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Feud between Autonomy and HP steps up

Statements made by HP president and chief executive officer Meg Whitman (right) are at the heart of the feud between Autonomy and its parent

A feud between management at HP and Autonomy over HP’s botched acquisition of the big data software firm came to a head again this week, with Autonomy founder Mike Lynch (who has now left the company) penning an open letter to HP shareholders accusing the enterprise IT incumbent and parent company of smearing Autonomy and misleading investors.

CipherCloud acquires data-security firm CloudUp Networks

CipherCloud has acquired CloudUp Networks for an undisclosed sum

Cloud encryption company CipherCloud has acquired data loss prevention and data sorting company CloudUp Networks for an undisclosed sum, it announced Monday. The company said the technology will help broaden its product’s features to include better tokenisation and visibility.

CSC acquires cloud startup ServiceMesh to bolster enterprise offerings

CSC says its acquisition of ServiceMesh will allow it to broaden its appeal to enterprises moving to the cloud

US-based Computer Sciences Corporation announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ServiceMesh, a startup providing enterprise cloud management services, for an undisclosed sum.

Oracle acquires Compendium in cloud marketing play

Oracle says the Compendium acquisition will bolster cloud assets acquired via Eloqua, strengthening the company's position among CMOs

Oracle announced Thursday that it has acquired Compendium, a cloud-based marketing platform. But the software and hardware behemoth is likely to face tough competition from partners like Microsoft and Salesforce as it pushes further into the online marketing sector.

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