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November 27, 2012

Arkadin Acquires Novasight

By Rahul Arora
TMCnet Contributor

Arkadin (News - Alert), a global collaboration services provider, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Novasight, a company founded and managed by Philippe Decaesteke, specializing in video conferencing services. AXA Private Equity helped Arkadin with the acquisition.

Founded in 2001, Novasight performs on the market of means and services for long-distance collaboration. Dedicated to the B-to-B market of large and SMC companies, it owes its notoriety to the quality of its service, flexibility, availability and satisfaction of its customers. Its services include audio conferencing, video conferencing, telepresence and Web conferencing. The acquisition of Novasight will help Arkadin boost its development to UC, solutions which gather all the collaboration tools within a single interface.

Olivier de Puymorin, founder and CEO of Arkadin, said, "We are delighted to integrate Novasight's expertise into our company as it offers major growth opportunities. This acquisition allows our company to grow its offer and asserts our presence across the value chain of Unified Communications (News - Alert)."

Philippe Decaesteke, founder and CEO of Novasight, said, "This acquisition will allow Novasight to enter a new stage in its development. The technological expertises of our teams, plus the market know-how and international presence of Arkadin, constitute the key elements of a successful combination."

Arkadin offers a complete range of remote collaboration solutions from audio, Web and video conferencing to UC. Arkadin enables all types and sizes of organizations to communicate and collaborate effectively using its user-friendly and cost-efficient solutions to increase business productivity.

The company recently received individual Gold Marcom awards for excellence in branding and website design. Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP), the international competition recognizes achievement in a wide variety of marketing and communications disciplines. The Marcom awards attract organizations of all sizes, including the Fortune 500. Over 6,000 entries were received in a wide variety of categories.

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Edited by Brooke Neuman


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