Cisco invest $150m in VMware, a leader in virtualization. Intel had also invested in VMware in July. VMware is a unit of EMC.
Steria (France) plans to bid for Xansa in a €700m deal.
HP is rumored to buy Bull (France) for €700m.
Harmonic announced that it will acquire Rhozet for $16m, to expand its presence in the online and mobile video provisioning space.
IBM bought DataMirror for $161m in cash.
Motorola announced structural change: its mobile phone division will be merged with its cable TV equipment division.