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October 17, 2015  9:59 AM

Of Acquisitions And Integration

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ASP, Brocade, Compliance, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, iPaaS, Microsoft, Network management, Network monitoring, Networkiing, Outsourcing, PaaS, SaaS, Security, SolarWinds, TIBCO, VM, VMware

The IT world has gone acquisition bonkers. Dell is paying as much for EMC as any football club would do to secure the combined services of Messi and Ronaldo. Well almost...

Meantime, a couple of companies I keep tabs on have also been in acquisition...

November 12, 2009  1:49 PM

ZeroCom

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Avaya, Brocade, Extreme, H3C, HP, HP ProCurve, Nortel

So it looks like the end of another era - that of 3Com - with the announcement that HP is buying what was once THE shining light of Ethernet(working) for $2.7bn.

Even if the company that the French wonderfully called "twa-com" is a Hank Marvin of its former self, given its recent...


January 13, 2009  9:05 AM

Happy 2009 – Consolidate Through Acquisitions

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Acquisition, Brocade, Carrier Ethernet, Merger, optimisation, SANS, Storage, Turin, Video conferencing

So, with all the news of budgets being slashed and people being made redundant in their droves (a kind of ancient farming vehicle) is it appropriate to wish you all a belated happy new year?

If the IT vendor world is anything to go by, then yes. While the likes of Sun, Dell and others...


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