This article was published on October 2, 2012

Good Technology acquires enterprise app store solutions company AppCentral


Good Technology acquires enterprise app store solutions company AppCentral
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Enterprise mobility solutions firm Good Technology today announced that it has agreed to acquire San Francisco-based AppCentral, a company that enables enterprise customers to distribute, manage and secure mobile applications.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Good Technology says it acquired the company to enhance its Good Dynamics platform with AppCentral’s ‘AppGuardian’ application wrapping and ‘Mobile Application Management’ solutions.

The company is primarily targeting large enterprises, ISVs and systems integrators who would like to be able to secure and manage mobile apps across iOS, Android, and Windows devices within their organizations.

AppCentral was founded in 2007 had raised $4 million in venture capital from investment firm BlueRun Ventures in 2010. It was originally named Ondeego and started out developing mobile apps for large enterprises.

The company’s entire staff will transition to Good Technology, and the AppCentral headquarters in San Francisco will become a Good Technology office.

Good Technology recently announced another acquisition in the space, snapping up mobile collaboration software company Copiun.

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