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Broadcom Will Buy VMware for $61 Billion


Broadcom will pay $61 billion to unite with VMware, increasing its reliance on software revenue vs. silicon to a 50/50 ratio


Moneyfunnel

NVIDIA and SoftBank Scotch Arm Deal


NVIDIA won't buy Arm from SoftBank, thanks to regulatory and customer disapproval. Instead, SoftBank will seek an Arm IPO

By: Mary Jander
February 08, 2022
Clouddatablue

Pluribus Beefs up NetVisor for Kubernetes, 400G


Pluribus' Netvisor 7 adds application visibility features including insight into Kubernetes workloads

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 04, 2022
Cybersecurity

Cato Adds CASB to SASE


Cato Networks has added cloud access security broker (CASB) functionality to its SASE services, including the ability to create and control access security policy

By: Andrew Braunberg
February 03, 2022
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Directus Takes Aim at Database Democracy


Directus, a small firm from Brooklyn, N.Y., has revamped its data management platform to unify SQL data from multiple databases without changing underlying schema or content

By: Mary Jander
February 02, 2022
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Gauging the Cost of Cloud

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Demand for cost optimization of cloud services -- including for hybrid and multicloud environments -- is gaining momentum. Here's what to know about leading platforms

By: Mary Jander
February 02, 2022
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The 2022 Futuriom 40


After some major exits in 2021 including five IPOs, the Futuriom 40 list of top private companies in cloud tech has some fresh blood

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 31, 2022
Handshake

Citrix Sold for $16.5 Billion


Citrix will be taken private and combined with TIBCO by investment firms Vista Equity Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital Partners in a cash transaction worth $16.5 billion

By: Mary Jander
January 31, 2022
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Is IBM Turning Around?

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Fourth-quarter 2021 was a watershed for IBM, but can its new segment strategy carry it forward to true turnaround?

By: Mary Jander
January 29, 2022
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The Broadband Renaissance Is Here


As passive optical networks (PONs) grow in popularity with the spread of broadband services, Nokia, Adtran, Calix, and others are seeing dramatic growth that's forcing some soul searching

By: Mary Jander
January 25, 2022
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Cato Scores MSP Deal with Expereo


Cato's latest channel deal brings a network of 12,000 locations in 190 countries, highlighting Cato's strategy to sell its SASE services via partners

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 25, 2022