Big M&A Update: Sprint-T-Mobile, Palo Alto, More

Cybersecurity is a hot commodity once again.

James Anderson, Senior News Editor

June 12, 2019

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Security companies are in high demand.

Sophos, Palo Alto and Kaseya featured among the large vendors that gobbled up specialized security players via acquisition. It seems that customers and partners are demanding fully developed portfolios that protect all types of data. A private equity firm bought a threat intelligence company and Cohesity bought a data management company.

The IT side of the channel was hot, hot, hot with M&A as you can tell, but the telco side features some of the more intriguing transactions. The long-awaited T-Mobile/Sprint merger seemed to take a step forward with regulatory approval, but that’s because the companies offered a list of concessions.

Scroll through the images below to see 10 channel-impacting acquisitions.

Missed the previous M&A recap? Our March-April edition covered a series of rumors about Avaya.

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About the Author(s)

James Anderson

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

James Anderson is a news editor for Channel Futures. He interned with Informa while working toward his degree in journalism from Arizona State University, then joined the company after graduating. He writes about SD-WAN, telecom and cablecos, technology services distributors and carriers. He has served as a moderator for multiple panels at Channel Partners events.

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