This week, 10 most read channels and MSP news, columns, blogs, editorials, and research involved this week:
10. Private Equity Acquires ServiceNow Government Partner: In this deal, Godspeed Capital Management bought Savli Group, a professional services partner of ServiceNow dedicated to federal government agencies.
9. IBM Acquisition List: IBM CEO Arvind Krishna, through organic R&D and acquisitions, is working to pivot the enterprise technology provider toward multi-cloud software and hybrid cloud consulting services that drive business automation.
8. Deloitte Acquires Product Know-How: The IT consulting giant bought product engineering services and embedded software firm Dextra Technologies.
7. Partnership with ConnectWise-Pax8: Details… Service Leadership (owned by ConnectWise) and Sea Level Operations (owned by Pax8) has signed an expanded partnership to help MSPs drive business growth.
6. Accenture M&A List: Accenture continues to acquire digital, cloud, cybersecurity and IT consulting firms. Here is the latest M&A list of Accenture acquisitions.
5. Technology M&A list for 2022: We have already tracked more than 90 M&A deals involving MSPs, IT consulting companies and software firms in the first few weeks of 2022.
4. IBM Completes Kyndryl Spin-Off-What Now ?: Kyndryl is now a standalone MSP focused on the managed infrastructure services business. The big question: Can Kyndryl grow up? Prior to the spin-out, Kyndryl was shrinking amid the overall growth of the MSP industry.
3. IBM acquires Telco Consulting Firm: IBM Consulting’s Hybrid Cloud Services, armed with the Sentaca acquisition, will sharpen its focus on 5G networks, telcos, and communications service providers.
2. Citrix Systems Purchase Confirmed: Citrix will be acquired by Elliott Management & Vista Equity Partners for $ 16.5B, then merged with Tibco, private equity buyers have confirmed.
1. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: Will businesses with 100 or more employees be required to implement COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly coronavirus testing? The legal battle ensues.