DEALS: Alcatel-Lucent merger


Alcatel and Lucent announce deal to become the world's largest vendor of wired and wireless communications gear.


DEALS

WHO

WITH

WHAT

SCOOP

Alcatel

Lucent

Alcatel and Lucent will merge to form a company with $25B in revenue.

The new company will be the world's largest vendor of wired and wireless communications gear.

Oracle

Portal Software

Oracle acquired Portal software for $220M

Oracle President Charles Phillips said the acquisition will deliver "the first end-to-end packaged enterprise software suite for the communications industry."

salesforce.com

Sendia

Salesforce.com bought Sendia for $15M in cash

Salesforce.com launched a new service, called AppExchange Mobile, based on Sendia's technology that will allow its developers to write one application that will run on both mobile devices and personal computers.

Comverse

Netcentrex

Comverse acquired Netcentrex for $164M in cash

Comverse will use Netcentrex's network-based software that enables IP-based services with its portfolio of value-added multimedia messaging, content and converged billing solutions.

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