As part of our end-of-year series of M&A analysis, we look at the deals that mattered in 2008 and assess the prospects for the next 12 months in the enterprise software sector. Where will we see acquisitions, and who might be involved?
Company Mentions (primary) BEA Systems Cape Clear Software DATAllegro Document Sciences EMC Exstream Software FAST HP Inc IBM InStranet Autonomy Interwoven Managed Objects Mediasurface Microsoft MySQL AB Novell Omniture Oracle Salesforce SAS Institute Solid Information Technology Sun Microsystems Teragram Workday
Company Mentions (other) Apax Partners Attenex Basis Technology BladeLogic BMC Boomi SAP BusinessObjects Captaris Captovation Cisco Coda Consona Discovery Mining FTI Consulting Indicative Software Inxight Knova Merced Systems Netezza NetSuite Moxie Software Nimsoft OpenText OpenAir Optimost PeopleSoft PlateSpin PostPath Practique Associates RightNow Technologies SAP Skywire Software Sybase Talisma Teradata TimesTen UNIT4 The TriZetto Group CCC Information Services Group Mitchell International Federal Trade Commission
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