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ChannelE2E provides news on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), funding, IPOs and other milestones for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs and technology partners in the IT channel.

Mergers and Acquisitions: Don’t Forget Cybersecurity Due Diligence

In our data-driven economy, cyber risk must not be overlooked and should be included as standard M&A due diligence, Nixon Peabody asserts.

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MSouth Buys Onepath for Managed IT Services, Cloud Growth Play

MSouth Equity Partners acquires Onepath — a growing managed IT services provider and cloud specialist — from Trivest Partners.

Evolve IP Acquires Clearlogin for IDaaS

Evolve IP acquires Clearlogin, an identity authentication technology provider. Evolve IP’s cloud platform will gain IDaaS cybersecurity capabilities.

CompuCom Discloses 1H2017 Quarterly Revenues, Financial Results

Amid Office Depot’s pending $1 billion buyout of CompuCom, the IT service provider reveals financial results for 1Q and Q2 2017 in an SEC filing.

2017 Could Be Record Year For Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions: Research

It could be a record year for small business mergers and acquisitions (M&A) across the United States, according to

Vista Equity Partners Acquires Jamf for Apple Device Management Software

Vista Equity Partners acquires Apple macOS & iOS device management software provider Jamf. Vista also owns Autotask, the MSP software specialist.

DXC, Vencore, KeyPoint Create $4.3B Government IT Services Giant

DXC Technology combines U.S. Public Sector business with Vencore Holding & KeyPoint Government Solutions to form new, separate government IT services giant.

AppRiver CEO Seeks Tuck-In Acquisitions for MSP Partner Platform Expansion

Backed by fresh private equity funding, AppRiver seeks tuck-in acquisitions for global MSP business platform, CEO Michael Murdoch tells ChannelE2E.

Office Depot Acquires Complete Office Solutions: Report

Report: Office Depot acquires Complete Office Solutions, a $150 million midmarket office equipment supplier. Deal comes one week after CompuCom buyout.

Thrive Acquires New York MSP Precision IT for Financial Services Push

Thrive (aka Thrive Networks) acquires Precision IT, a New York-based MSP with financial services expertise. Cloud and cybersecurity push also accelerates.