Links 1/9/2015: SAP adding Hadoop talent base for HANA; Cisco seen making up ground on Arris in cable cloud tech

Nelson Peltz takes aim at DuPont board seats as breakup battle continues (Fortune)

Data storage company Box expected to be valued at up to $1.55 billion (Reuters)

Oracle names Thomas Kurian president (Gigaom)

SAP Hauling in Talent for ‘Hadoop on HANA’ (ASUG News)

MongoDB Is Raising Another $100 Million, Regulatory Filing Shows (TechCrunch)

Companies and themes to follow in 2015 part 1: ERP related overview (Brian Sommer/Diginomica)

What 2014 taught us about the shifting startup landscape (TechRepublic via Yahoo News)

Fire at Amazon Data Center Construction Site in Ashburn Contained (Data Center Knowledge)
AWS users can relax.

Cisco Systems Cloud Platform Catching On Cable TV (Investor's Business Daily)

Cable lobby says Google Fiber doesn’t need Title II to get pole access (Ars Technica)

Comcast Stops New ‘Energy Rewards’ Enrollments (Multichannel News)

Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Partners with Cegedim Relationship Management for Next-Generation CRM, CLM, and Remote Detailing Solution (Business Wire)