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IBM Layoffs 2019: Amid Job Cuts, Staffing Transparency Improves

IBM will lay off 1,700 employees as part of targeted staff cuts at the technology giant. The bigger news: IBM seems to provide context for staffing levels.

Rahi Systems Acquires MSP, NOC and Data Center Expertise

Global enterprise IT solutions provider Rahi Systems acquires Serro LLC & PiTek for MSP, network operations center (NOC) & data center infrastructure consulting.

Big Data Software Stumbles: Cloudera CEO Resigns, CLDR Stock Plummets

Big data & Hadoop market faces big questions as Cloudera & MapR struggle. Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly resigns after Hortonworks merger. $CLDR stock plummets.

Cloud Management Tools: Flexera Acquires RISC Networks

Software asset management (SAM) company Flexera acquires RISC Networks, an analytics platform provider. Buyout seeks to ease cloud management.

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MapR Explores Business Options Amid Big Data Market Challenges

MapR explores business options amid challenges in the big data software market. Will earnings from rival Cloudera provide a more positive picture?

Stop Planning for Digital Transformation

When it comes to digital transformation, traditional business planning isn’t part of the prescription. Instead, Avanade recommends this path forward.

Chipmakers Halt Supplies to Huawei Technologies

Huawei Technologies faces supply chain, chip & software partner challenges amid new U.S. regulations against the China-based networking & smartphone giant.

HP Enterprise Acquires Cray, Supercomputer as a Service Push Coming

HP Enterprise acquires Cray to counter IBM in the supercomputer, artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, big data and government markets.

DXC Acquires Data Center for Managed Colocation Services

DXC Technology acquires Credit Suisse data center for colocation and managed services push in New York financial services vertical market.

Alibaba Cloud Services Revenue Tops $1B Per Quarter

Alibaba cloud services revenue reaches $1.15 billion in Q4 2019 — likely closing in on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) but trailing AWS & Microsoft Azure.