Accelerite to acquire Citrix CloudPlatform

Accelerite has entered into an agreement to acquire Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStackâ„¢ and CloudPortal Business Manager, the company said.

The transaction, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close before 31 March 2016.

The addition of these technologies to the company´s cloud software portfolio will help enterprises and service providers simplify cloud management and accelerate the adoption of containers in the cloud.

Citrix CloudPlatform (powered by Apache CloudStackâ„¢) is cloud computing software for creating, managing, and deploying public and private cloud infrastructure services.

CloudPortal Business Manager is a unified cloud services delivery and business management platform that enables cloud services automation for provisioning, billing, metering and user management. CloudPortal Business Manager makes it easy to deliver a broad array of cloud services while integrating with existing business, operations and IT systems.

Accelerite provides infrastructure software in the areas of Cloud Management (Convirt/rCloud/Rovius), Endpoint and Enterprise Mobility Management (Radia) and an API based Service Creation and Monetization platform for the fields of telecommunications and Internet of Things (Aepona, acquired from Intel).

Accelerite is the products business of Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT).