The acquisition of oil/gas management consultant Schlumberger Business Consulting and the acquisition of retail supply chain consultant Total Logistics are part of Accenture's effort to step up its vertical market push.
Cisco's planned acquisition of MaintenanceNet, which develops solutions for contract renewals and recurring revenue, will likely mean other vendor partners of MaintenanceNet will lose access to the technology.
Tech Data's foray into direct sales through its acquisition Tuesday of solution provider Signature Technology Group (STG) sparked an immediate backlash from several of the distributor's channel partners.
CRN's 2018 MSP 500
With the fast-growing -- and fast-changing -- MSP landscape in mind, CRN has again assembled the MSP 500, an annual list that recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to managed services.