VMware to acquire Dell business unit aimed at 5G, touts ‘better together’ alliance

VMware Inc. is bulking up its communications cloud platform with the acquisition — announced Thursday — of the technology and team behind Dell EMC’s Service Assurance Suite. The Palo Alto-based virtualization software company says the deal reinforces the “better together” collaboration between the two companies. Financials terms for the deal weren’t disclosed. “As carriers are readying for 5G, they are increasingly virtualizing edge and core networks with network functions virtualization,”…

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VMware to acquire Dell business unit aimed at 5G, touts ‘better together’ alliance