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Cisco buys Ignition-backed flash storage startup Whiptail for $415M

Written by on September 19, 2013 in Press & Events - No comments

9/10/2013 – Geekwire

Cisco today paid $415 million to acquire New Jersey-based Whiptail, an all-flash enterprise class storage startup bankrolled in part by Bellevue venture capital firm Ignition Partners.

WhipTail describes itself as an all-flash enterprise class storage array, a solution that boosts storage performance. More than 100 customers are currently using the technology, including inVentiv Health, The Pension’s Trust and Ohio.gov.

Cisco’s senior VP Hilton Romanski said that Whiptail will help beef up its Unified Computing System (UCS).

“Whiptail is a perfect architectural fit for UCS because together the two combine a clustered architecture with fabric-based acceleration — all of which is automatable via the UCS Manager and UCS Director,” Romanski wrote in this blog post.

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LexisNexis® Acquires Enclarity

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9/11/2013 – Reed Elsevier

Third acquisition in a year as company strengthens its identity, fraud and clinical analytics to offer 360° view of health care providers

ATLANTA – LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced the acquisition of Enclarity, Inc. an industry-leading health care provider data and information solutions company.  The deal will enable LexisNexis to add Enclarity’s health care provider data to its existing analytics platforms and workflows, and help customers contain health care costs and improve the quality of health care outcomes. The acquisition follows the transfer of clinical-analytics-focused MEDai into LexisNexis Risk Solutions from LexisNexis sister company Elsevier, Inc.in July 2013 and the fall 2012 purchase of EDIWatch, a provider of fraud, waste and abuse technology solutions.

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