Dell, EMC merger complete

Dell Technologies has announced completion of the acquisition of EMC Corporation, creating a unique family of businesses that provides the “essential infrastructure for organisations to build their digital future.”

Believe the hype

With an increasing number of vendors entering the hyper-converged infrastructure space, end-users are spoiled for choice with the array of appliances now in the market. How big a jump is the shift to a hyper-converged system, and what risks should CIOs consider before opting for the move?

Micro management

Marshall Choy, Oracle’s VP of systems solutions engineering, tells James Dartnell about the firm’s incorporation of security and analytics into its latest microprocessor.

Cisco to shed 5,500 jobs

Cisco Systems plans to lay off approximately 7 percent of its global workforce, in a restructuring that will see it further focus on hot IT areas such as the internet of things, security, collaboration, next-generation data centres, and the cloud.

Access denied

Recognising the potential harm of a host of threats brought on by employee naivety, Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company’s IT manager Madhusuthan opted for a fresh security solution to tackle social media overuse and abuse.

Reap the benefits

Whilst launching Epicor’s new cloud-first strategy in the region, Sabby Gill, EVP, gave CNME an insight into how enterprises can hope to see the benefits of ERP applications moving from on premise to the cloud.

Intel snaps up Nervana

Intel is buying deep-learning start-up Nervana Systems, in a deal that could help it make up for lost ground in the increasingly hot area of artificial intelligence.

Google acquires Orbitera

Google has acquired Orbitera, a start-up that aims to make it easier for software vendors to sell cloud-based products to businesses.


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