TITLE

Shareholder pressure drives urge to merge

AUTHOR(S)
Nerney, Chris
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Network World;02/15/99, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the factors behind the mergers in the computer and software industries. Need for companies to achieve competitive size; Diversification of products and services; Acquisition of new talent and technologies.
ACCESSION #
2579180

 

Related Articles

  • Consolidation is a part of the game. Gurin, Rick // Automatic I.D. News;Dec98, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p33 

    Forecasts the consolidation trend among United States-based providers of warehouse management systems (WMS) software and services for the year 1999 and beyond. Researches on the possible number of mergers and acquisitions; Partnership of WMS with consulting firms to install software; Impact of...

  • IBM and McAfee Make Purchases in Data Security. Horwitz, Jeff // American Banker;10/6/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 155, p7 

    The article discusses McAfee data security company's plan to buy NitroSecurity software firm and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.'s planned purchase of the Massachusetts information security software company Q1 Labs.

  • Middleware Mergers Next. Mulqueen, John T. // Interactive Week;4/16/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p36 

    Deals with the acquisition and merger activities of middleware computer software suppliers. Potential takeover targets; Business performance of several companies; Trend in the industry.

  • IT'S SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST. Holland, Roberta // eWeek;02/19/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p29 

    Focuses on the consolidation of the application server industry and what it signifies for information technology professionals. Examples of high-profile acquisitions within the industry; Reasons behind the consolidation trend; Growing role of the World Wide Web in large companies' business...

  • Beware the effects of merger mania. Goldberg, Aaron // PC Week;07/14/97, Vol. 14 Issue 30, p69 

    Opinion. Discusses the trend in 1997 of companies within the computer industry to merge. The examples of Compaq's acquisition of Tandem and 3Com's purchase of U.S. Robotics; The negative effects of the mergers; The positive effects.

  • Televox Software acquired by West Corp.  // Proofs;Jun2007, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p38 

    The article reports on the acquisition of TeleVox Software Inc. by Omaha, Nebraska-based West Corp. TeleVox is a leading provider of messaging solutions to the healthcare industry and other markets, and it offers a full suite of high-quality technology solutions including outbound message...

  • Oracle finally acquires PeopleSoft.  // Logistics Today;Jan2005, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p35 

    Reports that computer software firm Oracle Corp. has acquired computer software firm PeopleSoft Inc. Purchase price per share; Total value of the transaction between the two firms.

  • Completing the Suite. Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World;11/4/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 44, p20 

    Reports on supply-chain execution software vendor Manhattan Associates LLC's acquisition of Logistics.com Inc. Impact of the acquisition on Manhattan's presence in the logistics enterprise application market; Additions to Manhattan's product portfolio following the deal; Manhattan's global...

  • Business Objects gains Inxight. Smallwood, Roberts // KM World;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1 

    The article reports that Business Objects Inc., a leading business intelligence software provider, has planned to acquire Inxight Software Inc. in a deal seen to close in July 2007 in the U.S. With the conjunctive Business Objects/Inxight technology offering, users will have streamlined access...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics