Thoma Bravo-backed LANDESK buys Naurtech


LANDESK, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, has acquired Naurtech. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Issaquah, Wash., Naurtech is a mobile software firm.

PRESS RELEASE

SALT LAKE CITY — October 1, 2014 — LANDESK, a global leader in delivering user-oriented IT solutions that solve systems, asset, security, mobility and IT service management challenges, today announced it acquired Naurtech, a company that develops connectivity solutions to provide mobile access to enterprise data and applications using Windows CE platform devices. This acquisition brings LANDESK additional mobility solutions, enabling its business to expand, and provides a new support community to Naurtech customers.

“We have been impressed with the product offerings Naurtech has developed,” said Steve Bemis, vice president, mobile productivity business unit for LANDESK. “Naurtech brings complementary expertise that will strengthen support for our mobile operating systems and provide support for additional ruggedized devices. We are thrilled to bring Naurtech into the LANDESK family.”

Although Naurtech will be part of the larger LANDESK business, its product offerings will be maintained separately. LANDESK plans to continue extending Naurtech‘s product offerings with additional mobile platform support, as well as leveraging Naurtech capabilities in other LANDESK products.

Naurtech currently offers the only SAP-recommended mobile browser in the market, making it the preferred solution for organizations looking to improve user productivity for line of business applications built on the SAP platform. In addition, Naurtech provides relationships with additional device manufacturers and is currently being used in thousands of deployments in market segments such as retail, manufacturing, distribution, consumer packaged goods and logistics.

“We have long admired the service that LANDESK offers its customers in the ruggedized space and we are honored to be joining forces with them,” said Pankaj Nauriyal, vice president of sales and business development at Naurtech. “This acquisition brings our team additional resources, along with expanded customer service through LANDESK’s 24-hour global support offerings and its vibrant user community. We are excited for what the future holds as part of LANDESK.”

LANDESK continues to drive innovation, developing the smart platforms and voice-driven applications of the future, which increase user productivity and produce measurable results.

About LANDESK Software

LANDESK, the global authority on user-oriented IT, enables users to be their most productive while helping IT embrace the speed of change. Through the integration and automation of IT systems management, endpoint security management, service management, IT asset management, and mobile device management, LANDESK empowers IT to balance rapidly evolving user requirements with the need to secure critical assets and data. LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with offices located across the globe. For more information, visit www.landesk.com.

About Naurtech
Naurtech, a LANDESK company, develops connectivity solutions to provide mobile access to enterprise data and applications using Windows CE platform devices. Founded in 2001, Naurtech’s products marry the power of device local processing available on handheld computers with the efficiencies of thin client computing to help customers implement their wireless mobility solutions. As an innovative market leader, Naurtech’s customers rely on its technology to address their unique needs in implementation of their auto-ID data collection (AIDC) solutions. With several hundred thousand client deployments worldwide and growing, Naurtech’s terminal emulation and web browser products are used in mobile solutions across market segments like retail, manufacturing, distribution, consumer packaged goods and logistics. For more information, visit www.naurtech.com.

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