As of October 25, 2007, Applix Inc. was acquired by Cognos Inc. (NasdaqNM:COGN). Applix, Inc. provides business performance management and business intelligence applications principally in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Its performance management solutions include Applix TM1, an analytics engine for business and financial analytical applications; modules to accelerate deployment of performance management, including planning, financial reporting, and consolidations; and self-service interfaces to perform analysis, view reports, and update data for non-financial and financial business users. The company’s family of products enable solutions, such as interactive planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting; sales, marketing, supply chain, and manufacturing analyses; human resource planning; and dash boarding, score carding, and key performance indicators. It markets its products primarily through direct sales force and a network of resellers, as well as through original equipment manufacturers to the financial services, banking, healthcare, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer goods industries. Applix, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.