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SunGard to Spinoff “Availability Services” Business – Disruption From The Cloud

SunGard announced plans to spinoff its Availability Services division, much like the missing “u” in its name, as the Cloud disrupts its business. SunGard to Spinoff Availability Services Business   SunGard Data Systems Inc. is of the world’s leading software … Continue reading

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Clinton Group Increases Overland Storage Stake Ahead of Merger

Clinton Group ups the ante, helping out Overland Storage where they can. Underdisclosed.com favorite Clinton Group, Inc.was a major shareholder in Overland Storage, a maker of data storage products. As of September 2013, Clinton held about 2.9 million shares and … Continue reading

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Aspect Software to Acquire Voxeo To Bolster Leadership In Outbound Contact Center And To Use The Word “Cloud”

At last six times in the press release, which served up additional ads mentioning “Cloud.” Well done. Aspect Software announced it is acquiring Voxeo Corporation in a $150 million merger. Aspect is a “leading provider of fully-integrated customer interaction management, … Continue reading

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Quality Systems Does Not Have Quality Leadership, Says Clinton Group As It Contests Director Election At Upcoming Meeting

Activist Investor Clinton Group files proxy statement for the election of its seven nominees to the Quality Systems Board of Directors. Quality Systems, Inc. is an IT company in the healthcare industry. According to activist investor Clinton Group, Quality Systems … Continue reading

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