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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...

March 3, 2015  10:32 AM

Shock – HP Acts On Advice – Five Years Too Late…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Acquisitions, Aruba, Autonomy, Colubris, Dell, Enterprise, Hewlett-Packard, MOTOROLA, OEM, ProCurve, Symbol

So - HP has just announced it is acquiring Aruba Networks; basically the 2nd-3rd stab at buying a wireless solution after Colubris and effectively inheriting additional 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 16, 2012  4:28 PM

Coughing Up In Vegas

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband-Testing, Centrix, Dell, F5 Networks, hewlettpackard, HP, Interop, Netronome, SDN, VAN, Vegas, Workspace

Back from Interop and my 'beloved' Vegas from which I escaped just in time before being air-con'd to death  as my ongoing cough continues to remind me. Is...


April 8, 2009  11:34 AM

Who Really Owns The 802.11 In Your WiFi?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
802.11n, D-Link, Dell, HP, Infra-Red, Microsoft, ProCurve, RF, Supergold, WLAN

Interesting news from our friend HP (especially since I'm testing ProCurve newly acquired from Colubris WLAN controller) in that it has settled confidentially with Australia's science agency CSIRO which has a longstanding patent claim against many of the well-known WLAN product vendors.


April 3, 2009  1:31 PM

How Much For A Cuppa Java?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Carrier Ethernet, Dell, EMC, Extreme, F5, IBM, Juniper, Servers, Storage, Sub

Back in the mid-'90's IBM dramatically increased the cost of business software when it paid $3.5bn for Lotus Notes (unlimited license mind).

And now it looks set to make Java worth around $6bn - so how much is Microsoft's .net framework worth? But looking seriously at this apparently...


March 18, 2009  7:29 PM

Cisco Serves It Up To Competition

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, Dell, HP ProCurve, IBM, Juniper, Storage, Virtualisation

Remember the days when IBM tried to rule the world?

Now, everyone seems to be trying to get in on the act, with Cisco being the latest this week to decide that networking alone is not enough. With the launch of its its Unified Computing System, comprising...


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