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Authorities approve Orange’s €350m acquisition of Basefarm
Orange's 100 percent acquisition of Basefarm has been signed off by the relevant competition authorities.
Thales extends offer acceptance period for Gemalto acquisition
The acceptance period is being extended to obtain regulatory clearance from antitrust authorities.
E-commerce, telecoms, mergers named as 2018/19 focus for ComCom
The Commerce Commission has names published its priority focus areas for the upcoming year, including implementing new telecommunication regulations.
Xero pays NZ$103m to acquire Canada-based cloud bookkeeping firm
Xero will pay US$70 million (NZ$ 103 million) to acquire Canadian-based cloud bookkeeping firm Hubdoc.
DDN finalises acquisition agreement for bankrupt Tintri
After stepping in at the final hour to salvage Tintri, Data Direct Networks (DDN) has finalised a new reseller agreement - here are the details.
Qlik enriches data solutions with Podium Data acquisition
New acquisition expands Qlik’s portfolio beyond analytics, enabling analytics-ready data strategy to drive data-driven transformation.
AXA IM acquires DATA4 and its 15 data centres across Europe
The company has held a 37 percent stake in DATA4 since 2012 and has now completed a 100 percent acquisition with international expansion on the cards.
Orange acquires Basefarm for €350m to strengthen European cloud reach
Orange says the acquisition will reinforce its position in the cloud computing services market across the continent.
DDN steps in at final hour to salvage Tintri trainwreck
On its day of admitting bankruptcy, Tintri can now be brought back from the brink after Data Direct Networks made a bid for acquisition.
Nexion picks up Perth-based DC after merger with Site2
The Metro IX Data Centre in Belmont was owned by Datacom until earlier this year.
Plantronics completes US$2 billion acquisition of Polycom
The acquisition of Polycom will supposedly accelerate and expand Plantronics’ UC vision.
Ensono nearly doubles in size with data centre company acquisition
By acquiring a global hosted data centre services business, Ensono hopes to strengthen its presence in the UK and US, and establish one in India.
Atradius report outlines the ‘major shifts’ in the global ICT market
The company expects sales of ICT products and services to increase by more than 3% per annum in 2018 and 2019.
Update: MYOB formally withdraws Reckon merger application
The sale and purchase agreement included conditions, including regulatory conditions, which had to be satisfied prior to completion.
Instillery and Vo2 merge to expand cloud offerings
The merger further fulfils the company’s ability to offer customers hybrid-cloud solutions and core SaaS applications such as Office 365.
Founded in an Auckland garage, acquired by global colossus
A Kiwi video game developer known worldwide for 'Path of Exile' has announced a majority acquisition from Chinese giant Tencent.
NTT Com completes acquisition of Secure-24
“This acquisition brings the unparalleled service levels, application expertise, security and compliance support of Secure-24 to the global NTT commun
HPE acquires RedPixie AND invests in UK-based startup
Both companies are based in the UK and fall into HPE's global expansion plan, with one for cloud consulting and the other for wireless connectivity.
Telstra using acquisition to augment SD-WAN security
Last year Telstra announced the acquisition of VMtech, with the company now detailing how it plans to use those technologies augment SD-WAN exposure.
Keppel expands EU data centre presence with acquisition in Germany
The four story freehold facility is newly completed with approximately 126,800 sqf of lettable area and energy-efficient features like free cooling.
InternetNZ retires NZRS brand to streamline operations
InternetNZ has merged with its subsidiary NZRS in order to bring the elements of .nz domain management under the same umbrella.
It's up to the shareholders: Thales launches offer to acquire Gemalto
Thales and Gemalto are readying themselves for a merger that may well create a world leader in digital security.
Plantronics will acquire Polycom for US$2b
With the acquisition, Plantronics hopes to enlarge their footprint on the unified communications ecosystem considerably.
HIVE makes acquisition to harness prime data centre real estate
HIVE is set to snap up Kolos Norway with the intention to build a major new data centre in Norway run on 100 percent renewable energy.