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Oracle to buy cloud security vendor Palerra
“Palerra offers a unique combination of visibility into cloud usage, data security, user behaviour analytics, and security configuration."
Extreme Networks to acquire wireless LAN business from Zebra Technologies
"The acquisition significantly expands Extreme’s wireless LAN security offering with the addition of Zebra’s WIPS solution."
JB Hi-Fi buys The Good Guys for cool $870 million
“The acquisition is a very attractive strategic opportunity for JB Hi-Fi and significantly enhances our offering in the $4.6B home appliances market."
Intel sparks move into VR realm with proposed Movidius acqusition
“When a device is capable of understanding and responding to its environment, entirely new and unprecedented solutions present themselves."
Introducing Dell Technologies - Dell + EMC officially merged
"I'm thrilled for Michael and the new company, and we are eager to see everything they create in the future.”
Dell sets official date for EMC acquisition
“Combined, we will be exceptionally well-positioned for growth in the most strategic areas of next generation IT."
Nutanix announces two new acquisitions
"We are honoured to welcome them into the Nutanix family, and build the next generation of innovative products,"
Accenture buys out security firm Redcore for an undisclosed price tag
"We are excited to become part of Accenture Security and to bring our proven deep, highly-specialised skills and services to strengthen Accenture."
2degrees' lips are sealed on rumoured Australian telco sale
2degrees is attempting to quash rumours that it’s about to be bought by the Australian Telco TPG.
Spark cries foul: Sky-Vodafone merger officially opposed
Spark has formally announced that it is opposing the Sky TV/Vodafone merger, citing Sky's unfair monopoly on the wholesale sports content market.
AVG publishes 2Q16 results ahead of merger with Avast
AVG has announced its second quarter 2016 financial results, bringing in $105 million ahead of its merger with Avast in the coming months.
HPE acquires SGI for $275 million to capture global 'data explosion'
HPE continues its investment in big data technology as the company acquires SGI, a data analytics, data management and compute solutions provider.
Intel boosts data center unit by buying AI startup
“We will continue to invest in leading edge technologies that complement and enhance Intel’s AI portfolio.”
CyrusOne has the answer to hyper-scale data center demand
"When customers demand this type of large-scale takedown, CyrusOne doesn’t hesitate to identify a tailored solution,"
Could Verizon be gunning for both Google and Facebook?
The US$4.8bn acquisition of Yahoo’s operating business by AOL’s owner Verizon sees two of the original “new media” giants of the 1990s joining forces.
Oracle acquires NetSuite for $9.3 billion price tag
Oracle is spending $9.3 billion to acquire 'complementary' cloud provider NetSuite, with the transaction expected to close as early as this year.
Yahoo-Verizon merger to shake up digital communication space
$4.83 billion is on the table for Verizon's planned acquisition of Yahoo and its 1 billion monthly customers.
EMC shareholders approve Dell merger with 98% of votes
EMC have announced that its shareholders have approved the Dell merger agreement with 98% of voters in favour.
Mission complete: CLX Communications fully aquires Mblox
CLX communications acquired Mblox in May of this year, but it was only two days ago that it gained access to 100% of the shares it has in the company.
ComCom officially weighs in on Vodafone/Sky merger
“We give clearance to a proposed merger only if we are satisfied the merger is unlikely to have the effect of substantially lessening competition."
Mitel out as Polycom gets better offer
The merger between Polycom and Mitel has come to end with Polycom announcing it has terminated the agreement following a better offer.
Google Cloud Platform buys major video software provider Avanto
Video software and processing developer Anvato has announced that it is joining the Google Cloud Platform.
Avast acquires AVG for $1.3billion
Avast Software has just announced its acquisition of fellow industry pioneer, security provider and long time rival AVG Technologies.
It's official: Shareholders say YES to Sky-Vodafone merger
Sky shareholders have voted YES to the Sky-Vodafone merger this morning at a special meeting held at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland this morning.