MobileSpaces gets snapped up by Pulse Secure in mobility play

Enterprise mobility management provider MobileSpaces has been acquired by Pulse Secure, a company which has formed from the offshoot of Juniper Networks selling its VPN biz Junos Pulse to Siris Capital.

The acquisition of MobileSpaces represents Pulse Secure’s first step into the murky waters of mobility, and aims to link in the MobileSpaces BYOD solution with Pulse Secure’s private network.

“Pairing MobileSpaces’ BYOD workspace with our VPN and network-access control products ushers...

By James Bourne, 03 October 2014, 0 comments. Categories: BYOD, Enterprise Mobility, M&A.

FeedHenry CEO Cathal McGloin on Red Hat sell: We needed to go big or go home

Yesterday, news broke that open source tech firm Red Hat had acquired mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) provider FeedHenry. The move plays into Red Hat’s needs to increase its footprint in the mobile space, as well as FeedHenry’s desires to increase its bidding power globally.

Here’s what we know so far:

  • The two companies had been working “long and hard” and “intensely” on this deal for the past four months
  • Originally Red Hat and FeedHenry spoke of...

By James Bourne, 19 September 2014, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, M&A, MBaaS, Mobile.

Red Hat acquires FeedHenry for mobile development platform

Open source cloud technology provider Red Hat has announced a definitive agreement to buy Irish mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) firm FeedHenry.

In a blog post, FeedHenry CTO Micheal O’Foghlu noted how the two companies were “perfectly aligned”, and the excitement ahead.

“Red Hat is the leading enterprise open source company in the world, and has blazed a trail over the past two decades since the first Linux distribution of that name was...

By James Bourne, 18 September 2014, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise Mobility, M&A, MBaaS.