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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…

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…

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