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Ivanti achieves Leader status in IDC's UEM vendor assessment
It follows Ivanti’s recent acquisition of MobileIron, a provider of mobile-centric UEM solutions. Ivanti senior director of product management Alan Braithwaite says the acquisition may have played a central role in being recognised by IDC.
Continuing its buying blitz, Cognizant acquires Magenic Technologies
The move will bring Magenic’s software expertise into Cognizant’s global software development portfolio, and expand the latter’s software product engineering footprint.
Citrix to acquire Wrike for US$2.25 billion
With the addition of Wrike’s offerings, Citrix will expand its platform to include new, collaborative work management capabilities.
Google completes $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit
It comes after the European Commission announced its approval of the acquisition late last month, with the condition that the search engine giant would not use Fitbit health data to target ads to users in the European Union.
Hornetsecurity acquires Altaro, the latest in acquisition spree
The move is a culmination of a medley of acquisitions made by Hornetsecurity recently, following the January 2019 acquisition of Spamina, a Spanish cloud email security company, as well as EveryCloud, its British market partner, in early 2020.
Stratasys acquires Origin, gears up for new market opportunities
“The completion of this acquisition marks an important milestone for Stratasys, positioning us to generate meaningful incremental revenue from a wide range of new market opportunities for mass production."
Pega acquires speech analytics firm Qurious.io
Qurious.io uses artificial intelligence to help customer service employees deal with customers.
Red Hat to acquire Kubernetes-native security provider StackRox
Red Hat will further expand its security offering, adding StackRox's complementary capabilities to strengthen integrated security across its open hybrid cloud portfolio.
Cognizant significantly expands Australian presence with Servian acquisition
Cognizant is working to enhance the company’s digital portfolio and market presence in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), with the announcement of a new acquisition.
NEC snaps up Avaloq, moves further into digital finance field
According to a statement, the acquisition is designed to bring together their shared vision, technological strengths, and global presence, to accelerate both companies' long-term growth, global expansion and value creation strategy.
Platinum Equity to acquire Ingram Micro global for US$7.2b
In December, Platinum Equity announced that it would buy Ingram Micro and complete the transaction in the first half of 2021 if HNA Technology shareholders and regulators approve.
Fortinet buys SaaS firm Panopta
“With the convergence of security and networking through a security-driven network approach organisations can get the connectivity and performance that is crucial to protect today’s hyper-connected businesses.”
Interview: Hyland shares the game plan for its Alfresco acquisition
In October, Hyland announced its completed acquisition of Alfresco, which marked the company’s investment in a content services platform with strong roots in development.
Ivanti looks to a brighter future with MobileIron and Pulse Secure acquisitions
Ivanti has acquired MobileIron and Pulse Secure, with the intention of delivering intelligent and secure experiences across all devices in the ‘everywhere enterprise’.
The Access Group acquires Abintegro, extends support for academic institutions
The Access Group has acquired Abintegro Limited, a privately-owned, known for its career development and digital learning technologies.
Kogan to maintain Mighty Ape staff, branding
With the acquisition of Mighty Ape, Kogan plans to make the most of its new asset by supporting the current team.
Telstra Purple acquires services provider Epicon
Epicon was an Australian-owned company with more than 100 technical specialists and operations in ACT, VIC, NSW and QLD.
Nordic Semiconductor completes Imagination Technologies acquisition
Nordic Semiconductor has announced it has acquired the Imagination Technologies Ensigma Wi-Fi development team and associated Ensigma Wi-Fi IP tech assets from Imagination Technologies.
Splunk signs agreement to acquire NPM company Flowmill
Splunk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Palo-Alto based cloud network observability company, with expertise in network performance monitoring (NPM).
ECI Software Solutions acquired by Leonard Green & Partners
"We are excited to welcome LGP as our new partner, and I am confident that this is the right choice for our future – and the future of our 1,700 employees and more than 22,000 customers.”
Acronis accelerates growth plans with CyberLynx acquisition
"Acquiring these capabilities will advance Acronis' mission to deliver world-class cyber protection to organisations around the world."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Hyland exec discusses the state of cloud solutions in APAC
In Hyland's second IT Jam with Techday, Ed discusses Hyland's recent acquisitions, the company's new cloud-based solution, and what's next for Hyland both globally and in the APAC region.
COSOL deepens EAM presence through AddOns buyout
The companies state that they have both pursued a similar strategy of digital transformation and exploiting proprietary IP in the EAM services sector.
Attempts to block Google's acquisition of Fitbit over health privacy
Google could monetise the health data of more than 28 million Fitbit users.