Spirent acquires Welsh WiFi monitoring and benchmarking company Epitiro

Spirent, the California-based company that specialises in verification, analytics and device intelligence solutions, has acquired Epitiro, a Welsh company that offers quality monitoring and benchmarking solutions for WiFi and ethernet connections. That makes sense: service providers and enterprises increasingly rely on WiFi to provide users with HQ voice, video and data services and access to […]

Spanish location data visualisation startup CartoDB scores $23m in growth funding from Accel, Salesforce and others

CartoDB, the Madrid/New York-based startup that specialises in location data analysis and visualisation software, has secured $23 million in Series B funding to support its international growth. The round was led by new investor Accel Partners, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and prior backers Earlybird Ventures and Kibo Ventures, and brings the total capital raised […]

Enghouse Systems buys Stockholm-based enterprise software firm Aktavara for an undisclosed sum

Enghouse Systems, a 30-year old software and services company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, has acquired Sweden’s Aktavara and its 19 employees for an undisclosed amount. Founded back in 2002, Stockholm-based Aktavara offers software solutions for telecommunications service providers, servicing telcos and network operators across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Notably, this is […]