Liaison Technologies Acquires Hubspan Establishing Leadership in the Cloud Integration Market

Atlanta — Verdane Capital VII portfolio company Liaison Technologies has acquired Hubspan. Please follow the link or read the full article below.

>> Combination Creates Industry’s Leading Platform to Capture Fast Growing Market

ATLANTA — August 22, 2012 — Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, has acquired Hubspan, the leading provider of cloud-based business integration solutions. The combined company creates the leading cloud integration platform to address critical customer and partner needs forB2B, A2A, Managed File Transfer (MFT), Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Security.

Hubspan’s platform enables partners and customers to expand on-premise and cloud-based ERP applications and business processesthroughout the extended enterprise. Real-time integration of information and processes is increasingly critical as organizations look to drive top line revenue and improve efficiencies. Hubspan powers integration for many of the world’s leading industry networks, ERP applications and services solutions, including Ariba, NetSuite, Visa and many more. Thousands of businesses relydaily on Hubspan for enterprise class business integration.

“This is exciting news for both Liaison and Hubspan customers,” said Bob Renner, CEO of Liaison Technologies. “Hubspan’s marquee customer base, commitment to its customers’ and partners’ success, and deep integration expertise fit well with our focus on the customer.”

Hubspan was founded in 2000 by industry experts who had a vision for a simpler, more effective way for businesses to work together. The Hubspan team built the industry’s first cloud-based single-instance, multi-tenant integration platform delivered on a subscription basis. The acquisition creates a unique opportunity for Liaison to capture the leadership position in the cloud integration platform market with the companies’ combined technologies, industry expertise, sales channels and global reach.

“This is an outstanding opportunity for customers, partners and our collective teams,” said Trisha Gross, CEO of Hubspan. “Hubspan’s technologies, services and expertise will strengthen and extend Liaison solutions, creating significant leadership and competitive advantages in this fast-growing market.”

The Hubspan acquisition complements Liaison’s cloud-based integration and data management offerings. The Hubspan acquisition gives Liaison:

  • Combined expertise and marquee customers in multiple key industries, including Biotech and Life Sciences, Financial Services, Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing
  • A rapidly growing channel partner community, including both OEM and Referral partnerships across several vertical industries
  • Process and security compliance in areas of SSAE 16 and PCI DSS
  • Cloud-based MFT supporting highly secure and scalable massive file transfer

Hubspan’s technologies, services and expertise will strengthen and extend Liaison solutions, creating significant leadership and competitive advantages in this fast-growing market.

About Liaison Technologies

Liaison Technologies is a global integration and data management company providing unique and high-value solutions to securely move, transform and manage business information on-premise or in the cloud. With a comprehensive array of business-to-business and application-to-application integration and data transformation services, Liaison’s practitioners implement data management infrastructures adapted to specific business requirements. Headquartered inAtlanta, Liaison has offices in the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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