The Week Ending July 28
Topping this week's roundup of companies that came to win is Mitel for its planned $530 million acquisition of ShoreTel that makes Mitel a major player in the UCaaS market.
Also making the list are PCM, which won a round in its ongoing legal battle in the wake of its acquisition of En Pointe; Big Switch Networks for its big funding round that it plans to devote to growing its channel operations; Intelisys for an innovative new financing program that lets partners leverage their recurring revenue for hardware purchases; and Xerox for its new program to provide training and accreditation for its managed print services partners.
Not everyone in the IT industry was making smart moves this week, of course. For a rundown of companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions, check out this week's 5 Companies That Had A Rough Week roundup.