Quick Take: HPE to Acquire Juniper Networks


Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced its definitive agreement to acquire Juniper Networks, Inc., a leader in AI-native networks, for approximately $14 billion in an all-cash transaction. This is a premium of approximately 32% over Juniper’s closing stock price on the day the deal was announced.

Quick Take: Intel’s Big Automotive Play

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At the CES show in Las Vegas, Intel outlined a bold strategy to expand its AI capabilities into the automotive sector. This includes an agreement to acquire Silicon Mobility, a company specializing in system-on-chips (SoCs) for EV energy management, marking a significant step in Intel’s pursuit of automotive market growth.

Research Note: SailPoint Expands Identity Cloud

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SailPoint announced enhancements to its identity security offerings by launching a new suite and critical improvements to its existing Business and Business Plus suites. This move underscores SailPoint’s commitment to leading the identity security platform market and providing customers with practical solutions.

Research Note: HPE GreenLake for Block Storage Release 3

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the general availability of Release 3 of HPE GreenLake for Block Storage, built on HPE Alletra Storage MP.

The new release represents a significant advancement in block storage technology. It offers the industry’s first disaggregated, scale-out block storage with a 100% data availability guarantee.