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SAP taps SuccessFactors for cloud boom

SAP taps SuccessFactors for cloud boom

SAP taps SuccessFactors for cloud boom

The German software company SAP watched its shares fall on Monday after it announced a $3.4 billion takeover o…

Cloud Acquisitions: Software giants start pouncing on cloud companies

Cloud Acquisitions: Software giants start pouncing on cloud companies

Oracle bought RightNow. SAP acquired SuccessFactors. And it’s likely a few other cloud-related companies will be coming to a software giant near you. What remains to be seen is whether these cloud acquisitions really change anything or just ensure the giants keep their stranglehold on the market. SAP’s $3.4 billion acquisition of SuccessFactors, which was […]

Law Firm Announces an Investigation of SuccessFactors, Amid SAP Merger

Law Firm Announces an Investigation of SuccessFactors, Amid SAP Merger

Robbins Umeda LLP, a shareholder rights litigation firm, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by members of the board of directors of SuccessFactors, Inc. (NYSE: SFSF) in connection with their efforts to sell the company to SAP AG. On December 3, 2011, SuccessFactors and SAP […]

SAP to Accelerate Cloud Strategy with Agreement to Acquire SuccessFactors

SAP to Accelerate Cloud Strategy with Agreement to Acquire SuccessFactors

SAP AG and SuccessFactors, Inc. (NYSE: SFSF) today announced that SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., has entered into a definitive merger agreement with SuccessFactors, the market-leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, pursuant to which a subsidiary of SAP would offer to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of SuccessFactors for $40.00/per […]

Citrix Accelerates Cloud Data Strategy with Acquisition of ShareFile

Citrix Accelerates Cloud Data Strategy with Acquisition of ShareFile

Citrix Systems today announced it has completed the acquisition of ShareFile1, a market leading provider of secure, cloud-based data storage, sharing and collaboration. The ShareFile product line makes it easy for businesses of all sizes to securely store, sync and share business documents and files, both inside and outside the company. ShareFile’s centralized cloud storage […]

Hitachi Data Systems Announces Acquisition of BlueArc

Hitachi Data Systems Announces Acquisition of BlueArc

Powerful Combination Gives Customers Highly Scalable, Reliable and High-Performance Solutions to Store and Manage the Explosive Growth in Unstructured Data Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., today announced a significant milestone in its strategy to give customers seamless access to all data, content and information with the acquisition of […]

Cloud Security Drives Zeus’s Acquisition of Web Application Firewall Company

Cloud Security Drives Zeus’s Acquisition of Web Application Firewall Company

Increasing Demand for Innovative Web Application Security in the Cloud is the Driving Force behind the Acquisition CAMBRIDGE, England: Zeus Technology, the pioneers of Application Delivery Controller software, today announced it has purchased the assets of art of defence, a German-based distributed web application firewall (dWAF) provider. Zeus’ acquisition of art of defence is in […]

VMware Acquires Enterprise Social Collaboration Provider Socialcast

VMware Acquires Enterprise Social Collaboration Provider Socialcast

Socialcast joins growing VMware End-User Computing portfolio, delivering a more efficient way to communicate, share information and conduct business in the cloud era VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Socialcast, a leading provider of social collaboration solutions for the enterprise. Socialcast enables modern business communication by […]