Scottsdale-based Limelight Networks acquires Layer0

Limelight Networks

Scottsdale startup Limelight Networks (Nasdaq: LLNW), a provider of edge cloud services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Moov Corporation, which does business as Moovweb or Layer0.  The definitive agreement said Limelight will acquire Layer0 for about $32.5 million in cash and $22.5 million worth of common stock. Still, the deal is subject … Read more

Arizona’s Parchment acquires Ireland-based Digitary as part of a global expansion strategy

Parchment, a Scottsdale-based digital credential service, has announced its acquisition of Digitary, also a digital credential service, which is used in hundreds of higher education institutions around the world.  Parchment and Digitary are both edtech companies designed to allow students, academic institutions and employers to request, verify and share credentials, like academic transcripts, safely and … Read more

Scottsdale-based Symmetry to be acquired by $3.8 billion fintech startup Gusto

gusto

Gusto, a cloud-based HR management software, just announced plans to acquire Arizona-based tax-software company Symmetry. This is the $3.8 billion fintech startup’s second acquisition this summer. The deal, which is expected to close later this month, is meant to allow Gusto to build out its existing small business-focused software. Symmetry is used by employers including … Read more

Tempe-based Picmonic acquired by TrueLearn

Picmonic acquired

Picmonic, a Tempe-based audiovisual learning platform, was acquired by TrueLearn, a healthcare education platform that optimizes learning outcomes for students in the medical community. Picmonic is a blend of the words picture and mnemonic — the platform helps students master concepts by combining short mnemonic video lessons and recall questions in an active learning environment. … Read more

Trapp Technology acquires Arizona Mac management service provider

Trapp Technology has made their second acquisition this month. The Scottsdale-based solutions provider acquired Centramax, LLC, one of the largest Mac management service providers in the Valley. The company has a national client base spanning healthcare, business markets, and advertising. “To acquire a reputable company that established itself in Mac-centric markets was a development that … Read more

Scottsdale-based IT solutions company acquires ITonCommand

Scottsdale-based Trapp Technology, a provider of IT, Internet, voice, and cloud hosting solutions, has acquired ITonCommand, a Colorado-based IT solutions and consulting company. This will allow Trapp Technology to expand its services in Colorado. “We recognized the intellectual property of ITonCommand could bring value to our current users. The acquisition also adds new services and … Read more

PTS Solutions Inc. acquires Arizona-based ITX Technology Solutions

From police body cameras to mug shot software components, police software systems created by Louisiana-headquartered PTS Solutions Inc. (PTS) are about to get even more technologically advanced. Public safety software company PTS acquired Chandler-based ITX Technology Solutions Inc. this week. ITX has provided information integration and data management software for over 20 years to over … Read more

Vonage acquires Telesphere and its fish tank for $114M

An Arizona company has caught the eye of Vonage Holdings Corp, the leading provider of communication services. Telesphere, an industry-leader of Unified Communications-as-a-Service solutions, is being acquired by Vonage. Last week, Vonage entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Telesphere for $114M in cash and stock. Since 2013, Telesphere has been growing and sweeping up … Read more

Crexendo Inc. acquires One Stop Voice

Crexendo, Inc., a hosted services company that provides hosted telecommunications services, hosted website services, website development software and broadband internet services for businesses and entrepreneurs, today announced an asset purchase agreement with One Stop Voice (“OSV”). OSV provides top of the line, feature rich, cloud-based communications systems to small and medium sized business customers. OSV … Read more

Acoustic Technologies acquired by Cirrus Logic

Acoustic Technologies, an audio solutions provider has been acquired by Cirrus Logic, an analog and digital signal processing components supplier. Acoustic Technologies is based in Mesa, Arizona, and is a leader in embedded firmware voice processing technology, including noise reduction, echo cancelation and voice enhancement. The company’s applications are used by smartphone manufacturers and as well as GPS, … Read more