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Capgemini Acquires Order-to-Cash Business

Capgemini recently acquired the order-to-cash business from Vengroff, Williams & Associate. The firm’s acquisition of the accounts receivable collections solutions company helps it to build on its finance and accounting business process outsourcing services through enhanced offerings in the OTC market worldwide. The acquisition also adds over 300 VWA experts …

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Salesforce to Acquire Social Cloud Firm

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Salesforce.com recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Model Metrics. Salesforce.com believes the acquisition will help accelerate the company's ability to both develop and lead the social enterprise in cloud computing, by offering improved services to their customers. Founded in 2003, Model Metrics is a mobile and social cloud consulting …

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Kratos Expands Cybersecurity Capabilities with SecureInfo Acquisition

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is expanding its presence in the cybersecurity market, announcing today that it has purchased SecureInfo Corp., a defense and intelligence cybersecurity firm. SecureInfo provides solutions for cloud security and specializes in operational cybersecurity and cybersecurity risk management services. Some of its major federal customers include the U.S. Defense …

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It's Official: Cisco Grabs BNI Video

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Cisco has officially brought Massachusetts headquartered BNI Video, a privately held company providing video back-office as well as content delivery network analytic solutions, under its wing. As previously announced, Cisco indicated it would extend $99 million in cash and retention-based incentives for all BNI Video shares. At the close of the acquisition, …

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Siemens to Acquire Industrial Software Firm Vistagy

Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Vistagy, a supplier of specialized engineering software and services made with advanced composite materials. Siemens expects to finish the purchase before next year and said it will expand its industrial software portfolio, including product life cycle management. “Advanced software solutions tailored to …

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TARGUSinfo Officially Neustar's Third Business Segment

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Neustar has completed its previously announced acquisition of  Targus Information Corporation, or TARGUSinfo, which is a lead provider of real-time, on-demand information services such as Caller ID. TARGUSinfo will become Neustar’s third business segment. The added division will be led by Dennis Ainge, former executive vice president, corporate development for TARGUSinfo. Lisa Hook, …

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Accenture Buys Mortgage Processing Services Firm

Accenture has completed its acquisition of Zenta, a residential and commercial mortgage processing services firm. Zenta employs approximately 3,700 workers in the U.S., India and the Philippines, all of whom will join Accenture’s credit services team. A company release says the acquisition will expand Accenture’s ability to help lenders, servicers and real …

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Lockheed Acquires Dutch Firm Sim-Industries

Lockheed Martin Corp. has announced its acquisition of Sim-Industries B.V., a commercial aviation simulation company located in the Netherlands. Founded in 2004, Sim-Industries develops and manufactures civil aviation flight simulators for both airline customers and independent pilot training centers. “This acquisition demonstrates Lockheed Martin’s commitment to expand in adjacent markets …

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Serco Buys Australian Business Process Outsourcing Firm Excelior

Serco has completed its acquisition of Australian business process outsourcing company Excelior. Serco will pay approximately $8.4 million to complete the transaction, which includes a further earn-out payment of approximately $5.1 million if revenue targets are reached. Excelior will be merged into and operated as part of Serco’s operations in Australia. …

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Oracle to Buy Cloud Service Provider RightNow for $1.5B

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Oracle has entered an agreement to acquire RightNow Technologies for approximately $1.43 billion cash, or $43.00 per share. RightNow is a cloud-based service provider headquartered in Montana that supports call centers and help desks to improve clients’ customer service. The deal is Oracle’s first purchase of a software as a service company, the …

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Quest Acquires British Software Firm ChangeBASE

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Quest Software Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately-held software provider based in the U.K., which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization. Quest said the acquisition will expand …

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