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VMware, EMC, Microsoft veteran startup Nurego scores $2M

Harel Kodesh, co-founder and chief executive officer of Nurego Inc.

Nurego Inc., a Seattle-based startup focusing on cloud optimisation and led by veterans of Microsoft, VMware, EMC and Amdocs recently secured $2 million in equity financing, according to an SEC filing. The company claims to be working on patent-pending technology that can optimise the cloud stack’s performance for service providers.

Pivotal releases enterprise distribution of Cloud Foundry

Pivotal says multi-cloud support and data services integration will help the company win broad enterprise buy-in

Following announcements made toward the end of spring, Pivotal, a subsidiary of storage giant EMC announced today that it will be rolling out enterprise-focused distributions of its cloud Foundry platform as a service this week. The company says its multi-cloud and data service-centric approach will be the key to winning broad enterprise support.

EMC’s to launch software defined storage platform this month

EMC's ViPR software defined storage platform will be available at the end of September

EMC has said that its long-anticipated ViPR software defined storage platform will be available at the end of the month.

VMware and Pivotal collaborate on hybrid PaaS

VMware and Pivotal say the new hybrid PaaS will be available by Q4 2013

VMware and Pivotal on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership to co-develop a commercially supported hybrid platform as a service offering based on the open source PaaS Cloud Foundry.

RSA president bounces back to EMC for new cloud role

RSA President Tom Heiser

RSA President Tom Heiser is leaving the company to take up a new cloud-focused role at the company’s parent EMC, according to an internal memo sent to RSA employees earlier this week.

IBM and Pivotal to collaborate on CloudFoundry

IBM and Pivotal are teaming up to develop CloudFoundry into a leading platform as a service

IBM and Pivotal, an EMC spin-off announced Thursday that the two companies will collaborate on the development of Cloud Foundry, an open source platform as a service. But some are skeptical of the impact the collaboration may have on IBM’s portfolio and the CloudFoundry platform.

EMC confirms agreement to acquire ScaleIO

EMC will acquire ScaleIO for an undisclosed figure and fold the company into its Flash Product Division

Storage solution provider EMC has confirmed that it will be acquiring Israeli start-up ScaleIO, a converged storage software provider.

EMC to buy Israeli elastic storage start-up ScaleIO for $250 million

ScaleIO will help EMC remain competitive as enterprises move to public clouds

In a move to remain competitive in the storage market, leading storage solutions provider EMC is looking to acquire ScaleIO, an Israeli-based start-up specialising in elastic converged storage technology.