September 29, 2015
Microsoft Corp. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire key product and technology assets of Adxstudio Inc., a Regina-based provider of Web portals, online engagement offerings and application lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Founded in 1998, under the trade name AppDepot Web Services Inc., Adxstudio Inc. is a privately owned and operated company headquartered in Regina with offices in Calgary, Toronto and Redmond Wash. Adxstudio began offering software products to the Microsoft software community in 2001.
Adxstudio Web portals are built natively on Dynamics CRM, “allowing our customers to easily connect and extend their key sales and customer services business processes online, Microsoft said, adding that “this acquisition also delivers pre-built engagement solutions including partner relationship management for organizations who sell through partner channels; technical support solutions for high tech and software development organizations; and online citizen engagement for public sector organizations.”
Bob Stutz, corporate vice president, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, wrote in a blog that “organizations today are looking for new and different ways to better connect, support and engage with their customers. People increasingly rely on channels like Web portals to make sure their voice is heard — in fact this year, Forrester research uncovered that for the first time, Web self-service is now the most popular channel customers use to find help.”