Zeiss is acquiring the entirety of Saxonia Systems, a German developer of enterprise software, for a price the companies have agreed not to disclose. They expect the German Federal Cartel Office to approve the deal in February 2020. Zeiss has owned 25 percent of Saxonia since September 2018, and the two have been collaborating for a decade, notably on cloud computing for medical purposes. Saxonia's founders, Viola Klein and Andreas Mönch, will remain at the company and help smooth the transition. From now on, Saxonia will operate under the Zeiss brand on Zeiss projects, but it will also pursue its business with existing customers. The executives at Saxonia's six sites in Germany will retain their posts, as will all of its 235 current employees.

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