Headlines for Financial/Acquisition
SigmaPoint Technologies Inc. Selects Kinaxis RapidResponse
Electronic Manufacturing Services Provider to Improve Supply Chain Visibility and Coordination with Cloud Service
Softchoice welcomes Anna Filipopoulos as new Senior VP of People & Growth

CGI signs contract extension with Carrefour to 2020

Kyocera, Microsoft Expand Technology Sharing Agreement
Kyocera Corporation and Microsoft Corp. announced they have signed an agreement expanding on a prior patent licensing arrangement.
Gartner Acquires Nubera

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNS
Acquisition to Accelerate Cisco's Cloud Delivered Security Portfolio
Ricoh Canada Inc. Signs Agreement to Acquire Graycon Group Inc., a Leading IT Services Firm in Western Canada.
Purchase Complements Ricoh's expanding Managed Services Portfolio, Adding Significant Skills and Expertise to the Company's Growing Suite of Offerings  
Baidu to invest $3.2 billion in online-to-offline services

e-SignLive Expands into New Markets with IBM Cloud

IBM and Box Forge Global Partnership to Transform Work in the Cloud
IBM and Box announced a global partnership that will combine the best-in-class technologies and resources of both companies to transform work in the cloud.
E2open Signs Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By Insight Venture Partners
E2open, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Insight Venture Partners ("Insight"), a leading global private equity and venture capital firm, will acquire E2open in a transaction valued at approximately $273 million.
Partners Rapidly Pivot to the Cloud with Oracle
Oracle welcomed partners from around the globe to its annual Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) kickoff.
QNAP Deepens Relationship with AMD Ships New Product Line Incorporating AMD G-Series Processor & 10GbE-ready Networking A Home Run for Budget-conscious SMBs

Oracle Appoints David Donatelli to Lead Converged Infrastructure Business
As the Only Company Innovating from Chip to Cloud, Oracle Poised for Continued Hardware Growth
Are too many small business owners being unnecessarily distracted by legal disputes with their customers?

D&H Canada Strengthens VAR Support for Cisco

LG Electronics and Nokia Technologies agree on smartphone patent license
LG Electronics has agreed to take a royalty-bearing smartphone patent license from Nokia Technologies.
Aliyun Announces Global Partnership Program to Boost Public Cloud Services Worldwide
MAP program enables enterprises worldwide to leverage Alibaba cloud computing's public and optimal cloud solutions
IBM Listed as Fastest Growing Vendor in Gartner Worldwide Security Software Study, based on 2014 Revenue
IBM announced it is the fastest growing vendor in the worldwide security software market, based on 2014 revenue according to a report by Gartner, Inc. 
IBM Acquires Blue Box to Accelerate Open Hybrid Clouds
IBM announced it has acquired Blue Box Group. Inc. a managed private cloud provider built on OpenStack.