A Quebec-based telecommunications infrastructure builder is continuing its cross-Canada expansion by buying the second division of a struggling competitor in five months. Group Telecon of Trois-Riveres said Wednesday it has bought the engineering
A Quebec company that makes network testing equipment for carriers and service providers has bought a company that specializes in global IT management and network monitoring solutions. Exfo Inc. said Monday that it
SAP is buying a cloud-based solution for overseeing procuring and managing freelance or contract labour and services. The company said Wednesday it intends to buy Fieldglass Inc. of Chicago, which makes a vendor management system. It
The commoditization of storage and growing user demand for greater performance are behind the recent spate of mergers and acquisitions in the cloud storage space, according to industry experts. Among the more recent
Canadian unified communication solutions company Mitel Networks is expanding its presence in the contact centre space with the acquisition today of recording software maker Oaisys. Oaisys, which was founded in 1996 in Cambridge,
Most readers would agree that shock and awe are appropriate reactions to the US$19 billion Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp. The good news is that the deal will cost Facebook “only” US$4 billion in cash.
With security increasingly on the minds of enterprises, two smaller companies have merged in hopes of becoming a bigger name in IT protection. Bit9 Inc., which makes endpoint and server threat detection solutions