Bloomfire Integrates With Zendesk

Austin-based Bloomfire, which develops knowledge sharing software for the enterprise, said this week that it has launched a new app for Zendesk. According to BLoomfire, the new app allows customer support employees to easily access information within Bloomfire without leaving Zendesk. Zendesk is widely used for managing customer support....Continue →

Zenoss Wins Vassar College

Austin-based IT monitoring and analysis software developer Zenoss said on Thursday that Vassar College has shifted its IT monitoring efforts from in-house monitoring to the company's hosted monitoring service. According to Zenoss, Vassar is running its IT monitoring as a service from Amazon Web Services, with Zenoss handling all deployment, backup and restore, and patching services for the school. Financial impact of the customer win was not announced....Continue →

Digital Pharmacist Buys PocketRx

Austin-based Digital Pharmacist, a digital health startup which provides patient engagement software to pharmacies, said on Thursday that it has acquired PocketRx, a mobile app which lets patients manage their prescriptions. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Digital Pharmacist said it acquired the app from developer Praeses, LLC, which will continue to provide software development and support for the app....Continue →

eRelevance Expands Exec Team

Austin-based marketing automation services provider eRelevance is announcing today that it has expanded its leadership team. According to the company, it has appointed Michael Norman as its Vice President of Software Development, and Melonie Poole as Director of Client Success. Norman, who is an Austin tech veteran, has previously served at such companies as RetailMeNot, Bazaarvoice, Lombardi, BorrowersFirst and Trilogy Software. He was most recently VP of Software Engineering at BorrowersFirst....Continue →

Tango Networks Connects To iPhone

Frisco, Texas-based Tango Networks, which develops software for the Unified Communications (UC) market, says it has rolled out a new iOS Apple CallKit, which allows enterprise customers to connect their iPhones to Unified Communications systems. Tango said the integration with iOS Apple CallKit lets employees use their iPhone's native dialer for business calls.Continue →

National Instruments Names New CFO

Austin-based National Instruments announced this morning that it has named a new CFO. National Instruments said that Karen Rapp has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer, starting on May 9th, to oversee its global finance and IT organizations. Rapp will report to CEO Alex Davern. Rapp was most recently Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at NXP Semiconductor. She also has served at Freescale Semiconductor and Motorola.Continue →

SailPoint Secures Patent

Austin-based SailPoint has received a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, covering the company's method of resetting passwords for users who are locked out of a corporate network. According to the USPTO, the patent, number 9,600,656, was granted to Nicholas Ryan Wellinghoff, and was issued on March 21st. SailPoint was represented by Sprinkle IP Law Group in the patent filing....Continue →

Quantlab Acquires IP, Employees From Teza

Houston-based Quantlab Financial, a quantitative electronic trading firm, announced this morning that it has acquired certain technology and intellectual property assets--including 20 employees--from Teza Group. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. According to Quantlab, it will create a new subsidiary, Quantlab Futures Technology, Inc., which will develop and deploy quantitative trading strategies for global futures markets....Continue →

Fanatic Software Acquired By Complete XRM

Cedar Park, Texas-based Fanatic Software, which develops mobile productivity applications, has been acquired by Complete XRM. Financial details of the deal were not announced. Fanatic Software is maker of the Pocket Informant productivity applications, which run on Mac, iOS, and Android. Complete XRM is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.Continue →

SevenTablets Debuts Crowdsourced Mobile Photo Editing App

Dallas-based SevenTablets announced a new photo editing app today, called Mendr, which it says let users tap into a pool of professional photo editors, to help them enhance their images. SevenTablets--which was showing its new Mendr app at SXSW--said its app lets users request everything from simple touch-ups to " extreme enhancements" or corrections....Continue →

HelloGbye Launches Travel Booking App

Austin-based startup HelloGbye has launched a new, mobile app aimed at helping users book flight and hotels, the company announced this morning. The company said its app, which is available for iOS, allows users to book any combination of flight and hotel itineraries, and is aimed at small businesses, frequent fliers, luxury travelers and groups....Continue →

Aporia Solutions Acquired By Accume Partners

Houston-based Aporia Solutions, a provider of technology and information system auditing and cybersecurity services, has been acquired by New York-based Accume Partners, the companies announced on Monday. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Accume Partners is a provider of audit, technology, compliance, enterprise risk, and cybersecurity services to the banking and financial services industry....Continue →




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