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Calero Improves International Reach in a ‘Significant Step’ with A&B Groep Acquisition

2018-01-11T10:42:06+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Market Alert|

Calero has made its second acquisition of 2018, this time snapping up A&B Groep out of the Netherlands. The announcement came on Jan. 11. This represents the second AOTMP Efficiency First® Certified Solution Vendor Calero has purchased this year. The acquisition gives Calero immediate reach into a very hot international region. As AOTMP Research noted [...]

Calero and Comview Usher in the First TEM/EMM M&A of 2018

2018-01-04T12:16:12+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , , , , , |

Calero and Comview Usher in the First TEM/EMM M&A of 2018 AOTMP’s prediction that consolidation in the TEM and EMM industries would continue into 2018 has come true in just the first week of the new year. On Wednesday, Calero said it purchased 20-year-old Comview on Dec. 29 for an undisclosed amount. The first [...]

FCC Votes to Roll Back Net Neutrality

2017-12-15T10:33:50+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , |

FCC Votes to Roll Back Net Neutrality   Today’s action by the FCC to reverse Title II and unwind net neutrality rules is significant for consumers and businesses alike. Proponents of the action tout market competition and investment benefits – an open internet grows and thrives. It is unlikely that consumers will [...]

AOTMP Gives Its Take on Riverside Partners’ Acquisition of Calero

2017-11-28T11:28:14+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , , , , , |

AOTMP Gives Its Take on Riverside Partners’ Acquisition of Calero The Ownership Change Differs from Ongoing Vendor Consolidation in the Telecom Management Sector Calero Software has announced a change of ownership from Clearlake Capital Group to Riverside Partners and members of the Calero management team, signaling a different financial approach amid ongoing consolidation in [...]

AOTMP Heralds MDSL-Telesoft Combination as Positive

2017-08-03T08:02:37+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , , , , , , , |

AOTMP Heralds MDSL—Telesoft Combination as Positive The telecom expense management sector, which also encompasses IT and mobility, is undergoing another round of consolidation as next-generation services such as the Internet of Things compel vendors to help enterprises handle evolving technologies. The newly announced merger of MDSL and Telesoft comes as organizations spend $1.5 trillion [...]

Marlin Equity Partners Acquires Tangoe

2017-06-08T08:06:33+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , |

Marlin Purchase of Tangoe Eliminates Some Uncertainty, But Leads to More Questions A shakeup in the telecom management ecosystem on Friday, April 28, 2017: Marlin Equity Partners says it will buy publicly traded Tangoe for $6.50 per share and combine it with Asentinel, which it already owns. Tangoe and Asentinel could not provide comment [...]

Cass-Efftel Deal ‘Is Going to Create Uplift’

2017-06-01T13:05:15+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , |

Cass-Efftel Deal ‘Is Going to Create Uplift’ U.S.-based TEM provider Cass is buying Britain’s Efftel in a deal that represents significant momentum for the telecom/IT management market as a whole. Indeed, it demonstrates that vendors can support TEM on a global scale, said Timothy C. Colwell, senior vice president of Efficiency First® Adoption at [...]

Why AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner is So Important

2017-01-21T12:32:07+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Market Alert|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Why AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner is So Important This is a vertical integration of content with distribution. It gives AT&T tremendous content to distribute through their DIRECTV Now and through mobile. Enterprises will see more ability to get access [...]

Yahoo Hack: What This Means to the Enterprise

2017-01-21T12:32:09+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Analyst Perspective, Market Alert|Tags: , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Yahoo Hack: What This Means to the Enterprise Yahoo reports a recent hack that took a lot of information from over 500 million Yahoo accounts. The question is: can users protect themselves from future attacks and will it affect the [...]