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NTT Data to acquire Dell Services for $3.06 billion

NTT Data

Japan’s NTT Data is to acquire Dell’s IT Services business for $3.06 billion, in an effort to bolster its footprint in the North American region.

Box announces Streem acquisition

Box chief executive officer and founder Aaron Levie

Cloud storage and collaboration solutions provider Box has announced that it is to acquire startup Streem, which has developed a solution for streaming cloud content to user desktops that, Box said, enables the cloud to function as “an unlimited drive”.

Cloudera picks up security specialist Gazzang

Digital Security

Hadoop developer Cloudera on Monday announced the strengthening of its security offerings with the acquisition of Gazzang, a big data security specialist. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but Cloudera said the addition will immediately deliver enterprise-grade data encryption and key management, addressing the challenges associated with securing and processing sensitive and legally protected data within the Hadoop ecosystem.

France’s Nerim acquires Boost to strengthen cloud offerings

Nerim has acquired Boost, a software as a service and hosting provider, for an undisclosed amount

French business ISP Nerim has announced the acquisition of Boost, a software as a service (SaaS) provider and hosting company based in France.

HP kills mobile devices, buys Autonomy

Software and PC giant HP has unexpectedly killed off its poorly performing webOS mobile devices and announced its exit from the hardware space altogether. Instead the firm will focus on software and services with an eye on cloud computing through the $10bn acquisition of Autonomy.

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