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IBM announced Tuesday the acquisition of Trigo Technologies Inc. for an undisclosed amount of money, a move that will expand the company’s middleware offerings.

Trigo makes software that helps companies integrate and centrally manage product information. The software also matches product-related information with a function term—pricing, for example—and then synchronizes that information with internal and external systems, officials said.

IBM, of Somers, N.Y., will incorporate Trigo’s technology into its WebSphere family of integration products.

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