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Too many Bud Lights Gives SAP Brewers Droop

News broke last week that SAP was suing long-term client and global mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (brewers of Budweiser, Stella, Fosters amongst other beer of dubious quality) for the tidy sum of US$600M for license indiscretions. It is a staggering amount … Continue reading

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Some Legacy Vendors Still Underestimate AWS – As They Gasp for Air

“Amazon is propping it up.” “They are just dev-test.” “Their security is not up to standard.” “They will fizz out.” “They are not suited to the enterprise.” Not a week goes by that I do not get told these “claims” … Continue reading

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ANZ is the Guide for Where DXC Technology Needs to Go

In early April 2017, DXC Technology launched. Many were asking; Who is DXC Technology? It is simply the combination of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services and CSC, by way of EDS, UXC, Compaq and others, following the merger announced in 2016. Simple, … Continue reading

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Top Five Takeaways from AWS Reinvent 2016

    The AWS Reinvent event for 2016 is winding up. This year there was 32,000 attendees. The clear majority were developers focused on the platform. Here are my five quick takeaways from the event. (I will have more detailed … Continue reading

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When a merger is an acquisition CSC “Merges” with HP Enterprise Services

Today, May 24th 2016, CSC and HP Enterprise (HPE) announced that the HPE Services unit would be spun out of HPE and merged with CSC which recently spun out its government business. This surprising deal is being positioned as a merger, … Continue reading

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NTT Data Acquires Dell Services – Can a Telco rule IT Services

In late March, NTT Data announced a transaction to acquire the services arm of Dell for just over $3 Billion. This transaction includes all of Dell Services, including Perot, which was acquired by Dell in 2009 for $3.9B. The only … Continue reading

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Big Blue Acquires Bluewolf – IBM Invests in the Salesforce and SaaS Services Market

On March 31st, 2016 (although it will already be April Fools Day in many parts of the world, it is no joke), IBM will announce the acquisition of Bluewolf, in a deal that according to Re/code is a US$200M plus investment. … Continue reading

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