On February 4, 2009, Oracle announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire mValent, a leading provider of application configuration management solutions. With the acquisition of mValent, Oracle is expected to enable customers with the ability to collect, compare and reconcile deep configuration information of complex systems. The mValent solution ensures consistent configuration across IT environments and also provides agile support for ongoing environment and technology changes.
The combination of mValent and Oracle Enterprise Manager is expected to provide customers with a more comprehensive top-down application management solution, delivering greater value to the business. Oracle Enterprise Manager combined with mValent provides enhanced management across the application life cycle. Customers are expected to benefit from increased operational productivity through automation, enhanced audit and governance and improved application uptime.