Tag Archives: mergers and acquisitions

Adobe Makes a Play for Mid-Market Customers With Magento Buy

Adobe Makes a Play for Mid-Market Customers With Magento Buy

If you live in the content, commerce and marketing space as I do, the last two weeks have been all about Adobe's acquisition of ecommerce platform provider Magento. Adobe agreed to acquire Magento for $1.68 billion, a deal which left many in the industry a little perplexed.

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Ars Logica Picks WCM Leaders, Act-On Names New CEO, More News

Ars Logica Picks WCM Leaders, Act-On Names New CEO, More News

Boston-based research and advisory firm Ars Logica has named its top web content management (WCM) platforms in its Compass Guide report. The Compass Guide series benchmarks the top 15 WCM providers, or the “most significant in the market,” according to company founder Tony White.

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Cisco Acquires Broadsoft for $1.9 Billion

Cisco Acquires Broadsoft for $1.9 Billion

Cisco has now topped the $6 billion mark in acquisitions this year with its latest buy — $1.9 billion for cloud communications and collaboration provider BroadSoft. Cisco officials announced the deal this morning, which they said combines cloud-based unified communications, collaboration and contact center software solutions.

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Cisco Acquires BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion

Cisco Acquires BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion

Cisco has now topped the $6 billion mark in acquisitions this year with its latest buy — $1.9 billion for cloud communications and collaboration provider BroadSoft. Cisco officials announced the deal this morning, which they said combines cloud-based unified communications, collaboration and contact center software solutions.

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Lithium Technologies Acquires Jive Software’s External Community Business

It didn't take long for ESW Capital to break up Jive Software. ESW Capital announced plans to sell Jive's external community business, Jive-x, to Lithium Technologies just shy of four months after the private equity firm acquired Jive, company officials announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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M-Files Boosts AI Chops With Apprento Buy

M-Files Boosts AI Chops With Apprento Buy

M-Files added a little more artificial intelligence to its "intelligent" information management platform last week with the acquisition of machine learning and natural language processing solutions provider Apprento.  Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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Huddle Reportedly Acquired by Private Equity Firm for $89M

Huddle Reportedly Acquired by Private Equity Firm for $89M

Huddle, an 11-year-old enterprise collaboration software provider, will be acquired by private equity firm Turn/River Capital for $89 million, according to industry reports. That sum is far less than London-based Huddle's reported peak valuation of up to $300M when it snagged a $51 million Series D funding round in 2014.  And it marks yet another private equity buyout

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Tableau Acquires ClearGraph to Raise Augmented Intelligence Play

Tableau Acquires ClearGraph to Raise Augmented Intelligence Play

Tableau, a Seattle-based business intelligence and analytics provider, announced this morning that it has acquired ClearGraph.  Based in Palo Alto, Calif., ClearGraph provides smart data discovery and data analysis natural language query solutions. The purchase price has not been disclosed.

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Crownpeak Acquires Evidon to Boost Digital Quality Management

Crownpeak Acquires Evidon to Boost Digital Quality Management

Crownpeak acquired digital governance solution provider Evidon yesterday, adding consent and monitoring solutions to help companies comply with privacy laws. For digital experience management solution provider Crownpeak, it's just the latest addition to its Digital Quality Management (DQM) solution.  The acquisition of New York City-based Evidon builds on Crownpeak's April 2016 acquisition of DQM provider ActiveStandards.

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