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KZO Innovations acquired by Bedford/Peoplefluent

WALTHAM, April 24, 2013 – Peoplefluent®, a leading social human capital management (HCM) technology company, today announced the acquisition of KZO Innovations by Bedford Funding.  With this acquisition, Peoplefluent significantly differentiates its Communications, Collaboration and Learning offerings within the Talent Management suite with a premier collaborative video technology. Through the use of KZO’s on-demand video technology, Peoplefluent will also dramatically expand its own customer support and training initiatives worldwide.

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video can be an encyclopedia of compelling, relevant information with the … Read More

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Bob Cronin Joins Bowen Advisors to Expand Growth Technology Practice

Continued Strategic Expansion of Investment Banking Platform

BOSTON, January 15, 2013 – Bowen Advisors, Inc., a Boston-based mergers & acquisitions and strategic advisory firm focused on emerging and established technology companies, today announced that it has hired Bob Cronin as Managing Director.

“Bob founded and spent 15 years growing a successful investment banking boutique and I am thrilled to have a banker of his caliber join our team to enable us to build our franchise,” said Paul Bowen, President and Founder of Bowen Advisors. “As we continue to expand our platform, … Read More

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Paul Johnson Joins Bowen Advisors

Firm Expands Advisory Board with Wall Street Veteran

BOSTON, September 19 , 2012 – Bowen Advisors, Inc., a Boston – based mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory firm focused on emerging and established technology companies, today announced that Paul Johnson has joined the firm’s Advisory Board.

“Paul has been a trusted friend and mentor for over a decade, and I am thrilled and honored that he is choosing to be part of our team,” said Paul Bowen, President and Founder of Bowen Advisors. “The insights he has gained over his 30 … Read More

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Broadsoft Acquires Adaption

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to BroadSoft

BOSTON, September 13, 2012 – Bowen Advisors, Inc., a Boston-based mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory firm focused on emerging and established technology companies, is pleased to announce that BroadSoft has acquired Adaption Technologies, a provider of hosted business VoIP solutions. In the deal, Bowen Advisors provided M&A advisory services to BroadSoft.

Adaption’s hosted VoIP solutions and Rialto service operating platform are an important addition to BroadSoft’s BroadCloud SaaS delivery platform, and will enable Bro adSoft’s service provider customers to more quickly set … Read More

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David DeSimone Joins Bowen Advisors to Expand Growth Technology Practice

Strategic Expansion of Investment Banking Platform Continues with the Addition of David DeSimone as Principal

BOSTON, June 21, 2012 – Bowen Advisors, Inc., a Boston – based mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory firm focused on emerging and established technology companies, today announced that it has hired David DeSimone as a Principal. “

Having tracked David’s career since we worked together at Robertson Stephens, I am excited to have a banker of his caliber driving our expansion efforts in growth technology,” said Paul Bowen, President and Founder of Bowen Advisors. “As … Read More

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IntelliNet Technologies Acquired by Ruckus Wireless

Bowen Advisors serves as M&A Advisor to IntelliNet

BOSTON, February 22, 2012 – Bowen Advisors, a leading boutique investment bank focused on communications technology and IT companies, is pleased to announce that IntelliNet Technologies, a leading provider of network convergence solutions that accelerate the deployment of next generation applications and services, has been acquired by Ruckus Wireless, a supplier of advanced wireless systems for the mobile Internetworking market. In the deal, Bowen Advisors provided M&A advisory services to IntelliNet.

“Ruckus has emerged as a leader in enterprise Wi-Fi,” said John Emery, … Read More

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BTI Systems Momentum Fueled by Content and Service Provider Demand for High-Bandwidth, Application-Aware Metro Network Solutions

Opens U.S. Headquarters, Expands Management Team, Secures Growth Funding, Extends Global Footprint and Wins New Customers

OTTAWA and BOSTON, January 31, 2012 –  BTI Systems, redefining the service delivery infrastructure for network operators around the world, continues the Company’s five-year growth surge, marked by new customers, market expansion, additions to the senior management team and a round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures.

