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  • M&A
    Markets are strong, but big startup M&A deals just aren’t happening Crunch Network

    Markets are strong, but big startup M&A deals just aren’t happening

    Public markets are riding high, and many big tech acquirers are flush with cash. However, it’s a very dull year for big acquisitions of private technology companies. The unicorn M&A scene looks particularly sluggish and valuation-challenged: seven months into 2017 and we’ve seen just one big unicorn M&A deal. But it’s not just the unicorn space where big deals… Read More

  • HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash

    HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash

    HPE today announced that it has acquired data management platform SimpliVity for $650 million in cash. SimpliVity is one of the many companies in this space focused on what is often called “hyperconverged infrastructure.” That sounds like somebody’s buzzword — and it definitely is — but the core idea is pretty sound: hyperconverged systems combine compute… Read More

  • Reimagining The Network For A Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Crunch Network

    Reimagining The Network For A Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

    You’re only as strong as your weakest link, and that’s the Internet’s biggest problem today. For more than two decades the very backbone of theInternet — the network — has subsisted in the shadows, pinned beneath the weight of a fast-growing Internet economy and a powerful cohort of incumbents with much to lose. Since the early days of SaaS, the tech world has set… Read More

  • SimpliVity Raises $25 Million For “Data Center In A Box” Technology

    SimpliVity Raises $25 Million For “Data Center In A Box” Technology

    SimpliVity has raised $25 million in a Series B round for its “data center in a box,” technology. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) led the round with existing investors Accel Partners and Charles River Ventures also participating. The funding brings SimpliVity’s total to $43 million. The company came out of stealth last month just before VMworld. Read More