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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.

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.

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.

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.

Private Equity Firm Acquires AppRiver for Microsoft Office 365 Cybersecurity Services

Marlin Equity Partners acquires AppRiver, a Microsoft Office 365 cloud security services partner with thousands of MSPs. AppRiver may make acquisitions.

Office Depot’s Valuation for CompuCom: Roughly 10 Times EBITDA

Office Depot’s $1B CompuCom buyout has a valuation of over 10 times EBITDA, sources say. But post-deal synergies may improve the math for Office Depot.

Office Depot Acquires CompuCom IT Services for $1 Billion

Office Depot buys CompuCom for $1 billion and pivots toward business technology services revenues. But Office Depot’s core business continues to weaken.

Continuum Navigate 2017: Multiple PSA Options Surface for MSPs

At Continuum Navigate 2017, watch for familiar PSA (professional services automation) names like Autotask & ConnectWise plus upstarts Computicate & Promys.

Kaseya: Three Potential Acquisitions On the Horizon; Boosts for MSPs?

Kaseya, the MSP software provider, pursues three potential acquisitions; two are tuck-ins & one sounds larger. Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola offers clues.