Welcome fellow Pittsburghers, Vivisimo, to the IBM fold!

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IBM continues to romp and stomp its way through the Big Data space.

Today, it announced a definitive agreement to acquire Vivisimo, a leading provider of federated discovery and navigation software that helps organizations access and analyze big data across the enterprise.

Vivisimo is a privately held company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Financial terms were not disclosed.  Of course.

IBM estimates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day from a variety of sources including sensors, social media, and billions of mobile devices around the world, making it difficult for businesses to navigate and analyze it to improve competitiveness, efficiency, and profitability.

IDC estimates the market for big data technology and services will grow at an annual rate of nearly 40 percent to reach $16.9 billion by 2015

That’s where Vivisimo software comes into play. Vivisimo excels in capturing and delivering quality information across the broadest range of data…

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Education developer for IBM with one foot in the cloud, and one foot in mobile, while doing a hand-stand on WebSphere. Based in Pittsburgh, PA. Opinions are my own. View all posts by mirvpgh

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