Feb2018

Red Hat Out to Close the DOCKer with CoreOS Purchase

The container space is starting to heat up. For a quick review on containers—what they are and when to use them—review my colleague’s article here. Docker is starting to seem increasingly isolated in this space, which it dominated with its …
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Jan2018

Veeam Looks to the Future with Further Expansion into the Cloud

Veeam has dug its hand down the back of its corporate couches and handed over a tidy $42.5 million to N2WS, a provider of cloud-native enterprise backup and disaster recovery services for AWS. Who, you might ask? N2WS is the …
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Jan2018

Microsoft Buys Avere Systems to Bolster Performance Storage Offerings

Microsoft is quick out of the blocks this year on the acquisition front with an announcement that it will acquire Avere Systems for an undisclosed amount. Avere Systems is a hybrid cloud data storage company based out of Pittsburgh. Its …
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Apr2017

VMware Announces Intention to Acquire Wavefront

On April 12, VMware announced its intention to acquire Wavefront, an innovative startup that provides a solution for monitoring applications in the cloud at scale. Wavefront offers real-time analytics, enterprise-grade frameworks, intelligent alerting, and a comprehensive API. Among its customers are some of the …
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Apr2017

VMware rolls back its borders with a flash sale of vCloud Air

In a not-too-unexpected move, VMware has announced the sale of its Public Cloud division. It is well-known that vCloud Air has been struggling. In a deal expected to close in Q2 2017 they have offloaded it to French Cloud hosting provider …
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