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Oracle finalizes Sun Microsystems purchase

Oracle has completed the $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems. As a result of this deal, close to 2,000 people will be laid off (out of approximately 28,000 working around the world). Most experts believe the deal will provide Oracle with an edge in the information systems market.

Internet Ireland gets a new owner

Internet Ireland has been sold by Independent News & Media to Digiweb. Internet Ireland is a company with a 15-year history, providing hosting and telecom solutions, such as managed email solutions and colocation. The staff of the acquired company is said to relocate to Digiweb’s offices in Dublin and its current customers can now access […]

VMware buys Zimbra

Zimbra was acquired by VMware from Yahoo! in a deal that is expected to close as early as April. The search engine purchased Zimbra in 2007 for $350 million. However, the financial terms of VMware’s acquisition were not disclosed. Zimbra, which saw an overall growth of 86 percent last year, has more than 55 million […]

Pronet Hosting buys CoolHandle has completed the purchase of web hosting company, previously owned by Moniker, for the undisclosed amount. The deal positions expansion into the value-priced hosting industry. It will also be able to provide reseller, dedicated, and shared hosting to more than 100,000 domains.

EMC buys Archer Technologies

Recovery solutions provider EMC has announced its plan to acquire Archer Technologies. The terms of the sale were not immediately available, but the deal is expected to be complete by April 2010. Archer’s 138 employees will be integrated into EMC’s technology of RSA Security.

Datalink buys reseller business unit Incentra

Data center infrastructure and services provider Datalink has bought Incentra, a data center solutions provider, for $8.8 million. According to Datalink’s announcement, Incentra’s business will be integrated with Datalink completely within 90 days.

Interactive Data Corporation acquires 7Ticks

7ticks has been acquired by Interactive Data Corporation. While the details of the transaction were not disclosed, the acquisition is expected to be completed by early 2010. 7ticks expertise include providing propriety trading groups, clearing firms, and market makers with proximity hosting and support services. It is headquartered in Chicago, with additional hosting facilities in […]

Microsoft acquired Opalis Software

Data center management software firm Opalis Software is now a property of Microsoft. This deal will strengthen the company’s System Center line and some of Opalis’ software will be introduced into the System Center itself gradually. The acquisition will bring together Opalis’ expertise of deep data center automation with System Center’s management capabilities.

Strato web hosting company finally sells for $409M

Deutsche Telekom has announced its plans to acquire a European-based web hosting provider Strato for a total of $409 million. Strato has customers in six European countries and it is one of the largest web hosting companies in the continent. The current owner of Strato is Freenet and it has been looking for potential buyers […]

NTT Communications completes deal with Pacific Crossing

Pacific Crossing Limited and NTT Communications have completed a deal, which gives NTT complete control of a submarine cable that offers low latency between the United States and Japan. It also means that it can offer enterprise and carrier market customers the highest quality network services in some regions including the U.S. and Asia.

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