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What HPE Sees in MapR Technologies

Aug 5, 2019 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprises surprised the computing world this morning with the announcement that it has acquired the struggling data platform company MapR Technologies. In an interview with Datanami, Patrick Osborne, HPE’s vice president and general manager of big data and secondary storage, describes why the deal makes sense for the technology giant. Read more…

MapR Says It’s Close to Deal to Sell Company

Jun 18, 2019 |

MapR, which recently warned that it may have to lay off more than 120 people after funding fell through following an unexpectedly poor first quarter, has signed a letter of intent to sell the company. Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Jun 10, 2019 |

Analytics vendors continue to be prime acquisition targets for cloud companies with deep pockets.

The latest example is the acquisition of self-service analytics platform specialist Tableau Software by enterprise cloud giant Salesforce in an all-stock transaction valued at $15.7 billion. Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Jun 6, 2019 |

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

Google Doubles Down on Cloud Data Migration

Feb 21, 2019 |

Data integration startups have become prime acquisition targets as cloud analytics vendors look to beef up their migration capabilities.

What that in mind, Google Cloud announced this week it intends to acquire data migration specialist Alooma, a five-year-old Bay Area startup. Read more…

Embedded Analytics Sector Consolidates

Feb 12, 2019 |

Embedded analytics specialist Logi Analytics Inc. is acquiring Jinfonet Software, developer of a Java-based architecture used to embed interactive dashboards and reports into web and other enterprise applications.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more…

Cloudera Unveils CDP, Talks Up ‘Enterprise Data Cloud’

Jan 10, 2019 |

Cloudera today shed more light on its strategy to develop a unified flagship offering called Cloudera Data Platform, which is core to its emerging “enterprise data cloud” strategy. It also announced plans to maintain existing Hortonworks and Cloudera platforms into 2022 and to cross-pollinate existing products in the meantime. Read more…

With Eye on Oracle, MariaDB Buys Clustrix

Sep 20, 2018 |

MariaDB Corp. continued its buying spree this week with the acquisition of distributed database pioneer Clustrix, adding what the buyer said is a scale-out capability running on commodity hardware or in the cloud. Read more…

Qlik Acquires Data Manager

Jul 24, 2018 |

Big data vendors seeking to diversify keep getting bigger, the latest example being data analytics vendor Qlik’s acquisition of enterprise data management startup Podium Data.

Qlik, Radnor, PA, said this week the acquisition of Podium Data would accelerate its shift beyond data analytics as it pursues a multi-cloud strategy aimed at helping customers squeeze more value out of data that can then be used across organizations. Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Cask Data

May 22, 2018 |

Leading cloud providers continue to snap up analytics startups with an eye toward expanding access to big data technologies. Cask Data, developers of an application platform that among other things integrates Hadoop and Apache Spark, is the latest acquisition by Google Cloud, which earlier this month bought cloud migration specialist Velostrata. Read more…

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