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WatchGuard to acquire Panda Security
Once the integration is complete, customers and partners will have access to a security platform that bridges the network and user perimeter.
Veeam completes its US$5 billion acquisition, in huge month for US M&As
Veeam is now officially a US-based company, with the company’s headquarters soon to be relocated from Switzerland to the United States.
Sophos acquired for US$3.9 billion in cash
In a 168% premium to its IPO share price in June 2015, Sophos stockholders now receive $7.40 per share, according to the company.
Behind the scenes of VMware’s partner programme overhaul
ChannelLife speaks with VMware A/NZ channels head Neels du Plooy about what partners can expect from the new all-in-one Partner Connect programme.
Accenture announces its second acquisition in Australia in a fortnight
The news comes barely a week after Accenture announced its acquisition of Icon Integration, another boutique Australian technology consultancy.
New merger creates 'world's largest' CX company
The combined company will immediately support over 2,000 brands with a global team of 1,500 employees spanning North America, Europe, and Asia.
Nexon splashes out on three new acquisitions
The MSP has bought out Kiandra IT’s technology services and security solutions division, Remagine Solutions and XCentral.
M&A deals drop nearly 50% in one month, GlobalData report shows
Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deals have totalled $17.03 billion globally in December 2019, according to new research from GlobalData.
LogicMonitor acquires AIOps company Unomaly
Aims to use new tech to enhance observability, help IT pinpoint log issues faster and drive intelligent action.
Mimecast acquires brand exploitation prevention startup
The acquisition of the Israeli Segasec extends Mimecast’s capabilities to protect against brand exploits used to steal money and data.
Will HP Inc. soon be owned by Xerox?
Xerox has secured the funds and sent the letter. A GlobalData lead analyst comments.
Veeam to be acquired for massive US$5 billion
Insight Partners will acquire Swiss cloud data management vendor Veeam. Co-founders step down from the Board.
Vertiv to go public on New York Stock Exchange
Vertiv is going public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), thanks to a merger with a special purpose acquisition company called GS Acquisition Holdings (GSAH).
FTS Group acquires Galaxy 42
Galaxy 42 is a national consulting business that specialises in providing services to implement, enhance, support and integrate the TechnologyOne application suite.
Accenture acquires Australian consultants, Apis Group
The firm works with some of Australia’s largest federal public service organisations, providing a range of services.
OpenText to drop US$1.4B to acquire Carbonite
“This acquisition will further strengthen OpenText as a leader in cloud platforms, complete end-point security and protection.”
Talent acquires Kiwi IT recruitment company
The global IT recruitment specialists have bought ManpowerGroup NZ’s IT business, Experis.
ConnectWise acquires Continuum and ITBoost
Together, these moves aim to put more problem-solving resources, tools for efficiency, and fuel for growth in the hands of partners.
Digital Realty & Interxion to undergo $8.4b mega merger
Digital Realty and Interxion have announced a mega-merger that will bring both businesses under a single global provider of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions.
Trend Micro acquires Cloud Conformity to expand capabilities
The acquisition resolves often overlooked security issues caused by cloud infrastructure misconfiguration.
RingCentral pays in stock to work on solutions with Avaya
RingCentral and Avaya will introduce “Avaya Cloud Office by RingCentral” and will jointly develop programmes and automated technologies.
HID Global acquires PKI-as-a-service solutions provider HydrantID
The acquisition of HydrantID will allow HID Global to offer enterprise customers a broader range of options, plus the flexibility and scalability of PKI-as-a-service.
Autodesk, Splunk, PTC amongst top IT firms ripe for M&A
GlobalData predicts that well-positioned companies like Splunk, Autodesk and PTC are likely to be top of the wishlist – here’s why.
Instalment service provider PartPay acquired by Australian player Zip
The acquisition gives Zip exposure to four key geographies – New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States and South Africa.