Acquisitions & Partnerships Viewpoints

Dec
13
2018
Craig Resnick — Acquisition or Partnership

Silver Lake to Acquire Majority Stake in ServiceMax from GE Digital

GE Digital and Silver Lake announced an agreement for GE Digital to sell a majority stake in ServiceMax, a major provider of cloud-based software productivity tools for field service technicians, to Silver Lake, a global private equity firm focused on technology investing. 
Dec
08
2018
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

FogHorn Teams with Dell EMC OEM Solutions for the Industrial IoT Edge

FogHorn announced a collaboration with Dell EMC OEM Solutions to deliver end-to-end Industrial IoT (IIoT) edge computing solutions.  This collaboration allows industrial and commercial customers to leverage the power of the edge quickly with an out-of-the-box solution for their Industrial IoT (IIoT) deployments.
Dec
05
2018
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

The Industrial Internet Consortium and Linaro Announce Liaison

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and Linaro Ltd, the open source collaborative engineering organization developing software for the Arm ecosystem, announced they have agreed to a liaison to work together to advance their shared interests. 
Nov
30
2018
Craig Resnick — Acquisition or Partnership

AVEVA Announces New Global Agreement with KBR

AVEVA, a global provider of engineering and industrial software, and KBR, a global provider of professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors, announced the signing of a multi-phase agreement. AVEVA will be a major contributor to KBR’s digital transformation, which will help to deliver cost savings and to provide enhanced services to their clients.
Nov
23
2018
Michael Guilfoyle — Acquisition or Partnership

Boeing and SparkCognition to Launch Joint Venture SkyGrid

Boeing and SparkCognition announced plans to launch SkyGrid, a new company that will enable the future of urban aerial mobility.  Based in Austin, Texas, SkyGrid will develop a software platform to ensure the safe, secure integration of autonomous cargo and passenger air vehicles in the global airspace.
Nov
16
2018
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

Moxa and Trend Micro Announce Letter of Intent for Joint Venture to Tackle Security Needs in Industrial IoT Environments

Moxa Inc. and Trend Micro Incorporated announced they have executed a letter of intent relating to the formation of a joint-venture corporation - TXOne Networks - that will focus on the security needs present in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environments, including smart manufacturing, smart city, smart energy and more.