SPACs, Technology IPOs and MSP Software: Mergers Coming?
Private equity firms such as Apollo & Thoma Bravo launch SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies). Will SPACs acquire MSP software companies?
Platinum Equity Acquires Ingram Micro from HNA Group for $7.2B
Private equity firm Platinum Equity acquires technology & cloud distributor Ingram Micro from China’s HNA Group for $7.2 billion.
Tech Data Acquiring Innovix Distribution for Asia Pacific Expansion
Tech Data, backed by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, is acquiring Innovix Distribution for Asia Pacific expansion. Distribution market consolidation, evolution accelerates.
Rackspace IPO Recap: Multi-Cloud MSP’s Initial Public Offering Disappoints
Rackspace Technology ($RXT) stock showed weakness on IPO (initial public offering) day. What’s behind the cloud MSP’s weaker-than-expected valuation? Here are the clues.
PE-Backed Intrado Acquires UCaaS Company OnSIP
Intrado, backed by private equity firm Apollo, acquires ONSip for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) capabilities.
Tech Data’s New Private Equity Owner: 5 Things to Know
Apollo Global Management completes Tech Data acquisition, private equity firm & distributor confirm. Here’s what’s next for Tech Data channel partners, MSPs & VARs.
Rackspace Technology: New Name, Continued Multi-Cloud Services, Eventual IPO?
Rackspace Technology’s new name reflects multi-cloud technology focus. Is private equity owner Apollo Global Management prepping for eventual Rackspace IPO?
5 Channel Partner Updates: Monday 04 May 2020
Today’s channel partner news involves Bamboo Systems, Cisco Systems SMB cybersecurity research, Jio, Lifeboat distribution, Synnex, WidePoint & more.
5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 14 February 2020
Today’s channel partner news involves Apollo Global Management, Bloomreach, Clumio, Druva, Rubrik, TeamViewer, Tech Data, VMware Cloud on AWS backup & more.