Mergers and Acquisitions

Oracle + Sun Cloud and Virtualization Strategies

The tech industry has been abuzz the past week now that the Oracle acquisition of Sun has cleared the last hurdle from the European Union and is officially complete. Oracle and Sun executives have begun addressing a number of questions about how Oracle will integrate Suns various hardware, system and software stacks into the Oracle…

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OnDemand Speed Links 26 August 2009

Amazon Rolls Out Virtual Private Cloud Amazon today introduced its Virtual Private Cloud Service. This service allows customers to connect resources within the AWS Cloud, to resources within their own your own datacenter using encrypted IPsec VPN connections Help Shape Enterprise 2.0 San Francisco The Enterprise 2.0 San Francisco Conference Organizers have set up a…

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Would An IBM Acquisition Of Sun Make Sense?

IBM’s reported interest (still officially a rumor as of 19 March 2009) in acquiring Sun Microsystems for 6.5 billion US is the biggest news in technology so far this year. My company is both an IBM and Sun ISV partner and I believe that from a partner and customer standpoint an acquisition would be an…

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Trampoline Systems Launches SONAR FlightDeck

Trampoline Systems; a London Based provider of Enterprise Social Software, recently launched SONAR FlightDeck at the Network Roundtable in Washington DC. SONAR Flightdeck is the latest product in Trampoline Systems SONAR Suite product line. Flightdeck is a enterprise social networking tool that helps companies focus on knowledge and relationship identification. Flightdeck works by gathering high…

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OnDemand Speed Links Feb 1 2008

¬† Microsoft makes 44 billion USD offer for Yahoo To underscore how market dynamics and perception of companies has changed drastically over the past few years; this acquisition would actually be welcomed by many. Meanwhile Google misses earning estimates for first time This is no surprise¬†given the current economic downturn and resultant decrease in online…

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