8 Significant Technology Acquisitions of 2009(plus one that didn't happen)
By Jessica Davis
In a recessionary year not everyone has cash to spend on acquisitions, but cash-rich companies can gain advantages by making big strategic moves and taking advantage of bargains. Big movers this year include Cisco and Oracle, certainly. But here are our picks for the biggest and most significant technology acquisitions so far in 2009.
Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at email@example.com
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