Konica Minolta Acquires Canadian MSP Continuity Solutions
Konica Minolta Business Solutions acquires Canadian MSP & Microsoft partner Continuity Solutions. Tucks company into IT Weapons.
Evergreen Services Group: Building A National MSP Ecosystem
Evergreen Services Group, which operates a nationwide network of MSPs, invests in Integritek LLC — a managed IT service provider in Austin, Texas.
Private Equity Firm Acquires Major MSP
Sverica Capital Management, a private equity investment firm, has acquired Synoptek, a well-known managed services provider (MSP). What’s next? More M&A.
5 Channel Observations: 6 Oct 2015
Tuesday’s channel partner updates involve N-able’s next MSP moves; Amazon’s new IoT platform; business-side managed services; IBM’s latest acquisition and more.
Deja Vu: Great MSPs Are VARs
Some top managed services providers (MSPs) are reaching into their past to drive their businesses into the future. A case in point: Kevin Crowe’s career has come full-circle at Long View Systems. First, he played a key role as the company pushed into managed services. By 2011, he strongly influenced Long View’s push into cloud services. These days, he’s VP […]
Welcome to Your Future
Greetings and welcome to ChannelE2E. So why are we here? Why are you here? And what can we achieve together? Glad you asked. Come on in and let’s discuss the IT channel market — and where we’re all heading. For starters, here’s a bit about our company (After Nines Inc.), co-founded by Amy Katz and me. We have worked together (on […]
Top VAR, MSP Acquisitions of 2015
Which VARs and MSPs spent 2015 rolling up into larger businesses? Plenty of IT service provider acquisitions arrived this year. Here’s a look at the M&A (merger and acquisition) deals… and how some companies are transforming into TSPs (total service providers). 1. January 2015: Datapipe (primarily an MSP) acquired GoGrid (primarily a CSP) to push hard into […]