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Thursday, July 18, 2019

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HCL Picks Up Where IBM Left Off, Signals India’s Ambitions in...

HCL and IBM just traded assets worth $1.8 billion leaving HCL with a number of powerful software products across the areas of security, marketing and commerce. IBM agreed to sell its software products, including AppScan, BigFix, Commerce, Connections, Digital Experience, Notes Domino and Unica to the Indian technology behemoth in December of 2018...

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Software Investing Just Got More Competitive

Few private equity firms have been able to establish the level of cachet carried by Vista Equity, which is why their continued expansion into growth equity is going to make it that much more competitive for existing software investors in the asset class to attract the best companies...

People

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Broadcom’s CEO Hock Tan Builds Empire Through Acquisitions

Many in the U.S. may not be familiar with the aggressive executive Hock Tan, but in 2017, he was the highest paid CEO in the country reeling in $103.2 million in that year alone. He became the CEO of Broadcom by acquiring it in 2016 via his company Avago Technologies, for $37 billion ($17 billion in cash and $20 billion in equity). Emboldened, Tan assumed the Broadcom name and began the acquisition spree of an obsessed empire builder...

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2019 State of the Software Supply Chain Report

Following a year of research that delved into 36,000 open source software projects, 3.7 million open source releases and 12,000 enterprise development teams, enterprise software company Sonatype has released their fifth annual State of the Software Supply Chain report...

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Crowdsourcing Security Testing: Synack Takes Protection To The Next Level

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SAP Lays Off Thousands As It Shifts To Advanced Technologies

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Coupa’s Hammoud Succeeds Through Authentic Leadership

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Microsoft: The Most Formidable Competitor There Ever Was

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Why Adam Miller, CEO of $2.4 Billion Cornerstone OnDemand, Might Just Be The Coolest...

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The SaaS Industry [An Overview]

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