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Spark merges Revera & CCL to become cloud 'powerhouse'
"The merger creates a single organisation providing end-to-end IT management and cloud technology services unrivalled in New Zealand."
In ongoing cloud war, Google to acquire data migration specialist
Google is currently behind AWS and Microsoft in the cloud battle, and it would seem this play is an attempt to claw some ground back.
Symantec acquires zero trust innovator Luminate Security
Luminate’s Secure Access Cloud is supposedly natively constructed for a cloud-oriented, perimeter-less world.
Pegasystems' acquisition boosts analytics capabilities
The acquisition of Infruid Labs brings analytics and data visualisation with a simple user interface to Pega’s solutions.
Theta's Designertech buyout is part of a $50m plan
Theta has plans to become a $50 million business by the end of 2020.
Webroot to be sold for $618.5m
Webroot is about to be sold to data protection firm Carbonite for US$618.5 million after the two companies entered into a definitive agreement this week.
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
How technology is stimulating M&A in NZ
As the number of mergers and acquisitions grow, a major law firm report has explained just how technology is helping the activity along.
Adobe acquires leading 3D creation software Substance
With the acquisition of Allegorithmic, Adobe takes on the industry leading 3D textures and materials creation software for Creative Cloud.
EdgeConneX acquires Munich data centre, plans for expansion
Germany has done it again after managing to entice EdgeConneX to establish a base in Munich.
DigiCert's QuoVadis acquisition extends PKI expertise in EU
DigiCert has now officially completed its acquisition of QuoVadis Group from Swiss security firm WISeKey International.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
Iron Mountain announces acquisition to expand in APAC
Iron Mountain will gain a number of data centres from the acquisition as it continues to spread throughout Asia Pacific.
Cloudera completes Hortonworks merger
As of January 4, Hortonworks has now merged with Cloudera to create enterprise data cloud that unlocks “the power of any data, running in any cloud from the edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform”.
Mercury Energy sells smart meter business for $270m
“Metrix’s large installed meter base, deep customer relationships and innovation platform, make this a natural acquisition."
Avnet to boost AI/IoT solutions with acquisition
The acquisition of Softweb Solutions adds software and artificial intelligence to Avnet’s ecosystem and bolsters its IoT capabilities.
Apax Partners wins bidding war for Trade Me buyout
“We’re confident Trade Me would have a successful standalone future," says Trade Me chairman David Kirk
5c more per share: Trade Me bidding war heats up
Another bidder has entered the bidding arena as the potential sale of Trade Me kicks up a notch.
HPE makes acquisition to expand big data market presence
HPE has acquired BlueData with the aim of providing an all-encompassing and easy-to-implement solution for AI/ML and big data analytics.
Citrix acquires micro app platform Sapho
Sapho’s micro applications improve employee productivity by consolidating access to tools, activities and tasks in a simple and unified work feed.
EcoDataCenter acquired, aims to consolidate Nordic market
The company hopes to create a distinct environmental profile for major international players and use its new financial muscle to acquire existing data centres.
Hitachi Vantara bolsters analytics with REAN Cloud acquisition
After revealing its intent in July this year, Hitachi Vantara has announced the completion of its acquisition of REAN Cloud.
Adobe completes US$4.75b Marketo buyout
It's now time to make every business an 'experience business', Adobe says.
Analysts say AWS dominance forced IBM’s Red Hat acquisition
The largest software acquisition in history "shows how even the biggest beasts in tech are having to adapt to the Cloud computing world."