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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 27, 2019
Expect a busy channel partner event schedule for 2020. Our listings feature the year's conferences for VARs and MSPs, hosted by vendors, distributors and industry associations.
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.
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