IT mergers and acquisitions
- June 18, 2021
Despite widespread enthusiasm for cloud computing, many organizations have yet to see a significant payoff from their investments, a PwC cloud study found; other news.
- May 28, 2021
A fresh round of investor deals in the cloud consulting space put a spotlight on Oracle, Twilio and ServiceNow's partner ecosystems; other IT channel news.
- May 14, 2021
NWN cited the expansion of its customer base and geographical reach as key benefits driving its Carousel Industries acquisition; other IT channel news.
- April 16, 2021
A spate of deals involving Ensono, Ahead, Upstack and Syntax reflects growing confidence in cloud consulting firms; other IT channel news.
- April 09, 2021
IT services firms Pythian and Ensono have gone the acquisition route to build out their respective SAP and cloud-native development practices; other news.
- April 02, 2021
Logically's purchase of MSSP company Cerdant creates a security cross-selling opportunity, according to Logically CEO; other IT channel news.
- March 31, 2021
The merger of IT distributors Tech Data and Synnex presents synergies -- as well as some areas of overlap -- between their respective business models.
- February 22, 2021
The latest round of IT services transactions feature KSM Consulting, Atos and Cyxtera. The activity underscores the continual demand for cloud services and digital infrastructure.
- February 12, 2021
Thirdera, formed from the merger of Evergreen Systems, Cerna Solutions and NovoScale, said it plans to acquire and integrate ServiceNow consulting firms; other IT channel news.
- February 05, 2021
The revised Dell Technologies Partner Program offers the option for the partners to sell VMware licensing with an aligned base rebate; other IT channel news.
- February 01, 2021
MSP software house ConnectWise has acquired Service Leadership Inc., a consultancy that offers financial and operational benchmarking tools and data.
- January 28, 2021
The newly launched firm, led by Appirio co-founder Chris Barbin, will take minority stakes in cloud consultancies and offer advice on growing a services business.
- January 22, 2021
M&A activity remains hot in the IT services sector -- with Cognizant, McKinsey, Accenture and IBM revealing new acquisitions over the last 10 days; more IT channel news.
- January 19, 2021
As part of an aggressive growth strategy, MDR services vendor Huntress Labs purchased endpoint detection and response technology from security startup Level Effect.
- January 15, 2021
Pax8 fueled its global ambitions in a span of two weeks with a U.K.-based acquisition and strategic leadership team, in addition to a $98 million boost in funding.
- January 08, 2021
Paris-based IT services company Atos is reportedly eyeing DXC Technology as an acquisition target -- a move that would greatly scale Atos' North American presence; other news.
- December 04, 2020
A recent frenzy of IT consultant and MSP M&A activity saw companies such as Logically, Sysnet, West Monroe and Deloitte expanding their capabilities; other IT channel news.
- November 12, 2020
Resilient MSPs are seeing their valuations holding steady through difficult times, although deal structures have shifted somewhat during the pandemic.
- November 10, 2020
ConnectWise will build out its MSP security offerings by integrating Perch Security and StratoZen technology. The company also revealed plans to streamline product development.
- September 03, 2020
Companies that specialize in the Microsoft cloud ecosystem are very much in demand as the IT services merger and acquisition market kicks into higher gear.
- September 01, 2020
Cognizant has agreed to acquire 10th Magnitude, a Microsoft Azure cloud consultancy based in Chicago, offering another sign of a thawing IT services merger and acquisition market.
- August 28, 2020
Kaseya believes MSP M&A activity is poised to bounce back after a temporary slowdown caused by the pandemic. Get insight into what's fueling the trend.
- June 11, 2020
Rackspace Technology wants to raise its profile as a multi-cloud service provider. Along with a rebranding campaign, the company launched a set of multi-cloud offerings.
- May 01, 2020
NetApp's buyout of virtual desktop infrastructure player CloudJumper is poised to bring new channel partners into the NetApp fold; other news from the week.
- April 24, 2020
The cloud services market remains active amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as Accenture, CentriLogic, SADA Systems and J2 Global build out their businesses; more news from the week.
- April 03, 2020
The combination of Pythian and Agosto offers a broader set of Google Cloud specializations in fields including cloud migration, machine learning and application development.
- March 23, 2020
The pandemic is expected to slow the once blistering pace of managed services transactions, but larger IT services firms such as Accenture have the wherewithal to pursue deals.
- February 21, 2020
Publicis Sapient's buyout of Sapient i7 is the latest acquisition in the increasingly globalized Salesforce consulting services market; more channel news from the week.
- February 07, 2020
French IT services firm Atos expanded its global Google Cloud partnership with the purchase of Chicago-based Maven Wave; other channel news from the week.
- January 28, 2020
The Veeam partner ecosystem includes a multitude of small firms, which has created an acquisition opportunity for J2 Global, a cloud services and digital media firm.
- January 09, 2020
Perficient, Quisitive and Ahead hit the acquisition trail early in 2020, purchasing vertical expertise, software development skills, tech platform experience and geographic reach.
- December 16, 2019
Our top 10 news stories of 2019 feature major moves by AWS, Microsoft and global IT services companies such as Accenture, DXC Technology and Wipro.
- December 16, 2019
Clarity Insights, an AI and data science consultancy, will become part of Accenture's Applied Intelligence business if a recent acquisition agreement goes through.
