Microsoft acquires PostgreSQL company Citus Data

Microsoft has acquired Citus Data, an eight-year old company that provides an open source extension to PostgreSQL.

Comtech wins telematics and navigation contract renewal worth $1.4 million

Comtech has received a renewal contract for various navigation and telematics services worth $1.4 million from a Fortune Global 500 company.

Accenture to acquire data intelligence company Knowledgent

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Knowledgent, a data intelligence company, based in New Jersey.

Cisco to acquire Luxtera for $660 million

Cisco has announced the intent to acquire privately-held Luxtera, a semiconductor company based in Carlsbad, Calif. that uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities.

Ernst & Young, Symantec will go to market jointly with cyber risk management solutions

Ernst & Young (EY) has inked a strategic partnership with Symantec on data protection and cyber risk management for enterprises.

Accenture to acquire digital media services company Adaptly

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire NYC-based digital media services company Adaptly. 

HubSpot inks three-year collaboration with AWS

HubSpot has entered into a three-year commitment with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

HCL acquires a chunk of IBM for $1.8 billion

IBM and HCL have signed a definitive agreement under which HCL will acquire select IBM software products for $1.8 billion.

SAP acquires robotic process automation company Contextor

SAP has acquired Contextor, a European robotic process automation (RPA) company based in France.

Microsoft acquires FSLogix

Microsoft has acquired desktop virtualization software company FSLogix for an undisclosed sum. 

Apptio acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $1.94 billion

Apptio has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of investment firm Vista Equity Partners. Under the terms of the agreement, Vista will acquire all outstanding shares of Apptio common stock for a total value of approximately $1.94 billion. 

SAP to acquire Qualtrics for $8 billion

SAP  and Qualtrics have entered into a definitive agreement under which SAP will acquire all outstanding shares of Qualtrics for $8 billion in cash.

Amazon taps Western Union for new payment option

The Western Union Company has been engaged by Amazon to launch a new payment option for international shoppers.

IBM to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM is acquiring Red Hat for $34 billion, the companies said on Sunday. IBM intends to close the transaction through a combination of cash and debt.

Amazon, Iridium launching satellite cloud-based Internet of Things solution next year

Amazon and Iridium are launching Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite cloud-based solution that offers global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications in 2019.