10 Important Channel Acquisitions in 2010
Covad and Megapath merge, buy SpeakEasy
Shortly after announcing a merger between Covad and MegaPath, the two companies together said they would buy SpeakEasy to create what it calls " a next generation Managed Services Local Exchange Carrier." Together the newly merged company services over 85,000 customers.
Big IT vendors weren't the only one making M&A waves this year. VARs, MSPs and distributors all laid cash on the table to consolidate and buy new capabilities that will help them compete more effectively in the coming years.
In the channel, HP, Inc. is a storied vendor that has relationships...