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group.ONE acquires WP Media

group.ONE, the parent company of web services brand one.com, has acquired WP Media. “We are incredibly proud to have WP Media join us at group.ONE. The company has shown impressive growth as more and more people realise the importance of performance optimisation. In today’s digital environment, page load speed is …

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Tech Data acquires Finance Technology

Tech Data has acquired Finance Technology. The Finance Technology platform enables partners to manage the TaaS process through the whole technology product lifecycle and connects directly to key players in the process, such as banks, buyback guarantors and trade-in partners, to deliver faster and more agile approval decisions. Resellers, retailers …

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QBS moves up on fast track with international sales growth  

Worldwide sales at QBS are growing fast, moving the firm up 23 places to 40th on the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table for the UK’s mid-market private companies. According to Oxford research and events firm Fast Track, QBS achieved international sales growth of 76% over two years …

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Pax8 acquires Wirehive to accelerate cloud transformation globally

Pax8, has acquired Wirehive, a cloud hosting and consultancy company headquartered in the United Kingdom.  “Wirehive adds an incredible amount of value to the Pax8 business, enabling us to diversify our technology portfolio, provide more innovation to our partners, and capitalize on worldwide digital transformation,” said John Street, Chief Executive …

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Xerox acquires two service and technology providers

 Xerox has announced the acquisition of two services and technology providers, Altodigital and ITEC Connect, in the UK. “We’re supporting small and midsize businesses seeking a modern work experience through two acquisitions in the U.K.,” said Xavier Heiss, EVP and president of EMEA Operations, Xerox. “Altodigital and ITEC are both leaders in managed print …

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WatchGuard Technologies to acquire Panda Security

WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panda Security. Once the integration is complete, WatchGuard says the joint customer and partner community will “benefit from a powerful security platform that bridges the network and user perimeter, touting the same combination of innovative security …

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QBS acquires security software distribution group AlphaGen

dave stevinson of QBS distribution

QBS Technology Group has acquired 4SEC Group Limited and the related companies Alpha Generation Distribution Limited and 4SERV Limited (together “AlphaGen”) – a specialist value-added distributor of security software. AlphaGen has offices in Retford and Basingstoke, employing 36 personnel. It generated sales of £9.6 million for the twelve months ended …

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McAfee to acquire browser isolation brand Light Point Security

Cybersecurity company McAfee has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire browser isolation pioneer Light Point Security. Upon the close of the acquisition, the Light Point Security team will join McAfee. The increasing use of the Internet, and the accelerating adoption of the cloud by companies, has made the browser …

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Northamber completes acquisition of Audio Visual Material

UK AV and IT distributor Northamber has announced the completion of the acquisition of Audio Visual Material Limited (AVM). Northamber says the acquisition is in line with its strategy of focusing on growing its value add distribution business and reinforces its commitment to the UK market. The distributor already has …

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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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