Alcatel finalizes sale of enterprise unit to China Huaxin

Alcatel-Lucent’s Enterprise division has always stood in the shadow of its bigger telecom equipment maker brother. Now control has been passed to China Huaxin, which will have to decide how much it will

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Lenovo-IBM server deal finalized

Lenovo's enterprise server business is about to get a lot bigger as it closes a US$2.1 billion deal to buy the x86 server and associated lines from IBM. The deal officially closes Oct.

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Red Hat to buy mobile application management platform

If you want to play in the enterprise these days, an vendor has to have a mobile strategy. Open source infrastructure provider Red Hat Inc. is expanding its strategy by buying enterprise mobile

Published on: September 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Uniphase to split to leverage SDN

Former Canadian optical networking equipment maker JDS Uniphase is going through another change of life. The company, now headquartered in California, is splitting in half to take advantage of virtualized and software-defined networks. When

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind ‘here to stay:’ Lacavera

Wind Mobile head Anthony Lacavera has been hunting for investor partners for five years. Now that he has several, he's not shy about touting them. “It’s a validation of our business plans," he

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New Wind in carrier’s future

Wind Mobile's future is about to change. The Canadian carrier's minority shareholder and biggest debtholder, Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Lted. announced this morning that it has a deal to sell all of its holdings to

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Telus gets Canadian rights to mobile prescription app

Telus Corp. has made another acquisition to broaden its e-health related offerings. The communications company said Wednesday it has bought the Canadian rights to ZRx Prescriber, a Web-based app for desktops and mobile devices owned by ZoomMed

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

VMware buys CloudVolumes for better desktop app delivery

VMware Inc. is expanding its ability to give enterprises the power to deliver virtualized software with the purchase of an application delivery provider. The company said Wednesday it has bought CloudVolumes, a California company

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

BC security firm sold to Kaseya

A British Columbia maker of integrated two factor authentication, single sign on and password management solutions has been snapped up by a provider of cloud-based IT management for service providers and enterprises. Scorpion Software of

Published on: August 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon