Rick Whiting

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Webroot acquires security awareness training platform

Webroot acquires security awareness training platform

Sets up news service for MSPs and businesses.
Rick Whiting Aug 17 2017, 4:20PM Security
SAP says up to 75 percent of revenue will be from cloud software, services by 2020

SAP says up to 75 percent of revenue will be from cloud software, services by 2020

Revenue up 10 percent for the quarter.
Rick Whiting Jul 21 2017, 4:08PM Cloud
The best and worst technology stocks of 2017

The best and worst technology stocks of 2017

Winners outnumber losers three to one.
Rick Whiting Jul 16 2017, 7:21PM Photos
Citrix CEO gone after 18 months

Citrix CEO gone after 18 months

Company promotes CFO.
Rick Whiting Jul 11 2017, 7:53AM Software
Microsoft confirms plans to acquire Cloudyn

Microsoft confirms plans to acquire Cloudyn

Wants to integrate cloud cost optimisation offering.
Rick Whiting Jun 30 2017, 6:44AM Cloud
SAP expands IoT platform

SAP expands IoT platform

Pulls additional machine learning, AI, big data analytics and blockchain.
Rick Whiting May 18 2017, 10:57AM Digital
SAP cloud sales grow 34 percent

SAP cloud sales grow 34 percent

Continued momentum with S/4HANA.
Rick Whiting Apr 26 2017, 10:19AM Cloud
Oracle could be considering acquisition of Accenture: report

Oracle could be considering acquisition of Accenture: report

Both companies have worked together for 25 years.
Rick Whiting Mar 30 2017, 7:00AM Software
AWS brings contact centre service tech to customers

AWS brings contact centre service tech to customers

Amazon Connect based on its own customer services associates.
Rick Whiting Mar 29 2017, 9:42AM Cloud
HPE to acquire Nimble Storage for US$1 billion

HPE to acquire Nimble Storage for US$1 billion

Expects transaction to be closed in April.
Rick Whiting Mar 8 2017, 6:22AM Servers & Storage
CA Technologies buys Veracode for US$614 million

CA Technologies buys Veracode for US$614 million

Broadening security and DevOps offering.
Rick Whiting Mar 7 2017, 10:39AM Security
Five vendors that had a tough week

Five vendors that had a tough week

Yahoo, HP and Cisco make the list.
Rick Whiting Jan 30 2017, 11:11AM Photos
The world's best and worst channel stocks of 2016

The world's best and worst channel stocks of 2016

How did these IT giants fare?
Rick Whiting Jan 20 2017, 7:10AM Photos
SAP upgrades analytics solution with HANA 2 release

SAP upgrades analytics solution with HANA 2 release

Shipping product at the end of November.
Rick Whiting Nov 13 2016, 11:59AM Software
Broadcom confirms Brocade acquisition

Broadcom confirms Brocade acquisition

Networking vendor sold for US$5.9 billion.
Rick Whiting Nov 3 2016, 6:14AM Networking
Google gets QuickBooks Online compatibility

Google gets QuickBooks Online compatibility

Search giant to form cloud application alliance with Intuit.
Rick Whiting Oct 25 2016, 6:00AM Software
SAP launches partner program for cloud users

SAP launches partner program for cloud users

Wants partners to be 'mini versions' of SAP.
Rick Whiting , Samira Sarraf Aug 26 2016, 7:09AM Software
Oracle acquires NetSuite

Oracle acquires NetSuite

Competing with Microsoft and SAP.
Rick Whiting Jul 29 2016, 6:28AM Cloud
Avast to acquire AVG for $1.7 billion

Avast to acquire AVG for $1.7 billion

Security blockbuster.
Rick Whiting Jul 8 2016, 7:10AM Security
Microsoft, SAP strike deal

Microsoft, SAP strike deal

Tighter integration between SAP HANA and Microsoft Azure.
Rick Whiting May 19 2016, 7:04AM Software

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