SAP To Acquire Business Objects
Over the weekend, SAP announced the acquisition
of Business Objects
in a $6.7 billion deal. SAP expects that France-based
Business Objects will help grow its presence in the business analytics, business
intelligence and reporting fields.
Crystal Reports, a company that's had more owners than a holiday fruitcake,
finds itself in the hands of yet another parent company. Owned by Business Objects
for the last several years, it now gets to become a part of the SAP empire.
Crystal Reports has been an integral part of Visual Studio for a number of years,
with its reporting engine in addition to the development environment in the
Do you use Crystal Reports in development or reporting? Let me know at email@example.com.
Posted by Peter Varhol on October 09, 2007 at 11:57 AM