Aepona Merges with Appium

Aepona of Ireland has merged with Sweden-based Appium, in order to create a singer vendor for the telecom service layer. No financial terms were disclosed. Aepona has raised nearly $50 million in VC funding from firms like Amadeus Capital Partners, Invest Northern Ireland, Polaris Venture Partners and Trinity Venture Capital. Appium has raised over $10 million in VC funding from firms like InnovationsKapital, Innovacom and Nordic Venture Partners. www.aepona.com www.appium.com