◎Panopticon Softwareの買収を完了 情報最適化ソリューションのDatawatch

Datawatch Corporation

2013/8/29 14:55

◎Panopticon Softwareの買収を完了 情報最適化ソリューションのDatawatch

AsiaNet 54078

共同JBN 0979(2013.8.29)

【チェルムズフォード(米マサチューセッツ州)2013年8月29日PRN=共同JBN】情報最適化ソリューションを提供する世界的な有力企業であるDatawatch Corporation(http://www.datawatch.com/、NASDAQ-CM:DWCH)は29日、リアルタイム可視化データ発見ソリューションで業界をリードする非上場企業のPanopticon Software(本社スウェーデン・ストックホルム)の買収を完了したと発表した。買収の完了に伴ってPanopticonの元株主は、Datawatchの発行済み全株式の23.6%を、一定の比率に従って受け取る。PanopticonはDatawatch直属の完全子会社になった。

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Datawatchのマイケル・A・モリソン社長兼最高経営責任者(CEO)は「DatawatchとPanopticonは戦略的に見ても社風から見ても最高の組み合わせだ。情報最適化とリアルタイム可視化データ発見の両リーダーの合併で、顧客はリアルタイムを含めたそれぞれの事業展開速度に合わせて、ほぼすべてのデータの価値を可視化する力を持つようになる」と述べた。

モリソン社長は「革新への情熱と顧客成功への熱意をともに抱く二つのチームを合体させた。以前から強力だったDatawatchのチームに25人の熟練者が加わったことで、顧客に事業改革の価値を提供するエキスパートとしてのわが社の立場は、さらに強固となった」と付け加えた。

Panopticonの買収は、Datawatch Enterprise ServerとDatawatch Monarch Professionalの実証済みの機能を高める。Panopticonは多彩な可視化データ発見過程を通して、各社がそれぞれのデータを理解し、価値を見いだしたいという日常的な要望に応えるDatawatchのソリューションを強化する。顧客はPanopticonによって、あらゆる種類のデータをリアルタイムで探査、発見し、可視化する強力な独自操作のソリューションを獲得する。

Panopticonは革新的なリアルタイム技術による可視化データ発見の分野では先進企業。同社のメモリー内臓高速ソリューションは、リアルタイム可視化発見・分析が欠かせない金融市場や通信、エネルギー業界などでは証明された実績を持つ。業界組織やアナリスト組織からはこの分野での技術的、思想的先進企業と認められ、最近ではガートナー(Gartner, Inc.)の「2013年インメモリー・コンピューティングのクールベンダー(Cool Vendors for In-Memory Computing 2013)」に選ばれている。

▽DATAWATCH CORPORATIONについて

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH)(http://markets.financialcontent.com/prnews/quote?Symbol=DWCH)は、組織が可能な限り多様なデータを自社のビッグデータや解析アプリケーションに入力できるようにする情報最適化製品とソリューションを提供する有力企業である。Datawatchはリポート、PDFファイル、EDIストリームなどの構造化、非構造化、半構造化されたソースを、事業に内在する問題や機会を全方位の観点から見渡せるアプリケーションへ組み入れる能力を組織に与える。世界ではFortune 100社中の99社を含む4万社以上の組織がDatawatchの製品やサービスを利用しており、あらゆる業種の企業がDatawatchの業界トップであるソリューションの力と柔軟性から恩恵を受けられる。Datawatchは米マサチューセッツ州チェルムズフォードに本社を置き、ロンドン、ミュンヘン、シンガポール、シドニー、マニラにオフィスを構え、世界100カ国以上にパートナーと顧客がいる。詳細はwww.datawatch.comを参照。

▽問い合わせ先

  投資家関係:

    Investor Contact:

    Datawatch Investor Relations

    investor@datawatch.com

    Phone: +1-978-441-2200 ext. 8323

  報道関係:

    Sarah Bernardi

    Datawatch Corporation

    Sarah_Bernardi@datawatch.com

    Phone: +1-978-441-2200 ext. 8387

    Twitter: @datawatch

(C)2013  Datawatch

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ソース:Datawatch Corporation

Datawatch Completes Acquisition of Panopticon

PR54078

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRN=KYODO JBN/ --

  -- Acquisition Provides Datawatch Customers Real-time Visual Data Discovery

           Against the Largest Variety of Data Sources

    Datawatch Corporation (http://www.datawatch.com/ ) (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), the

leading global provider of information optimization solutions, today completed

its acquisition of Panopticon Software AB, a privately held company based in

Stockholm, Sweden and an industry leader in real-time visual data discovery

solutions.  Former Panopticon shareholders will receive Datawatch shares

representing up to 23.6% of the total Datawatch shares outstanding following

the closing of the transaction, determined on an adjusted basis.  Panopticon is

now a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of Datawatch.

