Rocket Software, Inc., a Waltham, Massachusetts-based global technology provider for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to modernize and develop applications, acquired Perth, Australia-based Fundi Software and its US-based affiliate, Circle Software.
Established in 1982, Fundi is one of the leading providers of software solutions for IBM IMS and IBM CICS systems.
With the acquisition, Rocket will enhance its portfolio of solutions providing innovative monitoring and diagnostic tools to help mainframe users modernize applications. The company will maintain development operations in Perth and will create new experiences for customers who depend on the mainframe to run their mission critical business applications.
This acquisition follows the launch of Zowe, an open source project for z/OS under the Linux Foundation’s Open Mainframe Project. Rocket, a founding member and a primary contributor to the Zowe project, plans to Zowe-enable the Fundi products.
Founded in 1990, Rocket Software supports organizations in the IBM ecosystem in building solutions while extending the value of their technology investments for the future. The company serves thousands of companies enabling them to run their existing infrastructure and data, as well as extend those assets to take advantage of cloud, mobile, analytics, and other future innovations.
The company also locations in Europe, Asia, and Australia.