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j2 Global Acquires Four Cloud Backup Companies in 3Q15
LiveVault, Online Backup Vault, DSA Technologies in USA, Comtech in Norway
2015.10.12 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Dell-EMC Deal Doesn’t Make Sense, said Fortune
How and why Dell would buy EMC, by WSJ
2015.10.09 | In Brief
EMC in Merger Talks to Be Acquired by Dell
Deal could be valued at $50 billion
2015.10.08 | In Brief
In Software for Cold Storage, Storiant for Sale

2015.10.08 | Press Release
Skyworks to Acquire PMC-Sierra For $2 Billion in Cash
In storage controllers (Adaptec) amonth other activities
2015.10.07 | Press Release
Micron Acquires Stealthy Start-Up Tidal Systems
In SSD controllers
2015.10.07 | In Brief
Seagate Confirms Acquisition of Public Company Dot Hill for $696 million
Continuing to invest into storage subsystems
2015.10.07 | Press Release
IBM to Acquire Cleversafe in Object Storage – Rather Than Scality
US start-up got more than $100 million in financial funding
2015.10.06 | Press Release
EMC (DSSD) Discreetly Acquired Graphite Systems
Stealthy start-up in flash array using NVMe
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2015.10.05 | News
Mellanox Acquiring EZchip for $811 Million …
In high-performance processing solution for carrier and data center networks
2015.10.02 | Press Release
… And Updates Guidance for 3FQ15
Revenue from $165-$170 million to $169-$171 million
2015.10.02 | Press Release
Barracuda Networks Buys Intronis
Privately-held company providing data protection solutions to MSPs
2015.09.30 | Press Release
Avnet to Acquire Orchestra Service
German IT distributor of storage solutions and services around EMC
2015.09.30 | Press Release
Carbonite Acquires Patents and IP From Partner Rebit
On backup and recovery software
2015.09.28 | Press Release
Cristie Acquires SMARTtsm from Danish Front-safe
Software that automates recoveries of machines backed up with TSM, now Spectrum Protect
2015.09.25 | Press Release
Blancco Technology Group Acquires Tabernus for $12 Million
In data erasure software and hardware used to remove data from HDDs
2015.09.24 | Press Release
Recall Acquires Arche Company
Secure records management provider based in Paris, France
2015.09.18 | Press Release
UK Redstor Acquires Attix5
Following ten years relationships between two companies
2015.09.15 | Press Release
Vinci Energies Acquires French APX Intégration
€130 million integrator partnering with DataCore, EMC, NetApp, Quantum, Veeam, etc.
2015.09.08 | Press Release
Speculation of SanDisk Being Acquired
By Seagate or Western Digital
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2015.09.01 | News
EMC to Be Acquired by VMWare?
Board takes serious look at that.
2015.08.27 | In Brief
DataLocker Acquires BlockMaster
USB security solutions provider
2015.08.24 | Press Release
Seagate to Acquire Dot Hill for $694 Million
Continuing to invest outside HDD core business
2015.08.19 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Sphere 3D Buys RDX Storage Business From Imation for $6 Million
This business, never exploding, now monopol of one company
2015.08.17 | Press Release | [with our comments]
NetJapan Acquires Swiss DR Firm Muntor
Distributor becoming its European HQs
2015.08.14 | Press Release
Second Biggest All-Storage Acquisition in History
Veritas buy The Carlyle Group together with GIC for $8 billion
2015.08.12 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Might GE Buy EMC?
It could solve both GE's growth problems and EMC's ownership problems.
2015.08.07 | In Brief
L Squared Capital Partners Invested $36 Million in SSD Firm Virtium
Family office backed investment firm
2015.08.06 | Press Release
Irish Firm Strencom Acquires Storage Online
Increasing turnover by €2 million over next three years
2015.08.04 | In Brief
Autotask Acquires Soonr in Cloud File Sharing and Collaboration for Business
Start-up born in 2005 that raised $3 million
2015.07.30 | Press Release
Cisco Drops SSD Subsystem Line From Whiptail
Acquired for $415 million in 2013
2015.07.27 | In Brief
China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Wants to Buy Micron for $23 Billion
Potential acquirer is largest state-owned chip design company.
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2015.07.15 | News | [with our comments]
Skyview Capital Acquired EMC’s Syncplicity
Storage giant selling part assets: a rarity
2015.07.13 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Claranet Acquires Two UK Services Providers
BC and DR specialist Techgate and expert in Linux-based technologies LinuxIT
2015.07.13 | Press Release
Symantec in Talks to Sell Veritas Storage Unit to Carlyle Group
For $7 billion to $8 billion
2015.07.09 | In Brief
iomart Acquired UK Public Cloud Consultancy SystemsUp
For £12.5 million
2015.06.15 | Press Release
Cisco, EMC or NetApp Seen Eyeing Nimble Acquisition
Says Srini Nandury, analyst for Summit Partners.
2015.06.10 | In Brief
HDS Completes Acquisition of Pentaho
Operating independently and retaining existing brand name
2015.06.05 | Press Release
IBM Acquires Blue Box
Managed private cloud provider built on OpenStack
2015.06.04 | Press Release
Avago to Acquire Broadcom for $37 Billion
After LSI, PLX and Emulex these past years
2015.05.29 | Press Release
Proact to Buy Business Unit Microsoft Datacenter Innovation Services
From VX Company in the Netherlands
2015.05.29 | Press Release
Sony to Acquire Optical Archive
Facebook spinoff in cold storage on Blu-ray disc library
2015.05.28 | Press Release
EMC To Buy Virtustream for $1.2 Billion in Cash
Privately-held cloud software and services company
2015.05.27 | Press Release
Drobo, Subsidiary of Connected Data, Acquired by Unknown Investment Group
Another conjuring trick from Geoff Barrall
2015.05.21 | Press Release
Datacenter Wars: Cisco Prepares to Fire by Acquiring Nutanix
By Jared Rinderer, senior research analyst, Equity Capital Research Group
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2015.05.15 | News
Silicon Motion Acquiring China’s Shannon Systems for $57 Million
In enterprise PCIe SSD and array solutions
2015.04.29 | Press Release
Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Riverbed Beccoming Private
Deal valued at $3.5 billion
2015.04.27 | Press Release
CloudLink Acquired by EMC
Canadian company in end-to-end data encryption for hybrid cloud
2015.04.21 | Press Release
Symantec Exploring Sale of Veritas Business
NetApp, EMC and several private equity firms approached
2015.04.15 | In Brief
Nine Acquisitions by j2 Global in 1Q15
Including cloud backup firms SugarSync and Dobson (USA), Omnis and Opin (Iceland), iDrift (Norway) and BackupSystems (Denmark)
2015.04.13 | Press Release