Vertical Industries

Cisco bets USD 660M on silicon-photonics firm Luxtera

Cisco says the USD 660 million it's paying for optical semiconductor company Luxtera will address the need for speed in data centers and webscale networks.

Why did HCL buy USD 1.8B worth of legacy products from IBM?

As the ink dries on the largest acquisition made by HCL Technologies, the service provider must now move to monetise a legacy IBM portfolio.

Fujitsu signs distribution agreement with Tech Data

Tech Data will become a Fujitsu distribution partner in India, supplying the entire Fujitsu portfolio of IT products and solutions across the country.  

Lenovo’s intelligent transformation catapults PC market share: Ken Wong

Tech as a service model, Project Velocity for channels are adding to the PC momentum, says Ken Wong, President, PCSD, APAC and SVP, Lenovo Group.

Accenture just made seven acquisitions in 12 days

Accenture has acquired seven specialist technology and digital providers within the space of 12 days, completing a global buying blitz ahead of 2019.

GE rolls out its industrial IoT platlform Predix out into separate company

Spinning the company’s Predix IIoT platform into its own company pulls GE's approach to the technology back into line with the competition.

Dell EMC gears up channel partners with ‘India Partner Summit’ in Lisbon

Over 80 premier channel partner CXOs attendees gathered for the first-ever India Partner Council and India Partner Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres to build its largest facility in Singapore

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) announced on 10 December plans to begin construction at STT Loyang, their largest data centre facility in Singapore to date, and the group’s seventh facility locally.

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.

Accenture's acquisition of PrimeQ: A powerhouse built around cloud tech

The USD 31 million acquisition of PrimeQ by Accenture aims to go much deeper than a conventional coming together of companies.

Palo Alto Networks and Google expand cybersecurity partnership

Google and Palo Alto Networks have expanded their cybersecurity partnership in order to scale the latter’s cloud services.

Avaya ramps up service provision with expanded Edge Partner Program

The US-headquartered company has launched a communications platform-as-a-service which will feature a number of APIs for partners to provide to end-users.