2020 IT, Telecom M&A Rebounds as HPE, VMware Announce Deals2020 IT, Telecom M&A Rebounds as HPE, VMware Announce Deals
SD-WAN and security are hot merger-and-acquisition topics.
August 13, 2020
IT and telecom M&A is making a comeback in 2020.
A recent GlobalData report found that technology, media and telecom companies participated in 40% less M&A in 2020’s first half than in 2019’s first half. But that trend may be shifting.
“For some, disruption will be an opportunity to tap into the market in a way they have been previously incapable,” he said.
Networking and security feature prominently in our latest roundup. For example, HPE acquired an accomplished SD-WAN vendor, and Mimecast shored up its security with purchase. We also covered a secure access service edge (SASE) acquisition.
We compiled seven consolidation stories from the last month. Scroll through the images below to see what you missed in the world of 2020 IT and telecom M&A in July.
Missed the previous update? View our consolidation recap for May and June.
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