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Mergers & Acquisitions Article Archive:

SDG Saves Tech Data Profits in Fiscal Q4

Tech Data Corp. profits rose to $109.8 million in its Q4, with recently acquired SDG turning around the firm’s European sales to boost its full-year revenue ending 31 January 2014 to $26.8 billion.

Good Technology to Expand in Channel With Tech Data Deal

Good Technology is looking to pick up momentum in the channel, and the midmarket and SMB markets, with a North American extension of its distribution deal with Tech Data.

FireEye Preps Channel for Downstream Assault

FireEye Inc. claims it is moving from a ‘category creator’ to a ‘category consolidator’ as it readies partners for a mid-market push.

On Point: Communications Take Fore in New Offerings

Businesses need more than just Skype to communicate these days. In this week’s On Point column, we focus on communications solutions through the Web, the cloud and even a robot on wheels.

Accuvant Sale Shows Value of Vision, Planning

Blackstone, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, is paying $225 million for a majority stake in Accuvant, one of the largest security solution providers. The deal shows how planning creates value, attracts investment money and leads to greater success.

Why Channel Partners Should Care About the Comcast Deal

Does anyone in the channel care about the Comcast-TWC deal? Here’s why partners should keep an eye on the merger.

Google Will Get Stake in Lenovo with Moto Deal

When the sale of its Motorola Mobility handset unit closes, Google will walk away with a nearly 6 percent stake worth $750 million in Lenovo, according to regulatory filings.

Sony Plans Huge Loss, Confirms Sale of PC Unit

Sony has confirmed it is to sell its PC business, spin off its television unit and cut thousands of jobs as it slashed its net income forecast for the year.

Reports: Sony in Talks to Sell PC Division

Sony is in talks with an investment fund in Japan to sell its Vaio PC division according to reports.

Lenovo, on Buying Spree, Shows Ambitions

Lenovo is having a busy week – new product launches, two major acquisitions and a massive reorganization. And this is likely just the beginning, as the company demonstrates its drive and ambition to become a major contender in the global IT channel and market.