"Business intelligence and analytics in the enterprise is massively painful and IMHO still largely an unsolved problem today," Vijay Chakravarthy, EdgeSpring CEO, posted on the company's web site. “Being a part of Salesforce.com will give us a tremendous opportunity to take our technology to the next level and deliver truly amazing innovation to solve this high value problem.”
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EdgeSpring recently unveiled its Business Intelligence and Analytics platform to enable end users to analyze data without involving IT specialists or data analysts.
Chakravarthy sold another company — SlideAware, a presentation management startup — to Salesforce in 2008 for an undisclosed amount of money.