Tekserve's business solutions arm, T2 Computing, will begin its next chapter as part of Axispoint, combining hardware and software expertise to provide a more well-rounded experience to media and entertainment firms.
CenturyLink's acquisition of solution provider Seal Consulting means an expanded portfolio of SAP solutions and expertise, and more SAP managed services opportunities for partners, according to the carrier.
The acquisition, coming less than a year after Sirius acquired another security solution provider, Force 3, will help Sirius quickly beef up its security and Splunk capabilities to meet customer demands, CEO Joe Mertens told CRN.
Solution providers were keen to buy firms with specific vendor expertise last month. Five of the 10 acquired firms in our report specialize in suppliers ranging from Cisco, Microsoft and Xerox to ServiceNow and SugarCRM.
Dominic Orr spoke with CRN about Aruba's battle against networking behemoth Cisco including Aruba's software and architectural advantages versus Cisco Meraki, Cisco's software-defined shortcomings and the changing customer networking landscape.
Broadcom's decision to sell off Brocade's networking business, which includes Ruckus Wireless, is causing channel partners to say they may be halting their investments in Brocade until a buyer is revealed.
A Windstream-EarthLink merger will better position the combined company to compete with the telecom heavyweights. The two channel programs will continue as is and more details will emerge in the coming months.