Business Cloud News

Shareholders question value in Dell/EMC deal

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The prospect of a potential shareholder revolt has changed the terms of the EMC takeover by Dell.

Getronics buys Colt’s Managed Cloud business

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IT services provider The Getronics Group has bought Colt’s Managed Cloud business to add it to a portfolio that includes Getronics, GWA and Connectis.

Funding of Dell EMC acquisition could scupper deal – report

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Dell’s $67 billion merger with storage giant EMC could raise a tax challenge that would make their integration unfeasible, according to a re/code report.

Western Digital buys SanDisk for $19 billion for its cloud driving flash

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Hard disk vendor Western Digital is to buy chip maker SanDisk for around $19 billion as the consolidation of the chip-making industry continues.

Tierpoint buys Windstream’s data centre business for $575 Million

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Cloud service provider TierPoint has entered into a definitive agreement with comms vendor Windstream to buy its data centre business for a pure cash transaction of $575 million.

RedHat to buy DevOps specialist Ansible

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Open source vendor RedHat has announcement an agreement to buy DevOps specialist Ansible, which creates agentless automation systems designed to simplify the automation of pure and across hybrid cloud environments.

Dells finds $67 billion to acquire EMC and create cloud giant

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As extensively leaked PC and server outfit Dell announced it will be acquiring storage giant EMC for $67 billion to create a leading player in the data centre and cloud industries.

Digital Realty completes acquisition of colocation rival Telx for $1.9 billion


Global data centre operator Digital Realty has completed the acquisition of colocation provider Telx in a deal valued at $1.886 billion. Telx will now operate as Digital Realty’s colocation and connectivity line of business.

LogMeIn acquires LastPass for $125 million to create remote access giant

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Remote working SaaS company LogMeIn will acquire password management service provider LastPass for $125 million to bolster its position in identity and access management.

Dell said to be considering EMC acquisition

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Computing giant Dell is in advanced talks to buy storage company EMC according to a WSJ report, citing the inevitable people familiar with the matter.