Posts tagged “EMC”

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Updated April 1, 2015

Premium Lock High-tech execs join Apple's Cook in condemning Indiana law

Human Rights Campaign Executives from Cisco to Yelp, AirBnB to Zillo have signed 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.

January 22, 2015

Premium Lock Biogen tops sustainable corporations list; Novozomes, Lenovo, Cisco, EMC crack top 100

G100 The annual "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations" list has a distinct Triangle flavor to it. Biogen is No. 1. Also cracking the list are Novozymes, Lenovo, Cisco and EMC.

January 8, 2015

Premium Lock Data center forecast: Look for more hardware consolidation

In the first of three special reports, analysts at Technology Business Research offer a detailed analysis of what is likely to happen across the data center industry. Transformation will reach "unprecedented levels" in a market were Red Hat, Cisco, NetApp, IBM, Lenovo, Oracle and many others are major players. And each of the mentioned firms has a major presence in the Triangle. WTW Insiders can read the details.

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

Updated September 23, 2014

Premium Lock What's up at EMC? A Cisco-EMC marriage with VMware as wedding gift?

Wall Street analysts and journalists are having a field day with reports that EMC is looking for a merger partner. One analyst says a Cisco-EMC marriage makes sense with VMware as a wedding gift. EMC owns 80 percent of Vmware. Meanwhile, Forbes says an EMC-HP deal "would have been a disaster."


September 22, 2014

Premium Lock Report: EMC, which has major Triangle presence, mulls merger

EMC  EMC, one of the largest manufacturers of data storage products which has a major presence in the Triangle area, is mulling merger and other options, according to The Wall Street Journal. A UK tech news site says a merger with HP with Meg Whitman leading the combined company is a possibility.

Updated August 26, 2014

Premium Lock Red Hat beefs up 'cloud;' Heat Bio-Square 1 $7.5M deal; VM vs. EMC?; Tivo's non-cable recorder

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat unveils new cloud product; Heat Biologics lands $7.5 million in financing from Square 1; VMware targets cloud; Tivo's new recorder for "cord-cutters."

July 29, 2014

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Tech giant with big RTP presence switches gears to capitalize on data-driven disruption

Analysis: EMC, which operates multiple facilities in the Triangle, is making progress with its targeted growth initiatives, says Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research. But what must it do to ensure long-term success?

EMC has a data center in Durham EMC has a data center in Durham

January 29, 2014

Premium Lock EMC, which has major Triangle presence, looks to cut 1,000 jobs

EMC  Storage device maker EMC, which has major facilities in the Triangle area and is a working with Lenovo in a joint venture targeting servers, is planning to cut some 1,000 jobs. However, the company didn't specify where jobs would be cut and says it plans to end the year with the same or slightly more workers.

Updated January 7, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry returns to keyboards; $50M in biz for PowerSecure; Twitter stock tumbles; Apple's latest buy; Nortel patents sold; LenovoEMC's new server

Bulldog Our Bulldog blog wrapup of the latest technology news: BlackBerry is returning to its keyboard roots; PowerSecure books $50M in new business; Morgan Stanley says sell Twitter shares; Apple buys photo app startup; a group of Nortel patents is sold; LenovoEMC unveil a new server targeting smaller businesses.

November 12, 2013

Premium Lock EMC spinout Pivotal producing the 'Android' for cloud software

Cloud computing Starting Nov. 15, Pivotal will help businesses create web-based applications that can be moved from in-house data centers to cloud servers run by, VMware and OpenStack, the open-source project founded by Rackspace Hosting.

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