Qlik announced news today that it has acquired Belgium-based integration platform provider Blendr.io, according to a press release. Blendr.io offers a product for creating, embedding, and centrally managing integrations. It features a more than 500 marketing, sales, and other cloud tools. Blendr.io has more than 100 customers accounts to date. The buy will enable Qlik to expand the breadth of its data integration and analytics solutions with automated trigger actions. It will also expand existing Blendr.io standalone iPaaS use cases.
Qlik’s data integration offerings were acquired through its merger with Attunity in February 2019. Qlik offers a range of data integration capabilities that span four distinct product lines. The flagship product is Replicate, a tool that replicates, synchronizes, distributes, consolidates, and ingests data across all major databases, data warehouses, and Hadoop. Its data integration portfolio is buoyed by Compose and Visibility. Qlik also offers CloudBeam, an Integration Platform as a Service tool, which provides cloud-optimized data replication from all major on-prem sources to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.
Solutions Review reached out for terms, but none have been disclosed. Blendr.io’s team and leadership are joining Qlik as part of its Global Products and Product Technology organizations. Qlik will continue to support existing Blendr.io customers, and the platform will continue to be made available to new SaaS partners. Qlik will soon begin integrating Blendr.io technologies into its current go-to-market with plans to integrate the technologies in 2021.
In a media statement on the news, Qlik CEO Mike Capone said: “Blendr.io’s extensive iPaaS solution will further expand the ability of Qlik’s end-to-end platform to help customers more easily and seamlessly integrate data and automate processes across every decision throughout the organization.”
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