IBM is acquiring Fiberlink Communications, a player in the growing and hotly competitive mobile device management (MDM) software space. Fiberlink also provides mobile security and app management software. As usual, deal terms are undisclosed. (PR)
Big Blue says it will add Fiberlink's cloud-based offerings to its MobileFirst enterprise mobile software platform, and will help it deliver "a comprehensive mobile management and security offering" to companies embracing the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.