ChannelNext 2016
Headlines for Partnerships
Mobileye and Delphi to Establish Partnership for SAE Level 4/5 Automated Driving Solution for 2019
Industry leaders have come to an agreement to produce the “Central Sensing Localization and Planning”  platform to accelerate the time to market for a complete automated driving solution

Microsoft acquisition of Genee to accelerate intelligent experiences in Office 365
Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service. Co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee, who plan to join Microsoft started Genee in 2014 to simplify the time-consuming task of scheduling (and rescheduling) meetings.
Rethinking transportation

OrionVM and BluLogix Strenghthen Channel Offering with Unique Technology Partnership

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Acquire SGI to Extend Leadership in High Growth Big Data Analytics and High Performance Computing
Strengthens position in $11 billion HPC segment which is growing at an estimated 6-8% CAGR, and in the data analytics segment, which is growing at over twice that rate
BlueStar Adopts Zebra Software Application Services Offering

Salesforce $750M Quip Buy Shows Importance of Content to CRM
While Salesforce didn't shout from the rooftops about its recent decision to acquire the "living document" platform provider Quip, it clearly sees big potential in integrating Quip's offerings into its own.
Intel Buys Deep-Learning Startup Nervana
Intel is a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices.
IBM and Vodafone India launch new IBM Hybrid Cloud platform to enhance customer experience
IBM and Vodafone India today announced a multi-million dollar five year agreement for IBM to manage IT services support for Vodafone India’s IT infrastructure and applications environment.
Walmart Agrees to Acquire, One of the Fastest Growing e-Commerce Companies in the U.S.
Deal Positions Walmart for Expanded e-Commerce Growth and Customer Reach
Nokia completes acquisition of Gainspeed and Lenovo Announce New Multiyear Partnership to Expand Availability of Lenovo Technology in China

Oracle Buys NetSuite

Verizon to acquire Yahoo operating business
Transaction will create a new rival in mobile media technology reaching over 1B users with an unrivaled roster of the world’s most beloved brands
Ryussi Technologies and Microsoft announce new partnership in business and technology solutions
Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Ryussi Technologies Private Ltd. announced a new partnership in business and technology solutions covering Microsoft’s File Access Server Protocols for the enterprise data storage market.
CSC and IBM Expand Strategic Alliance with Collaboration Utilizing IBM Cloud for z to Enable Clients Move to Cloud
Agreement Supports Clients’ Adoption of Hybrid Cloud Environment Including Mainframe Infrastructure, Software, Storage, Monitoring and Disaster Recovery Capabilities in a Consumption-based Model
SoftBank snaps up mobile chip leader ARM for a whopping $32 billion

Fujitsu and Oracle Team Up to Drive Cloud Computing
Strategic alliance provides robust cloud offering to customers in Japan and their subsidiaries around the world
IBM Cloud Ranked Second in Worldwide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
IBM announced today that International Data Corporation (IDC) has identified the IBM Cloud as the second leading global IaaS provider according to its Worldwide Semi-Annual Public Cloud Services Tracker, 2H 2015.