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HPE Buys Nimble – What Were They Thinking?

Yesterday HPE announced it is buying Nimble Storage for a little over 1 billion dollars. That news took almost everyone off-guard and also brought the immediate, “HPE is crazy”, reaction. Instead of writing something up right away, I needed to

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Storage Podcast January 2017 – HPE buys Simplivity and What Are Containers?

Join Storage Switzerland’s Analysts George Crump and Curtis Preston for our first live podcast of 2017. We will discuss the big news of the month: HPE buys Simplivity, update on the newest storage products and companies, AND provide a deep

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Dell Buys EMC – Can 2+2=6?

As I mentioned in my previous blog about the IBM-Cleversafe deal, the goal of any technology buyout or merger is to make the combined entities more valuable than they were prior to the acquisition. At Storage Switzerland, we refer to

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A new kind of company – SanDisk and Fusion-io

The news this week that SanDisk is buying Fusion-io for over $1 Billion dollars is something to pay attention to. If the acquisition goes through, SanDisk becomes a formidable competitor to a wide variety of companies in the storage and

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