OpenText acquires PaaS vendor

OpenText Corp. continues to expand its cloud-based solutions through acquisitions. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company said Friday it has bought Netherlands-based Cordys B.V., a privately-held maker of business process management software and clouds solutions,

Published on: August 19th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Major Quebec solution provider grows with key acquisition

One of CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers of  2011 – Acceo Solutions – stands to move further up the list in the future with the completion this week of the acquisition of Les

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

NetSuite acquires multi-channel retail vendor

NetSuite Inc. has acquired Retail Anywhere, a developer of multi-channel retail management solutions designed for retailers.The acquisition builds on NetSuite's SuiteCommerce platform, an integrated cloud business suite for retailers that enables them to

Published on: January 10th, 2013 CDN Staff

Autodesk acquires real time virtualization vendor

Autodesk Inc. has acquired PI-VR, a privately head real time virutalization vendor based in Germany.PI-VR specializes in real time visualization technology for the auto industry. Autodesk said that PI-VR software will be added

Published on: January 8th, 2013 CDN Staff

Cisco announces 11th acquisition of 2012

While Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) may be looking to sell off non-core businesses such as Linksys, that doesn't mean it's out of the acquisition game – as long as it's core to its

Published on: December 18th, 2012 CDN Staff

NetApp buying a Canadian storage virtualization vendor

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) is planning to acquire Bycast, a storage virtualization vendor, in an attempt to improve its object-based storage capabilities."Object-based storage is a new and emerging approach to storing and accessing data

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Oracle to release its Sun Microsystems road map next week

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) will provide more details about its plans for Sun Microsystems at an event next Wednesday, the same day European regulators are expected to sign off on the deal.CEO Larry

Published on: January 21st, 2010 James Niccolai

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