DiCentral Acquires Trading Partner and Unite! From EMANIO

Acquisition strengthens DiCentral’s B2B integration suite; enables EMANIO’s strategic focus on Business Intelligence portfolio

Houston—Aug. 31 2011—DiCentral, an innovator in computer software for B2B integration and EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), has acquired EDI and data integration products Trading Partner and Unite! from EMANIO, Inc.

 The acquisition will expand DiCentral’s ability to help organizations create more intelligent and dynamic business networks by simplifying and automating the way they connect and communicate with customers, partners and suppliers; both on-premise or through cloud computing delivery models and managed or conventional software services model. 

Acquiring Trading Partner and Unite! further expands DiCentral’s enterprise data and B2B integration suite, creating the most comprehensive data integration product set for transactional and operational applications regardless of data volume or latency. “This enables our customers to apply data integration solutions throughout their extended enterprise," said Thuy Mai, DiCentral chairman and CEO.

More than 2,000 customers in the retail, manufacturing, health care, communications and distribution industries use Trading Partner and Unite! to translate, integrate and analyze EDI transactions.  "It was a natural evolution for EMANIO to expand into business intelligence solutions from an EDI and data integration foundation – transforming transactional data into actionable analytics,” said KG Charles-Harris, CEO, EMANIO. “The acquisition enables us to focus on our business intelligence and predictive analytics products, Context! and Insight!, leveraging our 20 years of experience and expertise in data integration while giving our current customers broader options.”

The product acquisitions strongly complement DiCentral's product portfolio and align with DiCentral's industry and product expansion strategies of growing both organically and through acquisition, enabling the additional capabilities to DiCentral's existing framework supporting the retail, manufacturing, communications, government, health care and banking industries. This transaction represents the third acquisition com pleted by DiCentral in the last 18 months.

For more information, visit www.dicentral.com or www.emanio.com.