According to media reports, IBM acquired the British software company Butterfly Software. The Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Butterfly is a private data analysis and migration software company whose headquartered is in Maidenhead, England.
The Butterfly software main feature is able to migrate the data center infrastructure. According to the website of the company, the Butterfly’s focus is to reduce the cost and risk of maintenance the old storage as well as backup and recovery environment. This software enables enterprises to integrate data and analysis these data for strategic purposes.
IBM has said to have the data analysis market. This acquisition will play an important role in IBM’s strategy.
IBM acquired the Kenexa company last month with $1.3 billion, whose technology will help businesses picks large amount of data for decision-making and research trends.
IBM plans to continue the implementation of its acquisition of the data analysis company strategy. IBM’s goal is to generate $16 billion in revenue from business analysis before the 2015.
Another effect of this acquisition is that IBM is able to provide a more in-depth capacity in the storage market. Backup is the backbone of the enterprise. The more data the corporate stores, the more important the analysis will be.