After buying Terracotta last week, Software AG is continuing its acquisition spree today. The provider of business process management solutions has acquired UK mobile development company Metismo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Founded in 2007, Metismo provides a platform for the design and development of device independent mobile apps. The company’s write once – run anywhere software Bedrock platform for the development of mobile applications converts Java source code to native source code for different mobile devices.
Metismo’s tools and systems allows for data from mobile devices such as GPS, audio and video can be integrated within business applications. Currently, Metismo;s technology is integrated with apps for iOS, Android, Nokia Ovi and BlackBerry devices.
Software AG says that the integration of Metismo’s technology will lead to the total “mobile office” for the company’s customers. According to the company, the availability of process-driven mobile applications is a major step towards the fully, real-time “digital enterprise”.
With more than 1,000 U.S.-enterprise customers and 800 employees, Software AG’s U.S. operation contributes one third of the company’s total revenue and is Software AG’s largest market presence and R&D location. Software AG has operated nationwide in the U.S. since 1973 through a fully-owned subsidiary, Software AG USA Inc., which is headquartered in Reston, Virginia â€“ also an R&D hub for the companyâ€™s core data management and integration technologies. R&D labs for the development of Software AGâ€™s webMethods product...