Joseph F. Kovar

Recent articles by Joseph F. Kovar

Tech Data reportedly gets US$5b bid from Apollo Global

Tech Data reportedly gets US$5b bid from Apollo Global

Latest major IT distie to receive interest from private equity.
Joseph F. Kovar Oct 17 2019, 6:44AM Distribution
Commvault creates new "Metallic" brand for SMBs

Commvault creates new "Metallic" brand for SMBs

SaaS data protection gets own brand to differ from enterprise-focused parent.
Joseph F. Kovar Oct 15 2019, 11:26AM Software
Rubrik, ArcServe dispute ‘seriously flawed’ Gartner Magic Quadrant

Rubrik, ArcServe dispute ‘seriously flawed’ Gartner Magic Quadrant

Storm brews over Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions
Joseph F. Kovar Oct 14 2019, 6:54AM Servers & Storage
Hitachi Vantara unveils VSP 5000 storage arrays

Hitachi Vantara unveils VSP 5000 storage arrays

Claims to be the fastest, highest-capacity and most reliable.
Joseph F. Kovar Oct 10 2019, 12:01PM Servers & Storage
Pure Storage unveils new AWS, Azure data services

Pure Storage unveils new AWS, Azure data services

As part of multi-cloud push.
Joseph F. Kovar Sep 18 2019, 6:28AM Servers & Storage
Microsoft, Palo Alto and Commvault make acquisitions

Microsoft, Palo Alto and Commvault make acquisitions

Movere, Zingbox and Hedvig snapped up.
Joseph Tsidulko , Michael Novinson , Joseph F. Kovar Sep 5 2019, 12:36PM Finance
Dell credits VMware for beating analyst expectations

Dell credits VMware for beating analyst expectations

Said partnership is bringing benefits to Dell's offerings.
Joseph F. Kovar Sep 4 2019, 12:21PM Servers & Storage
Nutanix's subscription switch to impact channel

Nutanix's subscription switch to impact channel

CEO Dheeraj Pandey says "less is more" in relationship with partners.
Joseph F. Kovar Aug 29 2019, 11:35AM Servers & Storage
HPE acquires AI, analytics developer MapR Technologies

HPE acquires AI, analytics developer MapR Technologies

Acquiring business assets, technology and IP.
Joseph F. Kovar Aug 6 2019, 6:43AM Software
NetApp shares plunge with lower-than-expected outlook

NetApp shares plunge with lower-than-expected outlook

Both revenue and earnings decline.
Joseph F. Kovar Aug 2 2019, 11:30AM Cloud
Google Cloud to start running VMware workloads

Google Cloud to start running VMware workloads

Through solution developed by US reseller CloudSimple.
Joseph F. Kovar Jul 30 2019, 11:12AM Cloud
Australian Fintech GBST sparks global bidding war

Australian Fintech GBST sparks global bidding war

SS&C Technologies Holdings increases its offer.
Joseph F. Kovar Jul 6 2019, 10:36AM Finance
US firm SS&C bids for Australia's GBST

US firm SS&C bids for Australia's GBST

$221m nonbinding proposal to acquire ITSM provider tops Bravura's bid.
Joseph F. Kovar Jul 2 2019, 6:16AM Finance
Capgemini to buy engineering, R&D firm for $5.9 billion

Capgemini to buy engineering, R&D firm for $5.9 billion

France-headquartered Altran boasts 47,000 employees globally.
Joseph F. Kovar Jun 25 2019, 11:26AM Services
Huawei sues US govt for seizing equipment

Huawei sues US govt for seizing equipment

Alleges US Dept of Commerce took equipment for tests but did not return it.
Joseph F. Kovar Jun 24 2019, 6:45AM Networking
Veritas adds new cloud, VM capabilities to NetBackup

Veritas adds new cloud, VM capabilities to NetBackup

Also becomes foundation of new Enterprise Data Services Platform.
Joseph F. Kovar Jun 24 2019, 6:35AM Software
Microsoft leans on NetApp to run file-based data in Azure

Microsoft leans on NetApp to run file-based data in Azure

Azure's first service for migrating and running enterprise file-based workloads.
Joseph F. Kovar Jun 13 2019, 10:54AM Cloud
Nutanix revenue drop blamed on transition to subscription model

Nutanix revenue drop blamed on transition to subscription model

But says move will pay off in the long run.
Joseph F. Kovar May 31 2019, 9:49AM Servers & Storage
NetApp buys data security developer Cognigo

NetApp buys data security developer Cognigo

Develops data security and GDPR compliance software.
Joseph F. Kovar May 31 2019, 6:47AM Security
DDN acquires Nexenta to boost 5G creds

DDN acquires Nexenta to boost 5G creds

Combines compute, Tintri and software-defined storage.
Joseph F. Kovar May 7 2019, 9:23AM Servers & Storage

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