Tibco acquires transaction automation firm Foresight
11 January 2010 | 6888 views | 0
Source: Tibco Software
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it has acquired privately-held Foresight Corporation, a leading provider of transaction automation solutions and EDI productivity tools. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Foresight has over 400 customers including healthcare payers representing 60 million lives and BlueCross BlueShield organizations in 31 states. Foresight's products benefit customers by connecting partners and validating transactions, reducing administrative inefficiencies, and addressing mandates such as HIPAA 5010. Foresight also brings TIBCO deep expertise in the healthcare and EDI markets, where its ability to support and validate transactions across a range of standards will complement TIBCO's core B2B abilities.
Foresight's Founder and CEO, Robert Fisher, will join the TIBCO management team and continue to lead the growth and development of the Foresight business.