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BMC Software Acquires Numara Software to Increase Presence in Small or Midsize Business Market

Published: 08 March 2012

ID: G00231767

Analyst(s): Jarod Greene , Laurie Wurster , Ronni Rosenstein , Jeffrey Brooks

Summary

On 30 January 2012, BMC Software announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numara Software from TA Associates. The transaction has subsequently closed for approximately $300 million.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Impacts

Analysis

  • Impact: BMC's acquisition of Numara adds new IT service desk solutions to its portfolio and provides an expanded route to market for additional BMC products for small or midsize business (SMB) buyers
  • Impact: BMC will position broader IT operations management (ITOM) solutions to Numara's current customers, who must ensure that these solutions are appropriate for their requirements

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