Private equity firm Thoma Bravo to buy Sophos for $3.9 billion

Thoma Bravo, has made an offer to acquire cyber security company Sophos for approximately $3.9 billion.

Moody’s acquires Deloitte’s ABS Suite business

Moody’s has acquired ABS Suite, a software platform used by issuers and trustees for the administration of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities programs, from Deloitte.

Kronos acquires Optimum Solutions

Kronos has acquired Optimum Solutions, a provider of human capital management (HCM) services and solutions.

Oracle, VMware partner to support customers’ hybrid cloud strategies

Oracle and VMware have inked an expanded partnership, where customers will be able to run VMware Cloud Foundation on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

BAE Systems selects Xerox services for print infrastructure

BAE Systems has selected Xerox’s Intelligent Workplace Services for its print infrastructure.

Shopify to acquire 6 River Systems for $450M

Multi-channel commerce platform company Shopify has reached an agreement to acquire 6 River Systems.

TPG to acquire CollabNet

TPG Capital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CollabNet, from Vector Capital.

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Zingbox

Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IoT security company Zingbox for $75 million.

Microsoft acquires BlueTalon

Microsoft has acquired BlueTalon, a provider of unified data access control solutions.

Rambus to acquire Northwest Logic

Silicon IP and chip provider Rambus has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Northwest Logic, a company providing memory, PCIe and MIPI digital controllers.

Apple to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business

Apple and Intel have signed an agreement for Apple to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business.

Microsoft just invested $1 billion in OpenAI to work on large-scale AI systems

Microsoft is investing $1 billion in artificial intelligence research company OpenAI, as part of a multiyear partnership, to extend Azure’s capabilities in large-scale AI systems.

8×8 acquires Wavecell for $125 million

8x8, a cloud provider of voice, video, chat and contact center solutions, has acquired privately-held Wavecell, a Singapore-based global Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider, for approximately $125 million.

IBM, AT&T ink multi-year alliance

Under the agreement, IBM will help AT&T to modernize the company's Business Solutions' internal software applications. IBM will make AT&T Business its primary provider of software defined networking.

Matterport to acquire Arraiy

3D capture technology and data company Matterport is acquiring Arraiy, a machine learning and computer vision technology company, that lets users create virtual worlds.