Category: Mergers and Acquisitions

SAP’s Acquisition of LeanIX Will Add a Comprehensive View of Business Processes and Applications to Its Business Transformation Products
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as the SAP business transformation portfolio is expanded with the acquisition of German vendor LeanIX and its growing enterprise architecture management capabilities.
Additional AI Capabilities Can Be Leveraged Across a Wide Range of Industrial and Manufacturing Use Cases
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director at The Futurum Group, covers IFS’ acquisition of Falkonry and discusses how Falkonry’s anomaly detection technology can be utilized across a wide range of industrial use cases and functions.
Acquired Companies Include Aivo, PowerReviews, Zevas, Horizn, and Hopin
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest M&A news and examines new CX acquisitions by Engageware, 1WorldSync, ResultsCX, Inbenta, and RingCentral.
IBM Will, However, Continue to Access and Use The Weather Company’s Meteorological Data in its Sustainability Software Business
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as IBM sells The Weather Company’s digital assets to private equity firm Francisco Partners for an undisclosed price. The sale of the unit has been rumored since April.
Acquired Companies Include Aceyus, Spott, Humu, and Northpass; New Funding for India’s Kapture CX
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest mergers-and-acquisitions stories in the CX space including moves by Five9, Payoneer, Perceptyx, and Gainsight.
Data Integration Tool Will Unify HR and IT Systems and Data, Simplifying Complex HR Workflows via Automation
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director at The Futurum Group covers ADP’s acquisition of Sora, a low-code intelligent workflow automation and data integration tool focused on unifying HR data, and discusses the benefit of automating workflows in HR.
DISH Reunites with EchoStar to Boost Its Financial Strength and Portfolio Diversity plus Intensify its 5G Challenge to the Big 3 US Mobile Operators
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall assesses why the reunification of DISH and EchoStar provides the financial flexibility and portfolio resources key to meeting an expanding array of consumer, enterprise, and government connectivity and 5G demands.
Dynatrace Continues To Build Out Its Software Intelligence Capabilities, Adding the Ability to Debug Actively Running Code in Kubernetes-Hosted Cloud-Native Applications
Steven Dickens, VP & Practice Leader at The Futurum Group, and Senior Analyst Dave Raffo look at the latest announcements from Dynatrace, including the agreement to acquire Rookout, a company specializing in debugging for Kubernetes-hosted cloud-native applications, to enhance its software intelligence capabilities.
The Six Five team discusses the EU investigation of the Adobe-Figma Deal.
On this episode of The Six Five Webcast, hosts Patrick Moorhead and Daniel Newman discuss Microsoft Earnings, Qualcomm, Samsung, Google Earnings, T-Mobile, Intel Earnings and Ericsson 18A for IFS, and the Adobe-Figma Deal.
In our latest research brief, Breaking Down the Myths on Broadcom-VMWare — done in partnership with Broadcom — we explore some of the synergies and potential pitfalls as Broadcom and VMware navigate the acquisition, as well as shed light on some of the myths surrounding the same.
Randy Kerns, Senior Strategist at The Futurum Group, examines Teradata’s acquisition of Stemma, a startup with Data Catalog software used to coordinate access to different sources of data, and provides insights on market implications as capabilities required for Data Platforms continue to expand.