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Opened a new U.S. Headquarters located in Littleton, Mass., just outside of Boston. The new Center of Excellence will serve as a major customer briefing center as … Read More

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BroadSoft Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Movial Applications

Movial’s user interface expertise will put the power of BroadSoft’s Unified Communications services in the hands of end-users

GAITHERSBURG, MD, October 11, 2011 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Helsinki, Finland-based Movial Applications, a privately held client developer for IP communications services, in an all cash transaction. The closing of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of various customary closing conditions. The combined expertise from this transaction is expected to fundamentally change the way individuals communicate by placing the power … Read More

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BroadSoft Completes Acquisition of iLinc Communications, Inc.

Web collaboration technology provider will enhance BroadSoft’s cloud-based unified communications capabilities

GAITHERSBURG, MD, September 7, 2011 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver real-time communications over their IP networks, today announced it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Phoenix, Arizona-based iLinc Communications, Inc. in an all-cash transaction. The closing of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of various customary closing conditions.

iLinc™ is a leading provider of web conferencing services … Read More

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Taqua acquires Tatara Systems

Taqua Acquires Tatara Systems For Industry Leading Mobile Telephony Convergence Platform

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 21, 2011 — Taqua®, LLC, a leading supplier of convergence switching and small cell deployment solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Acton, MA-based Tatara Systems, the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions.

Driven by smartphones and other data-intensive mobile device usage in both the consumer and enterprise markets, the mobile industry is looking to small cell deployments as a principal solution for addressing network capacity challenges, data off-load requirements, and in-building coverage … Read More

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II-VI Incorporated acquires Aegis Lightwave

PITTSBURGH, PA, July 5, 2011 – II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ: IIVI) announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Aegis Lightwave, Inc. (Aegis), including Aegis’ wholly-owned subsidiary AOFR Pty Ltd (AOFR). The initial consideration consists of cash of $52 million. In addition, the purchase price is subject to customary closing adjustments including a working capital and debt adjustment which could increase the purchase price by an additional $3 million.

Founded in 2000, Aegis is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts with additional locations in New Jersey and Australia. Aegis … Read More

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PT Acquires Signaling Assets of GENBAND

Partnership solidifies market-leading suite of signaling solutions

January 12, 2011, Rochester, NY and Frisco, TX – PT (NASDAQ: PTIX), a leading global provider of advanced network communications solutions, and GENBAND, the market share leader in IP voice solutions, today announced a multi-faceted development agreement to further advance each company’s signaling technology and solutions.

As part of the alliance, the two companies have entered into a long-term agreement under which PT will provide GENBAND with development, support and maintenance of signaling solutions as integral elements of GENBAND’s premier switching portfolio. In addition, … Read More

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Juniper Networks Acquires Advanced Video Delivery Technology From Blackwave

Enhances Solutions for Highly Scalable and Efficient Delivery of Internet Video Content

SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov. 18, 2010 — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Blackwave, an innovator in Internet video storage and delivery infrastructure, further enhancing the company’s solutions for delivering Internet video content with exceptional scale, performance and efficiency. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Juniper plans to integrate Blackwave’s technology with Juniper Networks® Media Flow Controller, creating one of the most comprehensive converged content delivery solutions. This move reinforces … Read More

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Intune Networks Selects Duolog’s Bitwise Register Management Tool

Duolog Technologies today announced that Intune Networks, a leading innovator in optical networking, has chosen Duolog’s Bitwise tool to manage the register and memory-map infrastructures of Intune`s next generation telecommunications networking products.

Bitwise forms part of Duolog`s award-winning SOCRATES Chip Integration Platform. Bitwise captures and validates register and memory-map information and auto-generates design documentation, VHDL & Verilog RTL, C/C++, SystemC and SystemVerilog code. Bitwise users can also create their own template-based generators. Bitwise is designed to slot non-disruptively into any chip design flow, seamlessly interfacing to open standards such as … Read More

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