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UC4 Expands Into DevOps With Ventum Purchase

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In a move to expand its IT automation software to take on development management as well, UC4 Software has purchased Austrian software company Ventum and......
UC4 Expands Into DevOps With Ventum Purchase

Private equity firm buys IT automation software firm UC4 for $270 million

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UC4, a Bellevue maker of IT process automation software, has been purchased by private equity firm EQT for $270 million. The company had previously been owned by The Carlyle Group, which purchased the company in 2006. UC4′s software is used by more than 2,000 companies such as Cracker Barrel and...
Private equity firm buys IT automation software firm UC4 for $270 million

Guest Post: It's a mobile first world, here's what developers need to do to win

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Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes Quinton Wall, director of platform technical evangelism at Salesforce. Despite all of the hype around mobile computing, I think too many are underestimating the impact of mobile. That’s right: underestimating the mobile transformation underway. Maybe not in the near term, but definitely over the long...
Guest Post: It's a mobile first world, here's what developers need to do to win
Motorola's Atrix HD: A high-end phone with a low-end price tag (review)

Virtualization Giant VMware Partners With And Puts $30M Into Data Center Automation Company Puppet Labs

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Puppet Labs, a data center automation company, is announcing today that virtualization giant (and previous investor) VMware has invested $30 million in the company. This brings the company’s total funding to $46 million. Puppet Labs’ other investors include True Ventures, Cisco, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Radar...
Virtualization Giant VMware Partners With And Puts $30M Into Data Center Automation Company Puppet Labs
VMware pulls up Puppet Labs with $30M and a strategic partnership

Helpshift raises $3.5m to manage mobile-centric help desks

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Sure, the mobile Web is intuitive with all its swiping and touching and boiled down feature simplicity. But even the most intuitive app– from the developer point of view– can be totally confusing for users. And when things fail, an overly simple interface can be a hindrance. The first time...
Helpshift raises $3.5m to manage mobile-centric help desks
Phil Fernandez And Marketo's Mission: Eliminate Cold Calling Forever

Does marketing automation encourage bad behavior in marketers?

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale This is a guest post by Katie Hollar, marketing manager at software research site Capterra. Many companies are adopting marketing automation each day. But they aren’t necessarily changing their marketing habits as a result. So, is this new technology just...
Does marketing automation encourage bad behavior in marketers?

Dell buys software firm Gale Technologies, forms new 'Enterprise Systems & Solutions' unit

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Dell today announced that it has purchased Gale Technologies, a Santa Clara, CA-based provider of infrastructure automation software that allows organizations to streamline the deployment of on-premise and hybrid clouds. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Gale was founded in 2008 and was backed by Crescendo Ventures. Dell...
Dell buys software firm Gale Technologies, forms new 'Enterprise Systems & Solutions' unit

At Discover, HP takes the beta sticker off its public cloud

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Software giant Hewlett-Packard has announced the general availability of its Open Stack-powered public cloud service. The race to commoditize the open-source cloud operating system is firmly underway, but as an original investor, HP has a head-start. For HP, this is part of an ongoing push to bring enterprise customers a...
At Discover, HP takes the beta sticker off its public cloud

As clouds multiply, ComputeNext, a cloud marketplace emerges

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In 2010, it was becoming pretty obvious to Sundar Kannan and Munirathnam Srikanth that there would be a growing number of cloud service providers. And as more cloud services came online, the marketplace would become rife with inefficiency. At that time Kannan was a director of business development for Microsoft Azure,...
As clouds multiply, ComputeNext, a cloud marketplace emerges

Marketing software company Marketo files for a $75M IPO

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Marketo has filed for a $75 million IPO, the marketing automation software company announced this afternoon. Marketo has raised $108 million in venture funding to date. The company closed its most recent round in November 2012, $50 million led by Silicon Valley firm Battery Ventures. It will trade under...
Marketing software company Marketo files for a $75M IPO

Dell buys automation software provider Gale Technologies

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In a move aimed at strengthening its ability to offer converged systems, Dell has acquired infrastructure automation software provider Gale Technologies....
Dell buys automation software provider Gale Technologies
What do you get when you cross an entrepreneur, a law office, and a bookstore? This

One Year After Buying NewBay, RIM Sells The Mobile Cloud Software Developer To Synchronoss Technologies For $55.5M In Cash

