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New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
15 Jan 19
Iron Mountain announces acquisition to expand in APAC
Iron Mountain will gain a number of data centres from the acquisition as it continues to spread throughout Asia Pacific.
08 Jan 19
Cloudera completes Hortonworks merger
As of January 4, Hortonworks has now merged with Cloudera to create enterprise data cloud that unlocks “the power of any data, running in any cloud from the edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform”.
07 Jan 19
Mercury Energy sells smart meter business for $270m
“Metrix’s large installed meter base, deep customer relationships and innovation platform, make this a natural acquisition."
17 Dec 18
Avnet to boost AI/IoT solutions with acquisition
The acquisition of Softweb Solutions adds software and artificial intelligence to Avnet’s ecosystem and bolsters its IoT capabilities.
17 Dec 18
Apax Partners wins bidding war for Trade Me buyout
“We’re confident Trade Me would have a successful standalone future," says Trade Me chairman David Kirk
14 Dec 18
5c more per share: Trade Me bidding war heats up
Another bidder has entered the bidding arena as the potential sale of Trade Me kicks up a notch.
07 Dec 18
HPE makes acquisition to expand big data market presence
HPE has acquired BlueData with the aim of providing an all-encompassing and easy-to-implement solution for AI/ML and big data analytics.
29 Nov 18
Citrix acquires micro app platform Sapho
Sapho’s micro applications improve employee productivity by consolidating access to tools, activities and tasks in a simple and unified work feed.
16 Nov 18
EcoDataCenter acquired, aims to consolidate Nordic market
The company hopes to create a distinct environmental profile for major international players and use its new financial muscle to acquire existing data centres.
07 Nov 18
Hitachi Vantara bolsters analytics with REAN Cloud acquisition
After revealing its intent in July this year, Hitachi Vantara has announced the completion of its acquisition of REAN Cloud.
01 Nov 18
Adobe completes US$4.75b Marketo buyout
It's now time to make every business an 'experience business', Adobe says.
01 Nov 18
Analysts say AWS dominance forced IBM’s Red Hat acquisition
The largest software acquisition in history "shows how even the biggest beasts in tech are having to adapt to the Cloud computing world."
30 Oct 18
IBM to spend $34b to acquire Red Hat
IBM and Red Hat will remain committed to the continued freedom of open source.
29 Oct 18
NZ SaaS provider SLI offered $40m Texan buyout
SLI Chairman says the leadership has been “considering a range of strategic options for the company as it has steered... into profitability.”
23 Oct 18
Etix Everywhere acquires NeoCenter Ouest, adds 2 data centres
Blanchot is confident this new development will result in strong growth for the company’s sales and profitability.
15 Oct 18
Logicalis makes move on Australia with CNI acquisition
The Australian operation of the group, Thomas Duryea Logicalis is confident the acquisition will bolster is hybrid IT abilities.
09 Oct 18
Iron Mountain makes another move on APAC with China acquisition
It was only last week when the data company announced a takeover in South Korea, and now it's made another in APAC.
09 Oct 18
Tenant becomes landlord with NextDC taking over buildings from APDC
After months of cat and mouse, NextDC’s latest takeover bid for the properties housing its data centres is set to be accepted.
08 Oct 18
Iron Mountain affirms commitment to APAC with new acquisition
American information management company Iron Mountain has made clear where in the world it's placing its bets.
05 Oct 18
DDN makes ‘old’ appointment with Tintri co-founder designated CTO
The revival story of IT company Tintri continues as DDN today announced a new executive appointment - with potentially a 100 more to come.
04 Oct 18
Global shareholders sue 'leading' China data centre operator GDS
The lawsuit believes GDS has been engaged in a 'ruse' to enrich insiders by acquiring data centers that aren't as valuable as the company claims.
03 Oct 18
Equinix beware: Digital Realty throws down gauntlet with new $1.8b acquisition
With future CAPEX costs included the acquisition will cost around $2.25b and will strip Equinix's title of having the most colocation facilities in South America.
24 Sep 18
Orange reveals goal to become global player in multi-cloud services
Fresh off its acquisition of Basefarm, the France-based integrated comms provider is looking to make waves around the world in multi-cloud services.
19 Sep 18