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Deloitte Acquires SFL Scientific for AI and Data Science Expertise

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SFL Scientific brings experience in AI strategy and development that complements Deloitte’s AI and data science solutions.

MSP M&A: Synoptek Gains New Private Equity Owner

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Microsoft Partner of the Year Synoptek acquired by private equity firm Quad-C Management. Sverica Capital Management maintains minority stake in MSP.

Apple Lockdown Mode Isn’t for Everyone 

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Apple Lockdown Mode has some security use cases. But most MSPs will never need to deploy Apple Lockdown Mode. Addigy CEO Jason Dettbarn explains why.

Deloitte Canada Acquires Mid-Market Salesforce Cloud Consultancy Nubik

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Deloitte gains Salesforce cloud expertise for project management, sales engagement, supply chain management, ERP and CRM solutions.

West Monroe Acquires Change Management Consulting Firm

Digital services firm West Monroe buys 71 & Change for change management, change analytics and people-centered project management (PCPM) expertise.

Lenovo Invests In IT Service Provider; Forms Joint Systems Integrator Venture

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Lenovo to become majority owner of a new IT services business called PLTS. Partnership with PCCW Network Services involved.

N-able RMM Migration Services for MSPs Surface Amid Pending Kaseya-Datto Merger

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Amid pending Kaseya-Datto merger, N-able RMM migration services target “growth MSPs” that want to integrate & consolidate RMM platforms.

McKinsey & Co Acquires Salesforce Cloud Consulting Firm S4G

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McKinsey & Company continues to acquire software engineering and cloud consulting capabilities. Additional McKinsey & Co. acquisitions include Candid Cloud, Hypothesis & IncepTech.

Microsoft 365 Management Software for MSPs: CyberDrain CIPP Gains Early Adopters

CyberDrain Improved Partner Portal (CIPP) may fill a Microsoft 365 management void for MSPs. CIPP sits somewhere between Microsoft Lighthouse & traditional RMM software.

Our Top Prediction for MSP M&A: It’s a Platform Grab Right Now

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Large MSP platforms & their PE sponsors should seek similar-sized MSP platforms to accelerate exits at higher valuations, FOCUS Investment Banking asserts.