Before deciding to acquire Autonomy, H-P (HPQ) weighed making bids for data integration software...

|About: HP Inc. (HPQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Before deciding to acquire Autonomy, H-P (HPQ) weighed making bids for data integration software firm Tibco (TIBX), and data warehousing solutions provider Teradata (TDC). Both companies could receive interest from other tech giants, given their ability to contribute to "big data" initiatives. Tibco has been the subject of takeover chatter for years.