As quoted from the site InformationWeek, RIM has acquired virtually all assets and employees of DataViz. CrackBerry site the first time this led to rumors of the acquisition after several employees DataViz update their LinkedIn profile.
RIM does not disclose how much the value of this acquisition. However, the value of CrackBerry said acquisition amounted to U.S. $ 50 million.
This is the latest acquisition after RIM acquire specialist provider of virtual application infrastructure to store, Cellmania.
Is a developer DataViz Documents To Go application, document editor Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, in various types of mobile, including the iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Maemo, PalmOS, and Windows Mobile.
On IOS platforms, Document To Go is one good Office application. But on that platform there is also the Quickoffice applications and Office competitors.
While the Android platform, Document To Go competes with Androffice, who works with Google Docs.
While on the platform of Windows Mobile and Windows Phone, Microsoft has also made his official versions of Office applications. However, DataViz did not provide for the operating system WebOS applications.
Unclear whether RIM will still be providing support for the development of applications on various platforms earlier. However, with this acquisition, RIM could be providing a free version of Documents To Go for BlackBerry users