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WSJ: Dell in Advanced Talks for Potential $50B EMC Buy, VMware Spinoff

Dell and its private equity parent firm Silver Lake are currently in advanced negotiations to buy EMC (NYSE: EMC) and spin off the VMware (NYSE: VMW) business from EMC after the transaction, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Liz Hoffman, Dana Mattioli and Joann Lublin write the companies could either reach an agreement or end …

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Re/code: EMC, VMware Mull Downstream Merger

EMC (NYSE: EMC) is examining the possibility of being acquired by VMware (NYSE: VMW), wherein EMC holds a majority stake, Re/code reported Wednesday. Arik Hesseldahl writes the idea of a downstream merger between the two companies came as EMC reviews strategic options and faces pressure from activist investor Elliott Management. …

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Juniper Vet Bask Iyer to Succeed Tony Scott as VMware CIO

Bask Iyer, formerly chief information officer at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will join VMware (NYSE: VMW) as CIO and a senior vice president on March 23. VMware said Wednesday the 25-year manufacturing and information technology sector veteran will succeed Tony Scott, who was announced in February as the White House’s next federal CIO. Iyer …

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VMware Buys Workspace Environment Manager Immidio; Sumit Dhawan Comments

VMware (NYSE: VMW) has acquired Immidio, provider of user environment management, for an undisclosed amount in a move to help clients transition to mobile cloud platform. Sumit Dhawan, senior vice president and general manager of desktop products for VMware, said Tuesday the acquisition is intended to expand VMware’s technologies for …

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Philippe Llorens Appointed New CEO at Atos-EMC-VMware Alliance

Canopy has named Philippe Llorens as its new CEO to succeed outgoing Jacques Pommeraud, who is bound for Salesforce as senior vice president for success services, Business Cloud News reported Wednesday. Canopy — a three-year-old alliance that comprises Atos, EMC and VMware — makes cloud products and services for the enterprise such as Cisco networking and …

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Bill Rowan Discusses His New VMware US Federal Leadership Role

Bill Rowan has focused much of his initial attention on communications with VMware‘s customers and the company’s recruiting efforts as the new vice president of the cloud and virtualization firm’s U.S. federal business, he told our sister site ExecutiveBiz. Rowan, who took the role in November, spoke to ExecutiveBiz shortly after his …

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VMware Adds COO Title to CFO Jonathan Chadwick in Series of Exec Changes

VMware (NYSE: VMW) has made several changes in its executive leadership as the company seeks to bolster its efforts in growth, technology innovation and customer service. The company said Tuesday it has expanded the roles of President Carl Eschenbach and Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Chadwick and promoted executives Betsy Sutter, Bill Fathers and Martin Casado. Eschenbach will now oversee corporate strategy and business …

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Ben Fathi Named VMware CTO; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Ben Fathi, formerly senior vice president for research and development at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has been appointed to the role of chief technology officer. Fathi will report directly to CEO Pat Gelsinger and be responsible for the company’s product development and programs, academic partnerships and R&D community, VMware said Wednesday. Gelsinger …

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Robin Matlock Named VMware Chief Marketing Officer

Robin Matlock, formerly acting chief marketing officer at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has been appointed to the position on a full-time basis, BtoB Magazine reported Monday. She will oversee the company’s marketing programs globally in that position, according to the magazine. Before stepping into the acting role in June, Matlock served …

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Keith Seaman Joins VMware as Public Sector Healthcare Tech Chief; Lynn Martin Comments

Keith Seaman, former assistant deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs,  has joined VMware’s (NYSE: VMW) public sector team as chief technology executive for healthcare. The 28-year veteran will lead the company to promote the use of information technology programs in public health service delivery, VMware said Thursday. “We’re excited …

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