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.
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.
CenturyLink's merger with Level 3 will combine cloud and data services for business customers over a far-reaching fiber footprint and partners are looking forward to finding new opportunities for growth.
CenturyLink has agreed to acquire Level 3 Communications in a cash and stock deal worth $34 billion, creating the second largest domestic communications provider serving business customers, according to the companies.
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.