Dell is preparing to sell around $10 billion in non-core assets, including software and services, in order to buy EMC, reports Reuters. Possible assets on the auction block are Quest Software, AppAssure, Perot Systems, and security acquisition SonicWall.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is adding HP and Verizon Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service, essentially doubling its Asia-Pacific footprint to 12 locations from five cloud providers, including Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
Puerto Rico-based Optivon deployed Metaswitch’s fully virtualized Business Communications, allowing Optivon to deliver hosted PBX, unified communications, contact center, and SIP trunking services from software running on commodity servers in its cloud data center.
Oracle hosted the HackerX event at the former Datalogix headquarters in Westminster, Colorado, where local engineers could learn how Oracle is helping create the so-called data-as-a-service category. Datalogix was acquired by Oracle in early 2015.
Oracle also introduced its Exadata Database Machine X5-8, which integrates hardware and software for high performance database deployments.
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