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The State of M&A, and Centralized vs. Decentralized Acquisitions with Matt Takhar

Explore the reasons behind the decline in global channel M&A activity in 2023 and the increasing number of buyers compared to sellers in this conversation with Matt Takhar, Business Development Director at N-able. Takhar also delves into the factors driving M&A, such as the need for strategic fit and expansion into new markets. The conversation highlights two key models for structuring MSP acquisitions: the centralized model, where the acquired MSP is consolidated into the buyer's brand, and the decentralized model, where the acquired MSP retains its own brand but receives support from the buyer. The pros and cons of each model are discussed, along with the importance of due diligence for both buyers and sellers.

GitKraken Acquires CodeSee & Launches New, Ubiquitous DevEx Platform

TL;DR: GitKraken acquires CodeSee and launches the unified GitKraken DevEx Platform, enhancing workflows across all major development environments and setting new standards in developer tools. Dive in to discover our powerful new features and how they contribute to simplifying your coding life. Almost a decade ago, we introduced GitKraken Client with a clear mission: make Git simpler for developers.

BMC to Acquire Netreo

We are delighted to announce that we are in the process of joining forces with BMC Software, a company trusted by 86% of the Forbes Global 50, delivering AI-powered software solutions that enable customers to connect their entire technology landscape. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2024, subject to customary closing conditions. BMC shares Netreo’s core value of customer-centricity and vision to connect observability silos and accelerate innovation across the enterprise.

Splunk Joins Cisco: Our Partner Ecosystems Just Got Even Stronger

What do you get when you combine the full power of the network with market-leading security and observability solutions? More customer value and an amazing partner ecosystem. It’s official! Today, with the closing of the acquisition, Splunk became part of Cisco. We’re looking forward to this exciting new chapter of our journey together – and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

Kubefirst joins the Civo family

I am excited to share the news that Civo has acquired Kubefirst, the renowned open-source GitOps powered platform for Kubernetes, as part of our commitment at Civo to simplify cloud computing complexities. This acquisition aims to drive synergies between Civo and Kubefirst, fostering enhanced product offerings and innovation in the cloud computing space. Together, this partnership will allow us to continue expanding our capabilities and enhance the services offered to our community.

Codefresh is joining Octopus Deploy to create the most powerful Kubernetes CD, GitOps, CI, and Argo platform

Today marks an important milestone as Codefresh joins forces with Octopus Deploy, a leading player in the Continuous Delivery space. For those less familiar with Octopus, they have been at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge Continuous Delivery for VMs, Windows, and recently stepped into Kubernetes as well.

Modern Observability for Data Unification for Business Insights Is Here

Today, we’re adding to the groundwork we’ve established to provide enterprise organizations with a modern approach to data unification to improve insights. Our True North unifies all the many layers of data into a single stream to provide better insights so you can make better decisions and adjustments and bring value to the organization.

Elevating DEX: Nexthink's AppLearn Acquisition Marks a New Era

In the early days of Nexthink we had a whimsical way of articulating what we were working to achieve. “We want to develop a kind of digital guardian angel,” we’d say, “sitting on the shoulder of the employee, ensuring they are getting the most out of every working hour: productive and enjoying their work, without sacrificing a single minute to IT issues or application problems.".

Broadcom VMware Acquisition Impact on Users

The digital world is full of change, so there aren’t many situations that place IT professionals on edge. However, Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware is an exception, since it will impact hundreds of thousands of IT professionals and their organizations. At the moment, VMware has over 500,000 customers worldwide who rely on their services. The Broadcom VMware acquisition, which closed on November 22nd, 2023, has the potential to affect each and every one of these users.