Friday, December 15, 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...