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June 15, 2009  2:20 PM

Data Domain tells EMC to take a hike (or make a better offer) *UPDATED*



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage vendors; data deduplication

Not surprisingly, Data Domain management today recommended its shareholders reject EMC’s offer to buy the deduplication vendor “at this time” in favor of an offer from NetApp. The reason it’s not surprising is that EMC’s June 1 cash bid of $30 per Data Domain share was

June 3, 2009  12:19 PM

Data Domain accepts NetApp’s offer — again *UPDATED*



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage vendors; data deduplication

Data Domain accepted NetApp’s latest offer worth $1.9 billion today, while EMC claimed its bid is still superior to NetApp’s. NetApp accelerated the bidding war over the data deduplication specialist this morning by increasing its original offer of cash and stock from $1.5 billion or $25 per...


June 1, 2009  8:51 PM

EMC wants Data Domain for $1.8 billion



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage vendors; data deduplication

EMC today moved to outbid NetApp for Data Domain, offering $30 per share for the data depulication backup specialist – less than two weeks after NetApp offered $25 per share. EMC’s offer is worth...


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