Huge Channel M&A: Avaya, Cisco, Check Point, Comcast, Lumen, Microsoft

By | Managed Services News

Sep 17

Vendors and partners both made acquisitions last month.

Comcast Business and several of its peers in the IT/telecommunications industry made an acquisition in the last month.

Our latest consolidation roundup features some of the biggest vendors in the industry. The Comcast acquisition of Masergy sent ripples through the traditional telecom channel and put pressure on rival cablecos, as did Lumen‘s decision to sell its ILEC business. Security providers Check Point and Ivanti both acquired technology partners, and other cybersecurity vendors made acquisitions.

We also saw consolidation on the partner side as Upstack bought another agent and NetGain bought a fellow MSP.

Not every story made the cut, but you can still read about them on our website. For example, ServiceNow bought an indoor mapping and wayfinding provider to improve its hybrid work strategy.

Go through the 13 images above to see the latest channel-impacting transactions.

Did you miss our previous M&A gallery? Check that out here.


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