IBM to acquire i2 to enhance big data analytics
IBM reports it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire i2 to enhance its business analytics initiatives and help clients in the public and private sectors address crime, fraud and security threats. Financial terms were not disclosed.
IBM and i2 say clients will have access to a comprehensive range of visualization and multidimensional analytics for the timely delivery of intelligence, including threat and fraud analytics. They add that the tools will help analysts quickly identify connections, patterns and trends in complex data sets and easily model data in the way they think, in a single environment yielding faster analysis results, strategic reports and bulletins.
i2 will be integrated into IBM's Software Group.