Tag: acquisition

HCL, Equity Investor Acquire Actian

Apr 12, 2018 |

Actian Corp., which staged a comeback last year with the introduction of a hybrid database and query engine, is being acquired by India’s HCL Technologies and an equity partner.

HCL and private investor Sumera Equity Partners said they are buying Actian in an all-cash deal valued at $330 million. Read more…

Infogix Acquires Data Prepper Lavastorm

Mar 26, 2018 |

Lavastorm, a well-regarded data preparation and analytics vendor, has attracted a buyer backed by an aggressive equity investor as the market sectors continue to consolidate and players seek to scale their operations. Read more…

Cloudian Buys File Storage Pioneer

Mar 15, 2018 |

The vibrant enterprise storage sector that has spawned a batch of aggressive startups offering all-flash and other advanced storage approaches is also showing early signs of realignment as established players look to expand their reach to meet provide scalable platforms. Read more…

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

Feb 22, 2018 |

Spatial analytics specialist Esri continues to expand its mapping platform with the acquisition of ClearTerra, a developer of geospatial and other intelligence tools focused on unstructured data.

Esri, Redlands, Calif., announced the acquisition on Thursday (Feb. Read more…

Ignite Buys Database Vendor Infobright

May 2, 2017 |

Ignite Technologies Inc., a privately held enterprise software vendor, has acquired Toronto-based analytic database developer Infobright Inc.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ignite is owned by enterprise software investor ESW Capital of Austin, Texas, which owns a group of software developers that also includes Aurea, Trilogy and Versata. Read more…

HPE Acquires Nimble Storage

Mar 7, 2017 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise continued its headlong push into the hybrid IT market with its second large acquisition of 2017: a $1 billion deal to acquire flash specialist Nimble Storage Inc. Read more…

Altiscale Deal Would Boost SAP Hadoop Offerings

Aug 31, 2016 |

In a bid to enhance its enterprise cloud software offerings with expanded Hadoop services, SAP is reportedly acquiring big data analytics startup Altiscale Inc.

The web site VentureBeat.com reported late last week that SAP (NYSE: Read more…

The Rise and Fall of Qlik

Jun 2, 2016 |

Business intelligence software maker Qlik Technologies (NASDAQ: QLIK) today announced that it has agreed to be acquired by the private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $30.50 per share, or about $3 billion. Read more…

IBM Buys Weather Company, Forecasts Watson Expansion

Oct 28, 2015 |

IBM, which earlier in the week announced it was launching a new data analytics service with Twitter and the Weather Company, upped the ante on Wednesday (Oct. 28) when it disclosed it would acquire most of the latter’s assets that include a far-flung weather sensor network generating huge meteorological datasets. Read more…

Western Digital Acquires Flash Vendor SanDisk

Oct 21, 2015 |

The recent spate of technology mergers resumed this week as storage specialist Western Digital Corp. announced it was acquiring flash memory vendor SanDisk Corp., for about $19 billion.

Along with acquiring greater access to the emerging market for NAND flash memory chips, Western Digital gains a new strategic partner in chipmaker Toshiba, a long-time SanDisk partner on NAND flash development. Read more…