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Mergers and Acquisitions stories
Forcepoint acquisition of Bitglass to disrupt cybersecurity industry
“Bitglass and Forcepoint share the same vision for disrupting and transforming the security industry with the first modern distributed edge architecture."
Forcepoint acquires Bitglass to bolster Security Service Edge
“The acquisition will go a long way to addressing customers’ security needs across web, cloud, and data centre, particularly as hybrid and remote working environments.”
Sietec sells to Fastcom, says 'business as usual' for customers
All current staff at the company will also remain on board, while Fastcom’s engineering team may also take on dual roles to support Fastcom and Sietec customers.
rhipe's acquisition deal with Crayon now legally effective
As part of the deal, Crayon will acquire all of the shares in rhipe upon implementation of the Scheme — expected to be 3 November.
Mergers and acquisitions up for enterprise software sector, report finds
The enterprise software sector is riding a post-pandemic wave of activity, with 751 merger and acquisition (M&A) deals signed and a record $124 billion in transaction value achieved in the first six-months of 2021.
CSG acquires DGIT Systems to empower CSPs in digital-first world
"This acquisition brings the advantages of global scale and a world leading monetisation portfolio to both DGIT and our customers. Together with CSG, we can help CSPs thrive in today's digital-first world."
2degrees public listing paused while merger discussions with Orcon continue
Activity on an initial public offering of the shares of Two Degrees has been put on pause while discussions of a potential merger continue.
NetApp extends FinOps offerings with latest acquisition
NetApp has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CloudCheckr, a cloud optimisation platform that provides cloud visibility and insights to lower costs, maintain security and compliance, and optimise cloud resources.
One Identity extends identity security platform with OneLogin acquisition
“By adding OneLogin to our portfolio, and incorporating it into our cloud-first Unified Identity Security Platform, we can help customers holistically correlate all identities."
CT4 snaps up Queensland-based NewBase Computer Services
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with CT4 with its extensive global reach, clear growth strategy and deep commitment," says NewBase CEO.
Auckland-based email signature firm Crossware sold to European CX firm eKomi
“The software from Crossware is used by millions of users worldwide, providing our group of companies with immediate growth and improve the customer experience for our customers.”
Akamai acquires Guardicore to expand zero trust portfolio
"By adding Guardicore's leading micro-segmentation products to Akamai's comprehensive portfolio of zero trust solutions, we believe Akamai will be able to provide the most effective way to combat ransomware on the market today.”
Entrust acquires financial technology company Antelop Solutions
Entrust, a company specialising in trusted identity, payments and data protection, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Antelop Solutions.
Fivetran hits $5.6 billion valuation, enters agreement to acquire HVR
According to the company, the combination of Fivetran and HVR complementary technologies will accelerate Fivetran’s mission "to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity".
Post-merger pitfalls organisations must avoid
Complicated M&A integrations are point-in-time transactions, so it makes sense to seek specialist support to ensure a successful integration.
Intuit confirms the $12 billion acquisition of Mailchimp
Intuit, the global technology platform behind TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, has announced it's agreed to acquire Mailchimp.
InMoment acquires natural language processing provider Lexalytics
As a result of the acquisition, InMoment can leverage Lexalytics’ experience in structured and unstructured data and text analytics solutions.
Vantage Data Centers to launch in APAC via PCCW & Agile Data Centers acquisitions
The expansion will see Vantage Data Centers offer services across Tokyo and Osaka in Japan, as well as, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, and Melbourne, Australia.
Ping Identity names new channel manager for A/NZ
Robert Cipriani will be responsible for managing Ping Identity’s channel organisations within the region and supporting partner go-to-market strategies.
DDLS expands into NZ with $17m acquisition of Auldhouse
Australia's largest ICT training provider has acquired its New Zealand counterpart in a deal with $17 million.
TechnologyOne makes first international acquisition
“It demonstrates our deep commitment to serving the higher education sector and the UK market," says founder.
Sitecore continues $1.2bn growth plan with Reflektion acquisition
"With Sitecore, the Reflektion team and customers will be able to continue to leverage the enhancement of digital experiences, leading to continued growth and results for all.”
Equinix to acquire Mumbai data centers from GPX for $161m
As part of the acquisition, the company will establish Equinix India, to be led by managing director Manoj Paul.
Check Point acquires cloud email and collaboration security firm
Organisations can modernise legacy solutions with email security as-a-service and protect cloud email and collaboration suites from sophisticated attacks.