SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has sold its Advanced Public Safety (APS) business to Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga. APS provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and crash/accident reports. APS's solutions also enable law enforcement and court staff to quickly access, analyze, store and share the data as well as reduce the reliance on paper-based systems. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
"This transaction is an element of our continuing program to tighten our corporate focus," said Michael Lesyna, Trimble's vice president of Strategy and Corporate Development. "Trimble will remain actively engaged in the public safety market through its forensic reconstruction solutions."
APS has been reported as part of Trimble's Mobile Solutions segment. The divestiture will not have a material impact on either overall or segment financial results.
Aptean is a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions. The company builds and acquires industry-focused solutions to support the evolving operational needs of its customers. Aptean solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations stay at the forefront of their industries by enabling them to operate more efficiently, thereby ensuring higher customer satisfaction. For more information, visit: www.aptean.com.
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.