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Private Equity Firm HKW Acquires CMIT Solutions

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The acquisition by private equity firm HKW is part of CMIT’s strategy to double systemwide revenue to $200 million by 2028.

Forrester Sees Opportunity for Smaller Cloud Providers in 2023

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To avoid dependencies on single vendors, customers are exploring alternatives for general-purpose IT or particular workloads.

Bridgepointe Technologies Acquires Telecom Consultancy Realcom; M&A Deal Includes MSP Spin-Off

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RealCom spins off hospitality MSP called TekSecute Technology Group. RealCom’s MSSP business (Third Wave Innovations) remains independent.

SAP Cloud Consulting Partner M&A: Codestone Acquires DSCallards

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SAP & Microsoft cloud consulting partner Codestone Group, backed by private equity firm FPE Capital, acquires DSCallards for data analytics & business intelligence (BI) expertise.

JSI Acquires Broadband Telecom Consultancy Mitchell Engineering

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JSI, backed by private equity firm Stone-Goff Partners (SGP), acquires Mitchell Engineering, a network consultancy that serves broadband telecom operators.

Private Equity Firm Cube Acquires Firstcolo Data Centers

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Private equity firm Cube Infrastructure Managers acquires Firstcolo, a provider of co-location data center & managed IT services.

MSP M&A: Synoptek Gains New Private Equity Owner

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Microsoft Partner of the Year Synoptek acquired by private equity firm Quad-C Management. Sverica Capital Management maintains minority stake in MSP.

IT Consulting M&A List: 10 Perficient Acquisitions To Know

Perficient acquisitions include SAP & Salesforce partners, IT consulting firms, custom software developers & more. Here’s the acquisition list.

Financial Services MSP M&A: ACA Group Acquires Focus 1

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ACA Group, backed by private equity firm Genstar Capital, acquires Focus 1. Financial services MSP gains more regulatory compliance, SEC consulting expertise.