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Cognos Unveils CRM Solution
Cognos, one of the largest business intelligence and on-line analytical processing vendors, has announced an aggressive customer relationship management

companies using cognos  their huge installed base. Companies already using Cognos's CRM solution include Send.com and United Guaranty. In order to further accelerate their entry into the CRM market, Cognos has joined the Siebel (NASDAQ: SEBL) alliance program as a premier partner, along with 92 other vendors (at current count), many of which are also in the business intelligence space, who provide competencies not core to Siebel's business. Siebel is currently the largest CRM vendor on the operational side, but is partnering to

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