IBM has completed the acquisition of Vivisimo. With the closing, approximately 120 Vivisimo employees will join IBM’s Software Group. IBM will incorporate Vivisimo technology into its big data platform and sell Vivisimo products individually.
Vivisimo has more than 140 clients in industries such as government, life sciences, manufacturing, electronics, consumer goods and financial services. Clients include Airbus, U.S. Air Force, Social Security Administration, Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Navy, Procter & Gamble, Bupa, and LexisNexis among others.
Vivisimo software automates the discovery of big data, regardless of its format or where it resides. Financial terms of the deal were kept confidential.