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  • Consolidation in the cloud as OpenText buys Hightail and Carbonite grabs Mozy from Dell

    Consolidation in the cloud as OpenText buys Hightail and Carbonite grabs Mozy from Dell

    Back in the early 2000s before Dropbox was a gleam in Drew Houston’s eye, sharing large files was a huge challenge. Email services limited attachment size because bandwidth and storage were both expensive and FTP required a certain level of technical acumen. YouSendIt tried to resolve that problem by providing a way to share large files in the days before the cloud became a… Read More

  • Open Text Buys Up Content Analysis Startup Nstein Technologies For $34 Million


    Enterprise content management juggernaut Open Text has bought content analysis startup Nstein Technologies for $34 million. Nstein’s Text Mining Engine helps businesses centralize, understand and manage content through semantic and text analysis. For example, Nstein powers the backend of The Financial Times’ semantic search engine, called Newssift, that indexes about 4,000… Read More

  • Open Text Buys 3D Interface Innovator Vizible

    Later today, enterprise content management juggernaut Open Text will announce to the world that it has acquired Toronto, Canada-based Vizible for an undisclosed sum. I’d never heard of Vizible before, but now that I have I’m stunned that this 10-year old company received so little attention for its achievements so far. Vizible essentially transforms consuming just about any type… Read More