Acquisition

Netmagic unveils Multi-Cloud based next gen Hybrid IT services  

Netmagic, India’s leading managed hosting services provider and a fully owned subsidiary of NTT Communications, launched a number of new hybrid IT services based on multi-cloud technology. The demand for hybrid IT solutions is on the rise, with customers preferring multi-cloud to avoid vendor lock-in. It enables the usage of different cloud platforms for different workloads. The new solutions from Netmagic will help customers to monitor, provision and manage complex IT environments across multiple clouds, as well as enable the cost comparison of running multi-tier application on any cloud. Netmagic’s growth rate has been accelerating after being acquired by the largest telecommunication company of Japan- NTT Communications. Netmagic has acquired ActOnCloud and Cloudureka – the IP assets of...

Microsoft acquires Avere Systems to enhance its cloud expertise

Here comes the first acquisition announcement from Microsoft in 2018. The technology giant is acquiring Avere Systems, the data storage and data management infrastructure provider already working with brands like Sony, MPC and Mac Guff. Avere provides network file system and caching technologies, which accelerates the access to compute and storage across cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments. It can help the customers with heavy workloads to reduce the production time, and cut the costs. Microsoft said that customers in life sciences, education, oil and gas, financial services, manufacturing and more are looking for these solutions to transform their business. “Avere and Microsoft both recognize that there are many ways for Enterprises to leverage data center resources and the cloud....

IBM acquires Vivant to use behavioral science insights for IBM iX

IBM yesterday announced an intention to acquire a Sydney based boutique digital and innovation agency, Vivant Digital. The aim of this acquisition is to fold Vivant into IBM iX business, and spread its strategy and design expertise. IBM iX is one of the world’s largest digital agencies and global design partners, and works at the intersection of strategy, creativity, and technology to help clients digitally reinvent their businesses. Vivant uses insights from behavioral science, data and technology for its design philosophy and innovative approach, and has a strong reputation. It is offering services to Australian start-ups and corporates in financial services and distribution industries for a decade now. “Customer experience is a critical element as our clients develop their business stra...

Rackspace to acquire Datapipe to expand its multi-cloud management capabilities

Rackspace recently inked a deal to acquire Datapipe – one of the leading providers of managed public cloud services provider, which per the company will be the largest acquisition in its history. Datapipe, which is based in Jersey City, NJ., possess cloud infrastructure capabilities in the New York Metro Area, Silicon Valley, London, Shanghai and Europe. It even opened a datacenter in Moscow to help enterprises operate and sell in the region. It presently owns 29 data centers and 825 employees. The acquisition will bring various benefits and capabilities of Datapipe to Rackspace. This includes experience of managing high-profile public sector customers, gateway to new markets which were not yet touch-based by Rackspace, traditional colocation services spread across four continents for redu...

Accenture continues its acquisition spree, buys IBB consulting

Accenture has acquired Philadelphia-based consulting firm, IBB Consulting. The leading global professional services company, Accenture plans to use IBB to deliver strategic advisory services to its Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) industry clients and expand its expertise revolving around key issues – network infrastructure, digital transformation, internet of things (IOT), cloud, IPTV, software, mobility, content and devices. With their decades old, combined business intelligence and technology consultancy experience, IBB enables cable, media companies and mobile operators to meet their business growth and technology objectives and challenges. The convergence specialists, help them identify emerging market shifts, adapt to market changes along with ability to capitalize ...

Skip to toolbar