Deals, deals, deals
Merger-and acquisition activity is a mainstay of the Australian IT channel, and scarcely a week went by in the first half of 2018 that didn't see at least one tech company snapped up.
Major channel names that were purchased in the first half include Bulletproof, Cavalry, Sable37 and, just this week, Canberra IT provider Projects Assured.
Analysis of some 30 deals shows that while acquisitions of resellers and IT service providers continue, some of the hottest areas for M&A activity centred around communications, as well as software companies that had developed their own unique intellectual property.
Click through to check out the industry-moving deals that have shaped the headlines this year.