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Converged Data Centers

ChannelE2E provides news and trends on hyper converged data centers for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs, IT distributors & technology partners in the IT channel.

HPE Data Center Hardware: Partners Gain Pay As You Go Options

HP Enterprise’s GreenLake Flex Capacity strategy features data center hardware with pay-as-you-go pricing models. Will partners & customers engage?

DC BLOX Buys Managed Hosting Provider Infrapoint

DC Blox acquires Infrapoint, blending a data center provider and managed hosting provider that offers private cloud services.

GTT Acquires ACI for Managed Services, VoIP, Colocation Expertise

GTT Communications acquires Accelerated Connections (ACI) for managed networking, voice-over-IP (VoIP), and colocation services in Canadian enterprises.

VMware CEO Pursues $700 Million In Dell Synergies

VMware expects $700 million in Dell synergies for fiscal 2019 and praises partnership with data center hardware giant. But VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger declines comment about reverse merger rumors.

Equinix CEO Change Doesn’t Impact Acquisition, Partner Strategy

Recent Infomart Dallas & Oracle CloudWorld New York moves affirm Equinix remains focused on mergers, acquisitions, organic growth & partnerships despite surprise CEO change.

Cisco Bets On Hyper Convergence With Skyport Acquisition

Cisco Systems acquires Skyport Systems for more hybrid cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technologies.

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Data Center Mergers and Acquisitions: 2017 Deals, Spending Set Buyout Record

Suitors spent more than $20 billion on data center mergers and acquisitions in 2017, a big annual M&A record, according Synergy Research Group.

Private Cloud Platforms, Hosting Grow Faster Than Expected in 2017

In Forrester’s latest private cloud forecast update, the research firm increases its growth rates for both private cloud platforms & hosted private clouds.

CyrusOne Buys European Data Center Zenium for 18X EBITDA

CyrusOne acquires Zenium Euopean data centers for a lofty 18-times annualized adjusted EBITDA — though the valuation figure includes several qualifiers.

HP Enterprise Pushes Everything as a Service (On Premises)

HP Enterprise Green Lake solutions blend hardware & specialized software into on-premises “as a service” offerings with OpEx payment models.