Oct2015

News: VMware and EMC Spin Out Virtustream into a New-ish Company

The announcements keep coming thick and fast from the behemoth that is EMC Federation, the seven-headed hydra beast. In a not too unexpected announcement, VMware is to pseudo–spin out its vCloud Air division and move it into Virtustream, the latest Federation …
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Oct2015

Dell Acquires EMC

Dell acquires EMC. It has been no secret that EMC has been under some pressure from Elliott Management Corp., one of EMC’s investors, to do something to raise share prices and rumors and speculation about what might be coming has been a topic of many different post and articles over the last year or so but now it has been confirmed that the deal is done. This deal will close in 2016 and EMC’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Tucci will finally get his opportunity to retire. For all practical purposes, this has been is the making for quite a while and there was some speculation that some kind of announcement needed to happen by the earnings report.