TigerLogic

Last updated
TigerLogic Corp.
Public
Traded as OTC Pink: TIGR
Industry Internet, Software
FateDissolved; multidimensional database products sold to Rocket Software; Postano products sold to Sprinklr; Omnis products sold to OLS Holdings Ltd
FoundedApril 17, 2008
DefunctOctober 31, 2016
Headquarters,
USA
Key people
Roger Rowe, Acting CEO/CFO
ProductsData Management and Rapid Application Deployment software
RevenueIncrease2.svg$13.9 million USD (2010) [1]
Number of employees
60+ (June 22, 2015)
Website www.tigerlogic.com

TigerLogic Corporation designed, developed, sold and supported software infrastructure products. This software was categorized into the following product lines: yolink search enhancement technology, XML Data Management Server (XDMS), Multidimensional Data Management System (MDMS) and Rapid Application Development (RAD) software tools. [2] TigerLogic was dissolved in 2016, with its multivalue database products being sold to Rocket Software, and its Omnis products being sold to UK-based OLS Holdings Ltd.

Contents

History

Incorporated in the State of Delaware in August 1987, the company was originally incorporated as Blyth Holdings, Inc. and the name was changed to Omnis Technology Corporation in September 1997. Effective December 1, 2000, the company completed the acquisition of PickAx, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Concurrent with the acquisition, the company changed the name from Pick Systems to Raining Data Corporation. On April 17, 2008, the company changed the name to TigerLogic Corporation. [2] The company relocated its headquarters to Portland, Oregon, in June 2015. [3]

The principal asset of PickAX is PICK Systems acquired from the estate of Richard Pick, the founder of Pick Systems. PICK Systems was incorporated in California in November 1982 [4]

Products and services

Many of the company’s products are based on the Pick Universal Data Model (“Pick UDM”), which the company created, and are capable of handling data from many sources. The Pick UDM is a core component across the XDMS and MDMS product lines. [2]

Beginning in 2001, the company began an extensive effort to leverage the time-proven Pick UDM and core intellectual property to create the TigerLogic technology product line, which includes:

In April 2008, the company publicly released for beta testing an Internet browser-based search application.

In early 2009, the company re-designed and renamed the application to "yolink" (http://www.yolink.com)

TigerLogic says: "The perfect search add-on. Transform your favorite search engine into an information powerhouse. Yolink searches within the pages of your engine's results to find your search terms in context. Go beyond the links. Search Web pages and discover information conventional search tools may have never revealed. In addition to mining content on a webpage, yolink will mine all of the links on that page for information relevant to your search. Yolink highlights information in the context of its original Web page and on the right side of your browser. Eliminating the need to bounce between multiple windows. Share your findings effortlessly by clicking on the save and share link. An email message containing your valuable information and the original Web page address is instantly created and ready to send, or save in folders for future use. Go beyond conventional search and find commands. Yolink allows you to search lengthy reference manuals, PDFs, legal documents, contracts, and news sites quickly and effortlessly. Yolink is especially helpful with a multi-word search, because it can extract all of the relevant content surrounding any of your search terms and display it all at once." - Download.cnet.com

In November 2010, the company announced yolink for Safari.

TigerLogic Postano (formerly PostPost)

PostPost was launched in December 2010 and enabled users to quickly skim relevant passages of text shared by their Facebook friends and sort shared content by type. [22]

In June 2011, Tigerlogic announced the release of Postano, an evolution of their former product PostPost. The Postano platform allows brands to consolidate all of their best social media and news activity from across the Web and incorporate posts seamlessly on their websites. [17]

In November 2013, Tigerlogic announced the release of Postano 2.0, a significant update to the social curation, fan engagement, and visualization platform. [23] With Postano 2.0, brands can curate and publish the best content into social hubs, event displays, in-store displays, command centers, and within mobile apps.

In April 2016, Tigerlogic sold Postano to Sprinklr. [24]

TigerLogic XML Data Management Server (XDMS)

TigerLogic XDMS is an enterprise native XML database management server with both data- and document-centric capabilities. The TigerLogic XDMS difference comes from its core technology: a data model that is optimal for managing and storing any kind of XML or non-XML data and its extensible XQuery Engine.

