Remember the good old days, when good software companies received M&A offers, rather than invitations to become one of 100,000 apps offered for ninety-nine cents in the app store? Actually, those days arent over; one of our clients recently met with an enterprise software vendor that is building out their own version of the app store, but our clients technology is so fundamental to their value proposition that they cant risk having it floating around loose; they need to tether it.