Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Sydney IT firm acquired by Cognizant

Sydney IT firm acquired by Cognizant

Second acquisition since activist investor called for a shake-up.
Michael Novinson Dec 20 2016, 10:27AM Services
Ingram Micro acquisition by China's HNA complete

Ingram Micro acquisition by China's HNA complete

Ingram chief financial officer and executive vice president to depart.
Michael Novinson Dec 7 2016, 8:21AM Distribution
Nutanix slams Cisco, HPE, VMware hyperconvergence

Nutanix slams Cisco, HPE, VMware hyperconvergence

Executive claims providers lack the stack to deliver.
Michael Novinson Dec 7 2016, 6:30AM Finance
Ingram Micro to take on China after acquisition

Ingram Micro to take on China after acquisition

Chief executive says going private will improve investment.
Michael Novinson Dec 2 2016, 6:15AM Distribution
Ingram Micro gains from Microsoft Advisor wind-down

Ingram Micro gains from Microsoft Advisor wind-down

Program brings in many former Microsoft customers.
Michael Novinson Dec 1 2016, 8:30AM Finance
SoftwareONE increases AWS support

SoftwareONE increases AWS support

Wants to be cloud agnostic.
Michael Novinson Nov 18 2016, 11:57AM Cloud
ConnectWise revamps product branding, user interface

ConnectWise revamps product branding, user interface

Harmonious app integration will make life easier for MSPs.
Michael Novinson Nov 14 2016, 11:59AM Services
Chinese bid on Ingram Micro gets US antitrust approval

Chinese bid on Ingram Micro gets US antitrust approval

Deal could be closed by the end of 2016.
Michael Novinson Nov 2 2016, 3:55PM Distribution
Tech Data not shaken by Avnet TS earnings shortfall

Tech Data not shaken by Avnet TS earnings shortfall

Revenue down 21.1 percent.
Michael Novinson Oct 28 2016, 11:41AM Distribution
Wipro to buy Salesforce superstar Appirio for $500 million

Wipro to buy Salesforce superstar Appirio for $500 million

Cloud services acquisition to be complete by end of 2016.
Michael Novinson Oct 24 2016, 10:48AM Services
Tech Data and Avnet: the story behind the deal

Tech Data and Avnet: the story behind the deal

From not-for-sale to game changer.
Michael Novinson Oct 20 2016, 7:00AM Distribution
Xerox's largest individual shareholder sues to block split

Xerox's largest individual shareholder sues to block split

Founder of firm who sold his business to Xerox said split could devalue his shares.
Michael Novinson Oct 14 2016, 11:54AM Printing
Autotask rolls out endpoint backup tool

Autotask rolls out endpoint backup tool

Looking to deliver more managed services.
Michael Novinson Sep 27 2016, 12:27PM Security
Avnet's CEO on shedding data centre unit

Avnet's CEO on shedding data centre unit

Newly crowned chief Bill Amelio speaks.
Michael Novinson Sep 20 2016, 6:23AM Distribution
Tech Data CEO speaks on Avnet deal

Tech Data CEO speaks on Avnet deal

Claims deal will create most complete line card of any data centre distributor.
Michael Novinson Sep 20 2016, 6:16AM Distribution
Avnet acquired for US$2.6bn

Avnet acquired for US$2.6bn

Deal will bring Tech Data to our region.
Michael Novinson Sep 20 2016, 6:04AM Distribution
Avnet makes Bill Amelio permanent chief executive

Avnet makes Bill Amelio permanent chief executive

Former Lenovo chief had been distie's interim CEO.
Michael Novinson Sep 7 2016, 12:23PM Distribution
ConnectWise goes on renaming blitz across full product range

ConnectWise goes on renaming blitz across full product range

Farewell LabTech branding.
Michael Novinson Aug 24 2016, 8:32AM Software
Avnet CEO steps down

Avnet CEO steps down

Rick Hamada gone, ex-Lenovo CEO fills in.
Michael Novinson Jul 12 2016, 7:15AM Distribution
Ingram shareholders approve buyout

Ingram shareholders approve buyout

Also greenlights US$126m of payouts to execs and board.
Michael Novinson Jun 22 2016, 4:45PM Distribution

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