Mercury Set to Land Systinet

Mercury Interactive last week announced plans to acquire Systinet in a deal valued at $105 million.

Mercury Interactive last week announced plans to acquire Systinet in a deal valued at $105 million.

Mercury said the deal will enable it to move into the SOA (service-oriented architecture) governance and life-cycle management software and services space by combining Systinet SOA governance software with Mercurys BTO (Business Technology Optimization) Enterprise solutions. Systinets products include Systinet Registry, a business service registry for organizing, managing, discovering and publishing reusable business services and other SOA assets, and Systinet Policy Manager, which helps enterprises create and manage Web service policy and automates service validation. The acquisition is expected to be completed this quarter.