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M&As and the infrastructure consolidation conundrum

As the volume and value of M&A deals remain high, enterprises cannot ignore the issues consolidating IT infrastructure creates, writes Nick Heudecker, Senior Director of Market Strategy at Cribl.

Updated May 23, 2022 / Original May 23, 2022

By Nick Heudecker

Senior Director of Market Strategy, Cribl

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May 23, 2022 | 12:49 AM BST

2021 was a record-breaking year for mergers and acquisitions (M&As), with over $5 trillion spent in publicly disclosed deals. While 2022 is unlikely to see the same volume and size of deals that took place in 2021, it is still set to see high levels taking place. Already we have seen Phoenix Tower International complete two acquisitions, and with businesses in every industry badly needing skills, technology and more infrastructure, we can expect more deals to be announced across the remainder of the year. For IT and data centre management teams, news of increased levels of M&As deals will quickly set pulses racing thanks to the risks and challenges involved.

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