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.