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Xerox to target HP shareholders as acquisition bid sours
Xerox vice chairman and CEO John Visentin says HP's rejection 'defies logic'
Shut down: HP rejects Xerox acquisition proposal
"We note the decline of Xerox’s revenue from $10.2 billion to $9.2 billion since June 2018, which raises significant questions for us regarding the trajectory of your business and future prospects."
DXC looks to accelerate IT modernisation with Virtual Clarity acquisition
DXC Technology has acquired Virtual Clarity, a provider of IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS), a move which will see the company bringing more IT modernisation solutions to large scale enterprise clients.
Hills A/NZ exits AV business, sells to Ambertech
Hills will focus on its health division and its larger security and technical services distribution division.
SoftwareONE completes strategic acquisition of BNW Consulting
SoftwareONE Holding AG has announced that it has acquired BNW Consulting, and states the strategic decision will enable the company to extend its SAP capabilities on public cloud hyperscalers.
Lancom Technology pushes for growth with Redbrick acquisition
Lancom Technology has added 75 new clients and increased its headcount to nearly 70 people, after it acquired Auckland-based IT consulting firm Redbrick Technology this month.
Proofpoint acquires insider threat management firm ObserveIT
Proofpoint will hand over US$225 million as part of a new arrangement to acquire insider threat management platform ObserveIT.
Trend Micro acquires Cloud Conformity to expand capabilities
The acquisition resolves often overlooked security issues caused by cloud infrastructure misconfiguration.
Elastic launches endpoint security offering
The offering is based on its acquisition of Endgame, a company focusing on threat prevention, detection, and response based on the MITRE ATT&CK matrix.
The latest on Commvault's Hedvig acquisition: the future of data storage
“[The acquisition of Hedvig] allows us to break out of the data management conversation and start thinking more strategically with customers.”
Alibaba steps into cloud music with latest acquisition
Acquires Import E-Commerce Platform Kaola from NetEase for Approximately US$2 Billion Alibaba will also take a minority stake in NetEase Cloud Music
Acquia snaps up Cohesion, creator of website builder tool
“Businesses need to launch, manage, and update their websites quicker and more efficiently than ever before. This acquisition allows Acquia to continue simplifying the way organisations of all sizes build, style, and design websites."
Commvault acquires SDS company Hedvig for $225m
“Commvault’s acquisition of Hedvig is an astute strategic move that allows Commvault to differentiate and enhance its offerings which broadens its addressable market."
Jamf extends Apple expertise through security firm buyout
IT and Apple specialist firm Jamf has acquired Mac-focused endpoint security provider Digita Security.
Broadcom set to own Symantec’s enterprise security business for $10.7B
"M&A has played a central role in Broadcom's growth strategy and this transaction represents the next logical step in our strategy following our acquisitions of Brocade and CA Technologies," says Broadcom CEO
Aussie telco Pivotel acquires two US satellite companies
Double US acquisition pivots Aussie telco Pivotel into North America, Latin America and Europe.
VMware to acquire Uhana, an AI-based network automation startup
Uhana is a startup company that uses deep learning and real-time artificial intelligence to automate network operations and enhance the application experience.
Corsair buys custom gaming PC firm Origin PC
"We’re excited to combine our efforts to create new world-class gaming experiences for PC gamers.”
VMware to acquire Bitfusion
Bitfusion is a pioneer in virtualisation of accelerated compute with a strong focus on GPU technology.
Spirit eyes MSP market with $2.3 million acquisition
Spirit to expand its service offering into the MSP sector with the acquisition of Arinda IT.
IBM closes landmark acquisition of Red Hat for US$34 billion
Red Hat will continue to be led by Jim Whitehurst and its current management team.
GTT to acquire KPN International
“The acquisition of KPN International deepens our market presence in the European region."
PayU strikes $65m deal for Singapore payments provider
PayU, a fintech business belonging to internet multinational firm Naspers, has acquired a majority stake in Southeast Asia-focused online payment solutions provider Red Dot Payment.
Blue Prism announces acquisition of intelligent automation company
The acquisition will advance Blue Prism’s Cloud strategy with turnkey SaaS offering available across market verticals and into mid-tier enterprises on a global scale.