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Huawei: Banned In Which Countries? List and FAQ

Where is Huawei Technologies banned from doing business? Here’s a list of countries, companies, 5G wireless network projects & their Huawei business status. Updated March 22, 2019.

Oracle Layoffs 2019: Staff Cuts Reinforce Talent ‘Rebalancing’ Trend

Oracle layoffs apparently target multple departments. Like IBM & SAP, the big focus is talent rebalancing toward cloud services, security & artificial intelligence.

SAP: Executive Departures Amid Cloud Services Revenue Push

SAP’s reorganization & related cloud services revenue push includes key executive departures. Partner updates expected at SAP Sapphire Now 2019 conference.

Broadcom: CA Technologies Acquisition Performing Well (So Far)

Broadcom’s buyout of CA Technologies is performing well. Most of the strategy involve’s CA’s mainframe software, but some messaging for MSPs & service providers has emerged.

Accenture Acquires Digital Marketing Agency Storm Digital

Accenture acquires Storm Digital, a digital marketing agency that will tuck into the fast-growing Accenture Interactive business.

Deloitte Acquires Splunk Partner; Continues IT Consulting Tuck-Ins Worldwide

Deloitte acquires Splunk partner Converging Data. Acquisition strategy spans cybersecurity & cloud services consulting for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Google Cloud Hires Second Oracle Executive; Amit Zavery Drives API Push

Google Cloud hires Oracle’s Amit Zavery as VP of engineering. Pairing with CEO Thomas Kurian reinforces PaaS & Apigee API push. Google Cloud Next 2019 conference approaches.

CGI Bids to Acquire Swedish IT Consulting Firm Acando

CGI bids to acquire IT consulting firm Acando for roughly $459 million. The proposed deal involves 2,200 Acando employees across Stockholm, Sweden; Oslo, Norway; Hamburg, Germany and more.

Nvidia Acquires Mellanox Technologies for Data Center Chips

Nvidia acquires Mellanox Technologies for $6.9 billion. The deal extends Nvidia’s chips from video game & cryptocurrency use cases deeper into data centers & high performance computing (HPC).

Nutanix Stumbles Amid Shift to Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Subscriptions

Nutanix reveals sales pipeline weakness amid shift from hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) hardware to software & subscription services. NTNX executives barely mention channel partners during earnings call.