Veeam acquires AWS disaster recovery provider N2WS in first acquisition in a decade

Veeam Software has spent the last decade growing organically, but after a very successful 2017, a new year marks a new company direction that includes expanding with a little external help. Veeam has officially

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Apple acquires Shazam for $400 million

Apple is stepping up its music game once again, this time acquiring music and image recognition service Shazam for a reported $400 million USD. The intent to make this acquisition was first broken

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Potential for the biggest tech acquisition in history, Samsung takes shots at Apple

Broadcom’s offer to buy chipmaker Qualcomm would nearly double the record for biggest tech acquisition, Samsung is taking shots at Apple fans in its new ad, and you really shouldn’t drop your iPhone

Published on: November 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Broadcom’s offer to buy Qualcomm would be biggest tech deal ever

If the Broadcom deal to buy fellow chipmaker Qualcomm goes through, it would make it the biggest tech deal ever at $130 billion. Broadcom Ltd. confirmed this morning that it has made an

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

HP acquisition of Samsung’s printer business officially complete

HP Inc. announced it would be acquiring Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s printer business just over a year ago in September 2016, and the deal is finally done. Valued at $1.05 billion, the acquisition

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Two B.C. solution providers merge

CDN Channel Elite Award winner for Best Cloud Solution Compunet InfoTech of Vancouver has joined forces with Cascadia Systems Group, based in Surrey, B.C. This merger agreement essentially brings two Vancouver area solution

Published on: October 24th, 2017 CDN Staff

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s inappropriate VR promo, Dow Jones accidentally spreads fake news

Facebook uses the devastation in Puerto Rico for a bizarre virtual reality promotion, NVIDIA unveils the first computer chips for developing fully autonomous vehicles, and Dow Jones spreads fake news. From Twitter, Facebook

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HPE’s latest acquisition to boost hybrid IT offerings

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is at it again. Today it announced that it will be acquiring born-in-the-cloud services company Cloud Technology Partners (CTP) to strengthen its hybrid IT services. CTP is a cloud agnostic

Published on: September 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Symantec selling website security business for almost $1 billion

Changes are coming to Symantec Corp. The Calif.-based cyber security company has announced it will be selling its web security and public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions business to DigiCert Inc. for $950 million

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Mitel acquires Toshiba’s unified communications business

After announcing earlier this year that it is bowing out of the North American telecommunications market, Toshiba is selling various assets and support from its unified communications (UC) business to Mitel. The acquisition

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Synnex to acquire Westcon-Comstor Americas

It was anticipated that Synnex was the front runner for the Westcon-Comstor business since the start of the year. And, as of this morning Synnex has Westcon-Comstor’s Americas business, which includes Canada, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE completes its fourth acquisition of 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been busy in 2017, completing this week its fourth acquisition of the year. First announced in early March, HPE has now completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of San Jose-based

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

Citrix up for sale, again?

Really? Can’t we leave any of these high-tech vendors alone. Does Citrix Systems Inc. really need to be sold? So here are the facts. Bloomberg and Reuters have reported that Citrix has hired

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avanade expands Microsoft enterprise services with latest acquisition

The system integrator is expanding its reach in the Microsoft enterprise ecosystem with the purchase of global software engineering, design, and digital strategy firm Infusion. The acquisition by Avanade, which is majority owned

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Alex Radu