

Equinix confirmed it is currently in discussions which could lead to its acquisition of UK datacentre specialist TelecityGroup, a move it said would significantly enhance its standing in the region.

Accenture buys Salesforce specialist Tquila UK

Accenture has acquired Tquila, a Salesforce specialist

Accenture has acquired Tquila UK, a Salesforce specialist and consulting outfit, in a bid to strengthen its ability to deliver software-as-a-service technologies and services to its customers.

Equinix makes £2.3bn bid for Telecity Group

Equinix has made a £2.3bn bid for Telecity Group

Telecity Group said it has been approached by Equinix about a possible acquisition that could see it shell out close to £2.3bn in a cash-and-shares deal for the UK datacentre incumbent.

IBM closes Phytel acquisition as healthcare partnerships continue

IBM has closed its acquisition of Phytel

IBM announced this week it has closed the acquisition of Phytel, which provides cloud-based software that helps healthcare providers and care teams coordinate activities across medical facilities by automating certain aspects of patient care.

Rumour has it Salesforce is looking to sell itself

Rumour has it Salesforce is entertaining acquisition offers

Cloud heavyweight Salesforce may be working with financial advisors and fielding acquisition inquiries, according to Bloomberg. The biz paper added that there is no certainty any deal will materialise.

CenturyLink acquires Orchestrate to strengthen DBaaS offering

CenturyLink has acquired Orchestrate to strengthen its database-as-a-service proposition

CenturyLink has acquired Orchestrate, a database-as-a-service provider specialising in delivering fully managed, high performance, fault tolerant NoSQL database technologies.

Telstra, Pacnet finalise acquisition deal

Telstra is buying Pacnet to bolster its presence in the Asia Pacific cloud and managed services market

Telstra’s acquisition of Pacnet has now come to fruition, with the Australian telco today announcing it has completed the purchase of the cloud, managed services and datacentre provider. As reported by in December, the valuation of the deal came in at $697m.