Tibco Software Buys StreamBase

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Tibco Software has acquired StreamBase.  StreamBase is a high performance event processing and real-time analytics software company.  StreamBase helps companies rapidly build, test, and deploy real-time applications for streaming big data.  The terms of the acquisition are unknown.

“StreamBase has developed a powerful and easy-to-use offering to monitor, understand, and act on event streams in real-time for one of the most performance-intensive industries in the world today,” stated Tibco Software CTO Matt Quinn. “This combination extends our event-processing abilities and provides a terrific opportunity to address a growing number of use cases for data in motion – in financial services and beyond.”

Based in Palo Alto, California, Tibco is a midsize enterprise company that competes against IBM and Oracle.  Tibco started in the late 1990s.  Tibco helps keep data flowing in fractions of a second within enterprises.  Tibco helps e-commerce companies sell products based on real-time behaviors and works with Wall Street companies on processing high-frequency trades.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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