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FireEye acquisition a 'game changer' for threat management
FireEye has acquired Invotas in order to offer security orchestration capabilities as part of its global threat management platform.
Bulletproof buys NZ's Cloud House in $5.2m deal, extends AWS role
ASX-listed cloud services provider Bulletproof has acquired Kiwi cloud services business Cloud House in a deal which could be worth up to $5.2m.
Juniper boosts SDN and cloud play with BTI acquisition
Juniper Networks is acquiring cloud and metro networking SDN vendor BTI Systems in a move expected to bolster its DCI and metro market play.
Cognizant invests in the cloud with latest acquisition
Cognizant has acquired KBACE Technologies with the aim of enabling clients to accelerate their journey to the cloud and improve business agility.
Compass Communications to acquire Ultracom, expand UFB footprint in NZ
Compass Communications, the NZ owned and operated internet and telecommunications service provider, has announced its intent to acquire Ultracom.
FireEye acquires cyber threat intelligence specialist for $200m
With this acquisition, FireEye plans to add new intelligence subscription models that include industry vertical specific slices.
Vendors up their game with acquisitions, partnerships, cloud and data
This year will see some big changes taking place in the world of IT as vendors and customers work to stay ahead against stiff competition.
NetApp buys SolidFire for cool $870m
NetApp will now have all-flash offerings that address each of the three largest All-Flash Array market segments.
The secret to a successful merger? Culture and collaboration
Mergers and acquisitions are on the rise as organisations see this is as a strong strategic move in an increasingly competitive world.
SDN meets 4G LTE connectivity with Cradlepoint acquisition
"We’re bringing the benefits of SDN to 4G LTE for enterprises, SMEs and carriers worldwide, creating a new category in the process."
NZ Commerce Commission gives green light to Vocus/M2 merger
The Commerce Commission says it is satisfied that the acquisition will not substantially lessen competition in the affected markets.
Acquisitions a key strategic move for Aussie companies
In Australia, more companies are looking to strengthen their market position through mergers and acquisitions, according to UXC Eclipse.
PS&C ramps up people business with Bexton acquistion
PS&C has acquired IT services company Bexton to bolster its People business - with more acquisitions on the cards to bolster its Security business.
UXC Eclipse acquires Kiwi Dynamics AX and BI business
UXC Eclipse has continued its acquisition trail, snapping up the Microsoft Dynamics AX and Business Intelligence divisions of NZ's Koorb Consulting.
Vocus-M2 merger last of the big telco consolidations?
Ovum has dubbed the proposed merger of Vocus and M2 as ‘a welcome addition of scale for both companies’, noting we are now in 'consolidation endgame'.
Sato acquires Jenkins Labels
National leader in New Zealand primary labelling, Jenkins Labels has accepted an offer by Sato NZ to purchase the business.
Seagate to expand storage systems offerings with latest acquisition
Seagate Technology has acquired Dot Hill Systems, a supplier of software and hardware storage systems, for approximately $694 million.
Qualcomm acquires Ikanos, sets sights on wireless carrier market
“The combination of Qualcomm Atheros’ broad home gateway IP portfolio, and Ikanos’ advanced wired modem technology, will create a complete solution."
Accenture strengthens security portfolio with latest acquisition
“Accenture will expand its advanced threat capabilities to help clients spot cyber security vulnerabilities, defend and respond to breaches."
HeadQuarters acquires IAC, expands tourism Wi-Fi hotspots around NZ
“This enables us to bring our successful service offerings to a larger part of the accommodation sector throughout New Zealand."
BI software vendor goes down under with latest acquisition
Jedox, a Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management software vendor, has acquired Naked Data, a key Jedox distributor in Australia.
Cisco acquires security company for $635mn, builds IoT offering
Cisco has announced its intent to acquire OpenDNS, a privately held security company, for $635 million.
Blue Coat acquired for $2.4 billion
Bain Capital, the private investment firm, has acquired Blue Coat from Thoma Bravo in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion.
IoT a growing force behind acquisitions
The Internet of Things (IoT) mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market will be worth nearly $15bn within the year, according to 451 Research.