NEWS3 September 2013

Software buys JackBe

Europe M&A

GERMANY — Big data technology provider Software has acquired real-time visual analytics provider JackBe.

The company will integrate JackBe’s portfolio with the company’s webMethods suite to create a real-time analytics platform webMethods Intelligent Business Operations Platform.

Software said the platform would provide customers with an integrated, real-time awareness of dynamic operations and processes via easy-to-use visualisations to improve response times and increase the quality of business decisions.

“The amount of produced data is growing exponentially”, said Software AG’s chief technology officer Wolfram Jost. “Consequently, the analysis and visualisation of huge data volumes in real time will become more and more the basis for fast and intelligent business decisions. With the capabilities of JackBe, we will develop further innovative solutions for our customers in order to support their evolution towards the digital enterprise.”