Sun may still be open to an IBM bid

Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) would be willing to revive acquisition talks with IBM (NYSE: IBM) if the latter company "makes a stronger commitment to complete the purchase," according to a Bloomberg News report.Sun

Published on: April 17th, 2009 Chris Kanaracus

IP issues could be slowing IBM-Sun talks, experts say

If IBM (NYSE: IBM) is in the due diligence phase of acquisition talks with Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA), as news reports suggest, then it has an awful lot to be diligent about.In a

Published on: March 30th, 2009 James Niccolai

Toronto reseller becoming a nationwide integrator

Toronto-Based Scalar Decisions Inc., a provider of IT infrastructure solutions to Canadian enterprise is widening their presence across the country with their recent acquisition of a major stake in Vancouver-based XSM Systems Inc.

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

HP acquires LeftHand Networks for $360 million cash

HP signed a definitive agreement to acquire Boulder, Colo.-based LeftHand Networks Inc., for $360 million cash, as the vendor aims to further expand its storage portfolio.The acquisition, which is subject to certain closing

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Maxine Cheung

CompuCom acquires Getronics’ North American operations

CompuCom Systems, Inc., which is known in Canada as CCSI Technology Solutions Corp. (CCSI) headquarters in Mississauga, Ont., has completed the acquisition of the North American operations of Getronics, which at one time

Published on: August 22nd, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Open Text acquires viewer technology

Open Text Corp. has bought document viewing technology from IBM and Xerox channel partnerSpicer Corp. and plans to incorporate the products into its enterprise content management software line.Waterloo, Canada-based Open Text, whose products

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Canadian networking vendor makes U.S. acquisition

A Canadian maker of network access and transport products for telecommunications providers and enterprises has bought a competitor to expand its way into the United States.Toronto's Bayly Communications said it has bought privately-held

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Compugen targets Southwestern Ontario with Orbex acquisition

One of Canada's largets IT solution providers has gotten a little bigger, with Compugen Inc. announcing its acquisition Thursday of Orbex Computer Systems.Orbex, a solution provider with offices in London, Guelph and Brantford,

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

BEA finally says yes to Oracle, while Sun opens its wallet for MySQL

The IT industry awoke to two major acquisitions Wednesday, one that had been in the works for some time and another that was more of a surprise. The acquisitions see middleware vendor BEA

Published on: January 16th, 2008 CDN Staff

Oracle hypes Hyperion acquisition

Oracle said it will create a more comprehensive business intelligence software suite with its US$3.3 billion acquisition of Hyperion.The two firms said the deal, expected to close sometime next month, will allow Oracle

Published on: April 15th, 2007 Shane Schick and Howard Solomon

Cisco acquires NeoPath

Santa Clara, Calif. - Cisco Systems has a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held NeoPath Networks, a provider of file storage management solutions.NeoPath's Smart virtualization technology and its File Director line of products are

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 CDN Staff

Sage on a Fast Track

Nashville, Tenn. - According to Taylor MacDonald, executive vice-president of channel and sales operations at Sage Software, the economy in Canada and the U.S. is doing great and this was the underlying reason

Published on: June 7th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Juniper to buy Funk Software

Robert Bruce, Juniper’s vice-president of channels for the Americas, said the US$122-million deal to buy Funk Software of Cambridge, Mass., will help the company offer complete network solutions. Bruce and two other executives

Published on: December 12th, 2005 Howard Solomon