Tags : acquisition

Avnet Buys Ascendant Technology, $90 Million Software VAR

[March 27, 2012]

Company specializes in IBM solutions, strategic software applications.


Tags: acquisition , distribution , Avnet , SolutionsPath , Avnet Technology Solutions , Ascendant Technology

Cisco To Pay $5 Billion for NDS, Video Services Provider

[March 19, 2012]

Vendor says acquisition for U.K.-based video software specialist will quicken delivery of its Videoscape streaming platform, open new markets.


Tags: video , Cisco , acquisition , service provider , Videoscape , NDS Group

Juniper Buys Security Specialist Mykonos for $80 Million

[February 24, 2012]

Acquisition shores up vendor’s security portfolio with intrusion deception technology to protect web applications.


Tags: security , acquisition , Juniper Networks , Mykonos Software

Savid Technologies, MSP and IT Security Vendor, Bought by Investment Group

[February 18, 2012]

Technology Capital Investors (TCI) expands MSP lineup, plans to offer new suite of managed security and compliance services in Q1 2012.


Tags: security , Cloud , acquisition , MSP , managed service providers (MSP) , Technology Capital Investors , Savid Technologies

Perficient, a Prominent Microsoft Solution Provider, Buys Another in PointBridge for $22 Million

[February 16, 2012]

Deal expands Perficient’s sales geographic sales reach, adds enterprise clients and technical, consulting, sales and support professionals.


Tags: Microsoft , collaboration , business intelligence , acquisition , healthcare , solution provider , Perficient , PointBridge

IBM Offers $440 Million for DemandTec, Cloud-based Analytics Software Company

[January 04, 2012]

Vendor seeks to expand its portfolio of Smarter Commerce offerings. Acquisition will be folded into IBM’s software unit.


Tags: cloud computing , IBM , acquisition , analytics , smarter commerce , DemandTec

CenturyLink Bids $2.5 Billion for Savvis, an IT Services Provider

[May 14, 2011] Acquisition at $40 per share in cash and stock represents 53 percent premium over company’s stock price at the beginning of the year. Companies to create new business unit for managed hosting and cloud services. Read More...

Tags: cloud services , acquisition , CenturyLink , Savvis , telecommunication

NetApp Pays $480 Million for LSI's Engenio Storage

[March 12, 2011] Vendor says purchase gains it access to full motion video capture, digital video surveillance, genomics sequencing and scientific research segments. Read More...

Tags: acquisition , NetApp , LSI , Engenio , Storage

Carousel Industries, a Unified Communications IT Solutions Provider, to Acquire Juma Technology, a Voice and Data Systems Integrator

[February 04, 2011] Deal combines two strong Avaya channel partners as Carousel makes second acquisition this year and sixth in past two years. Read More...

Tags: acquisition , convergence , unified communications , Carousel Industries , Juma Technology

Cisco Snags Pari Networks, Network Security Risk Management Provider

[January 31, 2011] Acquisition gains Cisco additional engineers and fits into its smart service network management initiative. Read More...

Tags: security , Cisco , acquisition , network , Pari Networks

Dell Nabs Managed Security Provider SecureWorks

[January 05, 2011] Vendor builds out IT-as-a-Service profile seeking credibility as managed service security provider. Read More...

Tags: security , Dell , acquisition , managed services , SecureWorks

HP Pays $1.5B for ArcSight Security Software Maker

[September 14, 2010] Acquisition adds real-time event monitoring to security portfolio. Marks second security-related purchase in last month and fourth buy since Hurd’s departure. Read More...

Tags: security , HP , acquisition , hewlett-packard , ArcSight

Intel Pays $7.7B for McAfee Security

[August 19, 2010] Chip giant enters security market with largest acquisition in company’s 42-year history. Read More...

Tags: security , software , Intel , acquisition , McAfee

SonicWall Completes $717 Million Buyout by Investment Firm

[July 27, 2010] SonicWall Completes $717 Million Buyout by Investment Firm Read More...

Tags: security , acquisition , network , SonicWall , Thoma Bravo

Avnet Extends Reach Into Indonesia

[April 08, 2010] Expands footprint in AP region with purchase of $60 million, enterprise-focused distributor. Read More...

Tags: acquisition , distribution , Datamation , Avnet , Indonesia

Avnet Extends Reach Into Indonesia

[April 08, 2010] Avnet Extends Reach Into Indonesia

Tags: acquisition , distribution , Datamation , Avnet , Indonesia

Avnet To Acquire Data Center Distributor Bell Micro For $252 Million

[April 02, 2010] Officials point to Bell Micro’s data center and embedded systems business, expanded customer base, strong financial position. Read More...

Tags: data center , acquisition , Avnet , Bell Micro , Storage

Novell Dismisses $2 Billion Buyout Bid

[March 29, 2010] Claims $5.75 per share cash proposal by institutional investor "undervalues" the company and its growth prospects Read More...

Tags: acquisition , Novell , buyout

Novell Dismisses $2 Billion Buyout Bid

[March 29, 2010] Novell Dismisses $2 Billion Buyout Bid Read More...

Tags: acquisition , Novell , buy out

Oracle Secures Unconditional EU Approval for Sun Takeover

[January 24, 2010] Acquisition formalizes database vendor’s move into hardware market. Read More...

Tags: open source , Oracle , Sun Microsystems , acquisition , European Union

Cisco Quietly Snaps Up Network Security Start-up

[January 08, 2010] Vendor acquires Rohati Systems, led by former Cisco employees. Read More...

Tags: security , networking , Cisco , acquisition , Rohati

Cisco Finally Wins Control of Tandberg

[December 05, 2009] Vendor garners 90 percent of outstanding shares to proceed with acquisition. Read More...

Tags: Cisco , acquisition , Tandberg , video conference

Logitech Bids $405 Million for Video Conferencing Maker

[November 13, 2009] Acquisition delivers mid-range, HD video communications solutions and thousands of new accounts Read More...

Tags: acquisition , video conferencing , transaction , Logitech , LifeSize

HP To Acquire 3Com for $2.7 Billion

[November 12, 2009] Deal broadens networking portfolio, cements data center strategy, widens position in China market. Read More...

Tags: networking , HP , acquisition , Enterprise , 3Com

Uncertainty Clouds Cisco Tandberg Deal

[November 11, 2009] Less than 10 percent of Tandberg’s shareholders accept tender offer, suggest bid is too low Read More...

Tags: Cisco , acquisition , video conferencing , transaction , Tandberg

Cisco $3 Billion Tandberg Purchase Heats Up Video Conferencing Market

[October 08, 2009] Acquisition prompts new TelePresence business unit Read More...

Tags: video , Cisco , acquisition , Tandberg , teleconference

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