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Red Hat buys OpenStack integrator eNovance to boost skills base

OpenStack champion Red Hat is buying one of the movement’s leading integration services companies, eNovance, The main attractions of the French eNovance is its systems integration capabilities which, Red Hat reckons, will help it meet what it sees as a “growing demand for enterprise OpenStack consulting, design and deployment”, and its domain expertise in telecommunications…. Read More


Cofely targets big data centre growth in Asia with SMP buy out

Data centre operator Cofely South East Asia is to use the acquisition of Singapore-based specialist SMP as a springboard for growth in the region. Now trading under the name of Cofely DC, and part of GDF Suez Energy Services, the company will acquire some prestigious clients in the region including the Ministry of Home Affairs… Read More


Red Hat is buying Inktank for its Ceph open source distributed storage know-how for $175m

Leading provider of open source solutions, Red Hat is to buy Inktank, which builds open source distributed storage systems, for $175 million. The attraction is Inktank’s Ceph technology, a scalable, open source, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware offering object and block storage software to enterprises deploying clouds.   RedHat said that when… Read More


Dimension Data continues push into Americas with Nexus takeover

An IT services player with global ambitions, Dimension Data has made a major advance into the US market with the acquisition of California based data centre and IT specialist Nexus. Terms were not disclosed – Nexus is privately-owned – but the move expands Dimension Data’s operations in the US by 40%, with particular gains the… Read More