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"Why was this the right time for IBM to acquire Ascential Software?

"Jeff Jones: Information integration is a very hot topic with our customers. Feedback we get from IT professionals indicates that it's more and more crucial to get to information wherever it might be, as opposed to figuring out a way to move it to some central place before applications can get to it. As a result, IBM has been investing heavily in information integration since the mid-90s, when we came out with the product that is now Websphere Information Integrator..."

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