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mergers and acquisitions

HP rebuffs Xerox takeover bid

Laptop maker says offer “significantly undervalues” the organisation, though it remains open to a deal
18 Nov 2019
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Business operations

HP confirms massive $30bn Xerox acquisition bid

Report suggests cash-plus-stocks offer could see the two legacy printing giants merge
7 Nov 2019
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Commvault’s Hedvig takeover feeds into 'data brain' plans

Technology from the software-defined storage firm will be merged with Commvault’s data management portfolio
17 Oct 2019
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Business operations

Small firms looking to expand to mitigate Brexit impact

The high number of business owners looking for opportunities abroad presents grounds for confidence and optimism, says Hitachi
3 Sep 2019
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VMware in talks to acquire Pivotal

News of the all-Dell merger sees Pivotal stock rise to just under IPO level
15 Aug 2019
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Acquisition

Why HPE’s acquisition of Aruba has been a standout success

The “reverse integration” of two networking teams continues to yield hefty rewards four years on
14 Jun 2019
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mergers and acquisitions

M&A datacentre deals continue to grow

Specialist datacentre operators looked to mergers and acquisitions in 2018 to meet demand
15 Jan 2019
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mergers and acquisitions

Xerox to pursue hostile HP takeover after $30bn gambit fails

The legacy firm charges full-steam ahead in its bid to merge and refuses to apologise for “aggressive” tactics
28 Nov 2018
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IBM's Red Hat acquisition could be "disastrous"

Nigel Kersten says claims that the deal is a cloud play are "ridiculous"
23 Nov 2018
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mergers and acquisitions

Tips for a successful tech M&A

Despite a company's good intentions, mergers and acquisitions can still be fraught with danger
29 Oct 2018
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public cloud

Check Point acquires Dome9 to boost cloud security

The company's multi-cloud protection offers security analysis for the enterprise
25 Oct 2018
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EC approves Microsoft's purchase of GitHub

The European Commission declared the merger would not be anti-competitive
22 Oct 2018
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What Trumps' Broadcom/Qualcomm block means for the UK

Increasing protectionism is likely to hinder UK tech deals, say experts
4 Apr 2018
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Acquisition

Micro Focus suffers shares slump amid revenue fears

CEO Chris Hsu leaves as analyst points finger at HPE merger difficulties
19 Mar 2018
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mergers and acquisitions

Daisy 'to go on sale for £1 billion'

Telecoms VAR is exploring sale options in bid to double in size - report
22 Feb 2018
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Dell weighs up IPO against VMware merger

Filing outlines vendor's options to return to life as a public company
5 Feb 2018
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Software

Wunderlist: Much to-do about nothing

Barry Collins is sick of his favourite apps being eaten up and spat out by tech giants
19 Nov 2017
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Business strategy

The View From The Airport: CA World 2017

Good acquisitions put the company in a strong position for DevOps
17 Nov 2017
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Network & Internet

Cisco buys cloud PBX provider BroadSoft

The cloud-based voice and contact centre software will be integrated into Cisco's collaboration platform
25 Oct 2017
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Business strategy

HPE to acquire Cloud Technology Partners

Adding the consultancy to its Pointnext organisation will help it become a trusted advisor for customers
6 Sep 2017
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Server & storage

HPE to pay $1 billion for Nimble Storage to boost flash

Tech giant hopes to bolster hybrid IT position
7 Mar 2017
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Verizon knocks $350m off Yahoo deal

Yahoo will also need to pay half of any liabilities incurred as a result of massive data breach
22 Feb 2017
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Mobile

Nokia acquires Comptel to leverage software business

Mobile infrastructure firm will offer its customers better analytics capabilities
10 Feb 2017