How Kaseya Outbid Six Firms to Buy Datto: Inside the M&A Deal

Kaseya, Insight Partners & six other private equity firms each explored buying Datto. Here’s an inside look the Datto buyout negotiations, & why Thoma Bravo ultimately decided to drop out of the bidding.

Why Thoma Bravo Avoided A Bidding War to Buy Datto

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Exclusive: Why ConnectWise owner Thoma Bravo scaled back its view on Datto’s valuation, ultimately leaving Kaseya/Insight Partners to bid against itself to buy Datto.

10 Most Read Channel Partner & MSP News: Week Ended 13 May 2022

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This week’s most read channel partner & MSP news involves ConnectWise, Deloitte, Kaseya-Datto M&A timeline, N-able, NTT Data, Rackspace for sale, Sophos, Thoma Bravo private equity fund and more.

The Truth About Managing Macs With an RMM Tool

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Selecting the right Apple device management solution can help improve your MSP’s efficiency & profits, Addigy CEO Jason Dettbarn asserts.

Getting Email Security Right: The MSP Perspective

Here are three types of Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, and steps MSPs can take to improve email security for their customers, according to Acronis.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) M&A: Impact Makers Buys Automation Expansion

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IT consulting & services merger focuses heavily on robotic process automation (RPA) software deployments & workflow automation.

Government IT Solutions Provider Axiologic Acquires Data Intelligence Technologies

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The acquisition of Data Intelligence Technologies broadens Axiologic’s advanced technology expertise in 5G, SIGNT, RF, analytics and more.

5 Channel Partner and MSP Market News Updates: 13 May 2022

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Today’s channel partner program & MSP market news involves Bitdefender, Egnyte, Gradient MSP, Ingram Micro Cloud, Liongard, Logix Fiber Networks, New Relic, Zombie Unicorn Companies & more. Sip up.

Zendesk for Sale? Will Private Equity Buy Cloud ITSM and CRM Software Provider?

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Zendesk seeks buyers. Private equity firms such as Thoma Bravo, Hellman & Friedman, Advent International & Permira previously expressed interest in Zendesk, reports indicate.

Synoptek Acquires Digital Customer Experience Agency Macquarium

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Synoptek, a global business and technology consulting firm with MSP and cloud expertise, buys digital customer experience agency Macquarium.