Corel acquires Mac virtualization software Parallels

Ottawa-based Corel Corp. announced on Thursday that it has acquired Parallels, a software vendor best-known for the desktop virtualization software...

December 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

acquisition merger

The 12 biggest tech acquisitions of all time

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October 28th, 2018 IT World Canada Team

Broadcom to buy CA Technologies for $19 billion USD

Semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom Inc. is buying New York City-based software firm CA Technologies for $18.9 billion (all figures USD), in...

July 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Telus to purchase U.S.-based Xavient Information Systems for $250M USD

Telus Corp. is reversing the usual Canadian position in international acquisitions and buying a California-based company. The Vancouver-based telecommunications giant...

October 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

data, network, database

Sandvine to lose Canadian CEO after acquisition

A Waterloo, Ont.-based provider of network policy control for communications service provider has spurned one deal to go private in...

July 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

OVH acquires VMWare’s vCloud Air division

French cloud provider OVH has acquired the VMware vCloud Air business. The company had recently established roots in the Canadian...

April 5th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Documentum is now OpenText

OpenText completes Documentum acquisition to become largest ECM vendor

Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText Corp. has completed its acquisition of Dell EMC's enterprise content division, also purchasing the Documentum brand for...

January 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

cloud security

SonicWall again an independent company, vows to be more agile

SonicWall is celebrating its re-invention as an independent security vendor with a modest product announcement: An upgrade to the firmware...

November 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon

CenturyLink acquisition puts four Canadian data centres up for grabs

The impeding merger of U.S.-based service providers CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications announced this week is expected to have only a...

November 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon