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Xero acquires Danish workforce management platform Planday
Xero’s efforts to push into the European market have once again paid off.
Okta's $6.5b Auth0 acquisition carves deeper path into identity market
Auth0 will become an independent business unit within the security giant, Okta.
Citrix closes $2.25b deal to acquire Wrike, empowers modern work models
Through the acquisition, Citrix plans to continue to develop a comprehensive cloud-based work platform that empowers all employees and teams.
Fusion5 acquires Microsoft practice Topaz Solutions
The new acquisition cements Fusion5's dedication to the Microsoft stack, the company says.
Kaseya acquires RocketCyber to bring SOC solutions to more businesses
"With this acquisition, we've doubled down on our security investments to provide our customers with access to experts who can continuously monitoring their IT environments without the cost and complexity of disparate tools.”
Ceridian acquires Ascender to boost HCM capabilities
Ceridian will inherit Ascender’s solutions, customers and partner ecosystem across 30 countries.
Softsource acquires Christchurch cloud services provider vBridge
"We recognised there was a level of trust and cultural fit between our respective teams that made this a logical move."
ConnectWise snaps up Service Leadership, data-driven TSP consulting firm
With the acquisition of Service Leadership, ConnectWise intends to deliver a clear, data-driven path to higher performance, designed and tested by industry leading experts.
Workday acquires employee experience platform Peakon
“Peakon is on the cutting edge of helping organisations turn employee insights into more connected teams and stronger organisations.”
F5 Networks completes Volterra acquisition
The US$500 million acquisition gives F5 Volterra's edge-as-a-service platform.
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’.