Prnewswire | May 11, 2023
Jellyfish, the leading Engineering Management Platform (EMP), today announced the immediate availability of their platform in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that make it easy to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Jellyfish customers will now enjoy the streamlined procurement process AWS Marketplace offers through consolidated billing and custom pricing. Additionally, they can retire their Enterprise Discount Program (EDP) commitment when applicable.
"Every company is becoming a software company and is looking to their engineering teams to differentiate the customer experience," said Billy Robins, Head of Business Development and Partners at Jellyfish. "Our platform aligns engineering investment and efforts to business priorities to maximize business impact and outcomes."
Engineering teams are the innovation engines of our society. Companies like Mastercard, Priceline, ZoomInfo, and PagerDuty already use Jellyfish to focus their engineering teams on what matters most to the business and show the impact of their engineering investments. By making the platform available on AWS Marketplace, Jellyfish is making these benefits accessible to all AWS customers.
"We want to meet our customers where they are. By making Jellyfish available in AWS Marketplace, this means less friction and faster implementation for our customers, allowing them to focus on supporting teams and building amazing software, not sorting through procurement rules at their company."
Following Jellyfish's $71M Series C funding round in February 2022, led by Accel, Insight Partners, and Tiger Global, Jellyfish has launched the industry's first comparative Benchmarking tool and a new DevFinOps solution to simplify software capitalization reporting for engineering leaders, while more than doubling its customer base. The company was recently named to the Intelligent Apps 40 list, presented by Madrona, Goldman Sachs, PitchBook, Microsoft and Amazon.
Jellyfish is the leading Engineering Management Platform that enables engineering leaders to align engineering work with strategic business objectives. By analyzing engineering signals and contextual business data, Jellyfish provides complete visibility into engineering organizations, the work they do, and how they operate. Companies like Mastercard, Priceline, ZoomInfo and PagerDuty use Jellyfish to optimize the allocation of engineering resources to focus their teams on what matters most to the business. For more information, visit www.jellyfish.co.
Prnewswire | April 19, 2023
Elektrobit today announced that Jaguar Land Rover will use Elektrobit's software platform and Automotive OS offering to build their next-generation EVA Continuum electrical architecture that will be featured in Jaguar Land Rover's full line of vehicles from 2024. Jaguar Land Rover selected Elektrobit as part of its initiative to drive standardization and predictability in the software platform for the new architecture, which will enable it to bring new vehicles quickly and efficiently to market.
Today's leading car makers are challenged to keep pace in the rapid industry transition towards software-defined vehicles. Using Elektrobit software and engineering services, Jaguar Land Rover has been able to accelerate production of electric vehicles (EVs) and other next-generation cars. Elektrobit software and solutions have enabled Jaguar Land Rover to develop electronic control units (ECUs) more easily, reducing both development time for innovative new features, and hidden costs, without compromising quality, safety and security.
Since 2021, Elektrobit has provided Jaguar Land Rover access to its full real-time computing (RTC) portfolio – including EB tresos with firmware for over-the-air update functionality and EB zentur supporting state-of-the-art embedded security – to enable ECUs for the new Jaguar Land Rover EVA continuum platform architecture. Elektrobit's engineering services have been an integral part of the relationship with Jaguar Land Rover providing a dedicated team for feature enhancements.
"It has been truly exciting to work alongside the Jaguar Land Rover team as their software partner of choice in bringing to life the EVA Continuum platform and supporting the realization of their vision," said Maria Anhalt, CEO, Elektrobit. "Jaguar Land Rover has been pushing the boundaries of innovation by radically transforming its business to build software-defined vehicles. We are proud to be working with Jaguar Land Rover in enabling its next generation of iconic vehicles."
Elektrobit is an award-winning and visionary global vendor of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 35 of years serving the industry, Elektrobit's software powers over five billion devices in more than 600 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for car infrastructure software, connectivity & security, automated driving and related tools, and user experience. Elektrobit is a wholly-owned, independently-operated subsidiary of Continental.
SAFETY AND REGULATION, ENGINEERING TECH
Businesswire | May 16, 2023
Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the purchase of Fisher Engineering, Inc. (“Fisher”), a professional services firm specializing in customized fire protection and life safety engineering for public and private customers. Founded in 2007, Fisher serves customers across the United States and internationally from offices in Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Detroit, Portland (ME), Phoenix and Virginia Beach. The firm provides an extensive array of technical services involving code consulting, commissioning, life safety survey and analysis, systems design, fire, smoke and egress modeling, performance-based design, litigation and forensic engineering, and third-party reviews. Fisher works with clients in a broad range of sectors including aviation, data centers, education, fueling, government, healthcare, hospitality, commercial and industrial real estate, oil and gas, student housing and technology hubs. Fisher’s workforce of twenty-four professionals, including Doug Fisher, the firm’s Principal Fire Protection Engineer and Co-Founder, will join Bowman in connection with the acquisition.
“We’ve been pursuing the acquisition of Fisher for quite some time,” said Gary Bowman, CEO of Bowman. “Fisher has built a great platform from which we can expand a national and international fire protection and life safety practice. Doug and the Fisher team possess a depth of expertise that complements the services we offer and aligns perfectly with our extensive customer base. Fisher’s experience as a prime contractor to the United States federal government will provide us a pathway to expand our reach to the single largest infrastructure consumer in our market. We’re all looking forward to realizing the inherent revenue synergies that will come from this acquisition.”
“Bowman has a reach that will enable our business to grow at a rate we could not otherwise achieve,” said Doug Fisher, Principal Fire Protection Engineer and Co-Founder of Fisher. “There’s a tremendous opportunity to leverage our collective experiences, customers, and cultures to create something far bigger and more valuable than what we have today. Fisher brings experience in federal contracting and prime government contracts that enhance Bowman’s ability to expand its public and federal penetration. Our staff is excited to become part of the Bowman team and to access the many professional development programs and career growth tracks Bowman offers their employees.”
The Company expects the Fisher acquisition to contribute approximately $5 million of annualized net service billing before revenue synergies and be immediately accretive. Financed with a combination of cash, seller notes, and equity, the acquisition falls within previously discussed target multiple and operating metric ranges. More detailed information on M&A activities, pipeline, and guidance updates will be provided in connection with scheduled quarterly and annual communications.
About Bowman Consulting Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Bowman is an engineering services firm delivering infrastructure solutions to customers who own, develop, and maintain the built environment. With over 1,650 employees and more than 70 offices throughout the United States, Bowman provides a variety of planning, engineering, geospatial, construction management, commissioning, environmental consulting, land procurement and other technical services to customers operating in a diverse set of regulated end markets. Bowman trades on the Nasdaq under the symbol BWMN.
About Fisher Engineering, Inc.
Fisher Engineering, Inc. was established in 2007 with the aim of offering clients a responsive, personal solution to fire protection engineering services. Fisher strives to provide customized, high-quality fire protection engineering services to clients across the country and abroad. Fisher employs an accredited team of registered fire protection engineers with advanced degrees in fire protection engineering. With offices and personnel in Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Detroit, Portland (ME), Phoenix, Southern California and Virginia Beach, Fisher is well positioned to access project sites throughout North America and internationally. For more information on Fisher Engineering, Inc., their projects, and services, visit www.feifire.com.