The consolidation in the ECM market continues : Tridion to be acquired by SDL

Tridion is (still) a strong player in the Dutch Web Content Management market. I say (still) because history has tought us that in software land acquisitions and the related merger/consolidation of technologies, strategies and roadmaps is often not doing an individual product any good …

Tridion to be acquired by SDL International

Combination creates Global Web Content Management solution

Tridion, a leading global provider of Web Content Management (WCM) software solutions, announced today it has signed an agreement to be acquired by SDL International, the leading provider of Global Information Management (GIM) solutions for €69 million. The acquisition is expected to close within the second quarter and remains subject to conditions, including SDL shareholder approval and a successful share issue by SDL to fund the acquisition.

The combination of Tridion and SDL will deliver the industry’s most comprehensive Global Web Content Management solution for communicating with multiple target audiences on a global basis. Tridion’s market leading Web Content Management system, combined with SDL’s Global Information Management technology delivers a seamless solution that enables organizations to create and translate content once, and re-use it across all web requirements in corporate communication, marketing, sales and customer service or support in any language. By providing both award-winning technology and services, the combination of Tridion and SDL will offer multinational organizations a total solution to compete in today’s global economy. …