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Musings on Possible Autonomy OpenText Acquisition

Speculation on who will buy OpenText has been a consistent pastime for content management market analysts for at least the last three years. The latest reported on some of the financial wires is that Autonomy has amassed a $1bln war chest for a large buy with OpenText offered as a possible target. Who would have thought back… Read More ›

SDL Buys Xyvision

On Xyvision’s website today we learned that they have been acquired by SDL. (thanks to @billtrippe for the tweet)  I first ran across SDL while I was working on a globalization project several years ago.   At the time SDL seemed very much focused on the services rather than the software end of things.  Most of their revenue comes from the… Read More ›

SDL buys idiom – ¿Dónde es mi traducción software?

Well looks like SDL did it again. Today they announced the acquisition of Idiom Technologies for $22m. This comes not even 2 1/2 years after they acquired Trados for $60m. If you’re wondering who they are and why you should care – they were the three market leaders in translation management and now there’s no… Read More ›