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RIM could have a little more cash on hand next quarter. The flailing BlackBerry-developer has sold its cloud services unit NewBay to Synchronoss Technologies, the provider of automation software, mobility management and cloud technology solutions The acquisition price was $55.5 million in cash, and the transaction closed in the fourth...
One Year After Buying NewBay, RIM Sells The Mobile Cloud Software Developer To Synchronoss Technologies For $55.5M In Cash

Electric Imp unveils cloud-based home automation: now you can burn your toast from Tokyo

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Home automation is a hot category that just got even hotter. And possibly, just a bit easier. Today Electric Imp is announcing the Imp, a cloud-based approach to monitoring and managing everything you own. The venture-backed startup in Los Altos, California, is taking a manufacturer-centric approach to the automation market —...
Electric Imp unveils cloud-based home automation: now you can burn your toast from Tokyo

CloudVelocity Launches With $5M From Mayfield To Bring The Hybrid Cloud To The Enterprise

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CloudVelocity, a new startup emerging from stealth that develops hybrid cloud automation platform, has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Mayfield Fund. CloudVelocity (which was formerly Denali Systems) allows companies to automate private data centers to the public cloud. CloudVelocity’s software, based on the startup’s patent-pending One Hybrid...
CloudVelocity Launches With $5M From Mayfield To Bring The Hybrid Cloud To The Enterprise

UC4 Software buys Ventum

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UC4 Software, a Bellevue company that specializes in IT process automation software, has acquired Ventum Solutions for an undisclosed price. The company said that the deal will bolster its capabilities in helping organizations struggling with “DevOps, IT as a Service, Cloud and Big Data initiatives.” “With the acquisition of Ventum, UC4...
UC4 Software buys Ventum

Dell Shares Crash on Earnings Miss, So It Makes An Acquisition

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Shares of Dell are getting whacked today on the heels of a quarterly earnings report that fell short by only a little, but which revealed the depths of the complexity of the PC-to-enterprise pivot that is central to the turnaround that CEO Michael Dell has been trying to engineer for...
Dell Shares Crash on Earnings Miss, So It Makes An Acquisition

Enterprise software firm UC4 acquired by private equity group EQT for $270m

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Private equity firm EQT has acquired Austrian IT process automation software company UC4 Software from The Carlyle Group for 220 million euros ($270 million). EQT is one of the leading... More »...
Enterprise software firm UC4 acquired by private equity group EQT for $270m
Puppet Labs raises strategic $30 million from new partner VMware

Why Oracle bought Eloqua, and what it means for the market

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Oracle surprised many tech industry observers by announcing Thursday it would pay US$871 million for marketing automation software vendor Eloqua. The move seemed a bit unlikely given the amount of sales and marketing software Oracle already had....
Why Oracle bought Eloqua, and what it means for the market
Cisco gets serious about cloud software with $125M acquisition of Cloupia

Nimble Now Integrates With Rapportive, Major Social Networks To Bring Context To Your Contacts

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Ask Jon Ferrara what he thinks of today’s CRM software, and he’ll tell you, patently, that it sucks. Ferrara is the co-founder and former CEO of GoldMine, one of the pioneers of customer relationship management and salesforce automation software in the 1990s. He sold GoldMine in the ’00s for $100+...
Nimble Now Integrates With Rapportive, Major Social Networks To Bring Context To Your Contacts

Oracle buys Eloqua for marketing software in $871 million deal

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Oracle has agreed to acquire Eloqua for about US$871 million in a bid to build out a set of marketing automation software....
Oracle buys Eloqua for marketing software in $871 million deal

Puppet Enterprise Gets a Data Library

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Puppet Labs has added a data library to the enterprise version of its open-source IT automation software, allowing administrators to more easily reuse......
Puppet Enterprise Gets a Data Library

UC4 buys Ventum for development ops tools

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In a move to expand its IT automation software to take on development management as well, UC4 Software has purchased Austrian software company Ventum and integrated the company's technologies into its own software package, UC4 announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....
UC4 buys Ventum for development ops tools

Parallels Investigates Claims of Plesk Vulnerability Following Wave of Website Hacks

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Virtualization and automation software developer Parallels is investigating claims that attackers are using a previously unknown vulnerability in its Plesk Panel......
Parallels Investigates Claims of Plesk Vulnerability Following Wave of Website Hacks

DailyDirt: Tuition Debt Is For Chumps?

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Crowds of students are graduating (or have just graduated) from college, and they might be a little nervous about how they're going to pay off their student loans. Student debt can be difficult to pay off, so some folks are trying to avoid it completely in a few novel ways....
DailyDirt: Tuition Debt Is For Chumps?
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