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Matt Scherocman

How Cloud-Based Technology Makes the Mergers & Acquisitions Process Frictionless

How Cloud-Based Technology Makes the Mergers & Acquisitions Process Frictionless

In today’s data-driven world, merging with or absorbing another company can seem stressful, to say the least. Fortunately, cloud-based technology makes it simpler than ever to integrate the infrastructures of two or more companies. It provides several benefits that allow companies to enhance their own operations, even in the middle of a merger or acquisition.

Technology Gives Options to Companies Undergoing a Merger

Today’s technology allows business owners to determine how they want to merge their data, programs, operations, and infrastructure. For example, when a company acquires another organization, it may choose to leave its infrastructure completely independent of the one acquired and simply build connectivity between them. On the other hand, it may decide to migrate both infrastructures to the cloud. Lastly, in some cases, the acquiring company may want to migrate only one company to the cloud, then integrate that service into the other’s on-site infrastructure. The availability of these options allows companies to determine which type of integration would best suit their needs for both current and future needs. View eight key ways acquiring companies can ensure IT is playing a pervasive role in executing a profitable merger.

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Matt Scherocman

Easing the Pain of M&A with an Office 365 IT Strategy

Easing the Pain of M&A with an Office 365 IT Strategy

Duro Bag was once a small, family-owned paper bag manufacturing business with traditional IT needs. After being acquired by a private equity firm, a new entity was created called Novolex. After a flurry of acquisitions, Duro quickly became part of the largest paper bag producer in the world with nearly 2,000 employees and billions of dollars in revenue. The CIO and Director of IT suddenly found themselves in charge of the IT infrastructure for an organization that was no longer a small manufacturing company, but instead a billion-dollar enterprise with multiple subsidiaries, and more coming on board.

“There is no way they had enough excess capacity in the original company to merge all the acquired IT systems together,” says Matt Scherocman, President of Interlink Cloud Advisors. “They had to go to the cloud because they couldn’t possibly move fast enough to build servers and infrastructure, to be able to consolidate the firm’s IT systems.”

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Sarah Bunt

On-Demand | How to Avoid the Top 10 Mergers & Acquisitions IT Challenges

On-Demand | How to Avoid the Top 10 Mergers & Acquisitions IT Challenges

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Has your company purchased or considering the purchase of other entities?

If so, a key component to success is asking the right questions to create a comprehensive plan.  Knowing what is involved with combining the IT infrastructures of multiple companies after a merger or acquisition can help alleviate unforeseen challenges that can make or break the success of the merger.  

In this exclusive on-demand event, Microsoft and Interlink Cloud Advisors provide an overview of their proven methodology on integrating newly acquired firms, which has been used for hundreds of entities. Plus, you’ll get helpful tips on how to assess acquisition targets before an actual purchase.

Register now to instantly watch this information-packed webinar and download the slide deck.

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Walk away understanding common, but costly, IT pitfalls and how to:

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