Artech Buys Minneapolis IT Firm Tech-Pro

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screen-shot-2017-01-05-at-12-23-41-pmArtech Information Systems LLC (“Artech”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tech-Pro, Inc. (“Tech-Pro”) a Minneapolis, MN-based information technology solutions company. Tech-Pro provides IT, Engineering, and Business Strategies for a large variety of clients ranging from start-up businesses to Fortune 1000 organizations.”

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Code42 Pulls New SVP From Salesforce

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“MINNEAPOLIS ­ Jan. 4, 2017 ­ Code42, the leader in endpoint data protection and recovery, announced that Mike Robbins, former senior vice president of North America commercial business for Salesforce, has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales. Robbins brings his unique experience working with large Fortune 500 companies, such as Salesforce and IBM, as well as startups, including cogniti, Forensic ID and Mezzia.”

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Uponor Looks To Tap The Internet Of Water

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screen-shot-2016-12-27-at-5-06-34-pmBy Nick Williams, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal

“Uponor, a global manufacturer of plumbing pipes and hoses, is preparing to launch its new intelligent water system technology that will bring the Apple Valley manufacturer deeper into the internet of things market.

Phyn, a joint venture between Uponor and Belkin International, a maker of connectivity devices, will manufacture water sensing devices that will be attached to main water lines.”

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HelpSystems Acquires TeamQuest

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“Minneapolis, MN, December 16, 2016—HelpSystems announced today the acquisition of TeamQuest, whose IT infrastructure optimization products help organizations maximize the value of both present and future IT investments. The acquisition broadens HelpSystems’ hallmark IT operations management portfolio with solutions that fit regardless of operating system.”

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SPS Commerce Is On High Alert To Get Retailers Through Busy Season

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screen-shot-2016-12-18-at-7-39-30-pmBy Kavita Kumar, Star Tribune

“The squiggly-line graphs on the monitors that line the fifth floor of SPS Commerce’s downtown Minneapolis headquarters provide a snapshot into the volumes of online shopping traffic in the final days of the holiday season.

Its engineers can quickly see how the company’s systems are holding up and whether they need to increase capacity on a technology platform that helps 65,000 retailers and suppliers manage the flow of products.”

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Q&A With Perforce CEO Janet Dryer on the Seapine Acquisition

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By Arnav Joshi

Perforce Software moved corporate headquarters from California to Minnesota over the summer as former HelpSystems CEO Janet Dryer took the CEO role.

Formed in 1995, the company specializes in version management and collaboration software for the enterprise, now with 300 global employees across six offices.

With backing from PE firm Summit Partners Perforce acquired Ohio-based Seapine Software earlier this month; Dryer expanded on the deal for us thanks to our M&A underwriter Franklin Partners.

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How did you get to know Seapine and what was the primary appeal?

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The Datalink Deal That Almost Wasn’t

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By Michael Novinson, CRN

screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-9-39-52-amDatalink could have sold the company for $17 million more, but its lackluster financial results scared one prospective suitor away and prompted Insight Enterprises to cut its offer price.

Tempe, Ariz.-based Insight, No. 15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, made Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Datalink, No. 43 on the CRN SP 500, work hard for a deal. Insight cut the transaction amount by $17 million and required what Datalink considered to be unusually high levels of financial transparency, according to SEC filings.”

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