Just turn me loose, let me straddle my old saddle underneath the western skies… It’s roundup time for the remaining stragglers of this week’s news.
Reuters reports that KKR & Co., Thoma Bravo, and Vista Equity Partners Management are scrapping for $4 billion worth of Dell’s assets. Dell could use the funds after announcing in October that it wants to snag EMC for a cool $67 billion, a deal that would include a substantial amount of debt.
According to a report by IDC, third quarter vendor growth in the server market increased 5 percent year-over-year to $13.4 billion. It was the sixth consecutive quarter of revenue growth. HPE captured the largest market share, followed by, in order, Dell, IBM, and Lenovo.
The Linux Foundation is offering an online training course on OpenStack Administration Fundamentals. The online course is a good way to prep for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam from the OpenStack Foundation.
Here’s what else SDxCentral has covered lately:
- F5 Networks Could Be Ripe for the Picking
- Artificial Intelligence Handles Phone Calls for NTT
- Vapor IO Scores First Round of Funding
- Talligent Launches New Version of Cloud Management Software
- ONOS Code Takes Flight in 2015
- Cisco Updates ACI to Support Microsegmentation
- Cellwize Raises $14.5M for Self-Organizing Network Technology
- Telus Deploys vEPC to Offer Internet of Things Services
- Nokia & Telecom Italia Hunt for Silicon Valley Startups
- Edgeline Is HPE’s Answer to Fog Computing & IoT
- HPE Touts Composable Infrastructure With Synergy
- Overture Adds an SDN Controller to Ensemble
- Is the Network Virtualization Sector Headed for a Shakeup?
- HPE & Microsoft Azure Deepen Their Cloud Partnership
- Enter the Octagon: Cisco ACI vs. VMware NSX
- Is OPNFV Forkaphobic?