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Tech firms across Europe ripe for buyouts

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Merger market poll suggests deal-making is expected to rise this year - in IT firms especially

13 Oct 2014

Possible EMC merger could ripple through channel for years

Pressured EMC considers merger with HP or Dell - reports

Imago buys rival German distributor Vitec

Mainz videoconferencing added to network of European subsidiaries

26 Jun 2014

Market consolidation good for SonicWall channel?

Fears of opportunity shrinkage in the wake of Dell buy not realised by partners, says vendor

13 Jun 2014

Unify to halve headcount to 3,800

Firm formerly known as Siemens ramps up shift to software and services

03 Jun 2014

Get used to vendor consolidation

Acquisitions in the OEM space are set to continue so the channel must adapt. Larry Walsh outlines the scene.

19 May 2014

What goes around isn't coming around

Consolidated firms in particular are hampered in the modern IT sales cycle, says Gartner

22 Apr 2014

Vendor shake-ups to continue in telecoms

Business telephony market shrinking as well as consolidating

25 Feb 2014

Dell seals lips on predicted UK layoff impact

Twenty to 30 per cent staff reduction predicted globally although sales volumes may be rising

10 Jan 2014

The intel on the former McAfee business

Larry Walsh looks forward to changes in the wake of the Intel rebrand

09 Jan 2014

Oracle to boost software-defined networking offer

Virtualisation capabilities expanded in latest US acquisition plan

07 Jan 2014

US reseller implicated in Autonomy allegations

Serious fraud allegations by HP draw partners into the net

06 Jan 2014

Logicalis acquires Jersey cloud provider iConsult

Global VAR expands Channel Islands footprint in managed services and hosting

14 Oct 2013

Cloud provider Iomart buys BTL backup for £23m

Seven-year-old Leeds DR firm swallowed by growth from Glasgow

01 Oct 2013

Aorta Cloud set to bail out US cloud firm

London cloud provider swoops on troubled Nirvanix touting care for US customers

20 Sep 2013

Comms providers on the brink of decline

Evolution must happen if they are to deliver value in increasingly complex telecoms landscape, study says

18 Sep 2013

Huawei moving further into IT space

Consolidation is inevitable, says the Chinese vendor -- and it intends to keep a piece of the action

16 Sep 2013

Healthcare IT specialist Ascribe sold for £57.5m

Vertical market consultancy and software provider swallowed by larger vendor

13 Sep 2013

King of the private equity castle

Arrow's Project Castle purchase of Computerlinks saw private equity firm Equistone make a tidy profit, finds Doug Woodburn

10 Sep 2013

Kaseya third managed services vendor to sell

This week, the provider joined a stream of MSP acquisitions. Larry Walsh reports

26 Jun 2013

Ofcom decision on BT Wholesale margins 'flawed': Gamma

Regulator decides not to fine BT despite industry complaint dating back to 2008

24 Jun 2013

Avnet stays on services hunt with latest buy

Global distributor feathers its nest with US systems integrator, boosting services

13 Jun 2013

Five thoughts on the N-able acquisition

Larry Walsh critiques the trumpeted effect on the channel of the SolarWinds purchase

24 May 2013

Should Michael Dell leave the firm he founded?

Larry Walsh examines the Icahn alternative plan for Dell’s future and what it means for the channel

14 May 2013


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