FatWire

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FatWire Software
Type Private
Industry Software & Web Content Management & Web 2.0 Collaboration
Successors Oracle Corporation (acquired FatWire 2011)
Founded New York, USA (1996)
Headquarters Mineola, New York
Key people Yogesh Gupta, CEO
Products FatWire Content Server
FatWire TeamUp
FatWire Analytics
FatWire Engage
FatWire Community Server
FatWire Gadget Server
FatWire Mobility Server
FatWire Content Integration Platform
Employees 200 (2008)
Website Oracle and FatWire

FatWire Software was a privately held company selling web content management system software. It was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2011, and its products rolled up into Oracle's WebCenter product lines.[1]

History[edit]

  • 1996: Established by Mark Fasciano, Ari Kahn and John Murcott,
  • 2003: Acquired Open Market's Enterprise web content management assets including Content Server from divine, originally founded as FutureTense.[2][3]
  • 2004: Launched Content Server 6.0 WCM software
  • 2007: Yogesh Gupta was named President and CEO in August, acquired Infostoria in October, launched their strategy for Web Experience Management in November.[4]
  • 2010: FatWire and EMC Corporation announced a partnership in which EMC will resell FatWire's products as their strategic Web Experience Management solution. In return FatWire acquired the rights to resell EMC's digital asset management software,[1].[5][6]
  • 2011: On June 21, 2011, Oracle announced it was acquiring FatWire Software.[7] The acquisition was completed in July 2011 with the assistance of Bingham McCutchen[8]
  • 2012: In February 2012 Oracle releases Oracle WebCenter 11gR1 (11.1.1.6.0) incorporating WebCenter Sites - the new name for Fatwire Content Server.[9]

Market[edit]

FatWire's revenue for 2009 has been estimated to be around $40M by CMS Watch.[10]

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