Business Objects neemt Crystal Decisions over

Business Objects en Crystal Decisions hebben bekend gemaakt een akkoord bereikt te hebben dat Business Objects in staat stelt Crystal Decisions, een sterk groeiende partij in de BI markt, over te nemen voor een geschatte $820 mln. in totaal.

With this combination, we will seize the opportunity to take a leadership position in the BI market, said Bernard Liautaud, chairman and CEO of Business Objects. The two companies are not only successful leaders in their space but have extremely complementary businesses, across many dimensions: Product capabilities, distribution channels, international coverage, and skillset. Together, we will become the clear choice for organizations looking to standardize on a single BI provider. Bron: Business Objectsa>