Palo Alto Buys to Secure the Cloud

Consolidation continues in the realm of IT security vendors as companies work to grow and round out their offerings.


Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Interesting is not the word for this purchase/acquisition by Microsoft of LinkedIn.  I will reserve judgment at this time because it appears Microsoft is initially going to remain hands off in terms of brand and function.  I do expect significant integration into Microsoft’s business-centric cloud offerings including Office 365 to happen sooner rather than later.