The 10 Biggest Channel Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2016 (So Far)

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9. NTT Data

Company acquired: Perot Systems

Head count: 28,000 employees

Annual revenue: $8.4 billion

Purchase price: $3.05 billion

Date of announcement: March 28, 2016

Expected to Close: Before October 2016

Tokyo-based solution provider NTT Data bought Dell Services business Perot Systems, based in Round Rock, Texas, to expand its global footprint and increase its focus around infrastructure services, cloud services, application services and business process outsourcing (BPO), according to the company.

NTT reported that acquiring the part of Dell Services, No. 9 on the CRN SP 500 -- is going to expand NTT's BPO capabilities around health care and insurance, give it access to data centers in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, and improve its next-generation application and business process services.

Perot will continue to operate under the leadership of Suresh Vaswani, president of Dell Services, until the transaction closes.

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