Rapid Application Development (RAD) Tools

The company’s RAD products support the full life cycle of software application development and are designed for rapid prototyping, development, and deployment of Graphical user interface (“GUI”) client/server and Web applications.

The company's TigerLogic Dashboard product is a development tool to produce graphical reports of real-time business intelligence via dashboard widgets. The TigerLogic Dashboard enables developers of the D3 multidimensional database management system to select and present critical business data, that's distributed throughout the database environment, to be presented in intuitive and Web-based graphical interfaces.

Multidimensional Databases (MDMS)

The MDMS product line consists principally of the D3 database management system (“D3”), which runs on many operating systems, such as IBM AIX, Linux and Microsoft Windows. Latest release includes bundled support for both .NET and Java development environments; and support for integration with the TigerLogic XDMS product.

In addition to standard development libraries Tigerlogic has just released a MVS toolkit to enable the development of web services on their D3 and Mentor(MVbase) Products. This tool kit is free to customers with a support contract.

On November 18, 2013, Rocket Software announced its acquisition of the MDMS and D3 products from TigerLogic. [25]

Restatement

On February 14, 2002, the company restated financial statements downward by about $2 million to reflect accounting misapplications regarding acquisitions in 2000. [26]

Related Research Articles

Oracle Corporation American multinational computer technology corporation

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. The company sells database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products—particularly its own brands of database management systems. In 2019, Oracle was the second-largest software company by revenue and market capitalization.

Object database Database management system

An object database is a database management system in which information is represented in the form of objects as used in object-oriented programming. Object databases are different from relational databases which are table-oriented. Object-relational databases are a hybrid of both approaches.

An application server is a server that hosts applications.

Web application Application that uses a web browser as a client

A web application is an application software that runs on a web server, unlike computer-based software programs that are stored locally on the Operating System (OS) of the device. Web applications are accessed by the user through a web browser with an active internet connection. These applications are programmed using a client–server modeled structure—the user ("client") is provided services through an off-site server that is hosted by a third-party. Examples of commonly-used, web applications, include: web-mail, online retail sales, online banking, and online auctions.

BEA Systems company

BEA Systems, Inc. was a company specialized in enterprise infrastructure software products which was wholly acquired by Oracle Corporation on April 29, 2008.

Founded in 1969, Software AG is an enterprise software company with over 10,000 enterprise customers in over 70 countries. The company is the second largest software vendor in Germany, and the seventh largest in Europe. Software AG is traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOW” and part of the technology index TecDAX.

NetIQ is an enterprise software company based in Houston, Texas whose products provide identity and access management, security and data center management. Its flagship offerings are NetIQ Identity Manager and NetIQ Access Manager. Other key software titles include AppManager, Secure Configuration Manager, Sentinel.

InterSystems Caché is a commercial operational database management system from InterSystems, used to develop software applications for healthcare management, banking and financial services, government, and other sectors. Customer software can use the database with object and SQL code. Caché also allows developers to directly manipulate its underlying data structures: hierarchical arrays known as M technology.

SAP NetWeaver is a technology of the software company SAP SE, and the technical foundation for many SAP applications. It is a solution stack of SAP's technology products. The SAP NetWeaver Application Server is the runtime environment for the SAP applications, and all of the mySAP Business Suite runs on SAP WebAS: supplier relationship management (SRM), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), transportation management system (TMS).

Microsoft BizTalk Server is an Inter-Organizational Middleware System (IOMS) that enables companies to automate business processes, through the use of adapters which are tailored to communicate with different software systems used in an enterprise. Created by Microsoft, it provides enterprise application integration, business process automation, business-to-business communication, message broker and business activity monitoring.

MarkLogic American software company

MarkLogic Corporation is an American software business that develops and provides an enterprise NoSQL database, also named MarkLogic. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in San Carlos, California. MarkLogic is a privately held company with over 500 employees and has offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Oracle Fusion Middleware consists of several software products from Oracle Corporation. FMW spans multiple services, including Java EE and developer tools, integration services, business intelligence, collaboration, and content management. FMW depends on open standards such as BPEL, SOAP, XML and JMS.

