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Oct 13 2015   11:01AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (10/5 – 10/12)

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What do you make of the Dell-EMC deal? Check out this week’s update with all the news surrounding the blockbuster acquisition.

1. Dell and EMC agree on blockbuster $67 billion buyout – Dave Raffo (SearchStorage)

Dell and EMC made it official this morning – Dell intends to acquire EMC for an expected $67 billion price tag in the largest technology transaction ever.

2. Dell-EMC deal comes with plenty of risks – Ed Scannell and Robert Gates (SearchDataCenter)

Dell finalized its purchase of EMC this week, in a deal that analysts said could pay dividends for enterprise customers – if it succeeds, that is.

3. What’s ahead for Dell partners, EMC channel in pending buyout? – Lynn Haber (SearchITChannel)

Dell’s pending acquisition of EMC will impact channel companies in different ways: Some may need to sort out product overlap, while others may find expanded sales opportunities.

4. Dell buys EMC in major deal; fate of Documentum ECM software unclear – Lauren Horwitz and Nathan Lamb (SearchContentManagement)

In a historic deal, Dell will buy EMC for $67 billion, acquiring successful RSA security and storage devices. But what is the fate of Documentum?

5. Cloud vendors saw end of Safe Harbor agreement coming – Trevor Jones (SearchCloudComputing)

The EU high court’s decision to strike down the Safe Harbor agreement shouldn’t hurt large cloud companies or their users, but long-term questions about data privacy remain.

6. Is Apple’s iPad Pro ready for work? – Chris Maxcer (SearchManufacturingERP)

Apple’s iPad Pro has many appealing features. Consumers likely will love it, but will it find a place in enterprises?

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