Rick Whiting

Recent articles by Rick Whiting

Google Cloud, MongoDB take their alliance to the next level

Google Cloud, MongoDB take their alliance to the next level

Atlas cloud database will be integrated with a slew of Google Cloud services.
Rick Whiting Mar 1 2021, 6:50AM Cloud
Databricks confirms US$1b in funding

Databricks confirms US$1b in funding

Boosting big data analytics software developer's market valuation to US$28b.
Rick Whiting Feb 2 2021, 11:18AM Servers & Storage
Qualtrics market cap hits US$21.66 billion

Qualtrics market cap hits US$21.66 billion

Following SAP’s spinoff IPO.
Rick Whiting Feb 1 2021, 6:55AM Software
SAP launches software and services package

SAP launches software and services package

For cloud migration and digital transformation initiatives.
Rick Whiting Jan 29 2021, 6:45AM Software
Citrix to buy collaboration developer Wrike

Citrix to buy collaboration developer Wrike

Companies strike definitive agreement worth US$2.25 billion.
Rick Whiting Jan 20 2021, 11:16AM Networking
Oracle debuts major release of flagship database

Oracle debuts major release of flagship database

Packed with a long list of new features and capabilities.
Rick Whiting Jan 14 2021, 12:33PM Software
Red Hat acquires StackRox

Red Hat acquires StackRox

To bolster Kubernetes security capabilities.
Rick Whiting Jan 11 2021, 5:56AM Security
TIBCO completes Information Builders acquisition

TIBCO completes Information Builders acquisition

Has begun integrating the two companies’ operations and product lines.
Rick Whiting Jan 6 2021, 8:30AM Software
SAP gives devs a break with platform update

SAP gives devs a break with platform update

Adds process automation, low-code/no-code development in platform update.
Rick Whiting Dec 17 2020, 6:10AM Software
Behind Salesforce's acquisition of Slack

Behind Salesforce's acquisition of Slack

The CRM giant's largest acquisition to date.
Rick Whiting Dec 3 2020, 11:53AM Software
Salesforce acquires Slack for US$27.7b

Salesforce acquires Slack for US$27.7b

As software giant officially takes on Microsoft Teams.
Rick Whiting Dec 2 2020, 11:18AM Software
Splunk to acquire Flowmill

Splunk to acquire Flowmill

Expanding capabilities of the Splunk Observability platform.
Rick Whiting Nov 26 2020, 11:33AM Software
Databricks launches SQL data analytics tool

Databricks launches SQL data analytics tool

To turn data 'swamps' into useful data 'lakehouses'.
Rick Whiting Nov 13 2020, 11:45AM Data centre
Five emerging AI and machine learning trends to watch in 2021

Five emerging AI and machine learning trends to watch in 2021

AI hardware, software and services is expected to reach US$156.5 billion in 2020.
Rick Whiting Oct 26 2020, 6:24AM Digital
Tibco to acquire business analytics pioneer Information Builders

Tibco to acquire business analytics pioneer Information Builders

Analytics vendor said it was its largest acquisition.
Rick Whiting Oct 23 2020, 7:18AM Software
Splunk unveils Observability Suite, acquisitions

Splunk unveils Observability Suite, acquisitions

Plumbr, Rigor bought for undisclosed amounts.
Rick Whiting Oct 22 2020, 6:36AM Software
Ivanti strikes deals to acquire MobileIron, Pulse Secure

Ivanti strikes deals to acquire MobileIron, Pulse Secure

To expand lineup for endpoint device automation and security.
Rick Whiting Sep 29 2020, 8:02AM Security
Snowflake market cap bests Dell, VMware

Snowflake market cap bests Dell, VMware

The biggest software company IPO ever, analysts say.
Rick Whiting Sep 17 2020, 11:25AM Software
Splunk touts Q2 cloud revenue growth

Splunk touts Q2 cloud revenue growth

Cloud-based software now driving more than 50 percent of software sales.
Rick Whiting Aug 28 2020, 6:30AM Cloud
NetApp layoffs approach 6 percent of workforce: report

NetApp layoffs approach 6 percent of workforce: report

Ahead of announcing its fiscal 2021 first quarter results.
Rick Whiting Aug 27 2020, 6:13AM Software

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