Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/15122/more en Optiv Acquires Comm Solutions, Strengthens Northeast U.S. Presence http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/optiv-acquires-comm-solutions-strengthens-northeas <div class="node-body article-body">Optiv Security, fresh from being acquired by private equity firm KKR, today announced the acquisition of Comm Solutions, strengthening its grasp on the northeast market.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/optiv-acquires-comm-solutions-strengthens-northeas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/optiv-acquires-comm-solutions-strengthens-northeas#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:38:00 +0000 103561 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Citrix Tests Private Equity's Appetite for Megabuyouts http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/citrix-tests-private-equitys-appetite-megabuyouts <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bloomberg News reported on Monday that Citrix hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to sound out potential suitors including private equity firms. The news sent the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based cloud-services company's stock 6.8 percent higher, though the shares gave back some of their gains on Tuesday morning. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/citrix-tests-private-equitys-appetite-megabuyouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/citrix-tests-private-equitys-appetite-megabuyouts#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:03:00 +0000 103381 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock HPE Acquires Nimble Storage for $1 Billion to Boost Storage Portfolio http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/hpe-acquires-nimble-storage-1-billion-boost-storag <div class="field-byline"> Chris Burt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HPE reached an agreement to acquire predictive flash storage company Nimble Storage, allowing it to boost its storage offerings for entry and midrange customers across all its business segments. HPE will pay $1 billion, or $12.50 per share, and assume or pay out an additional $200 million in unvested equity awards for Nimble, according to a Tuesday announcement.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/hpe-acquires-nimble-storage-1-billion-boost-storag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/hpe-acquires-nimble-storage-1-billion-boost-storag#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:55:00 +0000 103041 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Lenovo Sells Another Property Asset as Smartphone Sales Tank http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/lenovo-sells-another-property-asset-smartphone-sal <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lenovo Group Ltd. will pick up about HK$1.7 billion ($219 million) from selling out of a developer of property and parking lots in central China, striking the latest real estate deal to shore up earnings battered by shrinking smartphone sales. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/lenovo-sells-another-property-asset-smartphone-sal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/lenovo-sells-another-property-asset-smartphone-sal#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:07:00 +0000 103001 at http://thevarguy.com Foxconn's Gou Just Took the Lead in Toshiba Chip Chase http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/foxconns-gou-just-took-lead-toshiba-chip-chase <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three statements late Wednesday from Terry Gou summarize why his Foxconn Technology Group should be considered a serious bidder for Toshiba Corp.'s memory-chip business.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/foxconns-gou-just-took-lead-toshiba-chip-chase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/foxconns-gou-just-took-lead-toshiba-chip-chase#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Wed, 01 Mar 2017 19:34:00 +0000 102781 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock SoftBank to Merge OneWeb With Intelsat, Invest $1.7 Billion http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/softbank-merge-oneweb-intelsat-invest-17-billion <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OneWeb Ltd., a U.S. satellite venture backed by billionaire Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank Group Corp., is merging with debt-saddled satellite provider Intelsat SA in a share-for-share transaction.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/softbank-merge-oneweb-intelsat-invest-17-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/softbank-merge-oneweb-intelsat-invest-17-billion#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:50:00 +0000 102711 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Planet Labs Inks Deal for Google’s Satellite Business http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/planet-labs-inks-deal-google-s-satellite-business <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planet Labs Inc., a startup that launches small satellites into orbit and sells the imagery, is acquiring the Terra Bella satellite business of Alphabet Inc. in a bid to take on larger industry incumbents.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/planet-labs-inks-deal-google-s-satellite-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/planet-labs-inks-deal-google-s-satellite-business#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:44:00 +0000 101861 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Datto Acquires Managed Networking Firm Open Mesh http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/datto-acquires-managed-networking-firm-open-mesh <div class="node-body article-body">Datto is expanding its MSP-friendly product line through the acquisition of Portland, Ore.-based networking provider Open Mesh on Tuesday. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/datto-acquires-managed-networking-firm-open-mesh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/datto-acquires-managed-networking-firm-open-mesh#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:15:00 +0000 101611 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Datto Acquires Managed Networking Firm Open Mesh</p> Thinkstock <p>Austin McChord, Datto CEO</p> Meet the Channel: Ken Romley, Zift Solutions http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/meet-channel-ken-romley-zift-solutions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This week we sat down with Ken Romley, CEO of Zift Solutions, a company that utilizes a custom software as a service (SaaS) platform to help channel partners increase their sales. Romley has worked in the IT industry in various marketing leadership roles and in development for more than 20 years.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/meet-channel-ken-romley-zift-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/meet-channel-ken-romley-zift-solutions#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:55:00 +0000 101341 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Meet the Channel: Ken Romley, Zift Solutions</p> Thinkstock 2016 Was a Record Year for Data Center Acquisitions, but 2017 Will Be off the Charts http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/2016-was-record-year-data-center-acquisitions-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Bill Stoller </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Data center acquisition volume hit record levels in 2016, and that record will likely be smashed in 2017 when the Verizon and CenturyLink portfolio deals close. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/2016-was-record-year-data-center-acquisitions-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/2016-was-record-year-data-center-acquisitions-2017#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:23:00 +0000 101151 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Data center acquisition volume hit record levels in 2016, and that record will likely be smashed in 2017 when the Verizon and CenturyLink portfolio deals close.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thinkstock