Mediasurface plc, a content management provider, has announced the acquisition of Class-Act Bv, the Netherlands-based supplier of the Silverbullet content management system. The deal for the intellectual property of Silverbullet and the services of its authors, is valued at approximately $515,000, and is made up partly of cash and equity.
Silverbullet is an ASP solution based on Microsoft technology including a SQL Server database and using .NET technology. Silverbullet is designed to allow small to medium-sized organizations set up a Web site quickly and at a low cost, using predefined layouts and styles that can be tailored to reflect corporate branding and an individual customers' preferences.
Continued product development of Silverbullet is expected. Silverbullet, which is likely to be re-named in line with the Mediasurface brand, will be available as a rental solution only, while Mediasurface and Morello will only be offered as licensed products.