Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions, announced that it has acquired Antenna Software, a leader in Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). Antenna Software, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, has over 250 employees focused on delivering mobility technology worldwide. The company also has a center in Bangalore, India.
With Antenna, Pegasystems adds a leader in the Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Applications Development Platforms1 to its existing Magic Quadrant leadership in BPM2 and CRM3 to deliver better business software to any channel.
Key benefits of this combination include:
- Faster time-to-market and increased flexibility in end-to-end mobile application development
- Powerful mobile application and device management
- Mobile Backend-as-a-Service coupled with industry-leading BPM, case management, and advanced decisioning
- Proven expertise of two industry leaders in delivering enterprise solutions to a global clientele
- Powerful model-driven design to complement native mobile development and responsive UIs to “design-once and deploy everywhere”
Research from IDC shows that by 2015, there will be 1.3 billion people in the mobile workforce4. To serve mobile users, applications must be prepared for multiple mobile platforms and more than 250 different screen sizes. Enterprises require flexible capabilities for mobile solution development and management to meet the evolving requirements of their employees, partners, and customers. The combination of Antenna and Pegasystems will bring the power of both native and model-driven development to customers and prospects of both organizations.
Quotes & Commentary:
“Traditional mobile technology can lead to separate channel-specific applications which hamper customer service and efficient operations,” said Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO of Pegasystems. “Pega’s distinctive customer-centric approach to mobility enables business users and IT to create optimal customer experiences across channels and devices. We believe that mobile devices should seamlessly operate with processes and cases to drive work to done. Pega and Antenna coming together offers our collective clients state-of-the-art mobile development, responsive UIs, device management and cloud-based Backend-as-a-Service.”