By Associated Press SEATTLE — Hewlett-Packard Co. has again raised its bid for 3Par Inc. above an offer from rival Dell Inc., suggesting that the little-known data-storage maker could be worth more with one of the PC companies’ marketing muscle behind it. The latest offer from HP for $27 per share in cash, or about $1.69 billion, is nearly three times what 3Par had been trading at before Dell made the first bid last week. Earlier on Thursday, Dell said 3Par had accepted its second offer of $24.30 per share in cash, or $1.52 billion. Dell made its first offer,
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Reuters| Mon Aug 23, 2010 NEW YORK: Hewlett-Packard Co launched a $1.6 billion bid for data storage company 3PAR Inc on Monday, topping an offer by technology rival Dell Inc. HP bid $24 a share for 3PAR, about 33 percent more than Dell planned to pay in a deal announced a week ago. At the time, Dell’s bid for 3PAR, which makes storage products that use virtualization technology to allow companies to boost efficiency, marked an 87 percent premium to its share price. Representatives from 3PAR and Dell were not immediately available for comment on the HP move. HP, faced
Cloudtweaks is now the official knowledge partner of The Cloud Computing World Forum. Visit their site for upcoming event information. Title: 3rd Cloud Computing World Forum Asia Date: November 17 & 18, 2010 Location: The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong The Cloud Computing World Forum Asia will take place on the 17th – 18th November 2010 at The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong, and promises to be Asia’s leading Cloud and SaaS based event. Building on the huge success of the European show, this two day conference and free-to-attend exhibition will provide a focused platform for the global cloud and SaaS industry
Jerry Huang, CEO Of Gladinet: Interview With CloudTweaks Are you seeking a Cloud Technology Platform for backing up your critical data? It is a struggle for many firms to make the decision to back-up on local servers or use a Cloud Platform offsite. Gladinet , the Cloud Storage Access Platform company, has solutions which enable organizations to back up their files and critical database information. Their unique technology offers a variety of platforms focused on delivering a back-up solution tailored to your companies platform needs. The CEO of Gladinet is Jerry Huang, an engineer and trailblazer in cloud technology. He
Leading Web search provider Google Inc and No 2 business software maker Oracle Corp are not usually viewed as business rivals. But a patent dispute between the two technology companies suggests they see each other as exactly that. Oracle, led by its brash Chief Executive Larry Ellison, filed a lawsuit on Thursday that accuses Google’s increasingly popular Android mobile technology of violating patents that protect Oracle’s Java software. The move pits two of Silicon Valley’s most successful companies against each other, as they expand beyond their traditional turfs in search of new growth opportunities. Oracle bought the Java programming language through
Web host SiteCloud.com (www.sitecloud.com) is entering the cloud hosting market with its proprietary cloud hosting platform built on top of Amazon’s Elastic Cloud, and featuring cPanel/WHM. SiteCloud advertises twelve packages scaled within the cloud hosting architecture for the equivalent of shared, virtual private servers, dedicated hosting and reseller hosting services. According to SiteCloud’s Monday announcement, its cloud hosting packages provides added flexibility for growing businesses.
PRWeb Farmington Hills, MI (Vocus) August 3, 2010 Fear of the unknown is a powerful emotion. But when you’re an IT exec, fear of the unknown – particularly when you’re talking about moving into the cloud – really comes down to fear of making a costly mistake. To help its customers navigate through the cloud computing conundrum, Logicalis, an international provider of integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services, has identified Six Critical Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Entering the Cloud. At this point, most businesses have read enough about cloud computing to know that it can potentially