Aegis buys Vesta for mobile marketing

September 14, 2010|By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun

Aegis Mobile, a Columbia-based provider of mobile website services, said Tuesday it acquired a small Baltimore mobile marketing company for an undisclosed amount.

Part of Aegis' business is helping companies display their websites on a broad range of mobile devices. The company it acquired, Vesta Mobile, provides marketing services, such as text-messaging campaigns, for companies wanting to advertise on mobile devices.

Vesta was a startup company in the city's Emerging Technology Center, an incubator for technology companies. As part of the deal, the president of Vesta, Marcellus Alexander III, joined Aegis as marketing manager.

Gus.sentementes@baltsun.com

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