Mergers and acquisitions

HPE Bolsters HPC Credentials With $1.3bn Cray Deal

Veteran supercomputer maker Cray is to be acquired by HPE, to power its HPC push in the years ahead

3 years ago

Thales Bids €4.76bn For Gemalto In Year’s Biggest Euro Tech Deal

Gemalto said it would back the offer from Thales, a week after the cybersecurity firm gave a lukewarm response to…

4 years ago

HPE Acquires Data Centre ‘Unicorn’ SimpliVity For £527m

HPE is to pay $650m in cash for the hyperconverged startup, which was once valued at more than $1bn

5 years ago

Salesforce Buys Machine Learning Analytics Startup BeyondCore

BeyondCore will bolster Salesforce.com's Cloud Analytics capabilities

5 years ago

Salesforce Buys Cloud-Based Word Processor Quip In £442m Deal

Salesforce splashes £442 million to add collaboration cloud services to its own portfolio

5 years ago

Oracle Buys NetSuite For £7bn

In one of Oracle's largest ever acquisitions, it will position ERP seller NetSuite in a complimentary role

5 years ago

Verizon Acquires Yahoo’s Core Business For £3.86 Billion

Yahoo's core assets finally sold off as Mayer claims: 'Yahoo is a company that has changed the world'

5 years ago

Chinese Consortium’s £900m Opera Takeover Fails

Chinese internet consortium's takeover bid fails to meet regulatory approval, instead picks up parts of Opera's business for £450m

6 years ago

HPE Mulling Over Autonomy Sale

HPE considering sale of software assets including Autonomy and and Vertica Systems

6 years ago

Microsoft Beat Four Other Rivals To Acquire LinkedIn

SEC documents reveal four other parties, including Salesforce, wanted in on LinkedIn

6 years ago

Tesla Eyes Complete Clean Energy Company With SolarCity Acquisition

Tesla has made a £1.9 billion acquisition bid for SolarCity in a "no brainer" deal to integrate solar power into…

6 years ago

Dell ‘Close’ To £1.4bn Software Division Selloff

Pre-EMC garage sell lines up software assets for $2 billion sale to Francisco Partners and Elliot Management Corp

6 years ago

Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn For £18.5bn

Nadella snaps up LinkedIn in "re-founding moment" for professional social network

6 years ago

Symantec Buys Blue Coat For £3.3bn To Strengthen Enterprise Security Credentials

Symantec pays almost double what Blue Coat was worth last year as it attempts to improve enterprise security credibility and…

6 years ago

Pulsant Buys Onyx For Northern Data Centre Expansion

Pulsant swallows five datacentres in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sheffield and Newcastle

6 years ago

Salesforce Closes E-commerce Gap With £1.9bn Demandware Deal

E-commerce software maker Demandware snapped up by Salesforce in its biggest ever acquisition

6 years ago

HPE: IT Services Merger With CSC Is ‘Right Step’ For Customers

HPE lines up IT services unit for spin merger with CSC in move to refocus itself on mobile and cloud

6 years ago

ST Telemedia Buys Majority Stake In Tata’s Data Centre Business

£439m gets ST Telemedia 17 data centres across key Indian and Singaporean cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore

6 years ago

NTT Data Acquires Dell Services And Sets Sights On Healthcare Industry

NTT looks to expand IT services capabilities, Dell raises cash for EMC acquisition

6 years ago

Japan’s NTT Offering £2.5bn For Dell’s Perot Systems

Report: NTT places 400 billion yen on the table for Dell's IT services business to bolster overseas revenue

6 years ago

IBM Cloud Drive Continues With Ustream Purchase

Enterprise video play as IBM opens corporate wallet for cloud video streaming service provider Ustream

6 years ago

Yahoo ‘Rejects’ Offers For Internet Business

Sources claim Yahoo will reveal its next strategic moves on 2 February, the day of its quarterly earnings call

6 years ago

Dell Prepares SecureWorks IPO

Strong growth but increasing losses reported as Dell continues EMC-deal corporate shuffle

6 years ago

Qualcomm Not Splitting Into Two, Board Of Directors Announce

Following a special committee and board of directors meeting, management decide not to restructure Qualcomm's chip and licensing businesses

6 years ago

South China Morning Post Purchase Is Perfect For An Alibaba That Wants To Go Global

Alibaba can only benefit from a better portrayal of Chinese business in the West

6 years ago

Alibaba Buys ‘Chinese YouTube’ For £2.5bn

Youku Tudou snapped up for a cool $3.7bn as Alibaba looks to expand in media market

6 years ago

Dell Ready To Sell £6.5bn Assets To Reduce EMC Acquisition Debt

Sources say Dell preparing $10bn asset sell-off, with the likes of Quest Software, AppAssure, and Sonic Wall all up for…

6 years ago

EBay Enterprise Sell-Off Deal Close

Another private equity group reportedly close to buying eBay Enterprise unit, as PayPal spinoff nears completion

7 years ago

ST Telemedia Buys 49 Percent Stake In VIRTUS Data Centres

Singapore investment firm to help VIRTUS expand data centre business with "significant investment"

7 years ago