Westboro, Massachussets based software development company specializing in database systems and data integration tools.
Initially formed in 1980s as Relational Database Systems by Roger Sippl. Name changed to Informix in 1986. Database products sold to IBM in 2001. At the same time, name was changed to Ascential.
Acquired by IBM in 2005 for US$1.1 billion.
Entry last updated: 04-Nov-2012