- December 04, 2019
The purchase of Carolinas IT is another transaction that demonstrates the active managed services merger and acquisition environment, which has seen more than 30 deals this year.
- November 13, 2019
Apollo Global Management's pending Tech Data acquisition would add the distributor to its technology portfolio, which includes Rackspace.
- October 30, 2019
ConnectWise is purchasing its longtime competitor Continuum in a deal that is guaranteed to reshape the managed service provider software space.
- October 11, 2019
The CEO of Ahead said the merger will expand the companies' reach in the U.S. enterprise market and paves the way for future acquisitions; other channel news from the week.
- September 04, 2019
Insight CEO Ken Lamneck says the newly closed PCM purchase will augment the combined company's managed service offerings, add scale to its product business and boost efficiency.
- August 23, 2019
The pace of merger and acquisition transactions in the MSP market shows no signs of slowing, despite macroeconomic developments; more news from the week.
- August 02, 2019
The IBM-Red Hat merger has produced IBM Cloud Paks, a new OpenShift-based product line. Executives said Cloud Paks will benefit both IBM and Red Hat's partners; other news.
- April 08, 2019
Logically, a newly launched managed service provider, joins the list of organizations pursuing MSP acquisitions, with the goal of creating a nationwide IT services platform.
- March 08, 2019
The acquisition of a consulting company is expanding Accenture Industry X.0, while SADA Systems and Wipro are seeking greater focus in divestitures; more news from the week.
- February 25, 2019
MSP software provider ConnectWise has revealed plans to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm. According to ConnectWise, the transaction is expected to close on Feb. 28. ...
- December 21, 2018
The Kaseya-IT Glue acquisition, two years in the making, will not affect the IT documentation vendor's integrations with Kaseya's competitors, according to Kaseya CEO; other channel news from the week.
- October 26, 2018
Sykes Enterprises' acquisition of Symphony Ventures, a robotic process automation consulting firm, sheds light on the meteoric rise of the RPA market; other news from the week.
- October 12, 2018
AWS cloud consulting services firms Reliam, Stratalux and G2 Tech Group have rebranded as Mission and more acquisitions could be in the works; more news from the week.
- July 13, 2018
MSP market M&A: Evergreen Services Group is acquiring SMB service providers that generate most of their business via monthly recurring revenue; more news from the week.
- June 20, 2018
The MSP industry has good prospects for growth in the SMB space as company valuations increase, but the firms with the greatest focus are more likely to reap the rewards.
- May 31, 2018
The Green House Data merger with Infront Consulting Group lets the combined entity offer a range of offerings, from upfront consulting to ongoing managed services.
- May 25, 2018
Under a new agreement, cloud consultancy Appirio revealed it plans to build a FinancialForce PSA sales and implementation practice; other IT channel news from the week.
- April 27, 2018
Acquisition-minded ventures are building IT services platforms, as Reliam's buyout of managed cloud services provider Stratalux demonstrated this week; other IT channel news.
- December 22, 2017
Ingram Micro purchases cloud distribution firm and security tech specialist Cloud Harmonics; IBM previews Watson Build 2.0; other news from the week.
- September 11, 2017
Rackspace's pending acquisition of Datapipe will let the combined entity manage a range of public and private cloud options, an increasingly important capability for enterprises.
- September 08, 2017
Cloud Technology Partners, a Boston-based cloud consultancy, will become central to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's cloud practice, according to the vendor; other news from the week.
- June 01, 2017
Since spinning out from Dell, Quest Software is seeing channel progress through its strategic partnerships with distributors Tech Data and Arrow Electronics.
- October 28, 2016
Merger and acquisition activity is heating up across a spectrum of partner companies, from business-process-outsourcing providers to systems integrators; more news from the week.
- October 21, 2016
At Dell EMC World, executive leaders from Virtustream, VMware and Pivotal described how the Dell-EMC merger has affected their companies; more channel news from the week.
- June 03, 2016
SolarWinds, ServiceNow, Salesforce, Vista Capital Partners and eFolder bolstered their offerings in an M&A rush; other IT channel news from the week.
- May 31, 2016
The pending sale of Marketo to a private equity firm, the latest in a series of marketing automation deals, could generate more services business for partners.
- March 24, 2016
Sirius Computer Solutions has agreed to acquire Force 3, a move that will give Sirius a federal government operation and a combined company with more than $2 billion in revenue.
- February 19, 2016
Ingram Micro said partners will see no disruptions to operations or executive management during or after the close of its $6 billion acquisition; other IT channel news.
- January 21, 2016
TierPoint's agreement to purchase Cosentry will bring together two companies with similar strategies in the colocation, managed services and cloud services sectors.
- November 05, 2015
New Signature, a top Microsoft channel partner, has purchased imason and consolidated that company and other recent purchases under a Washington, D.C.-based entity.
- September 16, 2015
Accenture's pending purchase of Cloud Sherpas could be a harbinger of additional buyouts as large integrators seek to grow cloud revenue.
- August 11, 2015
Symantec's pending $8 billion sale of Veritas to Carlyle Group-led investors marks the latest phase of the software company's separation strategy.
- March 03, 2015
With an acquisition of Aruba Networks by HP set to close later this year, how will Aruba partners be impacted?