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Synnex, Tech Data Complete Merger: TD Synnex Emerges

TD Synnex must remain partner focused while integrating staff, technologies, business processes and partner program strategies.

When to Use Lead Gen Campaigns Vs. Sales Prospecting

Lead gen and prospecting are both new business development approaches, but they aren’t synonymous. In fact, the goals are very different.

Adtran, ADVA Merger Pursues Fiber, 5G Networking Opportunities

Adtran-ADVA merger promotes 5G & fiber networks to communications service providers (CSPs), enterprises & government. But $ADTN stock falls amid M&A concerns.

Arcserve CEO Search: Announcement Expected In “Near Future”

Arcserve expects to “make an announcement in the near future” about a new CEO to lead the backup, disaster recovery (BDR) & data protection company.

Toshiba-Private Equity Rumors Resurface

Toshiba seeks ‘strategic ideas’ from private equity firms KKR, Blackstone, Bain Capital and Brookfield, report says. Will Toshiba buyout bids surface?

Microsoft’s $20 Billion, Five Year Cybersecurity Budget: What’s the Context?

It’s difficult to put Microsoft’s five-year, $20 billion cybersecurity budget in proper context — especially in terms of people, product, process & partners.

4 Benefits of Co-Managed Security Services

Internal IT security teams don’t have to tackle every security challenge on their own. That’s where co-managed IT security services come in.

Your Content Development Goal Is Leads, Not Likes

A funny video or thoughtful social post doesn’t convert leads. Website content focused on your target market will. Here’s how to do that.

Carbonite, Webroot Parent OpenText Explores Acquisitions, But…

OpenText, parent of cyber resilience companies Carbonite & Webroot, pursues organic growth rather than expensive acquisitions at lofty valuations.

MSP Raises $100 Million; Pursues Acquisitions and IPO

Private equity firm Affirma Capital invests $100 million in MTP, a cloud MSP & Microsoft partner of the year that plans acquisitions & IPO.