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Nutanix to Buy Minjar
Providing unified cost control and enhanced visibility into workloads running in public clouds
2018.03.02 | Press Release
Broadcom Offers Now $79 Per Qualcomm Share
$57 in cash and $22 in Broadcom shares
2018.02.23 | Press Release
Sphere 3D Selling Data Protection and Archive Business (Overland/Tandberg) for $45 Million
To Silicon Valley Technology Partners controlled by Eric Kelly
2018.02.22 | Press Release
Qualcomm Raising Offer for NXP Semiconductors
To avoid to be acquired by Broadcom
2018.02.21 | Press Release
$2.3 Billion OpenText Acquires Hightail, in Online File Sharing
Start-up getting $83 million in financial funding
2018.02.16 | Press Release
Carbonite Paid $146 Million to Buy Competitor Mozy, Dell Subsidiary
In cash
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2018.02.14 | News
Broadcom and Financing Sources Sign Binding Financing Commitments to Fund Cash Component of Qualcomm Acquisition
To provide up to $100 billion
2018.02.13 | Press Release
Thoma Bravo Completed Acquisition of Barracuda
For $1.6 billion as expected
2018.02.13 | Press Release
Broadcom Offers to Meet With Qualcomm
On Friday, Saturday or Sunday
2018.02.09 | Press Release
Rubrik Absorbs Start-Up Datos IO
In backup and recovery for NoSQL databases and big data file systems
2018.02.07 | Press Release | [with our comments]
dinCloud Acquired by Premier BPO
Getting cloud platform for hosted workspaces and cloud infrastructure
2018.02.07 | Press Release
Broadcom to Raise Qualcomm Bid
From $100 to $120 billion
2018.02.06 | In Brief
Broadcom Offers $82.00 Per Each Qualcomm Share
Representing 50% premium over closing price of Qualcomm common stock on November 2, 2017
2018.02.06 | Press Release
AgreeYa Solutions Acquires Site Administrator, Recovery Manager for SharePoint
From Quest Software
2018.02.01 | Press Release
Intuit Absorbed Applatix Silently
In open source workflow engine for Kubernetes
by Philippe Nicolas | 2018.01.31 | News
Rumor: VMware Would Take Over Dell
Rise in VMware share price complicated things.
2018.01.31 | In Brief
Marvell-Cavium Deal Set to Close
As HSR waiting time
2018.01.31 | In Brief
Broadcom Receives Second Request From FTC Under HSR Act
For proposed acquisition of Qualcomm
2018.01.22 | Press Release
Oodrive rachète Orphea French
Spécialiste du digital asset management
2018.01.19 | Press Release
Qualcomm Refused to Engage With Broadcom
And instead elected to remain standalone company.
2018.01.17 | Press Release
Veeam Acquires Fast Growing N2WS for $42.5 Million in Cash
In IaaS data protection providing cloud-native backup solution AWS workloads
2018.01.16 | Press Release
Acquisition of Kilopass by Synopsys
Acquired firm in one-time programmable non-volatile memory IP
2018.01.15 | Press Release
Broadcom Files Definitive Proxy Materials to Qualcomm Stockholders
And sends letter.
2018.01.08 | Press Release
Microsoft Acquires Avere Systems
To run NFS in Azure
by Philippe Nicolas | 2018.01.05 | News
Barracuda Networks Acquiring PhishLine
With SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training
2018.01.05 | Press Release
Concurrent Confirms Sale of Content Delivery & Storage Business to Vecima Networks for $29 Million
Changes name to CCUR Holdings.
2018.01.05 | Press Release
Seagate Bags Toshiba Memory Business in Partnership With Tech Giants
Expecting to contribute $1.3 billion to finance Japanese acquisition
2018.01.01 | In Brief
No More in Storage, Crossroads Acquired Capital Plus Financial
Provider of housing and mortgage financing to underserved communities in Texas
2017.12.20 | Press Release
Toshiba and Western Digital Settle Nasty NAND Flash Memory Chip Feud
Bain consortium can now proceed with $17.7 billion purchase.
2017.12.18 | In Brief
Insight Venture Partners Strong in Data Protection
With investments into several fims in this field
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.12.15 | News
Concurrent Stockholders Approved Proposal to Sell Content Delivery and Storage Business to Vecima Networks
Transaction to close by end of year
2017.12.14 | Press Release
Toshiba and Western Digital Reach Global Settlement
Including participation in future rounds of investment in Fab 6, under construction at Yokkaichi, Japan
2017.12.13 | Press Release
Toshiba and Western Digital Settle Spat Over NAND Chip Deal
US company receives guaranteed supply of next-gen memories.
2017.12.12 | In Brief
Datto Finalizes Acquisition by Vista Equity Partners and Merger with Autotask
Founder and CEO Austin McChord leads executive team.
