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Versent acquires AI specialist Contexti
Versent announced its acquisition of Sydney-based, actionable insights business, Contexti.
ScaleMatrix acquires edge specialist Instant Data Centers
According to ScaleMatrix, the move is to take advantage of the latter company’s focus on providing ruggedized micro data centers for the edge.
F5 spends US$670m to boost app and API management offerings
The acquired company, NGINX, will continue to operate as a brand, working with and for the F5 leadership.
NVIDIA confirms $6.9b acquisition of Mellanox
The announcement of NVIDIA's largest ever acquisition follows months of speculation involving other potential bids from the likes of Microsoft and Intel.
Bridgewest deal a welcome boost for Provoke Solutions
“Partnerships with global leaders like Bridgewest are extremely hard to come by in New Zealand, which makes this new relationship all the more exciting for our team.”
MC Digital Realty announces new Tokyo data centre on the way
MC DIgital Realty - a 50/50 joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty - has reached an agreement to acquire a five-acre land parcel in Tokyo.
Silver Peak partnership acquires Cleveland and Cincinnati data centers
The acquisition will introduce financial grade, turn-key, Tier III data centers to the local markets, which historically have not been available for lease.
SoftwareONE invests in APAC with cloud provider acquisition
The Swiss company has reached an agreement to acquire cloud transformation company RightCloud for an undisclosed amount.
Qlik spends $560m on acquisition of Attunity
The acquisition provides Qlik with an expanded breadth of enterprise data management capabilities and adds an experienced team of data professionals.
Spark merges Revera & CCL to become cloud 'powerhouse'
"The merger creates a single organisation providing end-to-end IT management and cloud technology services unrivalled in New Zealand."
In ongoing cloud war, Google to acquire data migration specialist
Google is currently behind AWS and Microsoft in the cloud battle, and it would seem this play is an attempt to claw some ground back.
Symantec acquires zero trust innovator Luminate Security
Luminate’s Secure Access Cloud is supposedly natively constructed for a cloud-oriented, perimeter-less world.
Pegasystems' acquisition boosts analytics capabilities
The acquisition of Infruid Labs brings analytics and data visualisation with a simple user interface to Pega’s solutions.
Theta's Designertech buyout is part of a $50m plan
Theta has plans to become a $50 million business by the end of 2020.
Webroot to be sold for $618.5m
Webroot is about to be sold to data protection firm Carbonite for US$618.5 million after the two companies entered into a definitive agreement this week.
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
How technology is stimulating M&A in NZ
As the number of mergers and acquisitions grow, a major law firm report has explained just how technology is helping the activity along.
Adobe acquires leading 3D creation software Substance
With the acquisition of Allegorithmic, Adobe takes on the industry leading 3D textures and materials creation software for Creative Cloud.
EdgeConneX acquires Munich data centre, plans for expansion
Germany has done it again after managing to entice EdgeConneX to establish a base in Munich.
DigiCert's QuoVadis acquisition extends PKI expertise in EU
DigiCert has now officially completed its acquisition of QuoVadis Group from Swiss security firm WISeKey International.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
Iron Mountain announces acquisition to expand in APAC
Iron Mountain will gain a number of data centres from the acquisition as it continues to spread throughout Asia Pacific.
Cloudera completes Hortonworks merger
As of January 4, Hortonworks has now merged with Cloudera to create enterprise data cloud that unlocks “the power of any data, running in any cloud from the edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform”.
Mercury Energy sells smart meter business for $270m
“Metrix’s large installed meter base, deep customer relationships and innovation platform, make this a natural acquisition."