IBM resumes its analytics M&A spree, snapping up startup Star Analytics for an undisclosed...

|By:, SA News Editor
IBM resumes its analytics M&A spree, snapping up startup Star Analytics for an undisclosed sum. Star's software, which handles data warehousing tasks for Oracle apps and automates the sharing of information between business apps in general, complements IBM's data integration, middleware, and business intelligence offerings, and could help it better compete against Informatica (INFA) and Tibco (TIBX). (PR)