Akamai buys IaaS provider Linode for 790 million euros
Akamai Technologies is acquiring infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider Linode for 790 million euros (900 million dollars). The CDN provider aims to offer the world's largest distributed application platform with this acquisition.
By combining the technology of both companies, developers wi... Read more
Deloitte acquires ServiceNow consultancy firm Odysseus
Odysseus, an Amsterdam based consulting firm focusing on ServiceNow, IT Business and Project Portfolio Management, has been purchased by Deloitte. The 30-strong company will continue as a part of the Technology unit in Deloitte's Consulting branch as of October 2021.
The service of ServiceNow is... Read more
Infor acquired by Koch Industries
The well-known ERP vendor Infor has been acquired by Koch Industries, which in turn is part of Koch Equity Development LLC. Infor will become an independent subsidiary of Koch Industries and the current management team will continue to manage the company from New York.
Infor is primarily known f... Read more
Palo Alto Networks focuses with acquisition Zingbox on IoT security market
Palo Alto Networks has taken over startup Zingbox for 75 million dollars (about 68 million euros). The startup, created at Stanford University, uses machine learning to detect hack attempts.
With this acquisition, Palo Alto Networks is further entering the market for Internet of Things (IoT) securit... Read more
Splunk dives further into application monitoring with acquisition of Omnition
Splunk acquires SaaS startup Omnition, which uses distributed tracing to monitor microservices applications. As a result of the acquisition, Splunk claims to have more than ten engineers with significant expertise in tracing and observations.
The plan is to add Omnition to Splunk's IT and Developer ... Read more
Microsoft acquires maker of infrastructure assessment platform Movere
Microsoft has announced that it will take over Movere. Movere is a software developer that sells an infrastructure assessment platform. The platform allows companies to inventory their technological assets, without spending hours on manual work.
The assessments are particularly important for infrast... Read more
Commvault takes over software-defined storage start-up Hedvig
Commvault has announced that it will acquire Hedvig, a software-defined storage start-up, for $225 million (â‚¬203 million). Hedvig sells a software platform that allows administrators to manage different types of data storage infrastructure through a centralized console.
Commvault states that t... Read more
Cloudera acquires Arcadia Data for analytics tools
Cloudera has announced that it wants to take over Arcadia Data, in order to add more analytics tools to its platform. Arcadia Data is a company that sells a business intelligence platform that uses visualizations to make data analysis easier to understand. We don't know how much Cloudera pays for Ar... Read more
Toshiba Memory acquires SSD department LITE-ON
Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation (TMHC) has announced the acquisition of the SSD business of the Taiwanese company LITE-ON. LITE-ON is a company that supplies optoelectronics, storage, semiconductors and other devices.
LITE-ON started its SSD department in 2008, with the aim of designing, develop... Read more
Teamleader takes over Yadera
Teamleader acquires Yadera, in order to be able to serve medium-sized companies as well as solutions for smaller companies. The suppliers of CRM, sales and project management software still offer these as separate products.
Teamleader recently introduced a number of solutions. These were a mobile ap... Read more