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Posts tagged “EMC”

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Premium Lock Michael Dell's new name for merged Dell-EMC: 'Dell Technologies'

Dell Once Dell's $59 billion merger with EMC is complete, the new company will be known as Dell Technologies, Michael Dell announced at the EMC World trade show in Las Vegas on Monday.

April 20

Premium Lock As Dell acquisition nears, EMC puts emphasis on three growth areas

EMC  Analysis: EMC, which has a major presence in the Triangle, is seeking to accelerate strategic solutions monetization as Dell's proposed acquisition nears, writes Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber.

Updated April 11

Premium Lock 'Cloud' stats show dominance by HP while IBM, NetApp slip

Cloud computing New statistics from research firm IDC show HP is dominating the "cloud" infrastructure business these days, but Dell, EMC amd Cisco are surging. What about IBM and NetApp? The news isn't good - at all.

March 3

Premium Lock Pappas wins legal round; IBM sues Groupon; Rory Read's role in EMC-Dell merger; who will succeed GSK's Witty?

Bulldog In today's early edition of the Bulldog tech and life science news roundup: Venture firm A.M. Pappas wins a legal round in lawsuits; IBM sues Groupon; former Lenovo exec Rory Read's role in Dell-EMC merger; and speculating on who will succeed GSK CEO Andrew Witty.

Tags: Pappas, EMC, IBM
Updated January 29

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Earnings show its transformation but change must come faster

EMC  Analysis: EMC, which has a major presence in the Triangle and is planning 1,400 layoffs, shows in its latest earnings report that it is making multiple changes. But the company, which has announced plans to be acquired by Dell, must move faster, writes analyst Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research.

Updated January 27

Premium Lock Peak 10 expands; AI pioneer dies; EMC's profit; AvidXchange board move

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Peak 10 adds a new data center in the Triangle; artificial intelligence pioneer Marvin Minsky dies; EMC's financials meet Wall Street expectations; and AvidXchange adds a former Capital One president to its board.

Tags: EMC, Internet
January 27

Premium Lock Facing Wall Street headwinds, VMware making layoffs but outlook positive

VMware Analysis: Wariness about how the forthcoming Dell-EMC merger will affect VMware and news in Tuesday's earnings call that the storage technology company is cutting hundreds of jobs are short-term headwinds, writes analyst Andrew Smith of Technology Business Research. Why? In an in-depth analysis, Smith explains why TBR believes VMware is "on the right track."

Updated January 1

Premium Lock EMC, which has 1,400 employees in Triangle, plans layoffs

EMC has a data center in Durham Months ahead of its planned closure in a $67 billion takeover by Dell, data storage technology firm EMC is planning to make layoffs. The news came in a regulatory filing made Thursday. EMC has an estimated 1,400 employees at operations around the Triangle.

November 27, 2015

Premium Lock Inside NetApp: New campaign targets EMC as revenue falter

Analysis: Competition between two tech giants with a major presence in RTP is heating up as NetApp launches a new campaign targeting EMC, reports analyst Stephen Belanger. IBM, HP and Dell also are mounting more pressure on NetApp, he says.

Inside NetApp's new RTP lab Inside NetApp's new RTP lab

Updated October 19, 2015

Premium Lock Dell's EMC buy underscores its drive for greater relevance

Dell Dell's EMC buy gives it competitive muscle, Fitch Ratings says, but will to 60-day "go-shop" provision lead to a better offer from other large tech companies such as Cisco?

October 16, 2015

Premium Lock What will dictate the success of the Dell-EMC merger?

The proposed merger of Dell and EMC would create one of hte world's largest IT companies. What factors will affect its success or failure? Technology Business Research analysts examine the prospects.

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October 12, 2015

Premium Lock Dell buying EMC for $67B, largest U.S. tech acquisition ever

EMC  Dell is buying cloud data storage company EMC in a deal worth approximately $67 billion in cash and stock. It is the largest tech acquisition in the U.S. ever.

Tags: Dell, EMC
Updated September 28, 2015

Premium Lock EMC names Carol Flack to lead its Triangle operations

EMC  Massachusetts-based EMC (NYSE:EMC), the digital storage company, has replaced Bob Hawkins, recently retired head of its Triangle operations, with Carol Flack. EMC has 1,425 employees at its locations in Apex and Durham.

Tags: EMC, People
Updated August 24, 2015

Premium Lock Cree, Novozymes buck negative trend on Wall Street's 'Manic Monday'

On what's being called "Manic Monday" with the Dow and Nasdaq plunging before recovering then dropping again, Durham's Cree and Novozymes, which has a big presence in Franklinton, bucked the selloff. Take at look at the WRAL TechWire "30" for a snapshot of Triangle tech and life science stocks.

Tracking Triangle tech, biotech stocks Tracking Triangle tech, biotech stocks

August 14, 2015

Premium Lock Pfizer-GSK rumors; Apple ups hiring of women, minorities; Dell's new Chromebooks; Pure Storage IPO; Tesla raising $500M

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Rumors heat up that Pfizer wants GSK; Apple reports big increase in hiring of women and minorities; Dell's new Chromebooks; EMC, NetApp rival Pure Storage eyes IPO; and Tesla aims to raise $500 million.

July 22, 2015

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Look for growth, but transformation costs to hurt

EMC  Analysis: Look for growth from EMC this quarter. But the storage tech giant, which has big operations in the Triangle, also faces transformation costs.

Tags: Internet, EMC
Updated June 19, 2015

Premium Lock YouTube's 'Newswire;' EMC exec retiring; UP summit still a go; Sony's new game phone; NFL deal boosts Yahoo

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google launches a new service for eyewitness video; EMC's top exec in RTP is retiring; UP conference still coming to RTP; Sony plans a new phone linked to PlayStation; and Yahoo's CEO says its deal with NFL is a big boost.

June 1, 2015

Premium Lock Inside EMC's latest deal: A significant portfolio evolution with $1.2 billion acquisition of Virtustream

EMC  Analysis: EMC acquires a modern cloud value proposition that maps to legacy strengths with Virtustream in a deal worth $1.2 billion, writes Technology Business Research analyst Krisa Macomber.

Updated April 23, 2015

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Profitability falls in move to new storage models

EMC  Analysis: EMC's profitability falls as the tech giant shifts investment to new storage models. So what's next for the company, which has a major presence in the Triangle? Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber offers a detailed analysis for our Insiders.

Tags: EMC
April 2, 2015

Premium Lock More high-tech execs, including Microsoft CEO and Cisco's No. 2, condemning Indiana law

Human Rights Campaign The top exec at Microsoft, the chief operating officer at Cisco and a host of other high-tech execs have added their names to a joint statement from the Human Rights Campaign in protest of the recently passed religious freedom law in Indiana and legislation that is pending in Arkansas. A bill is also planned in North Carolina. The execs join Apple CEO Tim Cook in saying such laws allow discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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