eWeek, Darryl K. Taft, 2011-08-31,
IBM Taps i2 for Big Data Analytics Expertise
IBM has announced an agreement to acquire i2 to accelerate its business analytics initiatives and help clients in the public and private sectors address crime, fraud and security threats.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
i2 , with more than 4,500 customers in 150 countries, is a provider of intelligence analytics for crime and fraud prevention based in Cambridge, U.K., with U.S. headquarters in McLean, Va. i2's clients span multiple sectors globally such as banking, defense, health care, insurance, law enforcement, national security and retail. i2's solutions are currently used by 12 of the top 20 retail banks globally and eight of the top 10 largest companies in the world.