mergers and acquistions

Verizon acquires autonomous threat detection startup Niddel

Verizon (which owns this publication) announced today that it has acquired Niddel, a startup that bills itself as an autonomous threat detection service. The acquisition price was not disclosed. Nidde

Rackspace acquires TriCore, adds enterprise applications to cloud management mix

Rackspace announced today it was purchasing TriCore, giving it an enterprise applications management play to go along with its cloud management services. The announcement comes just one day after the

Freshdesk acquires data integration startup Pipemonk

Freshdesk announced today that it has acquired Banglaore-based startup Pipemonk for an undisclosed amount. Pipemonk helps companies move data between cloud platforms, which should come in handy for Fr

Google will acquire Apigee for $625 million

Google announced today that it intends to purchase Apigee, an API management platform that went public last year, for $625 million or $17.40 a share. The company, which helps customers build digital

Microsoft Goes For Another Israeli Security Firm Buying Secure Islands

Israel is a small country with a thriving security startup industry, and Microsoft appears to be have a taste for them. Today it announced an agreement to buy Secure Islands, its third Israeli securi

Pivotal IPO Could Make Dell-EMC Deal Even More Complicated

Even while the Dell-EMC deal seemingly moves forward, there is still plenty of maneuvering going on at EMC . A couple of weeks ago VMware announced it was creating a new company called Virtustre

Ektron President Fesses Up To Selling The Company To Accel-KKR

After denying to TechCrunch that Ektron had been sold, company president Tim McKinnon admitted in a later phone conversation that a sale had in fact happened, after a document confirming the deal bega