2017.12.12 | Press Release
Broadcom Files Preliminary Proxy Materials
In connection with proposed acquisition of Qualcomm
2017.12.12 | Press Release
Toshiba NAND Chip Unit Sale to Bain not Necessary
Said Hong Kong hedge fund Argyle Street Management.
2017.12.11 | In Brief
Toshiba, Western Digital Aiming to Settle NAND Chip Dispute
Next week
2017.12.08 | In Brief
Toshiba Memory Sale Dead
Western Digital will benefit.
2017.12.06 | In Brief
Toshiba to Map Out Endgame of Western Digital Feud
Future fate of Toshiba Memory shares remains major sticking point.
2017.12.06 | In Brief
Jungle Disk Acquires SafetyNet Backup From Jobber
For QuickBooks Online
2017.12.06 | Press Release
Toshiba Near Resolution to Dispute With Western Digital
In exchange for extension of JV agreements
2017.12.04 | Press Release
Toshiba’s Chip-Making Bedfellows Are Complicated Group
Bain, Apple, Dell, Kingston and Seagate joined with SK Hynix and Hoya and others to bid
2017.12.04 | In Brief
Atempo Acquired Synerway
Two of few French storage firms
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.11.30 | News
ICS Merges With JMR Electronics
To offer duplication, acquisition and recovery solutions
2017.11.30 | Press Release
Japan Court Hears Toshiba, Western Digital Fight On
Japanese company's lawyers demanded $1.1 billion in damages.
2017.11.29 | Press Release
Barracuda Go Private After Being Acquired By Thoma Bravo
In all-cash transaction valued at $1.6 billion
2017.11.28 | Press Release
New York Activist Investor Wants Mellanox to Explore Sale
Starboard Value takes 10.7% stake in connectivity company.
2017.11.27 | In Brief
Broadcom Considering Increasing Offer for Qualcomm
Takeover battle continues.
2017.11.24 | In Brief
Marvell to Acquire Cavium for $6 Billion
Storage representing 46% of combined revenue
2017.11.22 | Press Release | [with our comments]
No Agreement Following Toshiba’s Talk With Western Digital
Failed to resolve dispute.
2017.11.22 | In Brief
Hitachi Vantara Federal Closes Asset Transfer Agreement With Brocade
For certain U.S. Federal sensitive assets and service maintenance contracts
2017.11.21 | Press Release
Basho Technologies IP Assets Acquired by Bet365
And placed in open source to maintain development
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.11.20 | News
Arkive Acquires Data Management Business Records
In off-site document and storage, scanning services and document destruction
2017.11.20 | Press Release
Broadcom Finally Completes Acquisition of Brocade
For $5.5 billion
2017.11.20 | Press Release
Toshiba not Considering Separate Investment in NAND Chip Unit by Bain Group
Cash-strapped conglomerate was considering capital increase for subsidiary Toshiba Memory.
2017.11.17 | In Brief
Deal Between Western Digital and Toshiba is Near
Two companies striving to reach agreement by end of this month
2017.11.16 | In Brief
Broadcom Said to Remain Fully Committed to Acquisition of Qualcomm …
At $70 per share
2017.11.14 | Press Release
… But Qualcomm Prepares to Reject Rival Broadcom Bid
At $103 billion
2017.11.14 | In Brief
Barracuda Acquires Start-Up Sonian That Raised $36 Million
In cloud archiving, compliance and analytics
2017.11.10 | Press Release
Toshiba to Increase FY17 Investment in Flash From ¥400 Billion to ¥600 Billion
Asking SanDisk to collaborate
2017.11.09 | Press Release
Broadcom Proposes to Acquire Qualcomm for $105 Billion
28% premium over closing price of common stock
2017.11.07 | Press Release
Broadcom Considering Bid of $100 Billion for Qualcomm
Would be biggest-ever takeover of chip maker.
2017.11.06 | In Brief
Public Company Dataram Acquired by LTL Group
In electronic contract manufacturing services and supply chain management and solutions
2017.11.02 | Press Release
Datto Acquired by Vista Equity Partners
And merged with Autotask to unify managed services platforms.
