HP and IBM are vying for the lead in a shrinking server market, according to two reports released last week, one by IDC and the other by Gartner.
Expect new Windows tablets and PC devices to be announced or unveiled next week at the annual Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. This includes Windows tablets with smaller screens, new styles of hybrid laptops, as well as faster and more powerful PC desktops and laptops.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is working with partner Southeastern Asset Management to raise $7 billion from lenders to fund a bid for struggling computer maker Dell, according to a report by Reuters. Jefferies & Co. is reportedly leading the lending group and has committed $1.6 billion in funding.
France Telecom's Orange Business Services is expanding its Flexible Computing infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) product for enterprises to North America and Asia, the firm announced this week.
Cloud and mobility deals continue to drive high-tech mergers and acquisitions (M&A), according to quarterly stats compiled by accounting firm Ernst & Young. Aggregate high-tech M&A value increased 58 percent year over year and 24 percent sequentially.
Dell's special committee needs more information from Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management to decide if their takeover proposal is credible, according to a report by Fox Business.
Hadoop, the database everyone associates with big data, has had a run of more traditional deployment lately, which is good for Hadoop, but also still good for those looking for more proof of its ability to scale.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management are ready to submit a bid for struggling computer maker Dell, the New York Times is reporting.
There were two major cloud management acquisition announcements on Monday. A group of private equity firms agreed to pay $6.9 billion for BMC Software, and Dell acquired Enstratius for an undisclosed sum.
Private equity firm Blackstone has dropped out of the bidding to acquire computer maker Dell, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.