CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for January 6, 2020

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for January 6, 2020: VMware Completes Acquisition of Pivotal: VMware has completed the acquisition of Pivotal Software, Inc. (“Pivotal”), a leading cloud-native platform provider. As a result of the completion of the acquisition, Pivotal’s Class A common stock was removed from listing on the New York Stock Exchange with trading suspended prior to the open of the market today, and Pivotal will now operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of VMware. The transaction represented an enterprise value for Pivotal of approximately $2.7 Billion USD. Pivotal’s offerings will be core to the VMware Tanzu portfolio of products and services designed to help customers transform the way they build, run and manage their most important applications, with Kubernetes as the common infrastructure substrate. The combination of Pivotal’s developer-centric offerings with VMware’s upstream Kubernetes run-time infrastructure and management tools will deliver a comprehensive enterprise solution that enables dramatic improvements in developer productivity in the creation of modern applications. VMware is able to offer product building blocks and integrated solutions that are tested and proven with technical expertise that customers need to accelerate software delivery across data center, cloud and edge environments. Doyle Simons Joins Iron Mountain Board of Directors: Iron Mountain Incorporated has appointed Doyle Simons to its board of directors, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Simons will be a member of both the Finance and Compensation Committees.…