Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
FIDO Alliance Specifications Add Support for NFC and Bluetooth
Apple Music Goes Live
New Acer Curved IPS Display Comes With AMD FreeSync Support
New Meizu MX5 Unveils In China
Apple Behind E-Books Price-fixing Scheme, Court Rules
EU To End Roaming Charges in 2017
Huawei Honor 7 Relased With 20MP phase-detection Camera
Sprint Has A New, All-included Rate Plan For You
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > IBM to ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
IBM to Acquire Sterling Commerce from AT&T for $1.4 Billion


IBM and AT&T today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Sterling Commerce from AT&T for approximately $1.4 billion in cash.

"The acquisition of the Dublin, OH-based company will expand IBM's ability to help organizations create more intelligent and dynamic business networks by simplifying and automating the way they connect and communicate with customers, partners and suppliers both on-premise or through cloud computing delivery models, "IBM said.

IBM added that more than 18,000 global customers use Sterling Commerce offerings. The company enables more than 1 billion business interactions a year for clients in the financial services, retail, manufacturing, communications and distribution industries.

By acquiring Sterling Commerce technology and its large trading partner network, IBM anticipates it will be able to deliver powerful new cross-channel solutions to its clients. In addition, Sterling Commerce technology will complement IBM's software offerings, enabling the addition of capabilities to IBM's frameworks supporting the retail, manufacturing, communications, health care and banking industries.

According to IBM, the combined technologies and expertise of IBM and Sterling Commerce will make business and partner networks smarter and more efficient by enabling integration beyond the enterprise. The company believes that through this acquisition, clients will be able to extend the capabilities of their existing systems using, for example, IBM's rules management, analytics and business process management software. This can enable these organizations to respond more nimbly to sudden business challenges as they happen.

IBM plans to continue to support Sterling Commerce clients and enhance Sterling Commerce technologies while allowing these organizations to take advantage of the broader IBM portfolio. Following the close of the acquisition, approximately 2,500 Sterling Commerce employees will be integrated into the WebSphere organization within IBM's Software Group.

IBM and AT&T expect the transaction to close in the second half of 2010, subject to regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.


Previous
Next
Renesas Highlights 3D, Touch, E-Paper and Other LCD Technologies at Display Week 2010        All News        OCZ Introduces 400GB and 480GB Capacities for Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SSD Lineup
Microsoft Delivers New Open Source Technologies Offering Interoperability With Outlook Data Files     General Computing News      Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple?s Worldwide Developers Conference 2010

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
IBM and Box Partner to Transform Work in the Cloud
IBM Maintains Top Position In The List Of U.S. Patents
IBM Buys Blue Box to Accelerate Open Hybrid Clouds
IBM Scientists Achieve Critical Steps to Building First Quantum Computer
IBM Revenue Falls In Q1
IBM Opens Threat Intelligence to Combat Cyber Attacks
IBM Announces Partnerships to Transform Personal Health with Watson and Open Cloud
IBM Sets New Record for Tape Storage
IBM and China Telecom Partner to Accelerate Mobile Enterprise Adoption in China
IBM Connects Internet of Things to the Enterprise
IBM Delivers Cloud Data Services with Twitter Built-In
IBM Buys AlchemyAPI

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .