Red Hat Acquiring FeedHenry For $82M


Red Hat has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held enterprise mobile application platform provider FeedHenry for roughly $82 million. The transaction is expected to close in Q3 Fiscal Year 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

FeedHenry has an open and extensible architecture based on Node.js for client and server side mobile app development. The FeedHenry platform lets developers create native (Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Blackberry), hybrid, HTML5 or web apps. The platform supports a wide variety of toolkits including native SDKs, hybrid Apache Cordova, HTML5 and Titanium, as well as frameworks such as Xamarin, Sencha Touch, and other JavaScript frameworks.

FeedHenry expands Red Hat’s broad portfolio of application development, integration, and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, enabling the company to support mobile application development in public and private environments.

FeedHenry  was founded in 2010 as a spin out from the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland.

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