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Cybersecurity
Fujitsu ANZ acquires NZ cybersecurity company InPhySec
This week
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu ANZ are strengthening their security services capabilities with the acquisition of NZ cybersecurity company InPhySec.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
MYOB acquires Flare, Australian SMEs to reap benefits
This month
Flare will accelerate the delivery of the workplace financial services platform to help more SMEs reach their potential.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
ConnectWise launches into fintech space with new Wise-Sync acquisition
This month
The company has been a long-term partner in the ConnectWise channel ecosystem and will now play a crucial part in helping ConnectWise enter the automated payment service market.
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Cybersecurity
Tesserent announces turnover is up 94%, while organic growth is up 26%
Last month
"We continue to drive the company's growth strategy, with a focus on organic growth through deeper and wider customer engagements and fostering innovation."
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MessageMedia
Lessons from selling my side hustle to MessageMedia
Last month
Selling a technology startup has been big learning experience and I thought I’d share some of the key takeaways for those who might go through a similar process.
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Intelligent systems
Kofax acquires Ephesoft to build out IDP solutions
Last month
Kofax, backed by TA Associates and Clearlake Capital Group, has officially acquired Ephesoft, adding to Kofax’s IDP solutions.
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Open source
Flashpoint acquires Echosec Systems, elevates OSINT capabilities
Last month
Flashpoint has acquired Echosec Systems, a provider of open-source intelligence and publicly available information.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Netskope acquires Infiot, delivers integrated SASE platform
Last month
Converged SASE platform provides AI-driven zero trust security and simplified, optimised connectivity to any network location or device, including IoT.
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Data center
Macquarie Asset Management acquires stake in ST Telemedias VIRTUS Data Centres
Last month
"We will further strengthen VIRTUS' focus on sustainability by backing investment in its technology and enhancing the lifecycle management of its equipment."
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Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young NZ acquires tech firm Q4 Associates
Last month
Effective from today, the Q4 Associates addition will impact significant areas of EY’s working operations, particularly in the financial sector.
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Rfider
TradeWindow closes deal to acquire Auckland company Rfider
July 2022
TradeWindow has announced that its agreement to acquire the business and assets of Rfider Limited, an Auckland-based software company.
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Enable Networks
Fujitsu acquires ServiceNow specialist Enable Professional Services
July 2022
Enable Professional Services will operate as a stand-alone Fujitsu company for the foreseeable future, under the continued leadership of Bruce Hara.
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Management
MYOB snaps up Sydney-based management software specialists
July 2022
MYOB has announced the acquisition of Sydney-based business management software and support specialists, GT Business Solutions.
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Aspire
NEC expands Open RAN ecosystem with Aspire Tech acquisition
July 2022
With its agreement to acquire Aspire Technology, NEC Corporation has further increased its capacity to deliver End-to-End Open RAN ecosystems.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
SAS acquires Kamakura to propel risk technology innovation
July 2022
Underscoring SAS growth in the domain-specific solutions space, the acquisition will enable SAS to greatly enhance the breadth of its risk solutions portfolio. 
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Hybrid Cloud
Advent One acquires Layer 8 Networks, complements hybrid cloud offering
July 2022
The acquisition comes at a time of surging demand in hybrid cloud, network virtualisation and network security.
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DNS
DigiCert acquires DNS Made Easy and affiliated brands
June 2022
Greg Clark comments, says, "This combination enhances the security of certificate validation and enables the automation of future validations."
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Cysiv
Forescout signs agreement to acquire expert in threat detection
June 2022
Forescout Technologies has signed an agreement to acquire Cysiv, an innovator that uses its cloud platform to improve detection and response.
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Data Protection
Lookout adds security offerings with SaferPass acquisition
June 2022
Lookout has acquired SaferPass, adding password management technology to its suite of security offerings and furthering its goal to provide customers with proactive protection.
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Broadband
2degrees and Vocus merger officially complete, set to bring new offerings to NZ telco market
June 2022
2degrees has today officially announced it has joined forces with Vocus NZ upon the completion of their merger, with promises of new offerings for customers across both business and personal markets.
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Cloud
Broadcom to acquire VMware for billions in cash and stock
May 2022
Broadcom is set to acquire VMware for approximately USD$61Billion in cash and stock. Additionally, Broadcom will assume $8 billion of VMware net debt.
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Innovation
Fastly acquires Glitch, enables faster developer innovation
May 2022
"This acquisition brings together two of the worlds best ecosystems for application development into a single, seamless developer experience."
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Surveillance
Motorola Solutions acquires Videotec S.p.A for security portfolio
May 2022
Motorola Solutions has acquired Italian ruggedised video security company Videotec S.p.A, along with its portfolio of highly versatile cameras.
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Hawaiki Cable
BW Digital completes acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable
May 2022
BW Digital has completed its full acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable, with all applicable regulatory filings and approvals now received.