Software AG acquires Metismo Ltd.
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What is being announced?
Software AG has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of Metismo Ltd., a leader in mobile application design technologies featuring a “design once, deploy everywhere” approach to application development.
What does Metismo do?
Founded in 2007, Metismo Ltd. is a privately held company headquartered in Eastleigh, Hampshire U.K. The management staff of Metismo has more than 50 years of experience in the mobile market and is regarded as visionaries among industry peers. The company’s cutting-edge technology is used in millions of units sold via Apple App Store, Google Marketplace, Nokia Ovi, BlackBerry App World™ and operator portals. Metismo’s core product, Bedrock, focuses on making it extremely easy for developers to write code once, and then deploy it to multiple mobile devices. This approach leads to drastically reduced development and maintenance costs.
What does the acquisition mean to Software AG customers?
Software AG customers will be able to leverage their current integration platforms and business processes in new ways. Instead of developing applications that require users to be tied to a desktop, companies can develop applications that fully enable the mobile workforce by pushing native applications to mobile devices. This paradigm shift will allow companies to follow the industry trend of reaching internal and external customers wherever they may be via their mobile devices.
What does the acquisition mean for Metismo customers?
Current Metismo customers will also benefit. Software AG’s global organization will extend Metismo’s service reach. Considerable financial and technical resources will help accelerate the development and release of product innovations. Additionally, Software AG’s proven software stack will provide a platform for expanded solutions and more choices for customers.