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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.

Why Salesforce is open sourcing the AI technology behind Einstein

Salesforce is open sourcing the machine learning technology behind its Einstein AI platform.

Partners primed as Google Cloud unveils conveyer belt of enterprise customers

Google Cloud has rolled out a conveyor belt of customers leveraging new and emerging technologies as part of widespread plans to crack the enterprise.

Accenture acquires Real Time Analytics Platform; expands touchless testing platform with AI

Accenture has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform (www.rtap.io). The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform.

AT&T snaps up AlienVault in SMB security push

AT&T has unveiled plans to acquire AlienVault in a bid to expand the tech giant’s enterprise-grade security portfolio into SMBs.