Lotus Info Services Acquires ISYS, Plans Integration Of Real-Time And Fundamental Data


In its first step toward a system to integrate real-time and historical data, Lotus Development Corp. has acquired Isys Corp., a small software and database supplier based in Acton, MA. In the works is an "analyst's workstation," which would integrate Lotus software, fundamental databases such as Compustat, and real-time market quotes from Lotus's Signal product (MTR, December 1985).

The purchase price was not disclosed, but is believed to be about $5 million. The four-year-old Isys had reven