Aside

Year

Vendor Milestone

Notes

2002 4 Key Vendors : Feugo, Savvion, Appian, Lombardi All 4 had Software featured model-driven design based on the BPMN standard
Sep 2002 IBM acquires the BPM vendor Holosofx Holosofx products add the capability for the customer to design, deploy, monitor and improve business processes.
Jun 2004 Oracle acquires Collaxa  
Mar 2006 BEA acquires Feugo 87.5 Mn$. The addition of Fuego to BEA’s AquaLogic product line means BEA can offer a unified SOA-based family of software to integrate business processes, applications and legacy environments
Apr 2007 Software AG acquires WebMethods 546 Mn$
Nov 2007 Cordys acquires abAAX This acquisition enables Cordys to rapidly grow its presence in the German market with a proven team and strong customer base and augment its innovative BPM suite with rich industry-specific applications. abaXX associates competence in portal solutions with knowledge in industry specific Business Process Management and thus offers standard software solutions enhancing the customer loyalty and increasing the efficiency of the business
Jan 2008 Oracle acquires BEA [includes the AL BPM suite]  
Oct 2009  CSC and Cordys Collaboration CSC leveraging this newly acquired ability, will offer implementation services and has become a global reseller for the Cordys Business Operations Platform
Dec 2009 – Jan 2010 IBM acquires Lombardi Lombardi’s department-level approach to delivering process management complements IBM’s existing strengths in enterprise-wide process management software and adds a new and compelling dimension for customers looking for an end-to-end, integrated solution that automates human tasks and workflows. 
Jan 2010 Progress acquires Savvion 49 Mn$. Savvion’s pioneering, best-in-class BPM technology complements Progress technology to enable enterprises to achieve Operational Responsiveness
Mar 2010 Pega acquires Chordiant Acquisition will enable Pega to deliver more powerful solutions to enhance customer experience and drive profitable growth
Feb 2011 OpenText acquires MetaStorm 182 Mn$ in cash. Metastorm will add complementary technology and expertise that enhances our ECM solutions portfolio [BPA, BPM & EA]
Aug 2011 TIBCO acquires Nimbus (Staffware) To provide Business Process Discovery and Business Process Analysis capabilities
Oct 2011 Lexmark acquires Pallas Athena Approx. 50.2 Mn$. Lexmark to build on its managed end-to-end print services (MPS) and business process solutions
Dec 2011 Progress acquires Corticon Technologies To provide BRMS capabilities available from Corticon
Dec 2011 Kofax buys Singularity Enables Kofax to increase its addressable market

Compiled from published sources – References below:
http://www.opentext.com/2/global/press-release-details.html?id=2461
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/28890.wss
http://www.pega.com/about-us/news-room/press-releases/pegasystems-completes-cash-tender-offer-for-chordiant
http://techondec.wordpress.com/2011/11/08/more-business-rules-consolidation/
http://www.tibco.com/company/news/releases/2011/press1118.jsp
http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/acquisitions/bea/oracle-bea-partner-faq-072366.pdf
http://www.brsilver.com/2010/01/11/the-beginning-of-the-end-in-bpm/
http://wwwimages.adobe.com/www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/enterprise/pdfs/magic-quadrant-for-business-process-management-suites.pdf
http://hgumbel.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/blog-cordys-new-partnership-with-csc-to-make-services-more-professional-%E2%80%93-and-more-global/
http://www.cordys.com/cordyscms_com/cordys_to_acquire_part_of_xebic.php
http://www.ebizq.net/news/8642.html
http://www.tornado-insider.com/radar/compShow.asp?compID=4740
http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/the-soa-blog/bea-gets-serious-about-soa-and-integration-8007
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/ibm/library/i-holo/
http://news.cnet.com/Oracle-snaps-up-Collaxa/2100-1012_3-5251490.html
http://www.omg.org/bpmn/Documents/6AD5D16960.BPMN_and_BPM.pdf
http://www.salon.com/2011/12/06/progress_software_acquires_corticon_technologies/
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/lexmark-acquires-pallas-athena-2011-10-18
http://itservices.cbronline.com/news/kofax-buys-bpm-software-provider-singularity-071211

BPM Product Acquisitions & Milestones

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