The first major deal in 2017: Hewlett Packard Enterprise buys the company SimpliVity for $ 650 million

Last year saw a huge number of large transactions in the market of IT. How this issue will be 2017 until we can only guess. But the first major deal has been announced.

Over $ 650 million company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) acquires startup SimpliVity that specializes in selling equipment for data centers, uniting the computing blocks and blocks of data storage.

The transaction will be completed in the second fiscal quarter of the current year, which ends June 30, HPE, and will pay for SimpliVity company in cash. HP will continue to sell its converged products HC 250 and HC 380, and by the end of the year will begin to offer integrated systems SimpliVity.

SimpliVity was founded in 2009 and currently has 1,300 clients, among them MLB Network and T Systems.

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