Palo Alto and Netskope Said to Be Receiving M&A Interest as Security Vendors Grapple with Cloud

Palo Alto Networks, a security company in Palo Alto, California, and private software vendor Netskope, are receiving M&A interest To Keep Reading, Request a Trial Already a subscriber? Log-infeatured

IO Data Centers is No Longer for Sale

IO Data Centers is no longer for sale, a company spokesperson told CTFN. After having retained Goldman Sachs to explore options, the company hasfeatured

Datapipe Auction in Late Stages, Sources Say

The auction for private hosted managed service company Datapipe is in advanced stages, said two sector executives and two bankers.featured

Logicworks for Sale

Logicworks, a privately-held cloud managed services provider in New York, is for sale and is being advised by William Blair, saidfeatured

Sources Predict Mitel and ShoreTel will Resume M&A Negotiations

Sources predict Mitel Networks will make another run at ShoreTel, even though the CEO of the Canadian unified communications products maker, Richard McBee, has indicated otherwise, said two sector bankers and a sector executive. The reasons that prompted Mitel to make a hostile bid for ShoreTel in 2014 remain, they said. Mid-sized enterprise equipmentfeatured

Datapipe Considering Sale Process This Year

Datapipe, the privately-held managed hosting company in New Jersey, is considering launching a sale process by the end of the year, a source familiar with the matter and a sector banker told CTFN. The company wants to explore a sale soon, despite having just announced the acquisition of Adapt in the UK, because valuationsfeatured

F5 Networks Potential Buyout Tinged by Cloud Competition

In another era, F5 Networks’ fate would never have been in doubt. The computer networking services company once was a high-tech whirlwind (its name was inspired by the 1996 movie Twister, in which the most powerful tornado achieved an F5 rating on the Fujita scale). Now some industry experts suggest that its value is severely … Read Morefeatured

BT and Orange Rumored to Have Interest in Masergy

BT Group and Orange are rumored to have taken an interest in Masergy Communication’s sale, a sector executive and a banker told CTFN. Masergy offers a cloud service through a software defined platform, and the two European telecoms are attracted to a “unique”featured

DATA4 Group for Sale

DATA4 Group, the privately-held data center provider in Paris, is for sale, three sector bankers told CTFN. The company’s financial advisors are Lazard and DC Advisory, said the first banker. DATA4, a portfolio company of Colony Capital and Alcatel, which recently merged with Nokia, is worth in the “hundreds offeatured

Masergy for Sale, DH Capital Advising

Masergy Communications, Inc., the privately-held cloud provider in Plano, Texas, is for sale, said a source familiar with the matter as well as a sector banker. Masergy’s financial advisor for the sales process is DH Capital, said the source. Masergy and private equity backer ABRY Partners are seeking a price of $1 billion, said the … Read Morefeatured


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