Tech Partnership And Business News – July, 22, 2019


Intel and SAP signed a multiyear technology partnership focused on optimizing Intel’s platforms, including Intel® Xeon™ Scalable processors and Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory, for SAP’s end-to-end enterprise software applications, including SAP S/4HANA (read more)


IBM (NYSE: IBM) and AT&T (NYSE: T) signed a multi-year strategic alliance. Under the agreement AT&T Communications will use IBM’s expertise to modernize AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud. In addition, IBM will provide infrastructure to support AT&T Business’s applications. AT&T Business will utilize Red Hat’s open source platform to manage workloads and applications (read more)


Actua and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced a new partnership. Through this deal, Mastercard will support Actua’s Future Skills Program which provides undergraduate students with leadership and skills training that will prepare them for the future of work. Students will also have mentorship opportunities with employees from Mastercard (read more)

DuckerFrontier has launched a new premium service in collaboration with WSJ Pro, the Wall Street Journal’s professional arm, designed to support the decisions and workflows of business executives focused on international growth called Strategic Intelligence (read more)

Joyn Bio

NewLeaf Symbiotics and Joyn Bio, an ag-biotech company engineering microbes for more sustainable agriculture, announced a long-term partnership valued at up to $75M. Through this deal, Joyn will gain access to NewLeaf’s extensive library of proprietary, highly-characterized strains of plant colonizing microbes and will engineer these microbes to bring novel disease and pest control options to farmers and reduce their reliance on chemicals (read more)

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