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Intel, Baidu Increase Collaboration across AI, AD and 5G

Intel, Baidu Increase Collaboration across AI, AD and 5G

Intel and Baidu have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing the collaboration between the two companies in Baidu’s core business areas over the next three years. The companies will take advantage of Intel’s rich technology portfolio, support resources, and hardware and software expertise. The partnership will help Baidu deliver on its

Google Cloud, VMware offer new service to run VMware workloads in GCP

New solution will support VMware workloads running in GCP; empower customers’ hybrid and multi-cloud strategies Google Cloud and VMware have announced Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple, a new service that will allow organizations to run their VMware workloads in Google Cloud Platform (GCP), providing customers with choice and flexibility to run VMware workloads on-premises,

Veritas expands leadership team to drive company momentum

Veritas Technologies has appointed Phil Brace as executive vice president. Brace will lead Veritas’ Appliances and Software-defined Storage (SDS) business. “Phil’s experience in engineering and product leadership will help Veritas continue to strengthen the Appliances and Software Defined Storage offerings to our customers,” said Greg Hughes, chief executive officer, Veritas. Brace is an accomplished technology

Cisco Intends to Acquire Acacia Communications

An existing Cisco supplier, Acacia designs and manufactures high-speed, optical interconnect technologies Cisco and Acacia Communications have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cisco has agreed to acquire Acacia. An existing Cisco supplier, Acacia designs and manufactures high-speed, optical interconnect technologies that allow webscale companies, service providers, and data center operators to meet the

Google acquires Cloud storage company Elastifile

Google Cloud is making another acquisition under new CEO Thomas Kurian who quit Oracle to join Google Cloud as its head in November replacing previous Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene. The company is buying Tel Aviv-based Elastifile, a provider of scalable, enterprise file storage for the cloud, for an undisclosed amount. The deal is expected

HCL closes acquisition of select IBM products

Company Launches HCL Software Business Unit to Operate the Enterprise Software Offerings HCL Technologies (HCL) has confirmed the official close at the end of June 2019 the previously announced acquisition of select IBM products for security, marketing, commerce, and digital solutions. As part of the deal’s close, HCL takes full ownership of the research and

Resulticks appoints Mani Gopalaratnam as new Chief Technology Officer

Resulticks has appointed Mani Gopalaratnam as Chief Technology Officer, Customer Success. In this role, Gopalaratnam will lead Resulticks efforts to optimize the customer journey leveraging the right lifecycle processes, promote best practices in implementation, and maximize economic value for each of its clients. In welcoming Gopalaratnam to the company, Redickaa Subrammanian, CEO and co-founder, noted,

Cisco to Acquire Silicon Photonics Leader, Luxtera

Cisco today announced the intent to acquire privately-held Luxtera, Inc, a semiconductor company based in Carlsbad, Calif. that uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data centers, service provider market segments, and other customers. Luxtera’s technology, design, and manufacturing innovation significantly improves chip scale and performance, while lowering costs. Cisco