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Watchfire Acquires CAST’s Website Accessibility Technology

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 15:54:10 -0400
Message-Id: <200208061554.AA1225916600@pop.state.ct.us>
To: "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

From: http://www.watchfire.com/news/PressRelease.asp?ID=73

LEXINGTON, MA - August 6, 2002 - Watchfire Corporation, a provider of Website Management software and services, today announced the acquisition of Bobby™, CAST's leading website accessibility technology. Bobby, analysis software that identifies website accessibility issues, assists government agencies and companies in their efforts to achieve accessible websites that meet current accessibility legislation and guidelines, including Section 508 and the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). With over 90,000 users worldwide and an average of 4,500 URLs tested for accessibility issues daily, Bobby is the market leader in website accessibility software. Given the synergies between Watchfire's current offerings and this accessibility technology, Watchfire's acquisition of Bobby immediately broadens the company's Website Management reach.
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