IT mergers and acquisitions
- 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
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