Ricoh acquires MTI Technology
Ricoh Europe is enhancing its IT services capability with the acquisition of MTI Technology, a provider of cybersecurity, datacentre modernisation, IT transformation and IT managed services. Headquartered in the UK, MTI Technology has 200 employees and offices in the UK, France and Germany. Alberto Mariani, Senior Vice President, Office Services, Ricoh Europe, said: “This acquisition fits perfectly with Ricoh’s strategy to transform into a digital services company.”
Veritas strengthens e-discovery capabilities
Veritas Technologies has strengthened its archiving and e-discovery offering with the acquisition of Globanet, which gives it the ability to natively capture, classify, monitor and discover across 80 more sources of content, including Microsoft Teams, Slack, Zoom, Symphony and Bloomberg. Veritas CEO Greg Hughes said: “By integrating Globanet’s technology into our digital compliance portfolio, we’re making it simpler for Veritas customers to find and act on more of their data, no matter where it lives. No matter what communications and data management platform our customers use, we enable them to optimise and monitor all their content as it moves from backup to archive to discovery.”
Union Street acquires ebilling pioneer
Hot on the heels of its merger with fellow billing provider Aurora Billing, Union Street Technologies has announced the acquisition of ebillz billing platform developer Shaftesbury Systems by its new parent company Aurora Kendrick James Limited. The addition of the Shaftesbury Systems operations and customer base means that Union Street is now providing services to 900-plus partners collectively billing more than £2 billion per annum.
Fing acquired by Lansweeper
Lansweeper, the IT Asset Management platform, has enhanced its IT network discovery capabilities with the acquisition of Fing, a network scanning and device recognition app that turns network data (e.g. a MAC address) into a specific device including make, type, model and OS (name and version). Fing has a database of more than 600 million uniquely identified devices.