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EY builds out IAM implementation with Open Windows Identity buy
EY has snapped up Melbourne-based IAM business Open Windows Identity as it builds out its IAM implementation and managed services capability.
Singapore telco snaps $19.4 million investment stake in Accel Systems
Singapore telecommunications company StarHub is spending S$19.4 million on a 51% stake in IT security provider Accel Systems & Technologies.
Dell CFO Tom Sweet on the merger, the ANZ market & start-ups
You can’t shut off innovation. If you take yourself out of the market or shut it down for 2 years, you’re going to destroy the business.
Zuora takes over Leeyo, asserts subscription economy is the future
According to McKinsey & Company, digital services are expected to account for about three-quarters of global growth over the coming decade.
HGGC acquires global cloud event management software provider, etouches
etouches, a global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, has been acquired by HGGC, a middle-market private equity firm.
The birth of Cyxtera Technologies: BC Partners and Medina Capital join forces
The US$2.8b deal will result in a multinational data centre with more than 3,500 customers around the world.
Mergers and acquisitions: 3 steps to help smooth the process
Here are some key criteria that businesses can follow to help make mergers and acquisitions deliver on their objectives.
ERM takes over EnviroSuite’s consulting practice for $15m
"Working with the global leader in environmental management is an exceptional distribution opportunity and one that we expect will be a game changer."
Staples buyer announces another A/NZ acquisition: OfficeMax
Platinum Equity has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the OfficeMax business in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) from Office Depot.
Highlights from another action-packed week in the Aussie channel
Another week in the Aussie channel goes by full of distie deals, vendor offerings, executive appointments and exciting future predictions.
International subsea cable going ahead – including acquisition of the driver
AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners, and Telstra have entered into an agreement to build a new international subsea cable system.
New company emerges from CSC and HPE Enterprise Services merger
DXC Technology is a new organisation that has been created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of HPE.
Akamai announces acquisition with digital performance focus
According to Akamai, sites and applications need to maximise consumer interaction and engagement by offering a fast and reliable platform.
Spark stays firm on TeamTalk deal – 80c or nothing and forget Vodafone
Spark New Zealand today released a statement to affirm their position in their attempted acquisition of TeamTalk.
Hammer and tongs in the Aussie channel – this week’s highlights
Another working week in Australia’s channel comes to a close today, so what went down? Here’s some of the highlights.
Gentrack to complete $75m acquisition of Junifer Systems
Gentrack Group recently announced that it has entered into an unconditional agreement to acquire the UK-based Junifer Systems.
Vodafone NZ one-ups Spark with 70 percent acquisition in TeamTalk’s Farmside
The proposed investment by Vodafone in TeamTalk looks set to further deepen the strategic relationship between the two companies.
TeamTalk fights back against Spark's 'hostile takeover bid'
TeamTalk yesterday recommended that its shareholders reject Spark’s 'hostile takeover bid' of $0.80c per share because the price is far too low.
Cisco wraps up acquisition of AppDynamics
Together, the companies will aim to deliver visibility across the network, data centre, security, applications and to drive digital transformation.
Spark applies for TeamTalk acquisition clearance from ComCom
The Commerce Commission has acknowledged that it has received a clearance application from Spark for its proposed acquisition of TeamTalk.
This week's hustle and bustle in the Aussie channel
The channel in Aussie this week was more settled than last week (perhaps everyone was out celebrating St Paddy’s Day), however there was still action.
Another one bites the dust: This week's Kiwi channel wrap-up
While quieter than last week (perhaps everyone was out celebrating St Paddy’s Day), there was still a lot going on in the Kiwi channel this week.
Veeam ANZ head of alliances comments on HPE acquisition - "It's a smart move"
Veeam's Peter Bender says HPE's acquisition of Nimble will expand their storage portfolio to serve even more market segments.
Fortinet asks: Planning a merger? It’s time for a cybersecurity upgrade
M&A activity can offer CFOs a unique opportunity to ramp up cybersecurity levels with greater investment and integration.