Business Objects Buys Blue Edge
Integrating Blue Edge technology will enable business intelligence software developer Business Objects to deliver custom reports to large numbers of end users via the Web.Business intelligence software developer Business Objects SA today announced that it has acquired one of its partners, privately held information delivery software developer Blue Edge Software, for $6 million in cash. Blue Edge, based in Leeds, England, develops the Info-Portal information delivery tool, which is designed to deliver custom reports to large numbers of end users via the Web. The product is built on Business Objects technology and is effectively an enhancement to existing Business Objects reporting technology.
Blue Edge also offers business intelligence consulting services to the telecommunications, retail and finance sectors through its Bespoke Solutions group. The company entered the U.S. market last July.