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ChannelE2E provides news on mergers and acquisitions for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs, IT distributors & technology partners in the IT channel.

Friday’s Exit Strategy: How Pigs May Get Slaughtered in M&A

Whether you’re building a business or seeking an M&A exit, remember this: Bulls and bears get rich. Pigs get slaughtered.

Cancom Acquires MSP, Cisco Partner Ocean Intelligent Communications

Cancom acquires Ocean Intelligent Communications, a Cisco Systems partner with managed services provider (MSP), network, collaboration & unified communications expertise in the UK.

GTT Acquires ACI for Managed Services, VoIP, Colocation Expertise

GTT Communications acquires Accelerated Connections (ACI) for managed networking, voice-over-IP (VoIP), and colocation services in Canadian enterprises.

Potential Dell VMware Reverse Merger: Investor Letter Expresses Concerns

As Dell and VMware consider potential reverse merger, major investor Jericho Capital Asset Management sends letter to VMware’s independent directors, expressing serious concerns about the DVMT-VMW discussions.

Dropbox IPO, Salesforce Alliance: Empowering Cloud Channel Partners?

Will Dropbox IPO & Salesforce investment fuel cloud services alliances and channel partner program? Clues from Dropbox (DBX) SEC filing and rivals like Box, Datto Autotask Workplace & eFolder Anchor.

Friday’s Exit Strategy: Sell Your Business But Stay for Bonus Round?

You’re set to sell your managed IT service business. The proposed deal involves multiple inflection points. Perhaps the biggest of all: What will you actually do after you sell your business?

MSP Acquisition: ITVantix CEO Explains ExecuSoft Buyout

ITVantix acquires ExecuSoft to accelerate managed IT, voice & security push across Georgia, CEO Jerry Bryan tells ChannelE2E. Key partners include ConnectWise Manage, Datto, SolarWinds MSP & more.

Private Equity: Salesforce Partner Silverline Attracts Pamlico Capital Investment

Silverline, a Salesforce platinum cloud consulting partner, attracts Pamlico Capital private equity investment for financial services, healthcare push.

Nutanix, Minjar Botmetric: Multi-Cloud Management Services Simplified?

Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey explains Minjar Botmetric acquisition and multi-cloud management strategy across public, private and hybrid systems.

Friday’s Exit Strategy: Private Equity Chases MSPs On Short Runway

In their bid to acquire managed services providers (MSPs), private equity firms need to spend an allotted amount of money within a fixed window. That triggers these challenges.