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Dell could face 10% interest on junk bonds to fund EMC acquisition

Dell's acquisition of EMC is doing more than raising eyebrows these days, with many concerned about the amount of debt Dell will find itself in once the deal is done.

Verizon completes OpenStack NFV deployment across 5 US data centers

As OpenStack Summit kicks off, one of the first pieces of news out of the conference is that Verizon has completed what it claims is the world's largest network functions virtualization OpenStack cloud deployment.

Midokura network virtualization now available for Dell Red Hat OpenStack offering

Dell is looking to help customers increase the performance of their Red Hat OpenStack private clouds. The company is now offering Midokura Enterprise MidoNet as an optional performance accelerator for its Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Solution.

EMC reportedly looking to sell Documentum to aid in Dell deal

EMC Corp. is looking to sell Documentum, the company's content management system, in the run-up to being acquired by Dell, Bloomberg reported, based on information gathered from people knowledgeable of the matter. 

Server makers release new products featuring Intel's zippy new chip

Now that Intel has announced its quickest 22-core Broadwell chip, the rash of new hardware capitalizing on the tech can begin flooding the market.

Japan's NTT Data to boost US foothold with Dell IT services unit purchase

NTT Data has agreed to acquire Dell's IT services unit, the unit of Japan's largest telecom carrier announced Monday. Although the amount was not disclosed, newswire Bloomberg reported the price at $3.06 billion.

HPE maintains cloud infrastructure leadership position, but Cisco is gaining

HPE is still king in the cloud infrastructure market, but competitor Cisco is catching up. According to a quarterly report from Synergy Research Group, the cloud infrastructure market is growing at more than 20 percent each year, with both the top two vendors seeing strong growth during the fourth quarter of 2015.

Enterprises struggle to deliver quality UC to remote workers

Dell commissioned Dimensional Research to survey more than 200 IT professionals responsible for UC in the U.S. and found that almost all – 95 percent – experienced challenges delivering UC services to remote workers. At the same time, though, 83 percent of those surveyed indicated they expect the number of remote workers to grow over the next year.

Spotlight: Dell may offload IT services group to NTT soon

Dell could reportedly soon sell its IT services unit to Japanese tech giant NTT for around $3.5 billion in an effort to raise money for its monstrous EMC acquisition.

Despite C-level buy-in, implementation hurdles plague security initiatives

With headline after headline about data breaches and cyberthreats, data security has become a priority for C-suite executives—finally. But that said, translating that awareness and concern into real action, policies and programs remains a challenge for most businesses. That's according to the inaugural Dell Data Security Survey, which surveyed 1,300 business and IT decision makers and found that nearly three in four agreed that data security is a priority for their organization's C-suite.