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Hilton Romanski: Cisco Acquires Assemblage

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has moved to expand its presence in the mobility and cloud computing markets by acquiring collaboration tools provider Assemblage for an undisclosed amount. Hilton Romanski, senior vice president for business development at Cisco, said Friday that Assemblage’s team of web development engineers will join Cisco’s collaboration technology group. Romanski wrote …

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Report: Oracle Moves Closer to $5B Acquisition of POS Tech Firm Micros Systems

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is close to sealing a $5 billion deal to purchase Maryland-based retail and hospitality business software maker Micros Systems, Reuters reported Monday. Reuters reports the transaction could be unveiled as early as Monday and would mark the largest for Oracle since its $5.6 billion acquisition of Sun …

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Cisco Acquires Tail-f Systems for $175M

Cisco announced Tuesday their intention to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems for $175 million, a plan set in motion by AT&T to reshape and virtualize telecommunications networks in the cloud. Cisco aims to incorporate Tail-f into its cloud and virtualization group to increase marketability in telecom infrastructure, the company said …

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OpenGov Raises $15M in Andreessen Horowitz-Led Funding Round; Zac Bookman Comments

OpenGov has generated $15 million in investments from an Andreessen Horowitz-led funding round as the data visualization provider seeks to enter the federal market, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes existing investor Formation 8 also pumped money into OpenGov during the series b funding round. OpenGov works to host financial …

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Microsoft Buys Cloud Service Provider GreenButton

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has purchased cloud computing provider GreenButton for an undisclosed amount, TechCrunch reported Thursday. Frederic Lardinois writes Microsoft plans to integrate GreenButton’s technologies into its Azure platform in late 2014. GreenButton and the Azure business formed an alliance in 2011 under which GreenButton marketed its offerings through …

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Bob Carrigan: D&B Picks Up Indicee for Cloud Analytics Strategy

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) has bought cloud business intelligence software provider Indicee for an undisclosed amount as part of D&B’s efforts to help customers manage complex data. Employees of Vancouver-based Indicee will join D&B’s Cloud Innovation Center and work to deliver content management and analytics tools to business clients, …

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Cloud Tech Firm Opower Goes Public to Raise $116M

Cloud energy management software provider Opower raised $115.9 million in its initial public offering Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, the Washington Post reported Friday. Steven Overly writes that Arlington, Va.-based Opower’s shares climed 21 percent to $23 on the company’s first day of trading. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley …

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Unicom Purchases Memeo’s Cloud Assets; Corry Hong Comments

UNICOM Global will soon provide cloud-based secure file sharing and data protection services to customers following its acquisition Memeo’s data management software for an undisclosed cash amount, UNICOM Global President and CEO Corry Hong said. “Memeo has created the Memeo C1 solution to deliver secure file sharing in the cloud or on-premise, …

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Autodesk Reports 32% Sales Growth in Q4 2013; Amar Hanspal Comments

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has booked new orders for its architecture, engineering and construction offerings in its fiscal quarter ending Jan. 31 amid growing demand for building information modeling services worldwide. The company closed the fourth quarter of 2013 with 32 percent year-over-year revenue growth for its infrastructure offerings such …

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Siki Giunta to Head Verizon’s Cloud, Enterprise IT Business

Siki Giunta, formerly a cloud computing executive at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has joined Verizon Enterprise Solutions (NYSE: VZ) to lead the Verizon Cloud offering, Telecom Lead reported Friday. Giunta will also oversee the company’s technology convergence work and connected offerings through wireline and wireless networks. Her background includes service as CEO at …

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