Liaison Technologies Acquires nuBridges to Extend Enterprise Integration

Combined company poised to help global businesses move, transform and manage data quickly, securely and cost-effectively in the Cloud

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Atlanta — April 8, 2011 — Liaison Technologies, a provider of Cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, has acquired nuBridges Inc., a provider of enterprise data security, managed file transfer (MFT), B2B integration and compliance management.

The acquisition will enable new solutions to help businesses move, transform and manage sensitive data quickly, securely and cost-effectively across systems and organizations behind the firewall or in the Cloud, the two companies said.

For over a decade, nuBridges has helped more than 3,000 customers securely move and store information throughout the extended enterprise-departments, business units, suppliers, customers and business partners, and the company should fit well with Liaison's expertise in Cloud-based B2B and enterprise application integration and data management.

"The combined company will now provide a secure way for businesses to reliably move large volumes of data, which is of particular importance to Life Science, Healthcare and Financial Services companies," the two organizations said in a statement on the acquisition.

"nuBridges is an established leader in data security, file transfer and value-added network technologies and services, with a reputation for innovation and stellar customer service," said Bob Renner, Liaison's CEO. "Adding nuBridges' capabilities to Liaison's current suite of offerings will provide our customers with a comprehensive Integration and Data Management platform suitable for the unique and demanding needs of the many industries we serve."

Founded in 2001, Atlanta-based nuBridges provides technology solutions for extended enterprises that share sensitive data across applications, departments and organizations while facing complex security and compliance mandates. Its data encryption, data tokenization, key management, file transfer and electronic data interchange (EDI) solutions help customers get information from point A to point B safely and with proof of compliance.

The nuBridges acquisition continues Liaison's strategy to add to its Cloud-based integration and data management offerings by gaining specific technologies and capabilities that meet the needs of its customers while maintaining profitable growth. The nuBridges acquisition gives Liaison:

  • Combined expertise and marquee customers in several key industries, including Healthcare and Life Science, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications and Retail, with over 9,000 North American and European customers.
  • A highly scalable managed file transfer (MFT) solution that provides a secure, reliable way to exchange large volumes of sensitive documents with business partners and behind the firewall.
  • A Cloud-based "tokenization-as-a-service" (TaaS) solution to protect credit card numbers, personally identifiable information (PII) and electronic health records (EHR) to reduce risk and compliance costs.
  • A data security and compliance solution that combines Format Preserving Tokenization with encryption, unified key management and logging in one platform-agnostic package.
  • A secure and established value-added network solution for electronic transmission of EDI documents across supply chains with a long-term, loyal customer base.

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