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IBM to Acquire WDG Automation to Advance AI-Infused Automation Capabilities for Enterprises

IBM announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Brazilian software provider of robotic process automation (RPA) WDG Soluções Em Sistemas E Automação De Processos LTDA (referred to as “WDG Automation” throughout). Continue reading IBM to Acquire WDG Automation to Advance AI-Infused Automation Capabilities for Enterprises

Adobe to Acquire Marketo

Adobe announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Marketo, the market-leading cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement, for $4.75 billion, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. With nearly 5,000 customers, Marketo brings together planning, engagement and measurement capabilities into an integrated B2B marketing platform. Continue reading Adobe to Acquire Marketo

Vonage Announces Agreement to Acquire NewVoiceMedia, an Industry-Leading Cloud Contact Centre Provider

Vonage has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held NewVoiceMedia, an industry-leading cloud Contact Centre-as-a-Service (CCaaS) provider, for an equity price of $350 million paid in cash. Continue reading Vonage Announces Agreement to Acquire NewVoiceMedia, an Industry-Leading Cloud Contact Centre Provider

Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire BroadSoft, a Leader in Cloud Calling and Contact Centre Solutions

Cisco and BroadSoft announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire publicly-held BroadSoft, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD. Pursuant to the agreement, Cisco will pay $55 per share, in cash, in exchange for each share of BroadSoft, or an aggregate purchase price of approximately $1.9 billion net of cash, assuming fully diluted shares including conversion of debt. The acquisition has been approved by the board of directors of each company. Continue reading Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire BroadSoft, a Leader in Cloud Calling and Contact Centre Solutions

SAP to Acquire Gigya, Market Leader in Customer Identity and Access Management

SAP SE announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gigya, a market leader for customer identity and access management. Major independent analyst firms, most recently Forrester Research,* have positioned Gigya as a top vendor in this field. Continue reading SAP to Acquire Gigya, Market Leader in Customer Identity and Access Management

Lithium to Acquire External Online Community Business from Jive

Lithium Technologies, the market leader in social media management and online community products announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jive Software’s external community business from Jive Software, an Aurea company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Continue reading Lithium to Acquire External Online Community Business from Jive

Freshworks Acquires Marketing Software Provider Zarget

Freshworks, the leading provider of cloud-based business software, announced the acquisition of Zarget, a leading marketing software startup that provides marketers and designers with a suite of Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) tools helping them understand how users interact with their websites. This is the ninth acquisition made by Freshworks over the last two years and will help the company focus on building marketing solutions for businesses of all sizes. Continue reading Freshworks Acquires Marketing Software Provider Zarget

Mitel announces definitive agreement to acquire ShoreTel

Mitel (Nasdaq: MITL) (TSX: MNW) and ShoreTel (Nasdaq:SHOR) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Mitel will acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of ShoreTel common stock in an all-cash transaction at a price of $7.50 per share, or a total equity value of approximately $530 million and a total enterprise value of approximately $430 million. The purchase price represents a 28% premium to ShoreTel’s closing share price on July 26, 2017. Continue reading Mitel announces definitive agreement to acquire ShoreTel

Samsung to Acquire Viv, the Next Generation Artificial Intelligence Platform

PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Electronics announced that it has agreed to acquire Viv Labs, the intelligent interface to everything. Viv has developed a unique, open artificial intelligence (AI) platform that gives third-party developers the power to use and build conversational assistants and integrate a natural language-based interface into renowned applications and services. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Continue reading Samsung to Acquire Viv, the Next Generation Artificial Intelligence Platform

Genesys to Acquire Interactive Intelligence to Create the World’s Premier Omnichannel Customer Experience Company

PRESS RELEASE: Genesys, a market leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global leader of cloud and on-premise solutions for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Genesys will acquire Interactive Intelligence in a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion. Continue reading Genesys to Acquire Interactive Intelligence to Create the World’s Premier Omnichannel Customer Experience Company

KKR to Acquire Calabrio, a Global Leader in Customer Engagement and Analytics Software

PRESS RELEASE: Calabrio, a leading provider of customer engagement and analytics software, and KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced today that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement whereby KKR will acquire Calabrio. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Continue reading KKR to Acquire Calabrio, a Global Leader in Customer Engagement and Analytics Software

Mitel announces definitive agreement to acquire Polycom

Mitel announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in which Mitel will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Polycom common stock in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $1.96 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Polycom stockholders will be entitled to $3.12 in cash and 1.31 Mitel common shares for each share of Polycom common stock, or $13.68 based on the closing price of a Mitel common share on April 13, 2016. Continue reading Mitel announces definitive agreement to acquire Polycom