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NSF, UT Austin, Tech Firms Debut Supercomputer at Texas Advanced Computing Center

Representatives from the National Science Foundation, University of Texas at Austin and several technology vendors celebrated on Tuesday the inauguration of an NSF-funded supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. TACC's Frontera system is built through a $60M investment from NSF and designed to support discovery efforts by U.S. scientific teams, NSF said Tuesday.

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VMware Aims to Buy Pivotal, Negotiates Share Exchange Ratio With Dell

VMware (NYSE: VMW) is in talks to acquire all of Pivotal Software's (NYSE: PVTL) outstanding Class A common shares for $15 per share in cash. San Francisco-based Pivotal said Wednesday its and VMware's controlling stockholder, Dell Technologies, filed a "Schedule 13D/A" with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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RSA’s Steve Schmalz: Agencies Should Integrate Security From the Start of IT Modernization

Steve Schmalz, field chief technology officer of public sector at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has said government agencies should update their security platforms as they modernize their information technology infrastructure. “The key is making sure to incorporate security from the start because changing the infrastructure will require agencies …

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Virtustream’s Tim Bock: Holistic Evaluation of App Portfolios Key to Cloud Adoption

Tim Bock, Dell public alliance manager at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) Virtustream subsidiary, has said agencies seeking to migrate resources and workloads to the cloud should move their focus from infrastructure to functionality and applications through holistic evaluation of app portfolios. Bock wrote that conducting such an assessment could help agencies “understand …

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Reports: Dell Technologies Eyes Public Market Return With VMware Tracking Stock Purchase

Dell Technologies (NYSE: DVMT) said it will buy out VMware’s (NYSE: VMW) tracking stock in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $21.7 billion in a move to go public again without filing for an initial public offering, Reuters reported Monday. Dell will swap 1.3665 shares of its Class C stock, or …

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Richard Ledgett, Christopher Painter, Michael Brown Named Palo Alto Networks Advisers

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has added Richard Ledgett, former deputy director at the National Security Agency, and Christopher Painter, former top cybersecurity official at the State Department, to its public sector advisory council to help shape the company’s cyber strategy and offer advice on security and technological needs of …

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NTT Group-Dell Technologies Team to Work on Smart City Program for Las Vegas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — NTT Group has partnered with Dell Technologies to develop a program that aims to drive digital transformation in Las Vegas and develop its smart city capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. NTT Data said Tuesday the group will deploy micro data centers with analytics functions to help the …

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Dell Technologies Mulls Potential Merger With VMware; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Dell Technologies (NYSE: DVMT) said in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday that its board of directors has begun to assess potential business opportunities that include a possible merger with VMware (NYSE: VMW). Round Rock, Texas-based Dell Technologies said it also considers an initial public offering of its …

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VMware May Buy Dell in Potential ‘Reverse Merger’

Jan. 29–Dell Technologies might be pursuing a reverse merger with VMware, as reported Monday in Yahoo Finance. According to people familiar with the matter, in what might likely be biggest deal in the history of the tech industry. The reverse merger, where VMware’s $60 billion cloud computing and virtualization software company …

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