Network stalwart Riverbed goes private in $3.6 billion buyout

Maria Deutscher | December 17th

Venerable buyout shop Thoma Bravo LLC and Teachers’ Private Capital, the investment arm of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. are taking Riverbed Technology Inc. off the stock market in a landmark $3.6 billion deal that will provide shareholders...»

The rise of automation: Opportunity or a disaster in the making?

Mike Wheatley | December 17th

The idea that technology will eventually do away with the need for manual, human labor is nothing new. Ever since the first enterprising farmers began using cattle to plough their fields instead of doing the...»

Western Digital’s HGST furthers enterprise ambitions with purchase of all-flash array maker Skyera

Maria Deutscher | December 17th

HGST, the enterprise business of disk drive kingpin Western Digital Corp., officially jumped into the burgeoning flash array scene on Monday with the acquisition of a low-key startup dubbed Skyera Inc. that specializes in building ultra-dense storage...»

Teradata acquires RainStor to super-charge Hadoop archiving

Maria Deutscher | December 17th

Teradata Corp. is adding archiving to its burgeoning Hadoop arsenal with the purchase of RainStor Inc., a long-time partner that specializes in helping organizations squeeze as much information as possible into their storage space. It's the fourth...»

Reinventing ERP: SAP builds a platform for the new networked business

Paul Gillin | December 17th

SAP called us this week, ostensibly to correct some misconceptions they believe were presented in this recent story about the company’s marketplace, but the conversation quickly turned to SAP’s vision of how businesses are evolving and...»

OneLogin nets $25M to build identity management for the cloud era

Maria Deutscher | December 17th

OneLogin Inc. caught the wave of investor interest in cloud security startups on Tuesday, securing a $25 million financing round from Scale Venture Partners and existing backers to better address the rising demand for managed identify...»