BlackBerry maker RIM acquires DataViz in a deal worth $50m in cash

Crackberry is reporting that BlackBerry maker RIM has acquired DataViz in a deal worth $50m in cash.

Rim’s statement reads, “RIM has acquired some of the assets of DataViz and hired the majority of its employees to focus on supporting the BlackBerry platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but the transaction was not material to RIM in the context of RIM’s financial results.” Most news sources are reporting that the deal is thought to be worth $50 million dollars in cash.

DataViz is best known for its mobile Office suite, Documents To Go. Other products include wireless Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync client and RoadSync.

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