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i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced
In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6

ariba acquisition  alliance with IBM and Ariba, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire B2B collaboration software makers Aspect Development Corporation and Supplybase, Inc. i2 agreed to pay a staggering $9.3 billion in stock for Aspect, a sum that eclipsed Computer Associates' $4 billion bid for Sterling Software announced less than a month ago. Although the price dropped to around $8.6 billion at close of trading on the announcement date, the deal is still the largest software industry merger to date, though the

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SAP to Acquire Ariba, Expand Cloud Presence - First Impressions


SAP and Ariba apparently have good poker faces, since during their recent user events, AribaLIVE 2012 and SAPPHIRE NOW 2012, there was no inkling of this development. At first glance, this is a good fit, as a plethora of large SAP customers use both Ariba Network and Ariba’s procurement, sourcing, contract management, e-invoicing, etc. software (in fact, in the early 2000s, the name Ariba was

ariba acquisition  business process boost with Ariba acquisition . Read More

Dynamic Ariba Trades Up


Ariba Inc., a leader in electronic purchasing systems for the Internet, has acquired Trading Dynamics, a maker of applications that support business-to-business trading.

ariba acquisition  Trades Up Event Summary Ariba Inc (Nasdaq: ARBA) announced its acquisition of privately held Trading Dynamics for stock valued at approximately $400 million. The acquisition will enable Ariba to offer such dynamic pricing models as auctions, reverse auctions, and exchanges. The six current customers of Trading Dynamics will be folded into Ariba's current customer network and will therefore have access to all other buyers and sellers on the network. The acquisition is expected to complete in the first Read More

Ariba to Leave Integration to Specialists


E-purchasing vendor Ariba chooses Tibco Software to integrate back-end programs.

ariba acquisition  customers . User Recommendations Ariba customers for whom such integration is important - or who may be contemplating the acquisition of an ERP system - will want to find out the details and timing. Customers will be free to continue with Ariba's current approach, engage Tibco, or use some other middleware solution. Those organizations who have already customized Ariba's propreitary adaptors should immediately press for a migration plan to Tibco, while those considering Ariba should probe more deeply Read More

i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics


i2 buys e-procurement vendor RightWorks as it and old supply chain rival Manugistics increasingly find themselves fending off new challengers. Shared adversity can sometimes make enemies into allies. But in this case…

ariba acquisition  i2's stormy partnership with Ariba . Although i2 will honor 15 or so existing joint contracts and will continue selling the integrated solution to clients on demand, it readily concedes that the alliance begun amid much fanfare just a year ago is over. The IBM portion of the relationship remains intact, but its relevance is diminished considerably by the departure of Ariba. The RightWorks acquisition is part of a new consolidation push among SCM vendors and new entrants to the B2B e-commerce market. Read More

Retalix Acquires a Provider of Store Systems for Top Tier Department Stores


Retalix' acquisition of Cornell Mayo Associates is symptomatic of the current trend of acquisition and consolidation in the retail marketplace (just look at RedPrairie’s four recent acquisitions in this area). This is a fast-changing marketplace, with retailers looking for broader solutions and less interested in multiple point solutions. Predicting how this merger will go is tricky, but in

ariba acquisition  Acquires a Provider of Store Systems for Top Tier Department Stores Retalix' acquisition of Cornell Mayo Associates is symptomatic of the current trend of acquisition and consolidation in the retail marketplace (just look at RedPrairie’s four recent acquisitions in this area). This is a fast-changing marketplace, with retailers looking for broader solutions and less interested in multiple point solutions. Predicting how this merger will go is tricky, but in general I think it has to be a good Read More

Epicor Conducts Its Own ROI Acquisition Rationale Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


Despite notable functional and technological initiatives, the challenge for Epicor and its affiliate channel also remains the management of multiple flagship ERP product lines. Also, while the products may have their separate niches, they will in many more instances be similar enough to confuse former separate Epicor and ROI Systems' direct sales reps and value-added resellers (VARs) in selling the combined portfolio.

ariba acquisition  Conducts Its Own ROI Acquisition Rationale Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges On July 9, Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), announced that it has completed the acquisition of ROI Systems , a privately held competing ERP provider of manufacturing software solutions for approximately $20.7 million in an all cash transaction. And, on July 15, in a fashion similar to its fierce competitors, Microsoft Business Solutions and Best Software , Epicor announced the acquisition Read More

IBM is Not Enough; Ariba Announces Strong Partnership with Amex


Ariba announced a sweeping new partnership with American Express.

ariba acquisition  is Not Enough; Ariba Announces Strong Partnership with Amex Event Summary American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA will cooperate on the development of advanced B2B E-payment services to be deployed over the Ariba Network. The first such service, expected in 60 to 90 days, will support payment upon shipment, with charges to Amex-issues purchase cards. Future services will include most of Amex' financial offerings, from trade financing to business loans. The two companies will offer enhanced Read More

Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part Three: Market Impact


Part of Made2Manage Systems acquisition strategy includes taking on a more global presence through acquisition of non-US companies that offer software, services, and support, particularly companies that sell direct into non-US countries, although not limited to that. Its growth strategy states that it plans to grow organically via new system sales, customer sales, and customer retention, and also growth via acquisition.

ariba acquisition  Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part Three: Market Impact Market Impact Made2Manage Systems Inc. , a former public provider of broad enterprise business systems for small and mid-market discrete manufacturers, decided over a year ago to go private under wealthy Battery Ventures . The vendor has produced tangible benefits for existing customers (e.g., the vendor's stability and sensible delivery of product functionality with increased product quality). While the company's Read More

IBM Reinforces Its Performance Management Offering with Acquisition of Clarity Systems


Yesterday, IBM the blue giant announced its acquisition of Clarity Systems, a privately held company with its corporate base in Toronto (Canada). Complete press release here. According to Mark Nashman, president and CTO of Clarity Systems: “Clarity System’s unified approach offers the flexibility, security, and control needed to make more informed business decisions while meeting compliance

ariba acquisition  Reinforces Its Performance Management Offering with Acquisition of Clarity Systems Yesterday, IBM the blue giant announced its acquisition of Clarity Systems , a privately held company with its corporate base in Toronto (Canada). Complete press release here . According to Mark Nashman, president and CTO of Clarity Systems: “Clarity System’s unified approach offers the flexibility, security, and control needed to make more informed business decisions while meeting compliance requirements.” This Read More

Lawson Ends the Year with Another Acquisition: Human Capital Management Software Vendor Enwisen


Lawson Software, a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendor, announced on December 20 that it will acquire Enwisen; a privately owned software-as-as-service (SaaS)-based human capital management (HCM) software vendor based in Navato, California and currently with around 260 customers. Lawson is no stranger to Enwisen. In fact, since 2008, Lawson has been reselling

ariba acquisition  Ends the Year with Another Acquisition: Human Capital Management Software Vendor Enwisen Lawson Software , a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendor, announced on December 20 that it will acquire Enwisen ; a privately owned software-as-as-service (SaaS)-based human capital management (HCM) software vendor based in Navato, California and currently with around 260 customers. Lawson is no stranger to Enwisen. In fact, since 2008, Lawson has been reselling Enwisen’s AnswerSource Read More

Manhattan’s Footprint Grows With Intrepa Acquisition


Manhattan Associates acquires Intrepa LLC for $30 million. The result is a coupling of warehousing and distribution solutions.

ariba acquisition  Footprint Grows With Intrepa Acquisition Manhattan’s Footprint Grows With Intrepa Acquisition S. McVey - November 17, 2000 Event Summary Supply chain execution vendor Manhattan Associates recently acquired Intrepa LLC for $30 million in cash, notes, and stock. Privately held Intrepa makes software for transportation and distribution planning and will complement Manhattan's solutions for warehouse management, inventory management and collaboration. Our combined capabilities offer the market Read More

IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

ariba acquisition  acquire Emptoris rather than Ariba (which has since been acquired by SAP). By not acquiring Ariba, IBM missed an opportunity to add a supplier network along the lines of that offered by SciQuest, TradeShift, E2open, and others. IBM would say that its focus more on strategic procurement lessens the immediate need for this, however the company prides itself on having a portfolio to cover the entire agenda of the chief procurement officer (CPO), and so there will continue to be speculation about what IBM Read More

AribaPay Gets Its First Transactions


One of the brand new products announced at the recent Ariba LIVE 2014 conference is AribaPay. Unveiled last year by Ariba, an SAP Company, and Discover Financial Services, a provider of direct banking and payment services, AribaPay is a cloud-based business-to-business (B2B) payments solution designed to provide better visibility into business payments and produce rich remittance information to improve the reconciliation processes.

ariba acquisition  announced at the recent Ariba LIVE 2014 conference is AribaPay . Unveiled last year by Ariba , an SAP Company, and Discover Financial Services , a provider of direct banking and payment services, AribaPay is a cloud-based business-to-business (B2B) payments solution designed to provide better visibility into business payments and produce rich remittance information to improve the reconciliation processes. The offering completes the procure-to-pay (P2P) cycle embedded in the Ariba Network by integrating Read More

Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite?


Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners.

ariba acquisition  Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite? Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains' Insatiable Appetite? P.J. Jakovljevic - May 26, 2000 Event Summary On May 1, Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company, Great Plains, will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners. Great Plains Read More