IBM Advances Mobile Capabilities with Acquisition of Worklight
Acquisition Adds Leading Platform for Smartphones and Tablets to Comprehensive Mobile PortfolioIn a move that will help expand the enterprise mobile capabilities it offers to clients, IBM announces a definitive agreement to acquire Worklight, a privately held Israeli-based provider of mobile software for smartphones and tablets.
With this acquisition, IBM's mobile offerings will span mobile application development, integration, security and management. Worklight will become an important piece of IBM's mobility strategy, offering clients an open platform that helps speed the delivery of existing and new mobile applications to multiple devices. It also helps enable secure connections between smartphone and tablet applications with enterprise IT systems.
Worklight accelerates IBM’s comprehensive mobile portfolio, which is designed to help global corporations leverage the proliferation of all mobile devices -- from laptops and smartphones to tablets. IBM has been steadily investing in this space for more than a decade, both organically and through acquisitions.
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