IBM Acquires Bowstreet, Inc.

Dec 22, 2005


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IBM has announced the acquisition of Bowstreet, Inc., a Massachusetts-based provider of portal-based tools and technology that helps companies bring together corporate applications, documents, databases, and other enterprise information into a single, integrated portal application.

Bowstreet can help further IBM's strategy around service-oriented architectures (SOA), a standards-based framework designed to enable enterprises to integrate data and applications with customers, partners, and suppliers. Bowstreet will enable customers to combine a variety of pre-existing data and enterprise applications with their WebSphere Portal environments and leverage the benefits of an SOA architecture. IBM customers can develop tailored, integrated portal solutions designed to meet the business needs of their market or vertical industry.

(www.ibm.com; www.bowstreet.com)