Mergers & Acquisitions http://mspmentor.net/taxonomy/term/20011/more en Is it Time to Sell Your IT Services Business? http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/it-time-sell-your-it-services-business <div class="field-byline"> Khali Henderson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The question of selling your business is being pushed to the forefront in 2017, as convergence-driven consolidation is becoming the talk of the VAR, MSP and agent space.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/it-time-sell-your-it-services-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/it-time-sell-your-it-services-business#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:50:00 +0000 73291 at http://mspmentor.net Report: Layoffs Underway at Dell Technologies http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/report-layoffs-underway-dell-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The shedding of 2,000 to 3,000 jobs had been rumored for months, following completion of the $60-plus billion merger of Dell and EMC that marked the largest acquisition in tech history. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/report-layoffs-underway-dell-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/report-layoffs-underway-dell-technologies#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:03:00 +0000 73251 at http://mspmentor.net MSP Teams With Private Equity to Fuel Growth http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/msp-teams-private-equity-fuel-growth <div class="node-body article-body">McLean, Va.,-based Ntiva recently secured the deal as part of a strategy to expand up and down the Atlantic coast.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/msp-teams-private-equity-fuel-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/msp-teams-private-equity-fuel-growth#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 04 Jan 2017 02:31:00 +0000 72891 at http://mspmentor.net The Doyle Report: Consolidation Continues as Two Top MSP 501 Companies Join Forces http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/doyle-report-consolidation-continues-two-top-msp-501-companies-join-forces <div class="field-deck"> Deal will create one of the most capable and scalable MSPs serving the Northeast region of the United States </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Union between Thrive Networks and Corporate IT Solutions is another indication that process excellence, customer reach and technological expertise are keys to thriving in today’s fast-moving market</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/doyle-report-consolidation-continues-two-top-msp-501-companies-join-forces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/doyle-report-consolidation-continues-two-top-msp-501-companies-join-forces#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:33:00 +0000 72281 at http://mspmentor.net HNA Acquisition of Ingram Micro Closes, Serves as Microcosm of the Channel http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/hna-acquisition-ingram-micro-closes-serves-microcosm-channel <div class="field-byline"> Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China-based HNA Group’s $6 billion acquisition of distributor Ingram Micro closed this week, marking the completion of one of the most significant M&A deals in the channel this year. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/hna-acquisition-ingram-micro-closes-serves-microcosm-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/hna-acquisition-ingram-micro-closes-serves-microcosm-channel#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:19:00 +0000 72251 at http://mspmentor.net The Doyle Report: Making Sense of the Changing Cloud and Telecom Landscape http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/doyle-report-making-sense-changing-cloud-and-telecom-landscape <div class="field-deck"> Telarus CEO Adam Edwards has good insights on what’s happening </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For a better understanding of what recent dealmaking in the telco space means to VARs, MSPs, telecom agents and others, check out a “partner’s perspective” put together by Adam Edwards and Patrick Oborn, co-founders of master agent Telarus.</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> T WIN ELNK </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/doyle-report-making-sense-changing-cloud-and-telecom-landscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/doyle-report-making-sense-changing-cloud-and-telecom-landscape#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:08:00 +0000 71721 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Windstream&#39;s&nbsp;nationwide network</p> 4 Reasons to Acquire a Company Rather Than Grow Organically http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/4-reasons-acquire-company-rather-grow-organically <div class="field-byline"> Nicole Henderson | The WHIR </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though it may cost you more per customer, there’s no faster way to grow than by acquiring another company. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/4-reasons-acquire-company-rather-grow-organically" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/4-reasons-acquire-company-rather-grow-organically#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:24:00 +0000 71701 at http://mspmentor.net CreativaImages/Thinkstock 3 Questions to Ask before Pursuing an Acquisition Strategy http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/3-questions-ask-pursuing-acquisition-strategy <div class="field-byline"> Nicole Henderson | Talkin Cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Before pursuing an acquisition, there are a number of factors to consider. Here’s a good place to start. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/3-questions-ask-pursuing-acquisition-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/3-questions-ask-pursuing-acquisition-strategy#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:55:00 +0000 71691 at http://mspmentor.net maxsattana/Thinkstock Broadcom to Buy Brocade for $5.9 Billion to Expand in Cloud http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/broadcom-buy-brocade-59-billion-expand-cloud <div class="field-byline"> Ian King | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The chip maker wants Brocade’s technology that links computer-storage systems and allows fast transfer of data. It plans to sell off Brocade’s Internet gear business, including Ruckus Wireless.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/broadcom-buy-brocade-59-billion-expand-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/broadcom-buy-brocade-59-billion-expand-cloud#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:02:00 +0000 71571 at http://mspmentor.net SonicWall Returns to Independence, Names New CEO http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/sonicwall-returns-independence-names-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Networking and security veteran Bill Conner said his top priority is to restore ‘pace of innovation’ following four years as the security arm of the tech giant formerly known as Dell. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/sonicwall-returns-independence-names-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/sonicwall-returns-independence-names-new-ceo#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:37:00 +0000 71541 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Bill Conner was named CEO of the newly independent SonicWall, following its spin-off from the tech giant formerly known as Dell. &nbsp;</p> Courtesy of SonicWall.