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EMC Rises as Activist Firm Seeks VMware Sale

Shares of data storage giant EMC were up by nearly five percent in late trading after a report in The Wall Street Journal said that an activist investor has been buying its shares and intends to push for a spinoff of the EMC-controlled software company VMware. 344 more words

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Former Autonomy CFO Seeks Rejection of HP Settlement

The former chief financial officer of the British software company Autonomy today moved to challenge a proposed settlement of a shareholder derivative¬†lawsuit stemming from Hewlett-Packard’s botched $11 billion acquisition of that company in 2011. 853 more words

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Selling Enterprise Software

One of the big differences between selling software to the small business and selling software to the enterprise customer is the price of the solution. 256 more words

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Can the Cloud Really Save IBM? It Might.

During a conference call with analysts yesterday, IBM executives, according to a transcript of the call, used the word “cloud” 21 times, “services” 23 times, and “software” 27 times. 702 more words

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Ahead of Q2 Report, IBM Reflects on Ginni Rometty's Busy Year So Far

Shareholders of the computing services giant IBM got a nice surprise earlier this week in the form of a major partnership with Apple to resell iPhones and iPads. 703 more words

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Europe 2Q earnings highlights: SAP lifted by Cloud billings

It’s earnings season in Europe too. Thursday’s releases weren’t bad but were nothing to write home about either, and markets across Europe fell in response to the U.S. 298 more words

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Apple and IBM CEOs See Companies as "Puzzle Pieces" That Fit Well

As you’ve read by now, Apple and IBM have announced a significant partnership to jointly attack the enterprise market with the iPhone, iPad and specialized mobile apps for business. 999 more words

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