M&A activity continues to remain strong within the broad technology sector. 451 Research ranked the following sectors in order of highest amount of acquisition spend within the technology sector in 2015.
- Enterprise Security
- Mobile Technology
- Internet Content/Commerce
- Enterprise Application Software
- Enterprise Infrastructure Software
Mobile Technology has been drawing the highest amount of spend from acquirers since 2012 and was only shifted to second spot in 2015 behind Information Security.