IBM News - United States 2003-07-15 Aptrix is acquired, strengthening IBM software portfolio: "IBM has announced that it has acquired all the outstanding shares of Presence Online Pty Ltd., which does business under the name Aptrix, a privately-held, Australia-based provider of web content management software. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The acquisition will strengthen IBM's Lotus portfolio with new Web content management software that will enable users to contribute and collaborate on assembling, approving and deploying content to a portal or website. It will also help accelerate IBM's plans for the Lotus Workplace Content Development offering. That product will be built based on the Aprtix technology, will accelerate the development and delivery of critical business information and help lower the cost of managing content. The Lotus Workplace Content Development software is available immediately."