CDC Software & Consona Merge to Form Aptean
ATLANTA, Aug 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CDC Software (CDC) and Consona Corp. (Consona), both enterprise application software (EAS) providers of on-premise and cloud technologies, have merged to form Aptean.
The new brand signifies the coming together of two leading EAS companies with similar histories of success, unified under one name. As a combined organization, Aptean has over 9,000 customers, 1,500 employees, and a worldwide network of sales and support operations.
Monte Ford, president of Aptean, said, "This merger supports our business model and fits with our strategy by increasing Aptean's exposure in well-defined vertical markets. Consona and CDC have complementary solutions in key application areas, including customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM). As Aptean, we look forward to further developing our relationships with the customers of both CDC and Consona. We are committed to protecting our customers' software application investments through continued enhancement of all our existing software platforms, while developing new products, features and delivery capabilities. Aptean will maintain world-class customer support with efficient and effective implementation services."
"We're excited about the opportunity to deliver greater value and an even broader range of solutions to our customers," said Scott Malia, chief operating officer of Consona. "Both companies have an extensive history in the enterprise application software market and will combine valuable and insightful industry expertise with complementary, high quality products."
CDC Software and Consona Corporation have both successfully delivered software and services to companies of all sizes, ranging from small businesses to Global 2000 enterprises, and in targeted vertical markets including financial services, manufacturing, distribution, medical, high tech, and professional services.