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Veritas Technologies Layoffs 2018: Some Cuts As CEO Pushes New Operating Model

Veritas Technologies cuts 50 senior roles as part of a companywide reorganization and subscription services push for multi-cloud data management initiatives.

StackPath Acquires Server Density Monitoring Platform

StackPath merges with Server Density, combining secure edge services with server monitoring. The executive piecing it all together: Former SoftLayer CEO Lance Crosby.

Report: Google Acquires Velostrata for Enterprise Cloud Migrations

Google is acquiring Velostrata, an enterprise cloud migration specialist, to bolster Google Cloud Platform vs. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, a report says.

ServiceNow Knowledge18 Conference: Five Partner Moves to Watch

During ServiceNow’s Knowledge18 Partner Day, it’s safe to expect the IT service management (ITSM) company push deeper into HR, security operations & more. Plus, watch for partner moves from CareWorx, CDI, Nuvolo, LogicMonitor & more.

CenturyLink Layoffs 2018: Balancing Staff Cuts, Big CTL Stock Dividend

CenturyLink layoffs will slash 1,000 employees or roughly 2 percent of the telecom giant’s workforce. The cuts come as CenturyLink strives to invest for growth, integrate the Level 3 acquisition, and pay a massive dividend that currently yields more than 11 percent annually.

Rackspace Diversifies Managed Services Catalog

Rackspace managed services increasingly cover all major public and private cloud bases via Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform & VMware partnerships. Is an IPO next?

VMware’s MSP Partner Strategy

VMware Senior VP Ajay Patel explains how the software defined data center (SDDC) company is helping to transform hosting providers, IT outsourcing firms, telcos and other partners into managed services providers (MSPs).

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Amazon Cloud Revenues Surge; MSPs Pursue AWS Talent, Mergers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud revenues surge 48.6% to $5.442 billion in Q1 2018. CEO Jeff Bezos explains why as Microsoft, Google & IBM give chase. Plus: MSPs pursue AWS talent, mergers.

Cisco, HPE Relationships Lift Veeam, BDR Rivals Give Chase

Veeam’s backup and disaster recovery (BDR) business momentum accelerates amid Cisco Systems & HP Enterprise partnerships. But rivals like Unitrends are giving chase.

Google Cloud Platform Revenues: SAP, Cisco, Salesforce Partnerships Show Promise

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) momentum grew in 1Q 2018, CEO Sundar Pichai says. But will partnerships with Cisco Systems, Salesforce and SAP help to close the gap against Amazon Web Services (AWS) & Microsoft Azure?