How Cloud is Changing the Colocation Data Center Market

Hyperscale cloud providers are sucking more and more customer workloads away from data center providers, while gobbling up more and more data center capacity to host those workloads, changing in a big way the dynamics in the global colocation data center market. One big result is that growth in retail colocation is slowing, while growth Read more about How Cloud is Changing the Colocation Data Center Market[…]

US Navy selects Nutanix to supply latest technology for DJC2 programme

California-based software developer Nutanix has been chosen by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to deliver the next-generation enclave, commercial, off-the-shelf technology for the deployable joint command and control (DJC2) programme.Nutanix will take on the project as a sub-contractor to Crown Point Systems, a US-based IT hardware and software-reselling division of Cypher Read more about US Navy selects Nutanix to supply latest technology for DJC2 programme[…]

Cisco snaps up AppDynamics for $3.7B right before its IPO

  Cisco said today that it would acquire AppDynamics, which helps companies monitor application performance, for a whopping $3.7 billion.And now, it would seem that AppDynamics’ long-awaited IPO (this week!) has been called off in favor of a giant acquisition. It isn’t Cisco’s first major acquisition in recent memory — in fact, the company has Read more about Cisco snaps up AppDynamics for $3.7B right before its IPO[…]

HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash

HPE today announced that it has acquired data management platform SimpliVity  for $650 million in cash. SimpliVity is one of the many companies in this space focused on what is often called “hyperconverged infrastructure.” That sounds like somebody’s buzzword — and it definitely is — but the core idea is pretty sound: hyperconverged systems combine compute, Read more about HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash[…]