Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes

Ingram Micro officially checkmarked the "closed" box on the historic $6 billion HNA deal today. And, with that comes a newly formed board and some senior leadership changes. For the first time in

Published on: December 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Top 100 Solution Provider makes major acquisition

The No. 53 solution provider on the CDN Top 100 list QRX Technology Group announced they have made a strategic acquisition of Kerr Norton of North Toronto. The Kerr Norton deal will help

Published on: December 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

Top 20 solution provider makes Pivot to acquisition

No. 18 solution provider on the CDN Top 100 list TeraMach Technologies Inc. of Ottawa has been acquired by global IT services provider Pivot Technology Solutions. No terms were disclosed about this deal,

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Salesforce acquisitions getting some play at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com Inc. put two very recent acquisitions front and centre as it opened up its annual Dreamforce conference, deepening its involvement in the e-commerce and online collaboration markets. Salesforce’s newest

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

What happens now to Avnet?

The key question on the minds of channel partners now that Tech Data has acquired Avnet Technology Solutions is what happens to the rest of Avnet. In the $2.6 billion deal Tech Data

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire Avnet

It’s the biggest IT distribution deal in history. Tech Data has acquired the Technology Solutions group of Avnet for $2.6 billion. Avnet is an extremely important acquisition for Tech Data. The distributor was

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC close means the birth of Dell Technologies

The newly named Dell Technologies today announced that the merger with EMC Corp. is complete, effectively establishing “ the world’s largest privately-controlled tech company.” According to the firm, formerly Dell Inc., the combined

Published on: September 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

Nutanix acquires Calm.io and PernixData

Nutanix plans to beef up its Enterprise Cloud Platform offering through the strategic acquisition of two companies. Nutanix completed the acquisition of Calm.io and has executed a definitive agreement to acquire PernixData. Calm.io plays in the DevOps

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Microsoft acquires Genee to boost Office scheduling features

Microsoft will soon be beefing up the scheduling capabilities of Office 365. The company signed an agreement this week to acquire Genee, an AI-powered scheduling service that a Microsoft blog noted is useful for large groups.

Published on: August 23rd, 2016 Chris Talbot

CompuVision and Savvia merge for enterprise push

Two IT services companies in the Alberta channel are now one and the same. CompuVision Systems Inc. of St. Albert and Savvia Inc. of Edmonton have merged to better address the needs of enterprise customers.

Published on: August 17th, 2016 Chris Talbot

HPE beefs up HPC portfolio through SGI acquisition

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has struck an acquisition deal that could boost its presence in the high-performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics markets. The vendor signed a definitive agreement to acquire SGI for approximately US$275

Published on: August 12th, 2016 Chris Talbot

ScanSource makes U.S.-based telecom acquisition

Imaging solution provider ScanSource has announced its acquisition of Intelisys Communications, Inc. The deal is valued at $83.6 million plus earn-out payments based on EBITDA (earnings before interest expense, taxes depreciation and amortization) over

Published on: August 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

CTECH Consulting Group and BackupPlan merge

Calgary, Alberta-based companies CTECH Consulting Group and BackupPlan have merged and financial terms were not disclosed. Sources have confirmed to CDN that an official announcement is coming in the next few days. CTECH

Published on: August 5th, 2016 CDN Staff

WBM makes Vancouver-based printing acquisition

WBM Office Systems today announced its acquisition of Vancouver-based PrinterWorks for an undisclosed sum. The latter provides managed services throughout British Columbia. The move is meant to expand WBM's presence in Canada. The

Published on: August 4th, 2016 CDN Staff