Sightline Innovation announces the acquisition of COSAM Systems Inc. of Aurora, Ontario.

Sightline Innovation announces the acquisition of COSAM Systems Inc. of 
Aurora, Ontario. 
TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Sightline specializes in the design and 
development of high technology software systems that take full advantage of 
leading-edge open source projects. At the same time, Sightline leverages its 
world-class expertise with mobile technology, messaging systems, "big data" 
and unstructured databases. Sightline offers both application development 
services based on a FTE (Full Time Equivalent) model and synthetic vision 
software systems based on its own VtiS (Vision, Telemetry and Intelligence 
Systems) framework. Sightline has various strategic relationships/projects 
with multiple Ontario Universities and Colleges, and deploys a "top talent" 
process to recruit the very best programmers and computer scientists. 
COSAM Systems was founded in 2010 by a team of IBM Systems experts with 
extensive operational knowledge, industry expertise, IBM Systems expertise and 
large-scale education, certification, project management and consultative 
selling experience. COSAM has operations located in Canada, USA, Europe/Africa 
and Singapore. COSAM's mission is to improve the affordability of 
modernization of IBM customer systems through extensive use of Cloud, Open 
Source, Analytics and Mobile technology. 
Sightline CEO, Wallace Trenholm and Mark Buchner, co-founder of COSAM Systems 
Inc., agree: "The acquisition of COSAM Systems Inc., opens the door for 
Sightline Innovation to accelerate it's long standing commitment to 
open-source software development through game-changing modernization of IBM 
systems. Typically, legacy software has prevented clients from fully 
exploiting web, mobile, cloud and big data technologies." 
The acquisition strengthens Sightline Innovation in the areas of Business 
Development expertise including Mergers and Acquisitions, To-Market Strategy, 
Intellectual Property Analysis, Branding and Logos. Sightline can also assist 
customers with IRAP, SR&ED grants, and Business Case development for investors 
and venture capitalists. 
Andre M Boisvert, former Senior Vice President of Marketing at Oracle 
Corporation and former President & COO of SAS Institute Inc., in addition to 
being a co-founder of COSAM Corporation, is currently a Director of several 
prominent Open Source and Software as a Service companies, such as Infobright 
Corp., Zend Technologies Inc., Palamida Corp., Emailvision Inc., Webtrends 
Corp., Transera Communications, Inc., and Clario Analytics Inc. In regards to 
Sightline's acquisition of COSAM Corporation, Boisvert commented "As witnessed 
by the name we attached to the company Cloud, Open Source, Analytics and 
Mobile, we saw a tremendous opportunity to modernize legacy systems by 
leveraging game-changing open source, cloud, mobile and analytics 
technologies. Sightline Inc. does not only share in COSAM's vision and 
passion, they have the complimentary talent and resources that will permit the 
combined entity to capitalize on this growing market opportunity". 
Sightline Innovation Inc. is a rapidly growing software development company 
located in Toronto, Ontario which was founded in 2006. This is the same year 
Founder and CEO, Wallace Trenholm, sold his last company, Epoch Integration 
Inc, to Research in Motion (RIM). 
Mark Buchner Vice President - Business Development (905) 
SOURCE: Sightline Innovation Inc 
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