IT Management > Mergers & acquisitions

Motorola purchase allows Google to challenge Apple

19 August, 2011

Google’s move to buy mobile manufacturer, Motorola, will put Google in good stead to challenge Apple more directly, according to analyst firm Ovum.

Interactive Intelligence absorbs reseller CallTime Solutions

06 July, 2011

Unified communications vendor Interactive Intelligence has acquired CallTime Solutions, an Australian reseller of the vendor’s software.

Eftel completes ClubTelco acquisition

04 July, 2011

Australian telecommunications provider Eftel has successfully completed its purchase of ClubTelco, with the combined companies turning over more than $1 million a week from their 120,000 active accounts.

NVIDIA to acquire baseband processor developer Icera

10 May, 2011

Under a new agreement announced today, GPU and chipset manufacturer NVIDIA will acquire Icera, a basedband processor developer, for a cash sum of US$367 million.

Vocus completes Perth iX data centre acquisition

03 May, 2011

Telco connectivity wholesaler Vocus Communications has acquired data centre business Perth iX. This follows Vocus’s recent acquisition of 59 km of dark fibre in Sydney and Melbourne.

CSC to acquire Australian e-health vendor iSOFT

04 April, 2011

Global IT services company CSC will acquire Australian e-health solution provider iSOFT in order to strengthen its existing products and its healthcare integration and services portfolio.

Seismic shift in voice logging industry

23 March, 2011

The small but influential voice logging industry is undergoing change. Australian customers will still have options.

Tyco Electronics to become TE Connectivity

14 March, 2011

Tyco Electronics has announced plans to change its name to TE Connectivity, in order to better reflect its product range.

NetApp to acquire Engenio from LSI

10 March, 2011

Under a new agreement, storage vendor NetApp will acquire external storage systems business Engenio from LSI for a total of US$480 million.

Intel wraps up McAfee with plans to secure connected devices

02 March, 2011

The acquisition of McAfee by Intel is complete with plans to tackle security in a completely different way.

Tata Communications acquires BitGravity

17 February, 2011

BitGravity has been acquired by Tata Communications and becomes a Tata Communications operating business subsidiary.

It's official,Tyco has swallowed telco company ADC Krone

02 February, 2011

Tyco Electronics has completed the acquisition of ADC Telecommunications, which means manufacturer ADC Krone on the Central Coast of NSW in Australia will be now known as Tyco Electronics.

CommScope enters Into merger agreement with the Carlyle Group

28 October, 2010

CommScope, provider of infrastructure solutions for communication networks, has entered into a merger agreement with the Carlyle Group in a transaction valued at $3.9 billion.

CPS Technology Group acquires Accent

27 October, 2010

CPS Technology Group, a  provider of integrated contact centre, unified messaging and hosted cloud and on premise-based solutionst has acquired Accent Business Technology (Accent), a provider of business technology solutions specialising in unified communications, mobility solutions, corporate IT solutions, integrated communication solutions and managed services.

NSN acquires Motorola's wireless assets

21 July, 2010

NSN has announced plans to acquire Motorola’s GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE, and WiMAX wireless assets for $1.2 billion. NSN will acquire several R&D centres as part of the deal, and approximately 7500 Motorola employees are expected to be transferred to NSN. The companies expect to complete the acquisition by the end of 2010, subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approval.

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