Liveblog Broadcom/VMware: Broadcom to divest EUC and Carbon Black
In this blog, Techzine reports on the latest developments surrounding VMware's acquisition of Broadcom.
December 7 - Broadcom CEO Hock Tan has confirmed that, as expected, it will divest VMware End-User Compute and Carbon Black. The company also revealed what strategy it will pursue with the rem... Read more
Wiz buys industry colleague Raftt for improved DevOps security
Israeli security specialist Wiz recently acquired Raftt. With this, Wiz aims to further expand its portfolio of security solutions and applications for cloud and DevOps.
The acquisition brings a specialist that focuses entirely on the security of cloud-based pipelines and frameworks for app deve... Read more
Adobe still trying to get Figma acquisition across the line with regulators
Adobe hopes to satisfy regulators in the EU and UK over its acquisition of Figma. For this, the creative software giant would like to overcome regulators' objections.
Adobe has been trying for some time to get permission from the European Commission to acquire Figma. However, the EC recently pre... Read more
Broadcom immediately sets up Carbon Black for sale
From now on, Carbon Black is a separate "business unit" within Broadcom's portfolio. In doing so, Broadcom is cutting its endpoint security offering loose from the rest of VMware, which itself has now been split into several divisions.
Update 29-11: Carbon Black (CB) is unlikely to remain part o... Read more
Chinese Nexperia set to acquire Dutch chipmaker Nowi, despite controversy
There are no regulatory objections from the Dutch government to the takeover of Delft-based Dutch chip specialist Nowi Energy by China's Nexperia. This was announced by outgoing Minister of Economic Affairs Micky Adriaansens in a parliamentary letter.
The takeover of the startup Nowi Energy by N... Read more
VMware split into four divisions after acquisition by Broadcom
VMware has been split into four divisions following its acquisition by Broadcom. CEO Raghu Raghuram has also stepped down.
The Register discovered the restructuring. Only one of the divisions retains the VMware name. VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), the most successful product within the VMware of... Read more
Adobe possibly expanding its AI video tools with acquisition of Rephrase.ai
Adobe is strengthening its portfolio of AI tools with the acquisition of intelligent text-to-video specialist Rephrase.ai. This is brought by the Economic Times based on sources. The tool is mainly to strengthen the Adobe Creative Cloud portfolio.
The acquisition of India's Rephrase.ai has not b... Read more
It’s official: Broadcom has acquired VMware
Broadcom's acquisition of VMware is now complete. The company confirmed the move in a press release on November 22nd. Chinese authorities had earlier revealed the conditions under which they would approve the deal worth $61 billion.
Initially, Broadcom hoped to secure the incorporation of VMware... Read more
VMware integrates with Symantec as Broadcom acquisition nears
At its Explore event in Barcelona, VMware was still unable to confirm its acquisition by Broadcom. However, The company's already integrating its offerings with Broadcom subsidiary Symantec, ideally giving customers a unified SASE option in due time. It's in advance of a likely coalescence of VMwar... Read more
PagerDuty acquires Jeli and ‘will transform incident management’
PagerDuty signed forms to acquire Jeli. This will integrate the company specialising in incident management into the PagerDuty Operations Cloud.
American PagerDuty is acquiring the start-up Jeli.io. Both companies deal in incident management, allowing Jeli's solutions to immediately make themse... Read more