IBM buys Mass. software company
IBM Corp. acquired Diligent Technologies Corp., a Framingham, Mass., technology company, the Armonk-based computing giant said today.
Terms of the deal werenâ€™t disclosed.
Diligent, which has operations in Tel Aviv, Israel, develops â€œde-duplicationâ€ software that helps organizations reduce the amount and cost of of physical storage needed in data centers. Diligent will be folded into Armonk-based IBMâ€™s System Storage business unit, Big Blue said.
Separately, IBM said it signed a $2.8 billion agreement with Cetelem, a subsidiary of French banking giant BNP-Paribas, to upgrade Cetelemâ€™s consumer financial services operations in Argentina.