Open source

Sysdig appoints Sunil Sapra as MD for SE Asia and India

Sysdig expands to Asia with Sunil Sapra leading the cloud-native intelligence company’s operations in SEA and India.

Commvault names Sanjay Mirchandani as new CEO

Mirchandani, previously the CEO of Puppet, an Oregon-based IT automation company, replaces retiring President and CEO Bob Hammer.

Cisco to acquire Singularity Networks

​Cisco is seeking to acquire network infrastructure analytics company Singularity Networks.

Tech Mahindra, Alfresco extend global partnership to deliver ML solutions for customers

Tech Mahindra’s new solutions built on the Alfresco Platform advances the enterprise customer’s journey towards digital transformation.

Cloudera CEO outlines the new Cloudera Data Platform

As expected, the newly merged Cloudera and Hortonworks will operate under the Cloudera brand, and is aiming to start moving customers to a new, unified Cloudera Data Platform, while also committing to hybrid and multi-cloud deployments and remaining '100 percent open source'.

Red Hat sets date for stockholders to vote on the merger with IBM

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has set a special meeting on 16 January for stockholders to consider and vote on IBM's proposed acquisition of Red Hat.

Complexity will kill some of our partners and customers: Cisco channel chief

Cisco’s new channel boss has issued a stark warning to partners who fail to transform as the vendor pushes ahead with its transition from hardware to software.

Cisco partners using open source gain 10 percent sales advantage over rivals

Cisco channel partners deploying open source software on top of network delivery are seeing higher sales than those who don’t, the vendor has revealed.

Top deals of 2018: IT giants place big bets on cloud services

Major global IT players like Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce and Google have spent billions of dollars this year to expand in the cloud services industry. 

5 big buys of the Big Blue

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat in a blockbuster 34 bn deal designed to bolster the tech giant’s hybrid cloud capabilities. 

With Red Hat, can Big Blue catch up in the cloud?

IBM’s $34 billion-dollar gamble on Red Hat could be the game changer that reverses the tech giant's ailing cloud computing business.

Why IBM acquiring Red Hat is a game-changer for the cloud market

News broke on Sunday that IBM is acquiring the enterprise Linux business Red Hat for a whopping $33.4 billion.