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Seagate buys Dot Hill to bolster cloud cred

Seagate hasn't made too many cloud-focused acquisitions

Seagate announced plans to acquire storage software and hardware vendor Dot Hill Systems for $694m, which the company said would help bolster its cloud portfolio of products.

Cisco veteran Jamie Lerner to join Seagate as cloud head

Jamie Lerner, president of cloud systems and solutions, Seagate

Computer storage maker Seagate announced Monday that the company has hired ex-Cisco executive Jamie Lerner as president of cloud systems and solutions. Lerner, who most recently served as senior vice president and general manager of cloud and systems management technology group at Cisco, will help lead the company’s charge as it seeks to disrupt the cloud market with new storage technologies.