Mergers & Acquisitions

EDI in our DNA

As part of our acquisition of MessageWay Solutions I had the chance to sit down and talk with Architect Bob Cheal.  One of the things I didn’t expect to hear over dinner was our common roots in technology from Burroughs, a key mainframe middleware player in the late 1980s and […]

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Peeling the Sterling Onion

Shocker!  So let me get this straight…. A leader in the B2B Gateway, MFT, and Integration Provider markets gets acquired and the leading analysts firms in the universe reduce it to an apps in the Cloud story????  SMH.  Let’s peel away just one layer of the onion… Just one layer, […]

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Ipswitch Steps Up To Replace Legacy Technology After Sterling Acquired by IBM

The growth and evolution of the managed file transfer industry continues to be a blessing for Ipswitch and our partners. The acquisition of Sterling Commerce by IBM (article) presents an opportunity for both companies’ customers and prospects to reexamine their challenges around advanced file services. Proprietary technologies and protocols such […]

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IBM Buys Sterling- A Glimpse From The Land Of Rounding Errors

To some folks this is just a flash banner on a website, amongst the many marketing messages that you typically find on a technology provider’s dot com website. “IBM acquires Sterling Commerce from AT&T for $1.4B”. For many customers it means reconsidering 30 year old technology that enables many mission […]

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