IT Distribution

Ingram Micro Valuation Rises; Will Higher Buyout Bids Emerge?

HNA statement raises questions about Ingram Micro’s pending sale to private equity firm Platinum Equity.

Ingram Micro Distributes UiPath RPA Automation Software Worldwide

Ingram Micro-UiPath global distribution relationship may unlock RPA (robotic process automation) opportunities for channel partners & MSPs of all sizes.

Synnex Downplays Layoff Risks Amid Tech Data Merger

Amid Synnex-Tech Data merger, Synnex downplays risk of layoffs, staff cuts and/or job losses in an FAQ shared with employees.

Synnex-Tech Data Merger: 5 Things to Know About Technology Distribution M&A

Synnex & Tech Data merge in private equity-backed distribution deal valued at $7.2 billion. Synnex & Tech Data merger counters Ingram Micro.

Acronis Acquires Synapsys; Gains Cyber Protection Distribution Capabilities

Acronis acquires Synapsys, a distributor that supports South African resellers & MSPs. Acronis CEO explores more cyber protection acquisitions.

CDW Acquires Google Cloud Education Partner Amplified IT

CDW buys Amplified IT, a leading Google Cloud education partner that offers IT solutions for K-12 and higher education markets.

Cybersecurity Software Distribution: Kaspersky Invests In Nexway E-commerce Platform

Endpoint security software company Kaspersky invests in Nexway, an e-commerce platform that competes in some ways vs. app stores & cloud distributors.

Ingram Micro to Acquire Colombia’s Canal Digital

Ingram Micro will acquire Bógota, Colombia’s Canal Digital to accelerate the IT technology distributor’s growth plan in Latin America.

Broadcom Cyber Security Aggregator Program: Jump-starting Symantec Partners?

Broadcom global cyber security aggregator program (CSAP) engages Symantec distributors such as Arrow, Synnex & Tech Data. Are SMB partners the target?

D&H Distributing Launches Professional Services; Shows Double-Digit Growth

D&H Distributing launches a new professional services initiative and posts double-digit growth figures for the first half of FY2021.