2017.10.30 | Press Release
Western Digital Couldn’t Take Part in Coming Round of Investment in New Toshiba NAND Manufacturing Plant
Fab 6 chip factory in Yokkaichi, Japan
2017.10.30 | Press Release
Seagate Pledges Not to Buy Stake in Toshiba NAND Chip Unit for 10 Years
Bain document
2017.10.27 | In Brief
Bain Plans to Inject $9 Billion Into Toshiba Memory
For growth
2017.10.17 | In Brief
j2 Global Completes Two Acquisitions in 3Q17
Including backupsonline in Netherlands
2017.10.17 | Press Release
Concurrent Computer to Sell Content Delivery and Storage Business to Vecima Networks
For $29 million
2017.10.17 | Press Release
Toshiba NAND Flash Memory Arm Plans to Pour More than $2.7 Billion a Year Into Capital Investment
Effort for which it hopes to enlist partner Western Digital's help
2017.10.16 | In Brief
Toshiba Discussing Joint Investment With Western Digital
In NAND chip business
2017.10.16 | In Brief
IDdriven Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire 100% of ioSafe
With installed base of 100,000 units in disaster proof storage
2017.10.11 | Press Release
WD: NAND Flash Produced Through JVs With Toshiba Utilizes SanDisk Patents
SanDisk has 4,000 U.S. flash-related patents, twice more than Toshiba Memory Corp.
2017.10.11 | Press Release
Second Investment in Flash Memory Fab 6 by Toshiba Memory Corporation
¥110 billion
2017.10.11 | Press Release
Carbonite Acquired Discreetly Datacastle Last August
Start-up in enterprise mobility endpoint backup, recovery and analytics solutions
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.10.09 | News
Deutsche Bank Downgrades Western Digital on Toshiba, NAND Concerns
Lowers price target from $105 to $80.
2017.10.06 | In Brief
Bain Files for China Antitrust Approval on Toshiba NAND Chips Deal
Presence of SK Hynix from South Korea could delay process.
2017.10.06 | In Brief
Bain Capital Forecasts IPO for Toshiba NAND Chip Unit
In three years
2017.10.05 | In Brief
Extreme Networks to Acquire Brocade Switching, Routing and Analytics Data Center Business
Merger between Brocade and Broadcom delayed yet again
2017.10.04 | Press Release
Immediate Discord on Toshiba Sale of NAND Chip Unit
Tokyo news conference cancelled
2017.10.03 | In Brief
Sale of Toshiba Memory Corporation Officially Announced by Japanese Parent Company
To K.K. Pangea controlled by Bain Capital Private Equity for ¥2 trillion yen ($18 billion)
2017.09.29 | Press Release
Seagate Reveals Officially for First Time Investment ($1.25 Billion) in Toshiba Memory Corporation
Imagine how happy is competitor Western Digital ...
2017.09.29 | Press Release
Bain Aims for Toshiba Chip Unit IPO
In 2020
2017.09.29 | In Brief
Apple Reaches Final Terms for Bain’s Toshiba Chip Bid
According to Bloomberg Technology
2017.09.29 | In Brief
Toshiba Signs $17.7 Billion Deal With Bain-Apple Group
To sell NAND chip unit
2017.09.28 | In Brief
KKR/Bain Trying to Persuade Apple to Switch Sides
In bid for Toshiba flash chip business
2017.09.27 | In Brief
Toshiba Approves Sale of Chip Unit – Trendfocus
But when will this soap opera end?
2017.09.26 | Press Release
Western Digital Comments on Toshiba’s Decision to Move Forward With SK Hynix-Led Consortium
Final ruling may not come until 2019.
2017.09.26 | Press Release
Western Digital to Seek Injunction to Block Toshiba’s $18 Billion NAND Chip Unit
Apple had yet to agree to key terms.
2017.09.26 | In Brief
How Acquisition of Toshiba Memory by Bain Capital Will Affect 3D NAND Flash Market? – DRAMeXchange
May lead to oversupply in first half of 2018.
2017.09.22 | Press Release
Toshiba Decided to Sell NAND Chip Business to Bain Capital
For approximately $18 million, but WD will react.
2017.09.21 | Press Release
Western Digital’s SanDisk Subsidiaries Initiate New Arbitration Proceedings Vs. Toshiba
At ICC International Court of Arbitration
2017.09.21 | Press Release
Western Digital Comments on Toshiba-Bain Deal
2017.09.21 | Press Release
Toshiba Flips Back Towards Western Digital Group
For NAND chip unit sale
2017.09.20 | In Brief
Toshiba Decides on Bain-Apple Group in NAND Chip Business Sale
Final agreement yet to be reached and opposition to deal remains
2017.09.20 | In Brief
ePlus Acquires IDS
US Midwest data center technology integrator and cloud services provider
2017.09.20 | Press Release
Toshiba Said to Aim for Chip Deal With Bain by September 20
Western Digital has to make last-minute move to purchase Japanese business.
2017.09.19 | In Brief
AeroFS, Now A Redbooth Product
Illustrating again P2P storage difficulties
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.09.18 | News
Sanmina Acquired Discreetly Irish MPstor One Year Ago
Acquired company in storage software and arrays including all-flash subsystems
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.09.14 | News
Toshiba and Bain Capital Intent to Negotiate Mutually Satisfactory Definitive Agreement
For sale of NAND chip business by end of September, group also including Apple, Seagate and Dell
2017.09.13 | Press Release