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Major MSP Acquisition: Red River Buys CWPS

Red River acquires CWPS in one of the most compelling MSP (managed IT services provider) deals of 2019. CEOs Rick Bolduc & Jason Waldrop share merger details.

RDX Acquires Navisite Managed Cloud Services

RDX acquires Navisite, a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP, Office 365 & VMware cloud services partner. Private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners owns RDX.

Buchanan Technologies Acquired By Private Equity Firm LightView Capital

Buchanan Technologies, a major managed IT services provider (MSP), acquired by private equity firm Lightview Capital. martinwolf’s LMM Group advised Buchanan on the deal.

Mitel Acquiring Avaya?

Mitel Networks bids to acquire Avaya; seeks to combine unified communications businesses. Mitel is owned by private equity firm Searchlight Capital Partners.

Presidio Acquired By Private Equity Firm BC Partners

Private equity firm BC Partners acquires digital & cloud IT solutions provider Presidio (a Cisco Systems, Dell EMC & VMware Cloud on AWS partner) for $2.1 billion.

Avaya Company Sale Discussions: Decision By September 2019

Avaya is evaluating potential takeover bids (i.e., “strategic alternatives”) for the technology company. Ownership decision expected in 30 days, Avaya CEO says.

Private Equity Invests In ERP Technology Consultant ALKU

Private equity firm FFL Partners invests in ALKU, with provides contractors for enterprise resource planning (ERP), healthcare IT, life sciences, government & cybersecurity projects.

Commvault CEO Vows Return to Growth, SaaS Backup for Partners

Commvault CEO Sanjay Mirchandani vows new hires, simplified processes & new SaaS backup & disaster recovery (BDR) platform for partners will restore growth.

MCA Acquires Motorola Partner Crosspoint Communications

Mobile Communications America (MCA), backed by private equity, acquires Crosspoint Communications, a wireless integrator & Motorola Solutions channel partner.

MSP Acquires ServiceNow Partner: Fully Managed Buys Lime Collar Group

Fully Managed acquires ServiceNow partner Lime Collar Group. Top 100 Vertical Market MSP, backed by private equity, continues ServiceNow as a service push.