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Finally It’s Not Skyworks But Microsemi That Acquires PMC-Sierra …
For $2.5 billion
2015.11.25 | Press Release
… Skyworks Terminates Merger Agreement with PMC-Sierra
Entitled to $88.5 million termination fee
2015.11.25 | Press Release
Microsemi Increased Proposal to Acquire PMC-Sierra to $2.3 Billion
At $12.05 per share in cash and stock
2015.11.19 | Press Release
Micron May Be Most Likely Target For China’s Tsinghua
Chairman Zhao Weiguo in talks with semiconductor company in USA
2015.11.18 | In Brief
Mellanox Reaffirms Offer for EZchip at $25.50 Per Share in Cash
Premium of 16%
2015.11.16 | Press Release
Technicolor Purchases Cinram’s North American DVD and Blu-ray Disc Manufacturing and Distribution Assets
At €35 million to €40 million, to assume contracts with two large US customers
2015.11.13 | Press Release
Micron Ideal Acquisition For Apple
To secure enough DRAM and 3D XPoint
2015.11.12 | In Brief
IBM Completes Acquisition of Cleversafe
Financial terms not disclosed
2015.11.10 | Press Release
TDK to Acquire Hutchinson For $126 Million to $140 Million
Combining HDD heads and suspension assemblies
2015.11.04 | Press Release
Dell Could Sell Storage Assets Following EMC Acquisition
Including AppAssure, Quest Software and SonicWall
2015.11.04 | In Brief
Avnet Completes Acquisition of Orchestra Service
German IT distributor of EMC
2015.11.04 | Press Release
PMC-Sierra Reiterates Commitment to Skyworks Transaction
Estimating latest proposal from Microsemi not superior
2015.11.04 | Press Release
Skyworks and PMC-Sierra Announce Amended and Restated Merger Agreement
In response to Microsemi's proposal to acquire PMC
2015.11.03 | Press Release
PMC-Sierra Into Discussion With Microsemi for Acquisition
But for the moment reiterates commitment to Skyworks offering.
2015.11.02 | Press Release
US Company Flexstar Technology Acquired by South Korean Neosem
Both in SSD testing system
2015.10.30 | Press Release
EZchip Recommends Approval of Merger Proposal With Mellanox
And against election of Raging Capital Master Fund's two nominees to board
2015.10.27 | Press Release
Confirmation: Western Digital to Buy SanDisk, in $19 Billion Deal
JV with Toshiba will provide stable NAND supply.
2015.10.22 | Press Release | [with our comments]
PMC-Sierra Receives Unsolicited Proposal From Microsemi to Be Acquired
Superior offering compared to Skyworks
2015.10.21 | Press Release
SanDisk in Advanced Talks to Sell to Western Digital
Discussing price between $80 and $90 per SanDisk share
2015.10.20 | In Brief
Imation Acquired Connected Data for $7.5 Million
And appointed Bob Fernander interim CEO and Geoff Barrall CTO.
2015.10.19 | Press Release
Western Digital Needs Urgently to Buy SanDisk
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2015.10.16 | News
Micron and Western Digital Want SanDisk
That hired bank to help with process
2015.10.14 | In Brief
Definitive Agreement Under Dell Acquire EMC for $67 Billion
What's going to change in storage industry?
2015.10.13 | Press Release | [with our comments]
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