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Splunk to acquire cloud software firm SignalFx for $1.05 billion

Splunk to acquire cloud software firm SignalFx for $1.05 billion

Data analytics software vendor Splunk would acquire SignalFx, a SaaS leader in real-time monitoring and metrics for cloud infrastructure, microservices and applications, for a total purchase price of approximately $1.05 billion. The combination of Splunk and SignalFx will give IT and developers a data platform that allows them to monitor and observe data in real

Citrix Set to Launch Desktop as a Service Solution for Microsoft

Cloud-hosted offering will provide simple, fast way to deliver Windows apps and desktops from Azure and enable work anywhere, anytime from any device Like just about everything else in the digital world, desktops have gone virtual. And thanks to a new service from Citrix Systems companies will soon be able to deliver them faster and

Nike Acquires Predictive Demand Company Celect

The acquisition accelerates Nike’s ability to anticipate consumer needs. Nike has acquired Boston-based retail predictive analytics and demand sensing firm Celect. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Celect is Nike’s latest acquisition fueling its Consumer Direct Offense strategy, serving consumers personally at a global scale. “With the acquisition of Celect, Nike greatly accelerates

IBM software to run on any cloud with Red Hat OpenShift

IBM software products now cloud-native for public and private clouds IBM has announced that it has transformed its software portfolio to be cloud-native and optimized it to run on Red Hat OpenShift. Enterprises can now build mission-critical applications once and run them on all leading public clouds, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba

Microsoft wins major cloud deal from AT&T

AT&T Communications and Microsoft are embarking on an extensive, multiyear alliance where the two companies will apply technologies, including cloud, AI, and 5G, to improve how people live and work today and in the future. Microsoft will be the preferred cloud provider for non-network applications, as part of AT&T’s broader public cloud first strategy, and

IBM, AT&T Form Multi-Year Strategic Alliance

Companies to expand relationship to enable moving AT&T Business applications to IBM Cloud IBM and AT&T have announced a multi-year strategic alliance under which AT&T Communications will use IBM’s expertise to modernize AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud. In addition, IBM will provide infrastructure to support AT&T Business’s applications.

VMware introduces training courses for VMware Cloud on AWS in India

VMware has introduced VMware’s Education offerings that include training on VMware Cloud on AWS in India. The three-day course will equip organizations with the necessary skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud on AWS infrastructure. VMware Cloud on AWS will deliver a ubiquitous digital foundation to support customers’ and partners’ digital transformation. With the

Fortinet Extends Cloud WAF-as-a-Service on AWS

Fortinet to secure applications on Amazon Web Services with FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service Fortinet has announced the addition of FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service to its robust cloud security portfolio offerings. FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Serviceon Amazon Web Services (AWS) allows organizations to rapidly deploy web applications while providing best-in-class security for mission-critical applications – protecting applications and APIs from

SaaS Spending to Hit $100B This Year

Microsoft continues to dominate the market New data from Synergy Research Group shows that in Q1 the enterprise SaaS market generated well over $23 billion of revenue for software vendors and will hit a $100 billion annual run rate in the current quarter. The market continues to grow at almost 30% per year. Microsoft has

87% of enterprises experience business acceleration from cloud services: McAfee

52 percent of organizations experience better security in the cloud than on-premise IT environments. McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report, focused on the business impact of cloud services and how organizations around the world are addressing security gaps to accelerate their businesses with the cloud. Cloud services are