LONDON – 14th September 2010 - Ixxus and Opsera today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Ixxus will acquire Opsera’s Enterprise Services division for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which includes the acquisition of Opsera’s Alfresco certified consulting division and OpsMailmanager, the popular email management programme for Alfresco, further enhances Ixxus as the powerhouse in the UK open source industry.
Having become the dominant supplier of enterprise services for both the Alfresco open source content management system and the Lucene/Solr open source enterprise search platform, this acquisition will broaden Ixxus’ technology and open source portfolio, giving them a new strong foothold in the financial services industry.
“Ixxus has made an outstanding contribution to the growth of Alfresco in the UK and this deal will strengthen our core competences to deliver even more value to our clients.” said Steve Odart, Director at Ixxus. “Ixxus will ensure continued innovation and investment in OpsMailmanager for the benefit of existing customers and the broader Alfresco community,” added Odart.
“Joining forces with Ixxus is a very exciting opportunity for our customers, partners and enterprise services employees and I am delighted to be joining the Ixxus’ board to help drive their ambitious growth plans” commented Opsera CEO, Michael Walton. “From today Opsera will be able to devote full attention on driving the rapid, global adoption of Opsview, our award winning enterprise IT monitoring suite.”
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Opsera builds enterprise applications that leverage the performance and affordability of open source technologies. OpsMailmanager, which has been acquired by Ixxus, is a complete email management application for Alfresco ECM. Opsera’s enterprise services clients include Virgin Money, LVMH, and Aviva. Opsera continues to provide support, consulting and training services for their enterprise IT monitoring suite, Opsview and related data centre services.
For more information about Opsview, please visit www.opsview.com or contact Tom Callway on +44 870 757 4477.
Headquartered in London, UK, Ixxus is a leading consultancy and system integration company specialising in the design, development and operational support of enterprise content management and search solutions, with a modern and innovative approach to project delivery. Ixxus has designed and delivered websites, portals, intranets and document management systems to some of the world’s largest commercial organisations, and to both Central and Local Government in the UK.
For more information, please visit www.ixxus.com or contact Steve Odart on +44 207 033 2333.
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