IT automation & business management software for MSPs, IT service provides (ITSPs) and cybersecurity companies.

2nd Watch Acquires Snowflake Cloud Data Analytics Partner Aptitive

2nd Watch, a Top 250 Public Cloud MSP, acquires Aptitive for Snowflake data & analytics expertise. 2nd Watch multi-cloud AWS, Azure & Google Cloud push continues.

DynPro Acquires Salesforce Cloud Consulting Partner Cloudalyze

DynPro’s acquisition of Cloudalyze will help accelerate customers’ digital transformations using the Salesforce ecosystem.

Dell, Samsung Invest In ITSM, MSP Software Automation Startup’s hyperautomation & AI (artificial intelligence) software seeks to accelerate enterprise & MSP help desk ticket resolutions.

Accenture Acquires Japanese Salesforce Partner Tambourine

Tambourine is the latest in a series of acquisitions that Accenture has made to rapidly scale its commerce expertise and capabilities.

Nitel Receives New Private Equity Investment From Cinven

Nitel has received a “significant” equity investment from Cinven to continue the company’s growth and spur potential acquisitions.

Tech Services M&A: Where Cloud Containers, Kubernetes Security Fit In

MSPs & cybersecurity dominate merger & acquisition (M&A) headlines. But don’t overlook cloud containers & Kubernetes management. Here’s why.

Datadog Network Device Monitoring: A New MSP Option?

Datadog extends beyond cloud & application monitoring to offer Network Device Monitoring for servers, routers, switches & firewalls. Will MSPs plug in?

Cisco Acquires Replex; AppDynamics MSPs Gain Kubernetes Capabilities

Cisco Systems acquires Replex. MSPs running AppDynamics observability software to gain Kubernetes governance & cloud cost management tools.

Atos Acquires Big Data Consultancy DataSentics

Atos, the subject of occasional takeover rumors, continues to buy IT consulting firms focused on big data, Snowflake, Salesforce, cybersecurity & more.

Accenture Acquires Xoomworks to Boost Procurement Technology Solutions

Xoomworks will strengthen Accenture’s Closed Loop Spend Management capabilities, which help clients with cost visibility & management through the entire procurement lifecycle, the buyer said.