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 IBM (IBM) acquires OpenOrders


   *  Amount:         Undisclosed


   *  Terms:            n/a

   *  Premium:        n/a


   *  Industry:        E-commerce enablers


   *  Scorecard:      A-


    SOMERS, N.Y., Oct. 23--IBM announced that it has acquired OpenOrders, a provider of enterprise-scale order management and fulfillment software for e-commerce. The acquisition further expands IBM's leadership in business-to-business e-commerce software. OpenOrders is a private company based in Newton, Massachusetts, and this acquisition strengthens IBM's WebSphere Commerce Suite software as IBM will incorporate OpenOrders' technology into its family of e-commerce offerings. The Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.