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BlackBerry Eyes IBM-Apple Style Enterprise Deal

CEO Chen compares Apple and IBM with “dancing elephants” as it hints at similar agreement for BlackBerry

On Point: IBM HPC, Fortinet Firewalls, and Moving Away From Windows Server 2003

Welcome to On Point, our weekly digest of product and services news for July 21-25.

EMC Brushes Off Rumors of VMware Spin-Off

CEO Tucci insists he has never even met with activist investor keen to drive an EMC-VMware divorce

VMware Profit Down After Airwatch Takeover

VMware has talked up its new Airwatch business despite the $1 billion acquisition having taken a chunk out of its profits in Q2. For the three months to 30 June, VMware’s net profit slumped 32 percent year on year to $167 million on revenue which rose 17 percent to $1.46 billion over the same period. […]

Microsoft Q4 Income Weighed Down by Nokia

Software behemoth Microsoft plans to strip $1 billion of costs from newly acquired devices business by 2016 in a bid to see it return to growth

Is an Activist Investor Pushing EMC to Spin Out VMware?

Report claims Elliott Management Corp has upped investment and wants EMC to splinter off virtualisation vendor

Cloud, Big Data and Mobility Shine Despite IBM Q2 Sales Decline

Big Blue becomes more profitable as newer technologies grow at hardware’s expense

Apple, IBM Partner to Tackle Mobile Enterprise

IBM and Apple have formed a strategic partnership to make iPhones and iPad more valuable enterprise tools, and build a new, growth-oriented act for both companies.