STAMFORD, Conn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, today announced the acquisition of Software Advice, Inc., a privately-held company based in Austin, Texas that employs approximately 100 people. Terms were not disclosed.
Software Advice offers detailed reviews, comparisons and research to assist organizations in finding products that best fit their current and future needs. The company has helped more than 180,000 people choose the right software for their organizations.
Vista Point Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Software Advice.
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