BackOffice Associates, a developer of master data management (MDM) software for enterprises, is...

|By:, SA News Editor

BackOffice Associates, a developer of master data management (MDM) software for enterprises, is talking with Goldman about filing for an IPO, though CEO David Booth suggests an S-1 won't come for 12-15 months. BackOffice claims ~350 customers and annual revenue of $100M-$200M. Gartner sees the MDM market, in which Informatica (INFA) and IBM also compete, growing 21% this year to $1.9B. Demand has been white-hot for anything seen as a big data play.