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Broadband M&A: PE Firm GI Partners Acquires Rise Broadband

Private equity firm GI Partners has acquired Englewood, Colorado-based broadband services provider Rise Broadband.

MSP M&A: Xobee Networks Acquires Myers Network Solutions

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Xobee’s third acquisition of the year enables the firm to scale resources and products and grow its customer base.

5 Channel Partner & MSP Market News Updates: 23 December 2022

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Wallix introduced a new channel program, AT&T and BlackRock Alternatives have formed a new joint venture fiber platform and more. Sip up!

Huawei: Banned and Permitted In Which Countries? List and FAQ

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Where is Huawei Technologies banned & permitted for 5G networking business & smartphones? Here’s a list of countries, companies, 5G wireless network projects & their Huawei business status.

Auvik CEO: Douglas Murray Succeeds Co-Founder Marc Morin

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Former Auvik CEO Marc Morin built a diverse team that serves MSPs & IT departments. New CEO Douglas Murray will seek to scale the network monitoring software business.

Upstack Acquires Telecom & Technology Agency Digital Planet Communications

Buyer gains UCaaS, CCaaaS, SD-WAN, security and internet solutions that supports technology resellers.

MSP M&A: Expereo Acquires SD-WAN, SASE Security Company Breeze Networks

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Managed network solutions provider Expereo buys SD-WAN & SASE network security provider Breeze Networks for European MSP expansion.

BAI Communications Acquires ZenFi Networks For North American 5G Network Push

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The acquisition of ZenFi allows BAI to strengthen its position in North America, building on existing connected infrastructure in the region.

MSP M&A: 11:11 Systems Acquires Network Services Consultancy Static1

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11:11 Systems, a frequent MSP buyer, gains managed network, IT infrastructure development, SD-WAN and consultancy expertise.

NEC Acquires 5G Network Solutions, Consulting Firm Aspire Technology

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Aspire Technology aligns with NEC’s Open RAN (Radio Access Network) 5G focus — which promotes open hardware, software & interfaces.