Omnis Studio is a rapid application development (RAD) tool that allows programmers and application developers to create enterprise, web, and mobile applications for Windows, Linux, and macOS personal computers and servers across all business sectors.

Web template system System in web publishing that lets web designers and developers work with web templates to automatically generate custom web pages

A web template system in web publishing lets web designers and developers work with web templates to automatically generate custom web pages, such as the results from a search. This reuses static web page elements while defining dynamic elements based on web request parameters. Web templates support static content, providing basic structure and appearance. Developers can implement templates from content management systems, web application frameworks, and HTML editors.

SharePoint Web application platform

SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Launched in 2001, SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially among organizations.

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. is an American computer software company that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports products and services related to software through several product divisions. It was founded in 1993, went public in 2000, and private in 2007, and became a division of Idera Software in 2015.

Documentum is an enterprise content management platform, now owned by OpenText, as well as the name of the software company that originally developed the technology. EMC acquired Documentum for $1.7 billion in December, 2003. The Documentum platform was part of EMC's Enterprise Content Division (ECD) business unit, one of EMC's four operating divisions.

HP Data Protector software is automated backup and recovery software for single-server to enterprise environments, supporting disk storage or tape storage targets. It provides cross-platform, online backup of data for Microsoft Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems.

Pimcore is a software company. It offers free and open-source customer experience management, digital asset management, product information management, multi-channel publishing and e-commerce software.

XQuery API for Java

XQuery API for Java (XQJ) refers to the common Java API for the W3C XQuery 1.0 specification.

References

  1. "TigerLogic Corp. - Google Finance".
  2. 1 2 3 4 "TigerLogic Corporation" (PDF).
  3. Spencer, Malia (June 15, 2015). "Portland lands a headquarters as California firm makes move official". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  4. "Raining Data Fiscal Year 2002" (PDF).
  5. "Omnis Technology Corporation And Pick Systems Complete Merger".
  6. "Raining Data Aligns Management Team to Drive New Business Opportunities".
  7. "Raining Data Announces the Developer Release of its TigerLogic XML Data Management Server".
  8. "Raining Data Announces Production Release of TigerLogic XML Data Management Server".
  9. 1 2 "Raining Data Announces Major New 3.0 Release of TigerLogic XML Data Management Server".
  10. "TigerLogic Announces New Web Search Product to Debut in Coming Weeks; Company Changes Name from Raining Data".
  11. "TigerLogic Corporation Releases Yolink 3.1 with Google Docs and Diigo Integration".
  12. "TigerLogic Corporation Unveils Yolink 1.0 Developer Beta".
  13. "TigerLogic Announces Major Releases of Its Next-Generation Database Management System".
  14. "TigerLogic Announces Release of Mobile Apps Development Tool for the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch".
  15. "TigerLogic Launches PostPost, a Real-Time Facebook Newspaper".
  16. "TigerLogic Launches PostPost App in Google Chrome Web Store".
  17. 1 2 http://www.tigerlogic.com/tigerlogic/company/press/postano.jsp
  18. http://www.tigerlogic.com/tigerlogic/company/press/storycode.jsp
  19. "Rocket Software Acquires TigerLogic's MultiValue Database Business".
  20. http://www.tigerlogic.com/tigerlogic/company/press/2014_09_08.jsp
  21. Giegerich, Andy (October 19, 2016). "5 things to know for Wednesday, and Oregon loses another public company - Portland Business Journal". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  22. http://www.tigerlogic.com/tigerlogic/company/press/120710_postpost_press_release.jsp
  23. http://www.tigerlogic.com/tigerlogic/company/press/2013_11_20.jsp
  24. "Sprinklr Acquires Social Visualization Leader Postano". Business Wire. April 1, 2016.
  25. http://www.rocketsoftware.com/news/rocket-software-acquires-multivalue-database-business-tigerlogic
  26. "Raining Data to restate financials down by $2 million".