Good Post by Timothy Prickett Morgan
Rumors have been going around this week that Simplivity, one of the converged systems upstarts that is heavily funded and trying to take on the incumbents in enterprise datacenters, is in talks to be acquired by Hewlett-Packard. This is not going to happen, the company tells EnterpriseTech.
The rumors first surfaced at <i>CRN</i>, which cited multiple sources claiming there were talks ongoing between HP and Simplivity. At the time, both HP and Simplivity declined to comment on rumors and speculation, as is common with such chatter, but then Doran Kempel, chairman and chief executive officer at Simplivity, was talking to us about hyper-converged systems and took the opportunity to step on the chatter about a potential buyout.
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