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  • Tibco scoops up analytics vendor Jaspersoft for $185 million

    Tibco has acquired Jaspersoft for US$185 million in a deal that will give it a widely used embedded BI (business-intelligence) suite to sell alongside its existing Spotfire analytics product.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus29 April 14 09:01
  • Jaspersoft BI suite gets a new visualization engine

    With the commercial release of version 5 of its self-named reporting and analysis suite, Jaspersoft has revamped the software's visualization engine, doing away with an Adobe Flash-based visualization engine in favor of one using HTML5 Web standards.

    Written by Joab Jackson13 Nov. 12 18:16
  • Vendors releasing same software on parallel tracks

    Plenty of companies sell proprietary software: Microsoft, Apple and Oracle, for example. And many companies, such as Red Hat and IBM, make money by selling support, hosting or consulting for open-source software. But what's less known is that companies can release their software as open-source while also selling a commercial version of the same product.

    Written by Maria (Trombly) Korolov03 Nov. 11 05:32
  • Jaspersoft adds Apple iPad toolkit

    Open-source BI (business intelligence) vendor Jaspersoft is joining the ranks of companies adding support for Apple's wildly popular iPad.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus28 Sept. 11 05:08
  • Open-source analytics options grow

    The options for open-source data warehousing and analytics grew on Tuesday, with a number of announcements from Infobright, Jaspersoft and Ingres.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus15 June 11 02:04
  • Oracle's Java direction a 'worry' says Jaspersoft CEO

    Jaspersoft CEO and former Java development evangelist Brian Gentile has expressed concern over Oracle's stewardship of the programming language since it acquired Sun Microsystems saying it's a worry how the software giant is treating open source projects.

    Written by Rodney Gedda08 March 11 15:44
  • Jaspersoft rearchitects BI stack

    Anticipating greater use of BI (business intelligence) on the Web and in the cloud, Jaspersoft has rebuilt its software using a standards-based Web architecture.

    Written by Joab Jackson12 Jan. 11 14:59
  • Open-source BI project gains momentum

    The open-source BI (business intelligence) project BIRT has surpassed 10 million downloads and 1 million developers, project sponsor Actuate announced on Wednesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 Nov. 10 03:13
  • Open source projects under microscope

    The world's best open source projects are going to be under close scrutiny in an effort to determine which one is the biggest game changer in the market.

    Written by Maxwell Cooter07 Sept. 10 00:21
  • Jaspersoft version 3.5 adds in-memory analysis to BI tool

    Jaspersoft is adding integrated in-memory analysis functions and SaaS capabilities to Version 3.5 of its BI tool, released on Wednesday. The move opens the way for application service providers to use it to offer hosted BI services.

    Written by Peter Sayer02 April 09 07:58