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CIOs look to the cloud for seamless M&A

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For senior CIOs, knowing how to respond to an M&A and divesture situation is key, as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are a critical component of business strategy.

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.

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.

VMware punts Zimbra to Telligent in latest divestment

Zimbra is the latest in a series of VMware divestments aimed at refocusing the company on its core virtualisation business

Server virtualisation pioneer VMware on Monday announced that it will sell Zimbra, an email messaging and collaboration service provider, to Telligent, an enterprise social software company.

Google buys Quickoffice, Meebo

Web giant Google is on the acquisition trail, having this week forked out for social engagement platform Meebo and mobile office suite Quickoffice.

Interoute builds on cloud services with Quantix acquisition

European backbone network operator Interoute has strengthened its offering in the cloud services space with the acquisition of UK-based Quantix. The purchase adds managed application services to Interoute’s unified computing and managed hosting portfolio, allowing the firm to manage international customers’ database applications, including Oracle and SQL, as a cloud based service.

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