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CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis

MONROE, La. and ST. LOUIS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc.(NYSE: CTL) and Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS) today announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire all outstanding shares of Savvis common stock in a cash and stock merger valued at $40 per share, or a […]

CoreLogic Acquires Collaborative Cloud Computing Company – Dorado Network Systems

March 15, 2011, Santa Ana, California (CoreLogic) ‒ CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, announced today that it completed its acquisition of Dorado Network Systems Corporation in a $32 million dollar all-cash transaction. Dorado is a recognized leader in collaborative cloud computing applications and architecture to the financial services […]

Rackspace Acquires Cloudkick to Provide Powerful Server Management Tools

SAN ANTONIO – December 16, 2010 – Rackspace® Hosting, the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced its acquisition of Cloudkick™, the creator of award-winning web applications for easy and efficient cloud-server management.  Cloudkick offers what amounts to a cockpit for navigating complex cloud environments, with all the information and […]

  
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    • What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing February 20, 2018
      According to Gartner, by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts.Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and […]
    • Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility February 16, 2018
      Companies are moving away from the traditional operations-oriented ROI model, and now look toward agility as the core metric to determine value. That’s clear in a new report called “How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI—And Why Some Enterprises Are Moving Ahead Without It,” from ISACA.Although this is new to many enterprises and analysis firms, it’s not new […]
    • The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business February 13, 2018
      One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments and business units—sales, finance, forecasting, and even customer interaction. In fact, the HBR article shows that many IT departments have jointly […]