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Primeur weekly 2011-10-10

The Cloud

Timing is right for SDSC Cloud

SARA and BiG Grid make HPC Cloud infrastructure available

Oracle unveils Oracle Public Cloud

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g delivers world record dual-node result with SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark on Cisco Unified Computing System B440 M2 server

Oracle optimizes integration between Oracle applications and Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

Fujitsu launches Cloud Productivity Suite

HP acquires control of Autonomy Corporation plc

Minister Bruton launches European Cloud Computing Conference in Dublin - DCU and EIURA bring next generation of Cloud computing to Dublin

Oracle unveils Oracle Process Accelerators for Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g

Oracle unveils Oracle Fusion CRM in the Cloud

HP powers expansion for China's Range Technology

HP and SAP accelerate Cloud deployments for clients

Bull UK and Ireland shows how bullion server can help guide customers on their journey to the Clouds

Adobe unveils Creative Cloud

EMC unveils new Proven Solution and best practices for Oracle

Emerson Network Power selects Oracle Fusion Middleware to enable its data centre infrastructure management solution

Saving energy with the 'Internet of Things'

EuroFlash

Hungarian National Information Infrastructure Development (NIIF) Institute selects SGI to power advanced scientific research

Bull and Acceleware announce partnership to deliver a unified hardware-to-software experience

New project to tackle data deluge: EUDAT - Towards a pan-European Collaborative Data Infrastructure

Exotic quantum states: a new research approach

USFlash

Simulations unlock carbon nanotube potential for industry

New UNIX-based laboratory aids University of Wyoming-NCAR relationship

Oracle unveils the Oracle Big Data Appliance

Oracle announces industry's first engineered system for Extreme Analytics

Oracle Executive Vice President John Fowler spotlights Oracle's Engineered Systems

Oracle extends the Oracle Exastack Programme with availability of Oracle Exastack Optimized, Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Exalogic Ready

Oracle unveils Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Bold approach could change electronics industry

Livermore computer scientist Greg Bronevetsky receives Presidential Early Career Award

New 'FeTRAM' is promising computer memory technology

Fortune Global 200 CIO joins Advisory Board of DataDirect Networks

EMC and NEC set high-end scalability record

HP acquires control of Autonomy Corporation plc

3 Oct 2011 Palo Alto - HP has acquired control of Autonomy Corporation plc. Holders of 213,421,299 Autonomy shares have accepted HP's previously announced offer to purchase the entire share capital of Autonomy at a price of £25.50 per share in cash, representing approximately 87.34 percent of the current issued share capital of Autonomy. As such, all conditions relating to the offer have now been satisfied, allowing HP to acquire control of Autonomy.

The acquisition positions HP as a leader in the large and growing enterprise information management space. Autonomy's software offerings power more than 25,000 customer accounts worldwide and, as part of HP, will provide high-value business solutions to help customers manage the explosion of unstructured and structured information. Autonomy offers solutions that are complementary across HP's enterprise offerings and strengthens the company's data analytics, Cloud, industry and work flow management capabilities.

"We are committed to helping our customers solve their toughest IT challenges. The exploding growth of unstructured and structured data and unlocking its value is the single largest opportunity for consumers, businesses and governments", stated Meg Whitman, HP president and chief executive officer. "Autonomy significantly increases our capabilities to manage and extract meaning from that data to drive insight, foresight and better decision making."

As previously announced, Autonomy will operate as a separate business unit. Dr. Mike Lynch, the founder and chief executive officer of Autonomy, will continue to lead the Autonomy business and will report to Meg Whitman.

"This is a historic day for Autonomy, our employees and the customers we serve, as we combine HP's phenomenal assets and Autonomy's specialized skills to produce systems that handle all the information in the enterprise, regardless of the format it is in", stated Dr. Lynch. "We are at the dawn of a new era when it is the 'I' in IT that is changing, not just the 'T'."

HP's offer to purchase the remaining Autonomy shares remains open.
Source: HP

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Primeur weekly 2011-10-10

The Cloud

Timing is right for SDSC Cloud

SARA and BiG Grid make HPC Cloud infrastructure available

Oracle unveils Oracle Public Cloud

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g delivers world record dual-node result with SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark on Cisco Unified Computing System B440 M2 server

Oracle optimizes integration between Oracle applications and Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

Fujitsu launches Cloud Productivity Suite

HP acquires control of Autonomy Corporation plc

Minister Bruton launches European Cloud Computing Conference in Dublin - DCU and EIURA bring next generation of Cloud computing to Dublin

Oracle unveils Oracle Process Accelerators for Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g

Oracle unveils Oracle Fusion CRM in the Cloud

HP powers expansion for China's Range Technology

HP and SAP accelerate Cloud deployments for clients

Bull UK and Ireland shows how bullion server can help guide customers on their journey to the Clouds

Adobe unveils Creative Cloud

EMC unveils new Proven Solution and best practices for Oracle

Emerson Network Power selects Oracle Fusion Middleware to enable its data centre infrastructure management solution

Saving energy with the 'Internet of Things'

EuroFlash

Hungarian National Information Infrastructure Development (NIIF) Institute selects SGI to power advanced scientific research

Bull and Acceleware announce partnership to deliver a unified hardware-to-software experience

New project to tackle data deluge: EUDAT - Towards a pan-European Collaborative Data Infrastructure

Exotic quantum states: a new research approach

USFlash

Simulations unlock carbon nanotube potential for industry

New UNIX-based laboratory aids University of Wyoming-NCAR relationship

Oracle unveils the Oracle Big Data Appliance

Oracle announces industry's first engineered system for Extreme Analytics

Oracle Executive Vice President John Fowler spotlights Oracle's Engineered Systems

Oracle extends the Oracle Exastack Programme with availability of Oracle Exastack Optimized, Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Exalogic Ready

Oracle unveils Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Bold approach could change electronics industry

Livermore computer scientist Greg Bronevetsky receives Presidential Early Career Award

New 'FeTRAM' is promising computer memory technology

Fortune Global 200 CIO joins Advisory Board of DataDirect Networks

EMC and NEC set high-end scalability record