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Hungry Advanced Computer Software gets swallowed for £725m

Acquisition-hungry Advanced Computer Software (ACS) has itself been acquired by private equity firm Vista for £725m. Vin Murria, chief executive of the healthcare and biz management software and services firm, said the deal would help ACS move to its "next stage of its growth". She said: "ACS' value has grown from £32m to £ …
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 2014
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DARPA collab launches fast cloud-to-cloud provisioning

A DARPA-driven project based on OpenStack has been demonstrated in the US, with the bold claim that it will eventually lead to sub-second provisioning for connectivity between clouds. The world is already familiar with the concept of elastic clouds, with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and World+Dog offering some variant on such …

SEC asks Affiliated Computer Services to step aside, snaps on rubber glove

The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing bean counting methods used by Xerox tentacle Affiliated Computer Services. In a filing, the copier monster confirmed the SEC has been "conducting an investigation of certain accounting practices" at ACS, an outsourcing and data centre management player that Xerox forked out $6. …
Paul Kunert, 8 Oct 2013
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Advanced Computer Software gobbles Fabric Technologies

Advanced Computer Software Group has acquired London-based services reseller Fabric Technologies for £4.6m in cash. The firm will be incorporated into ACS' 365 Managed Services division, also based in the capital, adding some 160 mid-market clients in bank and other professional services. Vin Murria, chief exec at ACS - a …
Paul Kunert, 1 May 2012
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Novell cuts ERP outsource deal

Novell, having reported its second quarter financial results yesterday after Wall Street closed, said it had inked a deal with Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services to have that outsourcer take over its ERP systems and related data center in Provo, Utah. While the operating system supplier is headquartered back in Waltham …
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Anix sold to American giant

Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), the enormous American computer services group, is buying the British enterprise IT Anix for £31.5m ($50m) in cash. ACS is merging Anix with its UK business and gains about 150 employees and operations in Bristol, London and Manchester, and data centers in London and Manchester. Anix turned …
Team Register, 26 May 2009
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ACS swallows BSG to boost SaaS offering

Health services firm ACS is buying the veteran channel firm BSG for £15.5m, the two firms announced on Friday. The price, at 19.11 pence per share, represents a 17 per cent premium in BSG's sharep rice last Thursday, and a 57 per cent premium on the target's average over the last three months. ACS describes itself as a …
Joe Fay, 11 May 2009

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