Posts tagged “NetApp”
In the news: IBM faces inquiry in NZ; RedBox targets Netflix; NetApp stock a 'buy;' Sprint-Clearwire deal?; Dish smartphone service
Inside the Bulldog blog: IBM faces a formal government inquiry into a New Zealand contract; RedBox takes aim at Netflix with streaming service; TheStreet.com sees NetApp stock as a buy, says company could be acquired; Sprint may be taking over Clearwire; The FCC approves Dish's bid to offer wireless smartphone service.
SAS has acquired some technology and has hired a group of employees associated with that technology from Raleigh-based rPath, which is in the process of shutting down. The employees will form a new technology group at SAS.
SAS is No. 1 on the second annual global best places to work list and Quintiles is No. 23 as selected by the Great Place to Work institute. The World's Best Multinational Workplaces list of 25 companies also includes NetApp, Cisco and Novo Nordisk, which have large operations in the Research Triangle area.
Analysis: NetApp is under growing pressure from EMC as the firms, which both have growing presence in the Research Triangle,, battle for data storage clients.
"NetApp is very cash rich and has a phenomenal balance sheet," one analyst tells Bloomberg. "2011 was a tough year for NetApp. It's a wounded bird, so people can get it on the cheap."
IBM tops $200; EMC gains, NetApp loses market share; Facebook Messenger; Epic's license deal; Yahoo cuts
The Bulldog blog: IBM shares topped $20 on Monday; NetApp is losing and EMC is gaining storage market share; Facebook's Messenger is official; site license deal for Epic; Yahoo expected to make big job cuts.
The storage technology company, which has a major presence in RTP, says it expects its adjusted earnings to be between 60 and 65 cents per share during the current quarter. That's in line with the 63 cents per share that analysts were expecting, according to FactSet. The company said its revenue should be between $1.65 billion and $1.73 billion in the quarter, which was toward the high end of expectations for $1.68 billion in revenue.
Lenovo settles suit; Red Hat's new cloud appliance; Google cloud service; Dell aims at NetApp; LinkedIn rallies.
Inside the Bulldog Blog: Lenovo, other PC makers settle censorship software suit; Red Hat unveils virtual cloud appliance; Google is going to the cloud; Dell puts crosshairs on NetApp; LinkedIn revenue jumps.
Both data storage technology firms have a major presence in the Triangle area. NetApp is reportedly looking at acquisitions to regain lost ground in its battle with EMC. NetApp also has been the subject of takeover rumors.
Analysis: NetApp is delivering flexible, cost-effective IT solutions to overcome increased competition in its core midmarket segment and drive new solutions sales by negotiating customers' reluctance towards 'rip and replace' IT upgrades.
The Cary-based software firm and the RTP-based life sciences company rank among the best employers culled from a list of 350 international enterprises as judged by Great Place to Work. Several other firms with a major presence in N.C. also are picked with Microsoft taking the top spot.