Monday, August 21, 2017

Rackspace extends Azure Fanatical Support footprint to Europe

Rackspace has announced the unlimited availability launch of its Fanatical Support services for Microsoft Azure customers in the UK, Benelux and DACH regions, as...

New HP Tech Venture Group may lead to HPE overlap

HP has announced the launch of HP Tech Ventures, the new corporate venture arm of the business, which will invest in IoT and artificial...

Microsoft commits to $26bn LinkedIn purchase in social media play

Microsoft has made a play to enter the social market after announcing it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2...

Benefits of cloud communications in a crisis situation

Nick Hawkins, Managing Director EMEA of Everbridge, discusses how in crisis situations organisations can use cloud-based platforms to communicate with employees anywhere in the...

Symantec acquires Blue Coat for $4.65 billion

Symantec has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire cloud security specialists Blue Coat for $4.65 billion. Blue coat is generally accepted...

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,...

Ford invests $180m in Pivotal to bolster software capabilities

US automotive giant Ford has invested $182.2m in cloud software company Pivotal, in a continued effort to diversify its business offerings. The company has stated...

Red Hat boosts API management biz with 3scale acquisition

Red Hat has confirmed it has entered into a definitive agreement to 3scale, a provider of API management technology, reports Telecoms.com. The two companies have...

Oracle and Fujitsu partner up to tackle Japanese market

Oracle and Fujitsu have announced a partnership to deliver Oracle cloud application and platform services to Japanese customers, reports Telecoms.com. As part of the agreement,...

Oracle sets sights on IaaS market as it reports 49% cloud...

Oracle has reported its 2016 Q4 results stating growth over the period declined 1% to $10.6 billion, though its cloud business grew 49% to...