Blockbuster Channel M&A: Mitel-ShoreTel, Windstream-Broadview, More

M&A news continues to swirl this summer.

James Anderson, Senior News Editor

August 9, 2017

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An acquisition with a major channel impact hit the presses last month.

Mitel’s $430 million purchase of ShoreTel could present a significant portfolio change for partners selling the companies’ unified communications offerings. And there were plenty of other IT/telecommunications mergers announced in July. From the behemoth CenturyLink-Level 3 deal that is slowly inching toward completion, to Windstream closing its purchase of Broadview Networks, to smaller IT firms banding together, we’ve got you covered in this gallery highlighting the M&A news you might’ve missed in July.

Also featured: Extreme Networks-Avaya, a Verizon-XO update and the huge cable speculation that won’t go away.

Looking for more M&A? Click here to see the biggest channel-impacting mergers and acquisitions from May and June.

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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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