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    "The Datawatch/Panopticon combination is a great fit strategically and

culturally," said Michael A. Morrison, president and chief executive officer of

Datawatch.  "Bringing together the leaders in information optimization and

real-time visual data discovery will empower our customers to optimize the

value of virtually any data, and now do it at the speed their businesses

operate -  even if that means in real-time.

    "We've brought together two teams that share the same passion for

innovation and commitment to customer success. We've added another 25 industry

veterans to an already very strong Datawatch team - further solidifying our

position as the experts in delivering transformative business value to our

customers."

    The Panopticon acquisition builds on the proven strength of Datawatch

Enterprise Server and Datawatch Monarch Professional.  Panopticon extends the

Datawatch solution to address business users' ubiquitous needs to understand

and extract value from their data through a rich, visual data discovery

experience.  With Panopticon, customers get a strong, self-service solution to

explore, discover and visualize any variety of data, in real-time.

    Panopticon is a leader in visual data discovery for its innovative

real-time technology.  The company's in-memory, high speed solution has a

proven track record in capital markets, telecommunications, energy and other

industries that rely on real-time visual discovery and analytics.  Panopticon

has also been recognized by industry and analyst organizations for being a

technical and thought leader in the marketplace, including being recently named

as a "Cool Vendor" in the Cool Vendors for In-Memory Computing 2013 report by

Gartner, Inc.

    ABOUT DATAWATCH CORPORATION

    Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH)         

    (http://markets.financialcontent.com/prnews/quote?Symbol=DWCH) is a leader

in providing information optimization products and solutions that allow

organizations to deliver the greatest data variety possible into their big data

and analytic applications.  Datawatch provides organizations the ability to

integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports,

PDF files, and EDI streams into these applications to provide a 360 degree

perspective of the issues and opportunities that exist in their businesses.

More than 40,000 organizations worldwide use Datawatch's products and services,

including 99 of the Fortune 100, and businesses of every type can benefit from

the power and flexibility of Datawatch's industry leading solutions. Datawatch

is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in London, Munich,

Singapore, Sydney and Manila, and with partners and customers in more than 100

countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.datawatch.com.

    Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of

1995

    Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe

historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is

defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such

statements, including but not limited to those relating to results of

operations, contained herein are based on current expectations, but are subject

to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ

materially from expectations. The factors that could cause actual future

results to differ materially from current expectations include the following:

risks associated with the continuing weak global economy; risks associated with

fluctuations in quarterly operating results due, among other factors, to the

size and timing of large customer orders; risks associated with acquisitions,

including the recent acquisition of intellectual property from Math Strategies

and the acquisition of Panopticon; the volatility of Datawatch's stock price;

limitations on the effectiveness of internal controls; rapid technological

change; Datawatch's dependence on the introduction of new products and possible

delays in those introductions; competition in the software industry generally,

and in the markets for information optimization in particular; Datawatch's

dependence on its principal products, proprietary software technology and

software licensed from third parties; risks associated with international sales

and operations; risks associated with indirect distribution channels; the

adequacy of Datawatch's sales returns reserve; risks associated with a

subscription sales model; Datawatch's dependence on its ability to hire and

retain skilled personnel; disruption or failure of Datawatch's technology

systems that may result from a natural disaster, cyber-attack or other

catastrophic event; and uncertainty and additional costs that may result from

evolving regulation of corporate governance and public disclosure. Further

information on factors that could cause actual results to differ from those

anticipated is detailed in various publicly-available documents, which include,

but are not limited to, filings made by Datawatch from time to time with the

Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to, those

appearing in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended

September 30, 2012, Form 10-Q for the quarters ended December 31, 2012, March

31, 2013 and June 30, 2013, and Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A

filed with the SEC on August 5, 2013. Any forward-looking statements should be

considered in light of those factors.

    Investor Contact:

    Datawatch Investor Relations  

    investor@datawatch.com

    Phone: +1-978-441-2200 ext. 8323

    Media Contact:

    Sarah Bernardi

    Datawatch Corporation

    Sarah_Bernardi@datawatch.com

    Phone: +1-978-441-2200 ext. 8387

    Twitter: @datawatch

    (C) 2013 Datawatch Corporation. Datawatch, Monarch and their respective

logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Datawatch Corporation in the

United States and/or other countries. All other names are trademarks or

registered trademarks of their respective companies.

    SOURCE: Datawatch Corporation

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