Tags : mergers and acquisitions

Channel Vendors Still Interested in Mergers and Acquisitions

[December 03, 2008] Company executives seek "vibrant, healthy" companies with stable management as potential merger-and-acquisition targets. New opportunities in technologies such as SaaS and cloud computing help drive the M&A trend. Acquiring new customers is a major consideration. Read More...

Tags: Google , Microsoft , Sun Microsystems , HP , mergers and acquisitions

Oracle Snaps up Primavera

[October 08, 2008] Project management software provider is considered a leader in its sector. Read More...

Tags: Oracle , mergers and acquisitions , project management software , Primavera

IT Services Company Sparxent Seeks to Acquire Channel Partners

[August 26, 2008] Using venture capital funds, two channel veterans target resellers in Dallas, Chicago and the east coast to better serve the mid-sized business customer with a channel business model that emphasizes consultation, integration and software development. First VAR in Newport Beach, Calif. is acquired. Up to eight acquisitions expected in next year. Read More...

Tags: Microsoft , Intel , mergers and acquisitions , VARs , Sparxent

Will HP Deal Spark More Channel Tumult?

[May 15, 2008] HP says the EDS transaction is expected to close in the second half of this year and will more than double HP's services revenue. The time lag and the infighting will slow down HP's drive to expand its services arm; meanwhile, both U.S.-based and Indian IT outsourcing and services companies are expected to begin a wave of mergers and acquisitions to take on the new giant in the industry. Read More...

Tags: IBM , HP , mergers and acquisitions , EDS , channel consolidation

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