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Exertis strengthens Pro AV arm with Keren BV acquisition

Exertis (the principal trading name of DCC Technology) has announced the acquisition of Kerèn BV, a specialist, value-add, Pro AV distributor. Based in Almere in the Netherlands, the company achieved revenues of €16 million in its last financial year and employs 12 people. Kerèn B.V. sells to Pro AV system …

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Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google has acquired San Francisco-based fitness tracker brand Fitbit for $2.1 billion (£1.6 billion). The deal is Google’s biggest consumer purchase since it paid $3 billion for smart home brand Nest five years ago. With the coming together of two large technology companies, unsurprisingly, the deal has received instant scrutiny. …

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CMS acquires French distributor Avesta

CMS Distribution has acquired Avesta, a French distributor based in the outskirts of Paris. Avesta specialises in distributing mobile solutions and high-tech products. Focused on the French market, it employs 32 people. CMS says this acquisition further strengthens its position as one of Europe’s leading IT specialist distributor. “We are …

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Stone Group acquires custom PC builder DinoPC

Public and private sector ICT solutions provider Stone Group has completed the acquisition of DinoPC, a supplier of custom PCs for gaming and entertainment. The acquisition means Stone Group is able to extend its provision of specialist equipment to gaming enthusiasts. Stone currently builds high-end gaming desktops, which are supplied …

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McAfee acquires security platform NanoSec

McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will enable organisations to “improve governance and compliance” and to “reduce risk of their cloud and container deployments”. The acquisition of NanoSec will strengthen the container security capabilities of McAfee MVISION Cloud and MVISION …

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Exertis to expand pro AV, consumer electronics and small domestic appliances offerings

DCC Technology (trading as Exertis) has announced plans to significantly expand its offerings with the pro AV, consumer electronics and small domestic appliances sectors. First up, Exertis is set to acquire COMM-TEC GmbH, a leading supplier of pro AV solutions to resellers and systems integrators across Europe. Headquartered east of …

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