Rogue Wave Software Acquires ILOG Visualization C++ Products from IBM

Strengthens Portfolio with High Performance Data Connectivity and Visualization Tools

Rogue Wave Software announced today that it finalized an agreement to acquire IBM's ILOG Visualization for C++ Products. For Rogue Wave customers, this acquisition adds high-performance data visualization capabilities to the company's existing portfolio of cross-platform, HPC development tools and embedded components. In parallel, existing ILOG customers can be assured that their products will continue to be developed and supported by a company with specific expertise and dedication to high-performance development in C++.

Since its inception in 1989, Rogue Wave, and its product SourcePro C++, has been recognized as the leader in C++ tools. These tools have always been used by their customers to build mission-critical, high-performance applications. Leveraging this position, the company made strategic acquisitions that expanded its capability to support customers building data-intensive applications deployed on parallel architectures. With this acquisition, Rogue Wave extends its customers' current ability to develop highly-portable, high-performance, data-intensive applications, with the ability to build exceptionally sophisticated data visualizations.

Prior to this acquisition, the flagship products in Rogue Wave's portfolio included:

  • The original SourcePro C++ product line.
  • TotalView debugger to allow developers to more easily create high-quality parallel code.
  • ThreadSpotter for performance optimization.
  • IMSL Numerical Libraries for high-speed, mathematical, and statistical computations.

“I'm pleased to welcome the ILOG Visualization for C++ products to the Rogue Wave family,” said Brian Pierce, CEO of Rogue Wave Software. “Rogue Wave's long-standing expertise in C++ will ensure that the developers using these products will have the support they need, as they continue to build and enhance their mission-critical applications.”

The Rogue Wave Visualization for C++ product family offers a powerful cross-platform environment for rapid development of highly visual, massively distributed applications. It includes:

  • A powerful GUI builder with a rich set of common UI controls (such as buttons, sliders, text fields, trees, and spreadsheets).
  • Data-aware controls with point-and-click connectivity to common data sources.
  • An abstraction layer for C++ access to a wide range of object and relational database management systems.
  • High-performance data visualization components that render charts, graphs, and maps at exceptionally high-speed allowing developers to build highly interactive and intuitive data visualizations.
  • A highly scalable framework for synchronizing the data flow among hundreds of highly graphical, data-intensive, distributed, and cooperating user interface clients.

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