Hashtag Trending – Tesla cuts workforce, AT&T cleared to buy Time Warner, Twitter updates

Tesla announces company-wide personnel cuts, AT&T has been cleared for its acquisition of media company Time Warner, and Twitter announces new updates to its platform. First up from Twitter is news that Tesla

Published on: June 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Mitel acquired by Roots owner Searchlight Capital for $2 billion, will go private

Ottawa-based Mitel Networks Corp. has been acquired by London-based Searchlight Capital Partners for $2 billion. The cash transaction was announced on Tuesday and will see Mitel be taken off the public stock exchanges

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Barracuda to be acquired by investment firm for $1.6 billion

Security and data protection provider Barracuda Networks, Inc. has announced that it will be acquired by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC for $1.6 billion USD in cash. The proposed deal is

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Quebec solution provider acquires New Jersey-based Oracle partner

Cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions provider Syntax Systems has acquired Somerset, New Jersey-based Oracle partner Core Services Corp., the companies announced recently. The acquisition will expand Syntax's global reach by augmenting its

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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

SEC documents reveal the story behind Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn

It turns out Microsoft Corp. wasn't the only tech giant interested in acquiring LinkedIn Corp. A document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 1 reveals that LinkedIn approached

Published on: July 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top SAP Canada partner acquires American solution provider

Contax has confirmed the acquisition of Houston-based Onshore Partners, Inc. a technology consultant that specializing in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) software and services. Established in 2012 and with roughly 50 employees,

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel’s view of Dell Technologies

LAS VEGAS – So now we know what Dell EMC is going to be named: Dell Technologies. But what should the channel really know about the new company. The most important thing is

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dimension Data acquires top Canadian solution provider

Dimension Data has acquired the Ceryx Inc. of Toronto for an undisclosed amount. All of Ceryx’s 55 employees are to be retained and the Ceryx brand will be part of Dimension Data’s ITaaS

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Panasonic Canada buys up solution provider

Furthering a recent trend of vendors acquiring solution providers, the Canadian arm of Panasonic entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Quickservice Technologies Inc. of St. Catharines, Ont. Quickservice is a solution provider

Published on: February 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

Top 100 solution provider acquires managed print services company

SmartPrint Inc. confirmed to CDN that it locked up LaserCorp’s Toronto managed print services practice for an undisclosed amount. SmartPrint was listed last year at No. 100 on the CDN Top 100 Solution

Published on: January 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

It’s Official: Metafore completely integrated into Compugen

The biggest acquisition in the Canadian channel of 2015 has been officially completed. The entire sales and services operations of Metafore are now on the Compugen platform including order management services. The Metafore

Published on: January 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Signature buys Microsoft-specific consultancy firm

It what has shaped up to be an eye-catching year for New Signature with establishing a presence in the Canadian market through the acquisition of CMS Consulting, the Washington, D.C.-based solution provider has

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

PCM makes another big acquisition

The ink on the paper for the Acrodex acquisition hadn’t dried yet and PCM – also known as PC Mall Inc. – has concluded another deal to obtain the business-to-business assets of Systemax's

Published on: November 18th, 2015 CDN Staff