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.

IBM to acquire Red Hat in USD 34bn blockbuster deal

IBM has unveiled plans to acquire Red Hat in a blockbuster US$34 billion deal designed to bolster the tech giant's hybrid cloud capabilities.

What the Cloudera Hortonworks mega merger means for the big data industry

Former rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks announced that they are merging this week, bringing together two once red-hot, heavily VC-backed unicorns that have both struggled to effectively monetise their open source-backed solutions.

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Western Digital launches new partner program for enterprise channel

The merged entity of WD, Hitachi Global Storage Technology and SanDisk opens new products and business avenues for channels, says Vivek Tyagi, Director Sales, Western Digital India.

Tech Mahindra, Intel partner to set up 5G CoE in Bengaluru

The CoE is targeted to help Communication Service Providers (CoSPs) optimize their Capital Expenditure (CapEx) on 5G migrations and rollout and accelerate new revenue-generating services that will lead the transformation journey.  

Telco compute and storage infrastructure market to reach USD 16.3bn

The market for compute and storage infrastructure for telecommunications providers will reach US$16.3 billion in 2022 as a result of a steady 6.2 per cent annual growth, according to recent data released by IDC.