BMC Software Acquires IT Management Specialist Numera
BMC will now offer Numara's Track-It! help desk and asset management solution for smaller organizations.BMC Software, a specialist in business service management (BSM), announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numara Software, a global provider of integrated IT management solutions for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). The acquisition is designed to further accelerate the growth of BMC's software as a service (SaaS) business, as well as giving customers access to IT management capabilities. The acquisition will create a broad portfolio of IT management solutions and services with flexibility and choice for midsized organizations that typically have 500 to 5,000 employees. BMC's expanded offering will include the Numara FootPrints product for integrated service and asset management delivered on-premise, the BMC Remedyforce Service Desk solution, an IT Service Management SaaS solution, as well as BMC Network Automation as part of the companys Bladelogic Automation Suite, BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping; and BMC End User Experience Management as part of the companys Application Management Suite.
Based in Tampa, Fla., Numara currently has more than 13,000 customers worldwide for its service and asset management solutions. Numara's technology, employees, sales force and channel of more than 70 partners, bring with them proven capabilities and success in addressing the ease-of-use and rapid time-to-value requirements that are critical for small and midsized businesses. Numara's FootPrints and Track-It! products will be offered by BMC, and are designed to complement BMC's existing portfolio.