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Friday, November 17, 2017

Cisco cracks open wallet for $293m CloudLock acquisition

Cisco has announced its intent to acquire cloud security company CloudLock in a $293 million deal which is expected to close in Q1 2017, writes Telecoms.com. CloudLock specializes in cloud access...

Intel reported to be looking for security exit

Almost six years after purchasing antivirus specialists McAfee, Intel is reported to be in the market to sell off its security arm, according to the FT.com. Intel has yet to make...

Dell sells software business for $2bn to fund EMC deal

Dell has announced Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have agreed to purchase its software business unit as the company moves towards deadline day for the EMC merger, reports Telecoms.com. The deal,...

Samsung acquires containers-cloud company Joyent

Samsung has agreed to buy San Francisco based cloud provider Joyent in an effort to diversify its product offering in declining markets, reports Telecoms.com. Financial for the deal have not been...

Microsoft Announces Bid to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft have announced today that they plan to acquire LinkedIn for a mere $26.2 Billion. The deal is to brokered with cash-only and will value LinkedIn shares at $196 a...

Solarwinds acquires LogicNow to form new MSP business unit

SolarWinds has completed the acquisition of LogicNow, which it plans to merge with the N-able business unit to create SolarWinds MSP. The new company will now serve 18,000 managed service...

Salesforce ventures into e-Commerce with $2.8bn acquisition

Salesforce has taken another step towards the e-Commerce market after announcing it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Demandware for $2.8 billion. Demandware provides a cloud-based e-commerce platform and related...

Intel continues to innovate through Itseez acquisition

Intel has continued its strides into the IoT market through the acquisition of Itseez, a computer vision and machine learning company. Itseez, which was founded by two former Intel employees, specializes...

CIOs look to the cloud for seamless M&A

Sebastian Krause, General Manager for IBM Cloud Europe For senior CIOs, knowing how to respond to an M&A and divesture situation is key, as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are a critical...

Microsoft adds more software capabilities to Azure IoT suite

Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Solair, an Italian IoT software company which currently operates in the manufacturing, retail, food & beverage and transportation industries. Solair software, which runs on the...

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Apple Again References 'MacOS', This Time on Developer Website

Because iOS, watchOS, and tvOS all share a common naming scheme, there’s been some speculation that OS X, the operating system for Macs, could...

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