Louisville-based Rogue Wave Software acquires Akana

LOUISVILLE — Rogue Wave Software Inc., a software-development firm based in Louisville, said Tuesday it has acquired Los Angeles-based Akana, formerly known as SOA Software.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Akana specializes in developing, managing and securing application programming interfaces. Akana’s platforms allow businesses to extend their reach across multiple channels — mobile, cloud and Internet of Things.

“Today’s announcement builds on our commitment to software development, and extends these critical applications into Web, mobile and IoT,” Brian Pierce, Rogue Wave’s chief executive, said in a prepared statement. “APIs are the business interfaces, so the ability to manage and govern their use fits squarely with our product capabilities. Akana mirrors the needs in our enterprise customer base and furthers our mission to accelerate great code.”

Rogue Wave has offices in Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan. Akana has offices in San Jose, Chicago, Atlanta, Rochester, Minn., New York, London, Munich, Johannesburg, Sydney and Hyderabad.

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