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Yesterday | The Washington Post
EMC Corp., the maker of storage computers that is fending off a challenge by an activist investor to break itself up, boosted its full-year profit forecast after second-quarter earnings met analysts' estimates.
Wednesday | CNet News
The executive says he will listen to Elliott Management's ideas, but questions whether any company should shed such a strategic asset.
Wednesday | VentureBeat
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Wednesday | Computer Weekly
Virtualisation and cloud provider VMware has reported a 17% year-on-year revenue growth to $1.46bn for the second quarter of 2014 amid news that EMC investors are calling for the storage giant to divest itself of VMware.
VMware Inc., the biggest maker of software that lets computers run different operating systems, said second-quarter sales rose 17 percent as customers renewed multiyear agreements and added new programs to them.
The Apple logo is seen in this September 11, 2012 file photo at the Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco.
Continuum , the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has welcomed Tony Scott , Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at VMware to its Board of Advisors.
Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. , maker of ActiveBatch IT Automation Without Boundaries , today announced expanded support for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and other important IT management and cloud technologies through its ActiveBatch Extension for System Center Configuration Manager .
In a recent blog pos t on Software Defined Storage I mentioned that, while the model was attractive from the standpoint of lowering the upfront cost of enterprise storage, pricing models across SDS vendors are still a work in progress.
Andrew Clay Shafer, a familiar face in the DevOps community and one of the co-founders of the IT automation startup Puppet Labs, has taken a senior technologist role at Pivotal , the EMC and VMware company led by former VMware CEO Paul Maritz.
The company has given revenue guidance of about $1.45 billion for the quarter, which is more than a 15% increase over the prior year quarter.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Elliott Management will tell CEO Joe Tucci that shedding VMware will help boost EMC's stock.
As infrastructure becomes more and more commoditized by cloud computing vendors like Amazon Web Services and DigitalOcean , those legacy vendors whose bread and butter relates to infrastructure provision are scrambling to find product offerings to fill the revenue gap left by dwindling sales.
VMware' s shares have been gaining ground on the back of strong tailwinds. Moreover, EMC 's wide client base and its expanding suite of products is additional catalyst for VMware, as EMC is VMware's parent company.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 06:40 pm
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