We came into work today to some interesting news.
From the WeatherOps blog:
DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis and decision-support solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT). The acquisition further solidifies and enhances DTN’s weather technology platform and supports the company’s commitment to providing the highest quality and most accurate weather forecasts and insights. The transaction is expected to close following completion of customary closing conditions.
DTN’s weather forecasts have consistently been ranked most accurate by independent sources and the company is committed to continually enhancing its weather solutions and insights. Adding WDT to DTN brings together expert meteorological teams and industry-leading technology platforms that will deliver actionable insights to support weather-based decisions.
“Bringing together DTN’s weather division with WDT’s operations will allow us to provide even more impactful weather information, insights and solutions to customers who depend on our services every day to mitigate risk, improve safety and sustainability, and optimize operational and financial performance,” said DTN Chief Science Officer Ron Sznaider. “We are excited by the opportunity to enhance DTN’s weather expertise and expand our reach into new markets through this acquisition.”
Everyone around here who is in-the-know is pretty excited about this.