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Continuing its buying blitz, Cognizant acquires Magenic Technologies
The move will bring Magenic’s software expertise into Cognizant’s global software development portfolio, and expand the latter’s software product engineering footprint.
Citrix to acquire Wrike for US$2.25 billion
With the addition of Wrike’s offerings, Citrix will expand its platform to include new, collaborative work management capabilities.
Google completes $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit
It comes after the European Commission announced its approval of the acquisition late last month, with the condition that the search engine giant would not use Fitbit health data to target ads to users in the European Union.
LogRhythm buys out MistNet to bolster analytics capabilities
LogRhythm says its aim is to bring stronger levels of machine learning-based detection and response.
Hornetsecurity acquires Altaro, the latest in acquisition spree
The move is a culmination of a medley of acquisitions made by Hornetsecurity recently, following the January 2019 acquisition of Spamina, a Spanish cloud email security company, as well as EveryCloud, its British market partner, in early 2020.
Red Hat to acquire Kubernetes-native security provider StackRox
Red Hat will further expand its security offering, adding StackRox's complementary capabilities to strengthen integrated security across its open hybrid cloud portfolio.
F5 to pay US$500m for edge app platform vendor
Aims to leverage the acquisition of Volterra to create an edge 2.0 platform for enterprises and service providers.
Tata Communications acquires majority stake in Oasis
With this investment, eSIM technology will be fully integrated into Tata Communications MOVETM, enabling an end-to-end embedded connectivity solution.
ECI Software Solutions acquired by Leonard Green & Partners
"We are excited to welcome LGP as our new partner, and I am confident that this is the right choice for our future – and the future of our 1,700 employees and more than 22,000 customers.”
IFS acquires utilities workforce management company Clevest
This acquisition extends IFS’s capabilities in service management solutions as it focuses on driving service experience.
Over the Wire brings Zintel back to A/NZ
The brand has returned due to the acquisition of J2 Global to provide customers with communications solutions that meet the needs of work-from-home.
SolarWinds to acquire SentryOne
The addition of the SentryOne products will amplify the support SolarWinds can offer for Microsoft and Microsoft Azure environments.
Fusion5 expands professional services portfolio with acquisition of Mindfull
The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, extends Fusion5’s portfolio of corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, as well as associated customers and resources.
Veeam announces acquisition of Kasten for $150 million
Veeam will integrate Kasten into its Cloud Data Management platform for modern data protection and radically simplify data management for enterprises.
Rhipe acquires Kiwi services provider Parallo
The purchase includes Parallo’s products, solutions, assets and IP, such as the Parallo Automation Library. Parallo’s 25 employees will also join Rhipe.
Kaseya acquires phishing defense platform, Graphus
The Graphus solution uses AI technology to defend Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite inboxes from a variety of threats delivered via email.
Fortinet acquires OPAQ Networks to bolster SASE offering
Customers of the companies can now leverage firewall and SD-WAN capabilities, web security, browser isolation, multi-cloud workload protection, and more.
Datto acquires Aussie procurement platform, Gluh
Gluh’s SaaS platform automates the processes of product selection, quoting, and sales of IT products and services for MSPs.
Keysight buys AI testing specialist Eggplant for $300m
The move sees Keysight strengthen its presence in the automation space, with the aim to further establish itself in the automated software test market across both the physical and protocol layers and into the application layers.
UPDATED: F5 being sued by company that claims to own NGINX
The company that came out of the woodwork when F5 acquired NGINX last year has appointed an investment company to pursue legal action in the US.
NetApp moves to acquire Spot, eyeing application driven infrastructure
The companies say their integration can help customers save up to 90% of their compute and storage cloud expenses, as well as encourage the acceleration of public cloud adoption.
Interview: Mimecast channel director on new partner programme and consolidation in the channel
Craig McGregor explains Mimecast's new partner programme, the importance of consolidation in the security space, and the effect of COVID-19 on the local channel.
VMware reveals plans to acquire Octarine, going all in for Kubernetes
VMware says once the acquisition is completed, Octarine’s integration will provide new security features for containerized applications running in Kubernetes, and will enable security capabilities as part of the fabric of the existing IT and DevOps ecosystems.
Zoom buys encryption startup in its first-ever acquisition
Zoom has today announced its first-ever acquisition in its nine year history, absorbing Keybase, a secure messaging platform in a bid to up its security game.