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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.

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?

Salesforce Partner Kimble Applications Attracts PSA Software Funding

Salesforce partner and PSA cloud software provider Kimble Applications attracts funding to drive more growth. Key adopters include IT service providers.

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.