Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
Ascom has acquired the French software developer Appliware, which provides the software solutions Ofelia and Mercury for mainly long-term care and enterprise customers. Appliware is a longstanding business partner with strong ties to Ascom. The acquisition will enhance Ascom’s software suite with a state-of-the-art alerting and alarming solution and will further accelerate Ascom’s growth in software and workflow solutions.AA
Appliware with its software solutions Ofelia and Mercury has a large installed base in Western Europe. With the integration of Ofelia and Mercury, Ascom enhances its portfolio and adds a competitive and future-proof cloud-based platform to its software solution offerings.
Ofelia and Mercury provide modular flexibility of solutions from basic alarming towards higher value solutions in monitoring or predictive for acute and long-term care as well as for enterprise areas. The software is a well-integrated alarm management platform with high availability, multi-tenancy, and cloud support that helps to improve complex and time-critical workflows.
Nicolas Vanden Abeele, CEO of Ascom, says: “This acquisition is an important milestone in our strategy to enrich further our software solutions and will increase our impact and success in the market. Ofelia will be an important enabler of our software growth strategy and we are delighted to add such a state-of-the-art software solution under the Ascom umbrella.”
Both parties have agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction.