May 7, 2020

News

  • Vodafone and Google Cloud Partner on Data Platform

    Vodafone and Google Cloud have today signed a six-year partnership agreement to build a new integrated data platform with the added capability of processing and moving huge volumes of data globally from multiple systems into the cloud. This partnership which is considered a significant expansion of their existing agreement, is expected to drive the use[...]

  • IBM to Acquire Turbonomic for AIOps Capabilities

    IBM has just announced a definitive agreement to acquire Turbonomic, a Boston-based Application Resource Management (ARM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) software provider. As part of IBM’s plan to build the industry’s most comprehensive AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations) capabilities for hybrid cloud, the company has been harnessing AIOps-aligned companies and services such as the recent acquisition[...]

  • Microsoft Acquires Flatcar Creator Kinvolk

    Microsoft Corp. has today announced its acquisition of Kinvolk, a cloud-native company known popularly for creating Flatcar Container Linux, an alternative to CoreOS Container Linux, as well as the Lokomotive and Inspektor Gadget, constituting its suite of eBPF-based tools for debugging and inspecting Kubernetes clusters. The Berlin-based startup was founded in 2015 and focused on[...]

  • Univision Partners with Google for Content Delivery

    American Spanish-language television network Univision, has just announced a new multi-year partnership with Google to enable the delivery of its media and content offerings through Google Cloud infrastructures and platforms. As part of Univision’s digital transformation strategy, Google will help Univision consolidate its multiple digital distribution platforms, modernize its production systems, create a new customer[...]

  • Enreach Acquires Microsoft Cloud Service Firm G2C

    Europe-based unified communications provider Enreach, has just acquired Go2the.cloud (G2C) to strengthen its cloud productivity business in the Netherlands. This addition of G2C further enhances Enreach’s service portfolio to meet the needs of businesses looking for full digital workplace solutions and brings cloud migration expertise to the company. Established in 2016, G2C is known to[...]

  • VMware Launches New Remote Workspace Solution

    VMware has just announced its new remote workspace solution known as the VMware Anywhere Workspace, expected to help companies deliver better and more secure experiences to their remote workforce. The new VMware Anywhere Workspace brings together the capabilities of three of the company’s solutions including the VMware Workspace ONE for unified endpoint management, desktop and[...]

  • Welltel Acquires Capstone Irish and UK Operations

    Irish communications company Welltel, has today announced its acquisition of the Irish and UK operations of Capstone Intelligent Solutions, a provider of cloud contact center services, as well as designs, implements and manages unified communications solutions using voice, video, data, recording, and customer interaction tools. Headquartered in Sandyford, Dublin, Capstone will integrate into the Welltel[...]

  • Dell to Spin-off Ownership of VMware for $12B

    The VMware Special Committee of independent directors and Dell Technologies have signed an agreement in which VMware will be spun-off from Dell Technologies, providing VMware with increased freedom to execute its strategy, a simplified capital structure and governance model and additional strategic, operational and financial flexibility. The terms significantly reflect simplification to the corporate ownership[...]

  • IBM to Acquire Process Automation Firm myInvenio

    IBM has just announced a definitive agreement to acquire myInvenio, a process mining software company based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Although financial details were not disclosed, this acquisition is expected to bolster IBM’s hybrid cloud and AI strategy, providing customers with a more comprehensive suite of AI-powered automation capabilities for business automation - including process[...]

  • Microsoft to Acquire AI and Cloud Firm Nuance for $19.7B

    Microsoft Corp. has just entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nuance Communications, Inc. for $56.00 per share, in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion, inclusive of Nuance’s net debt. Nuance is a provider of conversational AI and cloud-based ambient clinical intelligence solutions for healthcare providers. The company’s products include the Dragon Ambient eXperience,[...]

  • ORBCOMM to be acquired by GI Partners for $1.1B

    Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider ORBCOMM Inc., has just signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by GI Partners in an all-cash transaction that values ORBCOMM at approximately $1.1 billion, including net debt. GI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco, California, with a primary investment focus on Healthcare, IT Infrastructure,[...]

  • Box Partners with KKR on $500 Million Investment

    Content cloud provider Box Inc., has just announced signing an agreement for KKR funds to lead a $500 million investment in the company to drive customers’ digital transformation plans. Box anticipates using substantially all of the proceeds of the KKR-led investment to fund a share repurchase through a “Dutch auction” self-tender of up to $500[...]