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Hawaiki Cable
BW Digital completes acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable
BW Digital has completed its full acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable, with all applicable regulatory filings and approvals now received.
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Biometrics
LexisNexis Risk Solutions acquires behavioural biometric firm BehavioSec
"BehavioSec represents a great addition to an already strong digital identity detection and authentication capability set for LexisNexis Risk Solutions."
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Surveillance
Dicker Data acquires Hills Security and IT division
"We're now well-positioned to capitalise on the access and surveillance market. I’m confident we have the right people to deliver the required outcome.”
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Digital Transformation
EdgeConneX enters Indonesia, plans for data center campus
EdgeConnex has announced it is expanding its presence in Asia with the acquisition of GTN Data Center in Indonesia.
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Cybersecurity
Vector Capital to be majority shareholder of WatchGuard
WatchGuard Technologies has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vector Capital to make a large new equity investment in the business.
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PaaS
OVHcloud ramps up big plans with ForePaaS acquisition
OVHcloud has acquired ForePaaS, a unified platform specialising in data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence projects for businesses.
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Data Center
Equinix enters Africa, closing US$320 million acquisition of MainOne
The completion of the acquisition augments Equinix's long-term strategy to become a leading African carrier-neutral digital infrastructure company.
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EY
EY strengthens transformation, growth with Blackdot acquisition
EY has announced the acquisition of consultancy firm Blackdot, as it looks to strengthen its customer transformation and growth capabilities.
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SaaS
Commvault to merge APJ and EMEA businesses, led by Fanizzi
The new International region will comprise of more 150 national markets and will continue to deliver support to all Commvault customers.
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Modernisation
Talend acquires Gamma Soft to support data modernisation
Talend has announced it has acquired Gamma Soft to assist joint customers in streamlining their data modernisation initiatives such as cloud migrations.
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Kaseya
Kaseya to acquire Datto in US$6.2 billion transaction
Kaseya and Datto have announced that Kaseya will acquire Datto in an all-cash transaction that will offer Datto’s shareholders US$35.50 per share.
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NetApp
NetApp builds on previous acquisitions with Instaclustr deal
NetApp is set to acquire Instaclustr, a provider of fully managed open-source database, pipeline and workflow applications delivered as a service.
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Manufacturing
New Zealand tech company acquires SmarTest Electronics
Quantifi Photonics has acquired SmarTest Electronics to fast-track product development for the optical communications test market.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
AMD acquires Pensando for $1.9B, builds out services platform
"With our acquisition of Pensando, we add a leading distributed services platform to our high-performance CPU, GPU, FPGA and adaptive SoC portfolio."
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ARQ Group
NCS acquires ARQ Group to continue Australian expansion
NCS has acquired ARQ Group for A$290 million. The move brings to scale NCS NEXT in Australia, which offers end-to-end digital transformation solutions.
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Privileged Access Management / PAM
Fastly acquires Fanout for real-time edge app development
Fastly has announced its acquisition of Fanout as part of its growth strategy to identify and utilise technologies and talent that increase performance, security and innovation for customers.
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Poly
HP to acquire Poly for improved hybrid working solutions
HP has announced it is to acquire Poly in an all-cash transaction for $40 per share, estimated to be a total enterprise value of US$3.3 billion.
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Digital Identity
Avast acquires SecureKey, extends digital identity security
"SecureKey is highly complementary to Avast’s prior work in identity and together we will take our offer to the next level, accelerating innovation."
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SaaS
Thorn Financial merges with Limelight to create new fintech
Thorn Financial Services has announced a merger with Limelight Software, a vehicle dealership management software provider, to form Limelight Group.  
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Mergers and Acquisitions
KPMG to acquire Rubicon Red to support mid-market businesses
KPMG Australia has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Rubicon Red to utilise the enterprise software integration and automation specialist's skills.
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Artificial Intelligence
SentinelOne to acquire Attivo Networks, bringing identity to XDR
SentinelOne has agreed to acquire Attivo Networks to extend its AI-powered prevention, detection, and response capabilities to identity-based threats.
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DevSecOps
CyberRes acquires Debricked to expand software security
CyberRes has acquired Debricked, enabling customers to accelerate the speed of DevSecOps while ensuring the resilience of their software supply chain.
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2degrees
ComCom grants clearance for Vocus, 2degrees merger
The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to a transaction that would see the merger of the Vocus Group with 2degrees.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
NCS acquires Australia's The Dialog Group for $325M
"This acquisition is a significant step in the regionalisation of NCS and leverages the combined strengths of NCS and Dialog."