Mergers and Acquisitions

Citrix to acquire VMLogix

In a move aimed at extending its Open Cloud infrastructure, Citrix Systems Inc. has agreed to acquire VMLogix Inc.

Intel to acquire McAfee for $7.68B

Blockbuster deal will let Intel provide hardware-based security.

Dell doubles down on data centers, services

Dell plans to double the size of its $16 billion data center and technology services business and move away from being a PC supplier.

Symantec to acquire VeriSign's security biz

Deal will make Symantec a leader in identity management and public key infrastructure.

Microsoft-Yahoo search deal gets regulatory approvals

Microsoft and Yahoo got approvals from U.S. and European regulators to proceed with their search-advertising business deal.

Oracle outlines Sun integration plans

Oracle Corp. laid out its plans for integrating Sun Microsystems' software and hardware systems into its own product lineup, including the Solaris operating system, the NetBeans IDE and the MySQL database.

Oracle-Sun deal gets green light

The European Commission today cleared Oracle's $7.4 billion agreement to acquire Sun Microsystems, paving the way for the two companies to close the deal.

IBM plans to acquire business process software firm

Acquisition target makes products for business process management.

GovLoop acquisition by GovDelivery strengthens both, analysts believe

GovDelivery has access to GovLoop's 18,000 government employee members, while GovLoop will benefit from capital and expertise, analysts say.

Fast-growing government social networking site GovLoop acquired

GovLoop, a social networking site specifically for the government community, has been acquired by cloud computing company GovDelivery.

Dell broadens IT services offerings with Perot buy

Dell Inc. announced today that the computer giant is buying Perot Systems Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion. The merger is expected to close in Dell’s November-January fiscal quarter.