Cisco Snaps Up Singularity Networks to Bolster Network Automation Unit The company uses agents to find data in virtual machines (VMs), routers, firewalls, and switches in an organization's data center and clouds. It will become part of Cisco’s Crosswork Network Automation portfolio.
Microsoft Snaps Up Another Open Source Startup: Citus Data Citus Data offers an extension that transforms open source management system PostgreSQL into a distributed database.
Investors Question Broadcom’s Sanity Following CA Technologies Purchase EMA Senior Analyst Shamus McGillicuddy says this deal has less to do with Broadcom's technology strategy and everything to do with money.
Broadcom Buys CA Technologies for $18.9 Billion Following the tumultuous purchase of Brocade (that reportedly led to the layoffs of 1,100 employees) and the blocked purchase of Qualcomm — Broadcom seeks to diversify its portfolio with the purchase of the monitoring software company.
Sprint Shuffles Top Management Ahead of T-Mobile Acquisition CEO Marcelo Claure will become executive chairman of Sprint. He expects to spend a lot of time in Washington, D.C., getting regulators to approve the T-Mobile merger.
GI Partners Buy Failed Ericsson Data Center Ericsson’s only North American data center was another example of its financial woes.
Cisco to Buy Cmpute.io, Acquiring Yet Another Cloud Cost Comparison Tool CloudCenter also compares costs of running applications in public and private clouds.
McAfee Buys Cloud Access Security Broker Skyhigh Gartner predicts that 85 percent of enterprises will use a CASB by 2020.
Cisco's 2017 Buying Spree: From AppDynamics to Viptela, and More The company has spent at least $6.6B on software-centric companies.
Broadcom Makes Unsolicited $100B-Plus Bid For Qualcomm If accepted, it would create a WiFi, automotive, and location chip powerhouse.
Cisco’s $1.9B BroadSoft Purchase Gives it a Telecom Cloud Services Edge Cisco's latest acquisition follows its Perspica purchase announced last week.
Rackspace Acquires TriCore Solutions, Names Eazor as CEO Its new CEO comes from EarthLink, where he led the company's acquisition by Windstream.
HPE to Acquire Hyperconverged Player SimpliVity for $650M Not quite the price that was rumored.
Samsung Moves Into the Cloud With Joyent Acquisition Samsung enters the cloud market with latest acquisition.
Cavium Snaps Up QLogic in $1.36B Deal $45 million in synergies is expected from the deal.
Why Didn't Ericsson & Cisco Just Merge? Prediction: Eventually, they will.