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Node4 buys Premier IT Networks to strengthen cloud portfolio

Node4 said the acquisition would bolster its standing with security-sensitive customers

Cloud and datacentre services provider Node4 acquired Premier IT Networks, a London-based datacentre and communications specialist, for an undisclosed sum this week.

NTT Com buys Cyber CSF to boost Indonesian datacentre presence

NTT Com's newest datacentre in Jakarta, Indonesia

NTT Communications announced it has reached an agreement to acquire PT. Cyber CSF, one of Indonesia’s largest datacentre and cloud service providers, for an undisclosed sum.

IBM buys Compose to strengthen database as a service

IBM has acquired Compose, a DBaaS specialist

IBM has acquired Compose, a database as a service provider specialising in NoSQL and NewSQL technologies.

Microsoft buys Islraeli security startup Adallom for $320m, plans Israel cybersecurity centre – report

Microsoft has reportedly acquired Adallom for $320m in a cloud security push

Microsoft has apparently added Israeli cloud security startup Adallom to its arsenal, with multiple reports claiming the software company paid nearly $320m for the firm. The reports also suggest Microsoft is planning to open a cyber security centre in the region using some of the local talent it has acquired.

IT consultancy Mindtree buys Bluefin to bolster SAP expertise

Mindtree has acquired Bluefin to bolster its SAP cred

Mindtree has acquired Bluefin Solutions, an IT consultancy with particular expertise in SAP software, for an undisclosed sum. Krishnakumar Natarajan, chief executive and managing director of Mindtree told BCN the move will help boost its European presence and its competencies around IoT, in-memory computing, and mobile.

Microsoft buys FieldOne in field service management software play

Microsoft has acquired FieldOne to strengthen its Dynamics CRM offering

Microsoft has acquired field service management FieldOne Systems in a move aimed at complementing its Dynamics CRM customer service capabilities.

Digital Realty to double datacentre footprint with Telx acquisition

Digital Realty is acquiring Telx to bolster its US datacentre footprint

Digital Realty is to acquire cloud and colocation solutions specialist Telx for $1.9bn in a move the company said would double its datacentre footprint in the US.

Cisco to buy MaintenanceNet for $139m to bolster telecoms strategy

Cisco is buying MaintenanceNet for $139m

Cisco is looking to buy data analytics and business process automation specialist MaintenanceNet for $139m, the company announced this week. The networking giant said the move will help its partners capture more revenue from contract renewals, and may help strengthen its telecoms strategy.

KPN acquires cloud provider IS Group

KPN has acquired IS Group, a Dutch cloud service provider

KPN has acquired IS Group, a small Dutch hosting and cloud services provider, for an undisclosed sum. The operator said the move will help bolster its business solutions portfolio.

Atos completes acquisition of Xerox’s IT outsourcing biz

Atos has finalised the acquisition of Xerox's outsourcing business

French IT services outfit Atos announced this week the company has completed its €811m acquisition of Xerox’s IT outsourcing business, a move the companies said would give the combined entity a massive leap forward in the outsourcing market.