The Hottest Channel M&A: UCaaS Providers, Verizon, Cisco, SolarWindsThe Hottest Channel M&A: UCaaS Providers, Verizon, Cisco, SolarWinds
UCaaS providers shored up gaps in their portfolios.
October 15, 2020
The UCaaS market saw an uptick in M&A in the last two months.
In particular, providers that boast strong voice capabilities sought to acquire video conferencing platforms. CoreDial and Dialpad, in particular, spruced up their offerings by buying video conferencing companies.
Speaking of Verizon, the carrier acquired a mobile virtual network operator for about $6 billion.
M&A activity ramped so much in the last two months that some acquisitions didn’t make our roundup.
Nvidia announced a $40 billion – yes, $40 billion – acquisition of system-on-a-chip processor provider Arm. IT management platform company Kaseya bought a phishing defense platform. And the U.S. Justice Department dinged CenturyLink for a violation of its Level 3 Communications acquisition agreement.
In addition to UCaaS, our editors covered M&A affecting SD-WAN, security and colocation. Scroll through the 12 images below to see what you missed in the last two months.
Also, check out the M&A recap from June and July.
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