"With this acquisition, IBM's mobile offerings will span mobile application development, integration, security and management. Worklight will become an important piece of IBM's mobility strategy, offering clients an open platform that helps speed the delivery of existing and new mobile applications to multiple devices. It also helps enable secure connections between smartphone and tablet applications with enterprise IT systems"
The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of this year. The financial terms were not disclosed.
To learn more, watch Worklight's FinovateFall 2010 demo.