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12 Massive M&A Deals Reshaping The Channel: August 2016

Michael Novinson and Jimmy Sheridan

5. Insight Enterprises

Company acquired: Ignia

Head count: 90 employees

Annual revenue: Not disclosed

Purchase price: Not disclosed

Date of announcement: Aug. 31

Insight Enterprises purchased Microsoft's 2014 Australian Enterprise Partner of the Year to strengthen its digital transformation capabilities around cloud, mobility and business analytics.

The Tempe, Ariz.-based company, No. 15 on the 2016 CRN Solution Provider 500, said its acquisition of Perth, Australia-based Ignia will strengthen Insight's consulting services for customers in the utilities, health-care, education and government verticals.

Ignia was the 22nd fastest-growing company in the Australian IT channel in both 2014 and 2015, according to CRN Australia. The company was also selected last year as one of Microsoft's nine inaugural Australian Internet of Things partners.

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