Brian Bourne (Centre) is flanked by Microsoft Canada's leadership team at the Worldwide Partner Conference

Published: June 1st, 2015

Top 100 solution provider expands through acquisition

Winnipeg-based solution provider Powerland took a major step to achieving its goal of expanding its service coverage across the Prairie Provinces with the acquisition of FACT Computers in Saskatchewan. Powerland ranks No. 37

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Toronto’s TeraGo acquires top Canadian cloud provider

Internet service provider TeraGo Networks Inc. has announced its purchase of Kelowna, B.C.-based cloud provider RackForce for $33 million. The majority of this amount, $31 million, will be in cash while $2 million will be

Published on: March 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top U.S. reseller with Canadian ops makes major acquisition

PCM, Inc., better known as PC Mall of El Segundo, Calif., has a pact in place to acquire the assets of En Pointe Technologies Inc., a solutions provider based in Gardena, Calif., for

Published on: March 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

SoftwareOne acquires CompuCom’s software business

CDN has been able to confirm from a Canadian source that SoftwareOne and CompuCom agreed to a deal that will see the Berlin, WI.-based direct market reseller acquire the software licensing business of CompuCom.

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

OE Canada acquires TUC print division, joins partner program

TUC Managed IT Solutions Ltd. has announced that it has sold its managed print division to OE Canada, a London and Waterloo Ont.-based printing services provider, in addition to partnering with the latter to offer managed

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft’s new acquisition targets big data analytics

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of Revolution Analytics, which specializes in software and services for R, a programming language used for statistical computing and graphics. "We are making this acquisition to help more companies

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Red Hat acquires open source cloud vendor

Red Hat, Inc. has confirmed plans to acquire privately-held eNovance, an open source cloud services vendor based in Paris, France, for approximately 70 million Euros. The eNovance systems integration capabilities and engineering will

Published on: June 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

Top 100 solution provider expands into Quebec through acquisition

Toronto-based Scalar Decisions Inc. has acquired 3vis, a Montreal-area solution provider that specializes in digital entertainment creation and media. This deal has been in works for approximately 15 months and the financial figures

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Western Canada partner merger equals one Microsoft Dynamics mega-partner

Winnipeg-based Encore Business Solutions acquired Burnaby, B.C.-based Candlewest Systems on Monday, leaving the newly merged entity as the largest Microsoft Corp. partner selling Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) in Canada, according to Brent

Published on: March 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Hitachi acquires Canadian Top 100 Solution Provider

In what can be described as a "curious move" Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., the vendor's services arm, has acquired Calgary-based CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Ideaca. The acquisition was made through Hitachi's Canadian

Published on: December 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

U.S. cloud vendor gobbles up Canadian SMB hosting provider

Montreal-based iWeb, an IT infrastructure provider to SMBs has been acquired by Atlanta-based cloud vendor Internap for $145 million. iWeb does have a reseller and hosting program and has been working towards an

Published on: October 31st, 2013 CDN Staff

Lenovo eyes a deal with BlackBerry?

Many sources have linked hardware vendor Lenovo to Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone maker BlackBerry. Sources say that Lenovo, based in China with a 17 per cent stake held by IBM Corp., agreed to look

Published on: October 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

IBM expands its cloud services

A little over 90 days have passed since IBM acquired Dallas-based managed hosted, cloud provider SoftLayer Technologies Inc. and Big Blue is already out with its biggest cloud portfolio to date. From the

Published on: October 9th, 2013 CDN Staff

Extreme Networks buys rival networking company

Two prominent, but smaller network infrastructure vendors are coming together to better position themselves against bigger competitors. Extreme Networks Inc. is buying Enterasys Networks Inc. for US$180 million, in a deal they say

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon