The Week Ending Oct. 23
Topping this week's roundup of companies that came to win is Google for its aggressive move to compete in the cloud applications space by offering free Google Apps for Work subscriptions for organizations using competing cloud software.
Also making the list this week are Western Digital's $19 billion deal to buy SanDisk, Dell's launch of new hardware and cloud services at Dell World, channel partner applause for AT&T's new partner program offerings, and Amazon Web Services' blockbuster third quarter.
Not everyone in the IT industry was making smart moves this week, of course. For a rundown of companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions, check out this week's 5 Companies That Had A Rough Week roundup.