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Star Analytics

IBM Software Group acquisitions

Star Analytics, Inc.

Associated brand or category: Business Analytics

IBM has acquired the software portfolio of Star Analytics, Inc., a privately-held business analytics company headquartered in Redwood City, California.

The combination of IBM and Star Analytics’ software will further advance IBM's business analytics initiatives allowing clients to easily access financial information stored in their applications, allowing them to make more informed decisions faster.

Star Analytics’ software, combined with IBM's R&D and prior acquisitions in business analytics including Varicent, Algorithmics, Clarity systems, OpenPages and Cognos, and recent investments in predictive analytics such as SPSS, will provide clients with a broad range of business analytics solutions. These acquisitions are part of IBM's larger focus on analytics, which spans hardware, software, services and research.

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Authorized product group: Cognos, Performance Management

Announced on 1 Feb 2013

Closed on 19 Mar 2013

Transfer of business – not applicable (asset purchase)

Planned availability – May 2013


Contact: Neil Elders (neil_elders@uk.ibm.com)

Sandy Campbell

IBM Software Group Marketing Manager

Sandy Campbell

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