IT Distribution

Technology distribution news involving Ingram Micro, TD Synnex, Pax8, cloud, security & value-added distributors (VADs).

Avant Acquires PlanetOne; Next-Gen Technology Distributor and Master Agent Unite

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Avant, backed by private equity firm Pamlico Capital, acquires PlanetOne to unite distribution, master agent, telecom & IT services capabilities.

Softbank Invests In Pax8; MSP Cloud Marketplace Nears $2B Valuation

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Pax8’s cloud marketplace now serves roughly 20,000 MSPs for SaaS applications, cybersecurity & data protection, billing management and other SMB automation technologies.

Ingram Completes $3B CLS Asset Sale; Distributor Mulls More Acquisitions

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Distribution giant Ingram Micro, led by CEO Paul Bay and backed by private equity firm Platinum Equity, pushes deeper into cloud, SaaS and MSP partner automation services.

Ingram Micro Buys Keenondots; MSPs Gain Invoice Automation Capabilities

Ingram Micro, backed by private equity firm Platinum Equity, acquires Keenondots for Cloud Blue business. MSPs & VARs gain service & invoice automation tools.

Acronis CyberFit Partner Program: 7 Updates for MSPs to Note

Acronis #CyberFit Partner Program furtherer emphasizes service providers & cloud distributors; race to win MSP cyber resilience market share intensifies.

Ingram Micro CEO: Paul Bay Succeeds Alain Monié

Ingram Micro makes it official. Paul Bay leads global IT distributor as CEO. Key priorities: Driving internal & external digital transformation.

M&A: European Zoom and Microsoft Teams Distributors Unite

Nuvias UC acquires Alliance Technologies for European Zoom, Microsoft Teams and unified communications partner expansion.

Ingram Micro Sells Commerce & Lifecycle Services to CMA CGM Group

Ingram Micro, backed by private equity firm Platinum Equity, sells certain Commerce & Lifecycle Services (CLS) assets to CMA CGM Group.

Ingram Micro Acquires Cloud MSP, AWS Partner BRLink

Ingram Micro, under Platinum Equity’s ownership, has more financial freedom & business flexibility to acquire IT businesses worldwide, ChannelE2E believes.

TD Synnex Distributes Qualys Cloud Platform to Security Resellers

MSSPs worldwide leverage the Qualys Cloud Platform. Now, TD Synnex wants to distribute those Qualys security capabilities to resellers.