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  • StackPath Exec: Enterprise Products In The Pipeline Will Drive Channel Strategy

    StackPath, the still secretive security startup from SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby, made a splash earlier this week upon emerging from stealth to reveal a massive initial funding round of $180 million.

    Even before that public debut, StackPath was already selling a portfolio of four security services to more than 30,000 customers brought into its realm through three acquisitions. But the company, based in Dallas, Texas, hadn't engaged the channel in bringing those offerings to market.

  • Bulking Up: Cal Net Flexes IT Muscles By Purchasing Another MSP

    Cal Net Technology Group has bought a fellow Southern Californian MSP to boost its scale and grow its portfolio of solutions.

    The Chatsworth, Calif.-based company, No. 454 on the 2016 CRN Solution Provider 500, said its acquisition of Costa Mesa, Calif.-based inhouseIT – Orange County's largest MSP – will provide the company with more depth and breadth of technical expertise.

  • Report: Private Equity Firms Eyeing HPE Buyout

    Prominent private equity giants, including Carlyle Group, KKR and Apollo Management Group, are contemplating a buyout of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, according to a report from investigative website The Information.

    The report sent HPE shares up 3.5  percent, or 71 cents, Friday to $21.02.

  • 5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

    The Week Ending July 29

    Topping this week's roundup of companies that had a rough week was Microsoft and employees in its mobile phone operation that continue to endure layoffs and cutbacks.